December 25th in South America: A “Not-So-White” Christmas

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Dec 5, 2016 12:24:13 PM

In the United States, especially for those of us who live in the east coast, we tend to associate Christmas with snow, bountiful meals and a cup of hot cocoa. In the southern hemisphere, the seasons are the opposite from those in North America. When it’s summer here, it’s winter down there. Christmas in South America is interestingly, more about short sleeves and pool parties than it is about snow and sitting by the fire. But what are the differences and similarities between spending this holiday up north or down south? Let’s discover all the ways.

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Topics: USA

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: Romantic trips, USA

Low-Stress Travel Tips to Keep in Mind for this Thanksgiving

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Nov 11, 2016 3:58:35 PM

 

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Topics: USA

Three Israel Haunts

Posted by Iris Hami

Oct 31, 2014 4:06:32 PM

, via flickr
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Topics: Fun stuff, Israel Travel, USA

Family Adventures in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Feb 24, 2014 8:30:36 PM

Experience Israel Adventure Sports

Despite the fact that Israel is only about the size of New Jersey, it has such a broad range of natural terrains that are worth seeing for anyone! Israel has beautiful deserts in the south, waterfalls and mountains in the north, and exciting hiking trails in the center. One of the best ways to tour Israel and see all that it has to offer is through immersing in its natural resources.

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Topics: Fun stuff, Israel Travel, USA