Why You Should Travel with a Guide on an Archaeological Tour of Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Aug 19, 2016 4:12:30 PM

Archaeological sites are so abundant throughout Israel and fascinating to explore, but what’s the best way to truly grasp their historical context? When it comes to trips that focus on Israeli archaeology, your tour guide truly makes all the difference!

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Topics: Active Tours

Rio 2016 Fans Rejoice! Gil Travel Can Show You Even MORE of South America

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Aug 17, 2016 2:59:56 PM

The roaring excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympics has certainly brought plenty of positive attention to South America! The telecasts display scenic seasides during beach volleyball tournaments and towering mountain ranges during the cycling events. The gorgeous South American atmosphere has made viewers want to pack their bags and head on down to join in the action. But Brazil is surely not the only country there is to see down there. If watching the Rio 2016 Olympics makes you want to travel over to South America, then you’re in luck! Gil Travel wants to take you there. Offering several trips to South American countries such as Argentina, Peru, and Colombia, Gil Travel can show you the breathtaking landscapes of our neighbors below the equator:

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Topics: Active Tours, Argentina, Colombia, Olympics 2016, Peru, Rio 2016

Jewish Explorations Launches 2016 Study Tours

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Oct 29, 2015 10:17:39 AM

Discover Jewish Civilization Around the Globe

JEWISH EXPLORATIONS is now offering an array of exciting educational travel programs in collaboration with us, the Gil Travel Group headquartered in Philadelphia.  As a leader in Jewish travel to Israel and worldwide, we're excited to work on these Scholar-Led Jewish Study Tours. Our first tour will depart in March 2016. Keep reading for more information and the complete roster of 2016 tours.

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Topics: Academic Tour, Active Tours, group travel, Jewish Explorations, Jewish Heritage, Jewish History, Jewish Study Tours, Scholar-Led Study Tours, Study Tours, Worldwide Jewish Heritage

Introducing New Jewish Tours with Scholars

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Aug 3, 2015 9:15:49 AM

We at Gil Travel Group are very proud and excited to announce our upcoming collaboration with Adult Jewish Learning Programs in Princeton, NJ to offer the Jewishly-engaged sophisticated traveler a new option in worldwide education travel.

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Topics: Active Tours, Arts and Culture, Jewish Heritage, Organization, Scholar Tours, Worldwide Jewish Heritage

2015 Maccabi Games Berlin: Keeping in Touch with Jewish Roots

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jun 3, 2015 9:32:03 AM

A desire, a dream, a vision: those who have been in competitive sports can tell you what champions are made of. So there couldn’t be a better way than The Maccabi Games to allow athletes to attain this. It is also an opportunity to connect with each other, and their Jewish identity. These Games give the participants and observers a delightful mix of sports competition and cultural heritage. It’s a great feeling to cheer on an athlete going for the gold while at the same time, making memories for a lifetime.

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Topics: Active Tours, Arts and Culture, Custom Programs, Europe, Family Tours, Jewish Heritage, Maccabi Games

Thoughts of a Traveler: Israel Vacation

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Dec 1, 2014 3:48:01 PM

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: Active Tours, guest blog, Guest Blogger, Human Focus, stuff to do, thoughts of a traveler, travel experiences

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