Spending a day in the Holy City can be both solemn and fun.
Peeling layers of faith, history and archaeology leads an explorer to the stunning core of the plateau city.
The season never demands loyalty to a single destination but for many travellers, it signals a return to their favourite annual refuge.
A wine tasting session in Israel shines the spotlight on some delicious anecdotes about the drink's storied past, and its modern-day credentials.
Travel guides are useful, but for the real feel of a place, look to its literature.