Take Leave for Tel Aviv

28/02/2013 14:30 GMT | Updated 29/04/2013 10:12 BST

If Jerusalem is the Holy City, Tel Aviv is its wayward sister - made up of Mediterranean beaches, stylish bars, diverse cuisine and lively nightlife, it's a culture vulture's nirvana and one of Black Tomato's firm favourite city breaks. Emanating a feeling of the forever holiday, locals know how to live, taking full advantage of the city and all it holds. Do some neighbourhood hopping to appreciate just how eclectic one town can be, from the pretty oasis of Neve Tzedek to the ancient walled city of Jaffa to fashionable up-and-coming Florentin. Here are a few of our favourite things about Israel's second-biggest city.

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