Ladies and gents, today’s post is a special one. I’m bringing you along on a photo journey of my recent trip to Israel with my wonderful friends from Vibe Israel!

I was first introduced to Vibe Israel by my bff Ambitious Kitchen, who also had the chance to go to Israel with this amazing non-profit. Vibe Israel‘s entire mission surrounds increasing Israel’s positive standing in the world by bringing influencers on tours around Israel in their respective industry. 

        I went on my first tour, which was a food tour (I know, my job is so. hard.) in 2017, and I absolutely fell in love with the country and its people. Contrary to what I previously thought, Israel is incredibly diverse, tolerant, and um… COOL. The food scene is amazing, the people are kind, and the country is beautiful. 

Needless to say, when Vibe invited me back on a second tour in exchange for helping them create the roster of the other attendees, I immediately said yes. 

       

The second time around was such a special experience for me, because many of the people we met on the first tour were a part of the second. We did a pastry-making workshop with Alon Shabo, who I had previously baked macarons with and who is the sweetest human being ever. We had the most incredible lunch at Atalya Ein Mor, one of the most talented and warm women I’ve ever met, and I got to spend the week with Vibe’s wonderful staff, who I honestly can say are my friends. 

       

My return trip to Israel was incredible. I cannot recommend enough that you put this country on your bucket list. It’s got beaches, mountains, desserts, food, nightlife, wellness, tech, city life, religious monuments…. truly something for everyone. It’s such a special country, and one I feel so grateful for being able to visit. 

So without further ado, hope you enjoy! 

        One of my favorite parts of Israel? The amazing street food!

Our brunch feast at Atalya’s in Ein Karem, a hillside village outside of Jerusalem, was a highlight of the trip.

       

       

Walking the streets of a local market on the outskirts of Tel Aviv

       

       

       

We took a day trip to the sleepy seaside town of Akko

       

       

Pastry workshop with renowned chef Alon Shabo at his studio space

       

        We ended the trip with a delicious brunch at Lehamim Bakery in Tel Aviv

       

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Vibe Israel invited me to a week in Israel, though I was not compensated in any way. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the companies and brands that make Broma possible!

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Michelle T Ross
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Lovely! Thank you for sharing.

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Della
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Amazing pictures. The food exquisite. Oh to be in Israel, one country I would love to visit. Thank you for sharing!

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Elizabeth
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Amazing, beautiful, diverse and delicious country!! Your photos are amazing!!

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4waystoyummy
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Looks delicious! I recognized some of the food but I wish you had labeled the dishes so I could look up how to make some of those foods!

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Diala Canelo
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Going on a trip with Vibe on Monday! Your post couldn’t have come at a better time. Beautiful photos!!

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Heidi
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Beautiful pictures. I will be putting this beautiful county on my bucket list.

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Michael Johnson
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SUCH a fun trip! Love these photos

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Amy
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You are sooooooooo lucky! I hope to get there someday. Your photos are beautiful and all of that food makes my mouth water!

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Zehorit Heilicher
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Beautiful pictures! Wonderful to witness people falling in love with my beautiful and complex homeland! Thnk you for sharing this!

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Teri Yeung
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Going on this tour would be such a dream! I LOVE everything about Israel – the people, THE FOOD, the culture, THE FOOD, the beaches, etc…Do you have any advice for bloggers trying to get into opportunities like this? I am so passionate about sharing these kinds of experiences with my audience. Gorgeous photos as usual, btw!

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