Jaffa (also called Japho, Joppa) is the southern, oldest part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa (since an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah, and Saint Peter.
For those who are working on a smaller than usual financial plan this holiday period, bicycle touring may offer an thrilling trip with plenty of facilities, all at a cost, which can be more easily afforded in this economic downturn.
The two-man team behind Fern Cycles really impressed me. Florian Haeussler and Phillip Zwanzig craft frames in Berlin, designed to handle their specific style of riding. In 2012 they toured throughout.