America has Thanksgiving, but How Do Other Countries Celebrate the Harvest?

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Nov 23, 2016 11:33:32 AM

The Thanksgiving countdown continues: 1 day until it's turkey time! Here at Gil Travel, we are excited to celebrate the upcoming holidays. Thanksgiving is all about enjoying the company of family and loved ones, while honoring the season of the harvest. Although Thanksgiving is mostly celebrated in America, other countries have harvest festivals as well. But how do these other countries celebrate? Let's take a look.

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Topics: Czech Republic, Harvest, Harvest Festival, India, International Travel, Portugal, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Trivia: Lisbon

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 21, 2014 12:05:15 PM

Some Trivia about Lisbon

Miradouro de Santa Caterina
(By Andrea Puggioni [CC BY 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts, Fun Facts, Jewish Heritage, Portugal, trivia, World Travel

Jewish Sephardic History in Portugal

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 3, 2014 11:50:20 AM

Touring Through Portugal's Jewish Sephardic History

Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries) in Belem, Portugal Photo by Ruth Shenkman

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Jewish Heritage, Jewish Heritage Portugal Tour, Jewish History, Portugal, Sephardic Jews, World Travel

Sites of Jewish Heritage in Portugal

Posted by Iris Hami

Mar 22, 2014 11:47:45 AM

Sites to Celebrate Jewish Heritage in Portugal

Portugal is a site of intense historical drama and persecution. For those who want to understand the history of Jewish communities in Portugal’s municipalities, there are several cities to explore.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Jewish Heritage, Jewish Heritage Portugal Tour, Portugal, World Travel

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