What to look out for when choosing an escorted tours company?

Posted by Gil Travel

Jan 10, 2018 4:09:00 AM

Planning a trip can be overwhelming. It requires a lot of research and organization. To save time and avoid the stress that organizing brings, many people turn to tour companies who will do all the work for them.The company will tailor and make a detailed plan of a tour according to the client’s needs and wishes. Tourists can also join some of the already well planned and organized tours that provide an incredible touring experience at a more reasonable price.

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Topics: Israel Travel

7 Best Hummus Places in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel

Jan 3, 2018 7:49:00 PM

Maybe it’s difficult to understand the obsession locals have over hummus food, but once you try it, and after a couple of dishes, you will understand their craving. When on tours to Israel, be sure to check some of the best hummus places, try some dishes and who knows, maybe you too will become a hummus fan (if you aren’t already). This ultimate Israeli fast food made from chickpeas is full of iron, protein, minerals and vitamins. Even though it’s high in fat, most of it is unsaturated. This healthy fast food is definitely worth giving a try to get the most from your trip to Israel.

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Topics: Israel Travel

Jewish life in Portugal throughout history and today

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 31, 2017 7:34:00 AM

Throughout history, the Jewish people have gone through successful and wealthy periods, but desperate times as well. Until 1496 there had been 150 Jewish communities in Portugal, each one having its own worship places and institutions. But that year brought an end to their communities, forceful conversion to Christianity and expulsion from Portugal. Many religious sites, walls, carvings and gates were destroyed, but Judaism in Portugal didn’t completely vanish; its traces remained in inscriptions, historic markers, place names and local tales.

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Topics: Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel

What are the Imperial Capitals and why they are your next trip destination

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 28, 2017 7:36:00 PM

On a Central and Eastern Europe tour, one will find rich history on every corner of the imperial cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Explore their magical cobble lanes, cathedrals, bridges, majestic palaces and magnificent castles; enjoy the view of stunning nature and its rivers, lakes, and gardens. A trip to the imperial capitals will enrich your understanding of the various cultures and history of these cities and you, too, can witness their imposing grace and elegance like many others have so far.

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Topics: World Travel

5 Places Every Moscow Trip Should Include

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 25, 2017 6:07:00 AM

Moscow, a city enormously rich in history, art and culture, thrills visitors with its majestic beauty. When planning your Eastern Europe tour, this city deserves a place on your list; from historical sites, museums and squares, to amazing theaters and restaurants, this city’s architecture and lifestyle will not leave you impassive. Preparing and organizing your trip in advance is a must in order to see as many places as possible and create life long memories.

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Topics: World Travel

Common Eastern Europe Destinations to Combine

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 18, 2017 7:39:00 AM

Many people choose Western Europe as their destination when planning their vacation. Though it certainly offers much of the contemporary and quaint cultures and stunning nature, there are other places worth visiting for the same reasons, but for a cheaper price. If you are looking for tours that are less popular but do have lots to offer, an Eastern Europe tour might be a choice with lots of surprises. Many historical sites, beautiful nature and diverse culture are mesmerizing more and more tourists each year. To see the most of it and enjoy as much as possible, here are the top destination combinations that will ensure a memorable experience.

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Topics: World Travel

Places Seniors Would Enjoy Visiting in Berlin

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 15, 2017 7:39:00 AM

This is a time in your life when you can finally visit and explore those places you have only had a chance to dream about and see in pictures. One European city has become a sought after destination for senior tours - Berlin, Germany. While its young population has branded it a hotspot for young travelers, this city offers a lot to its visitors no matter your age. Rich history, plentiful museums, a thriving art scene and wonderful restaurants make it a place you’ll want to visit too.

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Topics: Senior Travel

4 Cocktail Bars in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 10, 2017 9:23:00 AM

Once you decide to start your tour to Israel, checking online for places worth visiting is a must in order to organize your time better and see as much as possible. Among many things that are worth exploring are cocktail bars. We all need some quality time to relax after an exhaustive day, or celebrate and have a great party with friends. Across the country, you can find amazing and exclusive cocktail bars and here, you can find out more about the top four cocktail bars that are a must visit; not only for tourists, they are favorite places for the locals too.

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Topics: Israel Travel

9 Kosher Restaurants in TLV

Posted by Gil Travel

Dec 1, 2017 7:41:00 AM

To fully experience Tel Aviv, Israel's Mediterranean coastal city, this once-in-a-lifetime experience should include exploring its exquisite cuisine. The list of the restaurants goes on and on, and it seems impossible to choose the best one to enjoy lunch time or an evening dinner. Another difficulty tourists face is finding a kosher restaurant, since many of the restaurants in Tel-Aviv are not kosher. To help you get the most of your tours to Israel and enjoy every meal, here is the list of the top seven kosher restaurants in Tel Aviv.

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Topics: Israel Travel, Tel Aviv

5 Places to See in the South

Posted by Gil Travel

Nov 20, 2017 9:46:00 AM

The south of Israel covers more than 50 percent of the country’s land. Even though sparsely populated, it still offers a wide range of activities, adventures and fascinating sites to its visitors. The Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Eilat with its exit onto the Red Sea brim with natural beauties and wonders, adventure playgrounds, rich culture and history, outdoor activities and finally, unforgettable memories for all those who visit the area. Tours in Israel bring extraordinary experience and remarkable adventure. Traveling with friends, family or being a loner, a trip to Israel will not be disappointing.

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Topics: Israel Travel