Girishkumar Kumaran

A curious being

Category: Travel Prep

10 must-have apps to ease your travel in Israel

Moovit/Google Maps/Waze I have already said this. Asking Israelis directions would be the greatest sin you will ever commit in Israel. They just don’t know and sometimes they tend to imagine. This has gotten me in trouble a few times. Somehow they feel compelled to help so much so that they end up lying. Now

Is it safe to travel to Israel?

Quick answer: YES. I live in Israel for the past 3 years in a settlement called Ariel. The settlement is part of the region widely known as “West Bank.” In my experience, it is entirely safe to travel around in Israel and the Israeli territories within the West Bank region as long as you stick

How to get an Israeli SIM card as a traveler?

Are you nomophobic? Never mind, I am just kidding. I understand that everyone needs a good mobile connection in a new place, and getting a SIM card in Israel is easy peasy. Fun fact: Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal. There was a high-school student who did

Israel travel tips

Israel Travel – Top 41 pro tips to ease your visit

1. The Sabbath hours Do not arrive during Sabbath hours unless pickup is arranged for you. Public transport is almost non-existential during these hours. The trains and buses do not run. Community taxies called Sheruts may or may not run. Most of the shops remain closed. It’s even hard to find something to eat. The