Seniors Meet Seniors: How To Go About It

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 24, 2017 9:57:00 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

The Secret Ingredients of the Best Senior Trip Destinations

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 15, 2017 11:11:00 AM

Many factors go into making a particular destination a memorable place to visit. However, some vacations will outlast other trips in our memories. What makes a destination a good senior trip idea? Is it the location’s accessibility? The climate? Its historical attractions? The excitement it offers? Though one may be most important to you, each of these benefits contribute to the success of your destination as a tourist site.

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Topics: Senior Travel

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

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 avoid mistakes on your senior tour

Posted by Gil Travel Team

Sep 10, 2017 4:18:00 AM

Regardless of life experience, mistakes on your senior tour are bound to happen when traveling because you are out of your comfort zone and region of familiarity. However, knowledge and awareness of the destination and your surroundings can be the keys to avoiding major mistakes when traveling. Below is a list of 10 ways to avoid mistakes for active senior travelers. And although some of them may seem obvious, it’s relatively easy to overlook or simply forget about some of these precautions.

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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

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: Senior Travel

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: Israel Travel, Senior Travel, World Travel