On the one hand, Israel is an ancient country with tremendous historical and religious significance for many cultures; on the other, it is a land of high-tech innovation, modern cuisine, avant-garde art and fashion, and a bustling nightlife scene.
We sat down with Itamar Erez in a steamy Vancouver coffee shop to talk about his new album, his return to this city, the many collaborations and tours he has on the horizon, and the potential for music to soothe the wounds of geopolitical and sectarian strife in the Middle East.
No matter where you go in Israel, luxury accommodations and spellbinding natural wonders are not far off.
Progressive in spirit and alive with Mediterranean vivacity, Israel’s coastal city buzzes with a creative, relaxed energy—with plenty of room for R&R.
This restored historical complex is now a residential oasis with a culinary focus.
Tell me what you know about wine from Israel. Cloyingly sweet? Only for religious occasions? Not quite.