A Local's Guide to Tel Aviv, Israel - This Way

A Local's Guide to Tel Aviv, Israel

Describe who you are in 3 sentences:
My name is Hila Ben-Yona and I live in Tel Aviv. I am an interior designer and I work in an office that specializing in commercial design. I love the life and believe that with good energies you get everything. I believe in hard work, ambition and positive thinking.

What is your relation to this city?
I was born and raised in Tel Aviv. I think this is the most amazing city in the world. There's everything here. The best restaurants, the entertainment of all kinds, the beach and most importantly nice and cool people.

Best experience?
I have many experiences in the city, but I think restaurants and beaches are the main experience.

Weirdest experience?
Sometimes there is a lot of noise in the city. Cars, traffics and lots of people. So, I'm going to a quieter area in Israel.

Your top 3 hangout spots?
"Bograshov Beach", The bar under my house, "Chateau Shual" and "The Carmel Market".Favourite restaurants?
There is a lot. But the top 3 are: "Taizu restaurant", "Port S'aid" and "Coffee Bar".

Best date place?
The bar under my house, "Chateau Shual".

Best Sunday spot?
The day off in Israel is on Saturday. And the most fun entertainment is at "Bograshov Beach" and then eat in a good restaurant with all the friends.

If you were to live in another place, where would that be and why?
I lived in New York or London. They are very similar to Tel Aviv. The atmosphere, the people, the entertainment and the vibrant life.

Where is your escape place from this city?
In northern Israel. There are amazing views. Nature and full of green.

Best 5 local advices?
1. "The Carmel market".
2. Neve Tzedek
3. Point of view "Hilton Hotel" on the beach.
4. "Port S'aid restaurant"
5. "Tel Aviv Museum"
6. A shake in "Tamara" on Dizengoff Street
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