My Name is Arik, 37 years of age. I am a Private Tour Guide In Israel for 8 years Already! My first professional course in the field I had ever taken was at the International School of the Study of the Holocaust, Jerusalem. I started giving guided tours in Israel already from 2009 while working in the Holocaust Museum. This opportunity gave me the initial tools to be a great private tour guide in Israel! This extensive course about the holocaust made me extremely knowledgeable about this period of time and also to understand that giving tours all over Israel is my vocation! After working for five years as a local tour guide I had decided to professionalize in the field and to be a licensed tour guide in Israel by the ministry of tourism. The 2 years course gave me the chance to deepen my knowledge base and to decide that being a private tour guide in Israel is my true calling. During the private tour guide course I also did a Master of Arts degree in the Land of Israel Studies that was granted to me by the University of Haifa, so my knowledge base had expanded even more! I Love being a private tour guide in Israel! I use all the tools posible when I give guided tours in Israel, using among other things: my Ipad, illustrated atlases, colored maps; in short I do whatever works to get the group interested. so do not think twice, book it!