When you think of tourist sites in Israel, Ramla might not be the first place that comes to mind. But this small - sometimes forgotten - central city, has a few secret hidden gems waiting to be discovered. And if you love architecture and history, they're a feast for the eyes. So a few days . . .
There are many advantages to working from home. But it can also be a balancing act. Especially if you have young children. This is the challenge that Nadine encountered. As a Business English Teacher, she regularly meets with clients for teaching sessions in her home in Modiin. But like many . . .
I'm really happy to announce that we have just launched the new Bright Blue Living online store. If you're looking for furniture, home decor or gifts from Israel with a stylish Scandinavian meets Mediterranean design aesthetic, then check it out. All our furniture pieces are designed and . . .
In early 2017 a new hotel is set to open in Jaffa (Yafo). But this is no ordinary hotel. Here, history will meet modern design - and 19th Century architecture infused with minimalist style. Because the site of what will be the first W Hotel and Residence in Israel is a 19th Century building that . . .
The Chords Bridge designed by Spanish born architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava has become one of modern Jerusalem's most visible landmarks, and a renowned feature of its skyline. The iconic cantilever cable-stayed bridge was designed to be a visual element at the entrance to Jerusalem - a . . .
There’s nothing quite like plants to add some decoration to the front entrance to your home. Lush greenery enhances a space - no matter what its size - and gives it a fresh and inviting look. Plants can help increase your sense of well-being and happiness and they give your home a happy . . .
The vibrant city of Tel Aviv on the coastline of the Mediterranean is a hub for culture and entertainment, a centre for new business start ups and popular holiday destination. Bursting with energy, it’s the city that never sleeps. But what about for a family? Is the city compatible as a place to . . .
Many of us have alcoves and awkward spaces in our home. Those odd-shaped areas we can’t quite figure out what to do with. Which means they often become wasted spaces - or a magnet for clutter. But when you have a small home (as is sometimes the case with Israeli homes) every centimetre of space . . .
There was an abundance of beautiful flowers and flowering plants in the market in Reut today for Shavuot. Some bouquets even included wheat stalks within their arrangement. Not only do they look pretty, but research has found that flowers also make us feel happy. . . .
The festival of Shavuot is a beautiful one. And with its close associations with nature, a very biophilic one. There is a custom to decorate the home with flowers and greenery, and where better to add some decoration than the table? We decided to style some table setting and centerpiece ideas . . .