Showcasing the things that make Palestine a unique and inspiring destination

Bethlehem's best kept secret

I was in two minds as to whether to write about this hotel and restaurant, in fear of it being discovered by the masses - but then I...

Lick your fingers at Qabar

About 5-10 minutes by car from Bethlehem is the tastiest and very popular bbq chicken restaurant. I would take friends to Bethlehem just...

Party at Radio Bar

Ramallah is famous for its nightlife - and Radio bar is possibly the best place to discover what the hype is all about. You can enjoy...

Taste Palestinian Beer

Taybeh beer is famous around Palestine and internationally, and it deserves to be. I had heard a lot about this beer, but it exceeded my...

Try roasted chickpea pods

I'm a little bit ashamed that I never really thought about what chickpeas look like in their original pod form. I've only ever seen them...

Eat "Upside-down" - Maqlobe

Possibly the most traditional Palestinian dish is called Maqlobe, or "Upside Down". It derives its name from being slow cooked in a big...

Enjoy BBQ chicken at Zarour

This Ramallah establishment is huge so would be great for larger groups. The outside area is calming with water features and not-too-loud...

Gorge on Arabic Gum Ice-cream

There are two famous places in Ramallah for ice-cream, Baladna and Rukab. I thought I knew my ice-creams quite well, but this was a...

Take a break at Vintage Cafe

A cafe / bar / restaurant in a trendy modern setting. Sometimes feels a bit try-hard, but who cares when they serve food and drinks...

Enjoy a weekend brunch at Orjuwan

Orjuwan is possibly Ramallah's most trendy dining and drinking location at the moment. A beautifully converted mansion now holds a...