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The Senior Activities that will Boost Your Happy Chemicals

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 7, 2017 10:48:00 AM

Exercising, regardless of age, is not only necessary, but also beneficial to your health and mind. And it’s a well-known fact that a body in motion tends to stay in motion, while a body at rest tends to stay at rest. The key is to find as many enjoyable exercises that will keep your body in shape, while still not being overly strenuous. Exercise releases endorphins, which are chemicals proven to increase feelings of happiness and joy and to reduce pain and discomfort. Below you will find eight innovative activities that promote a healthy, exciting lifestyle and boost your happy chemicals!

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Topics: Senior Travel

Seniors Meet Seniors: How to go about it

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 5, 2017 10:49:00 AM

Meeting new people and making friends as a senior can be a challenge. You might be a little rusty at it as naturally, you have your social circles established. Finding ways to expand this network and add something new and fresh into your life requires a bit of courage and some determination. So how do seniors meet seniors? It’s not a silly question, it’s actually quite common to want to make some new friends or acquaintances that fulfill your needs at this point in your life. Here are four questions answered about how to meet other seniors to give your daily lifestyle a new jolt!

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Topics: Senior Travel

Good Senior Trip Ideas: the List You Can’t Afford Not to Read

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 1, 2017 11:45:00 AM

“The three w’s”

For many people, a difficult part of traveling is to determine the “three w’s:” when, where, and why. To help ease this difficulty, I always try to fly for a reason. And if you fly for a reason, you eliminate the why, which lets the when and where fall into place. To help you figure out the why, I’ve compiled a list of potential trip ideas for active seniors that focus on ways to meet each other.

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Topics: Senior Travel

5 MOST BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES OFF THE BEATEN PATH IN ISRAEL

Posted by Gil Travel

Sep 25, 2017 11:42:00 AM

The Dead Sea, the old streets of Jerusalem, the Jordan Desert, the Sea of Galilee, … Israel has many beauties, and famous ones at that. But, as most travelers on Israel tours follow the well known path from historical wonder to natural gem, some of the most beautiful places in the country get a bit forgotten. To remedy that, try and explore the 5 most beautiful landscapes off the beaten path in Israel!

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Topics: Israel Travel

Vacations with Plenty of Seniors Activities: Little Known Ways to Travel at your Pace…

Posted by Gil Travel

Sep 22, 2017 4:21:00 AM

Whether young or a senior, the magic of a new place never fades. It causes a certain excitement as you get off the plane for the first time in a new county. Just travelling from the airport to your hotel, seeing the myriad of different buildings, hearing the different sounds and smelling the different scents keeps you up and moving. Regardless of the reason, the excitement is magical whether you are in your thirties or an active senior.

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Topics: Senior Travel

How to get better travel insurance for your senior vacation by following these 3 simple steps

Posted by Gil Travel

Sep 1, 2017 10:16:00 AM

Congratulations on booking your senior vacation! You’ve likely been overwhelmed with excitement for your upcoming travels, as you should be.

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Topics: Senior Travel

TOP 8 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES TO SEE IN CUBA

Posted by Gil Travel

Aug 10, 2017 8:27:00 AM

 Cuba is not called the "Jewel of the Caribbean" for nothing. This piece of land, blending influences from several cultures, has something unique in its landscapes. In Cuba, you can find everything from historial cities to lush brightly colored forests. For nature lovers or beauty seekers, Cuba is a feast for the eyes! Here's a selection of the top 8 most beautiful places to see in Cuba. It might make planning your tour to Cuba a bit easier!

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Topics: World Travel

THE BEST OF TEL AVIV IN 24 HOURS

Posted by Gil Travel

Aug 7, 2017 8:25:00 AM

We all wish we had unlimited time to explore the world, but in reality, traveling is often trying to squeeze in as much as we can in a short space of time. To make the most of your time in Israel, tourist often best to take an organized tour to israel. You can’t come to Israel without visiting the wonderful city of Tel Aviv. So here it is… How to see the best of Tel Aviv in 24 hours. Don't miss anything, enjoy and come back for more!

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Topics: Israel Travel

10 THINGS TO DO IN ISRAEL WITH KIDS

Posted by Gil Travel

Aug 3, 2017 4:13:00 AM

We all know that Israel is a great destination for religious pilgrims or history fans, but it's also aperfect country for family holidays! While adults can enjoy the landscapes and classic architecture, there's also plenty of stuff to do that will keep the kids entertained. From exploring ruins to climbing and playing and not forgetting a good beach day for the whole family for a nice break! To make the most of your family time, here are 12 things to do in Israel with kids. Don't forget your camera!

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Topics: Israel Travel

Thoughts of a Traveler: Kibbutz Life

Posted by Gil Travel

Nov 21, 2014 9:44:29 AM

This is part of our Travel Diary series where our travelers write about their experiences abroad and share it with our readers.

Thank you very much Stacey, for sharing and allowing us to share with all of our readers! 

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, guest posting & travel experience, Israel Travel