Tag Archives: Middle East

Jerusalem, Israel ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Highlights of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is unlike any city that I have visited before. The combination of ancient ruins, religious churches and sites, and modern neighborhoods, make Jerusalem an eclectic and spiritual city. With so much to explore in Jerusalem, one could spend days discovering the gems of this remarkable city. During my short visit, I was able to… Read More



Masada, Israel ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Exploring the Desert Fortress of Masada

The perfect day trip from Tel Aviv is combining a visit to Masada and the Dead Sea. From Tel Aviv, the Judean Desert-Dead Sea area is approximately a two hour scenic drive. With beautiful varying landscapes such as natural springs, the green oases of Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, fields and valleys, wadis (dry riverbeds) and… Read More


Church of Multiplication, Israel~ohiogirltravels.com

Exploring the Christian Sites of Galilee, Israel

Northern Israel is a land of nature reserves, national parks, lush vegetation, hillsides, mountains, Israel’s wine region, and home to numerous historical and religious sites. The Galilee region is divided into two main parts, the Upper Galilee (north) and the Lower Galilee (south). These two regions encircle the freshwater Sea of Galilee, a life-source of… Read More



Petra, Jordan ~ ohiogirltravels.com

A Journey through Petra

A visit to Petra has been on my travel wish list for as long as I can remember. I have always been a geography and history lover, and I can remember reading about the intriguing “lost city” of Petra and looking at beautiful photographs of this ancient Middle Eastern city. I have been waiting my entire… Read More