We have been frequent travelers all our adult lives for both business and pleasure. We consider that we have some high expectations of the guides who manage our time. We have always been satisfied with Overseas Adventure Travel and its guides. We met Rafi through OAT on our 2015 visit to Israel. He exceed all our expectations and surpassed all other guides we have known. Rafi knew the details of his tour domain very well, as we would expect. He went beyond the scope with his ability to integrate the history with its meaning, something that many guides do not do. He gave us a balanced view of issues facing Israel and the Palestinian people. Each day, Rafi excited us with "customer delights," experiences that we had not anticipated. In three examples, he brought us to his home for Friday Shabbat at his own expense! He paused as we entered Jerusalem so that we could share bread and wine in the Hebrew tradition. He also purchased Dead Sea mud for us to slather therapeutically all over our bodies, also at his own expense. He has the ability to bond with people. At Herodium, he engaged a young Hebrew archaeologist who showed us new areas of excavation that had not been opened to the public. Rafi has a terrific sense of humor. He has and an excellent understanding of American colloquialisms, which is most helpful because it makes communication easy. We could write much more, but we think that you get the idea. Rafi Rozanes is the best guide ever.
Bob & Rose Jordan