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Top 5 Most Breathtaking Places in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on October 1, 2019

Whether you’re looking for a land adventure or a sea adventure, the modern cities or traditional villages, or you want to explore the deserts and the mountains – Israel’s got it all. Wherever your interests lie, you are bound to find a myriad of spectacular sites to visit – sites which can only be visited in Israel, and which offer to their guests a variety of experiences. These are the places of great and inspiring beauty, but also of immense historical and contemporary value. Some of the massively popular places you must see in this country include Jerusalem, Baha’i Gardens, Akko, Haifa, Nazareth, Tel Aviv’s White City, Jaffa’s old city and port, and much more. However, for this occasion, we’ve chosen to show you five special and truly breathtaking places you might want to include in your itinerary next time you visit Israel.

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Topics: Israel Travel

Berlin’s Amazing Theatres with English Translation

Posted by Gil Travel on September 25, 2019

German’s capital is home to a great number of famous sites, architectural wonders and fantastic events, but unfortunately, not all of them can be fully experienced by the non-German-speaking visitors. The language-barrier is an issue which tourists run into in every country. But Berlin is working hard on making sure its guests can be a part of everything the metropolis has to offer. Imagine seeing a play in one of Berlin’s iconic theatres staring some of the world’s most brilliant performers.

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Visiting the Fantastic Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic

Posted by Gil Travel on September 16, 2019

Karlovy Vary, also known by its German name, Karlsbad, is one of the most popular places in Czech Republic to visit, and for a myriad of historical, cultural, artistic and architectural reasons. This is a spa resort town that you must add to your travel itinerary. It was founded in mid-14th century, and it keeps on attracting countless visitors with its first-rate hot springs commonly housed in stunning Neoclassical and Art Nouveau edifices from the late 19th and early 20th centuries along the charming riverbank.  Some of the most famous town’s guests include Goethe, Karl Marx, Peter the Great, Beethoven, Chopin, Schiller, and many others. Karlovy Vary is also a center of arts and culture so, while here, make sure to visit a few of its numerous museums, galleries, performing arts centers, and festivals.

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Topics: World Travel

Prague’s Phenomenal Museums

Posted by Gil Travel on September 11, 2019

One can’t go to Prague and not visit at least a few of its numerous praised museums. Well-known throughout the world, these are homes to the Czech’s unique and complex history and heritage. This city, but the entire country too, has a myriad of stories to share with its guests, spanning over many centuries of people living in this area, creating its tradition and numerous episodes in its history. The city’s museums are now phenomenal houses of great art, literature, history, life, architecture, politics, religion, and many more elements that shaped the country into what it is today. Though it’s a difficult choice, we picked six remarkable museums for you to include in your itinerary the next time you’re in this magnificent town.

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Topics: World Travel

Three Awe-Inspiring Sites in the Eilat Mountains

Posted by Gil Travel on September 6, 2019

There are indeed numerous famous and breathtaking sites in Israel – so many that it becomes very difficult to pick just a few to fit into an itinerary.  We’re talking about both nature-made and man-made wonders in Israel, which are the sites of an immensely long and rich history, and which welcome all of its visitors who want to learn their stories. If you decide to visit the beautiful Eilat Mountains within the southern Negev, you will soon realize that there’s an abundance of reasons to do so, each guaranteeing an exciting, educational, enriching and entertaining experience. Here are just three of absolute must-visit, exceptional and unique sites in this part of the country.

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Topics: Israel Travel

Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on September 2, 2019

Israel might be a small country, but there is a myriad of world-renowned, one-of-a-kind, treasured wonders here, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, for you to see and admire. These are inspiring places, ought to be visited at least once in a lifetime. Some were created by nature, others by people living in the area centuries ago, but what they all have in common is a long, significant history each encompasses. Whether we talk about the Old City of Jerusalem, Tel Hazor, Tel Beer Sheva, Masada, or Bahá’í Shrine and Gardens in Haifa, they all tell a story of society, history, culture and religion, which is several thousand years old and certainly worth hearing. Let’s take a look at some of these magnificent sites located across the country.

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Topics: Israel Travel

Vienna – a Music Capital

Posted by Gil Travel on August 27, 2019

There is no doubt that Vienna is one of the world’s capitals of art and culture, boasting an immensely long and celebrated history of music legends and masterpieces they wrote and which are still taught in schools and performed in concert halls across the globe.

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Topics: World Travel

Why the Jerusalem Winner Marathon Tour is a Perfect Choice

Posted by Gil Travel on August 20, 2019

For a truly unique experience in Israel, how about joining thousands of runners in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon, where you’ll get to enjoy the exciting course through the old and modern city of the beautiful Jerusalem?  If you feel excited at the thought of it, this special six days/five nights-tour is the perfect choice for you. But running the marathon is not all.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem

3 Ancient Museum-Cities of Russia

Posted by Gil Travel on August 15, 2019

There are several regions in this magnificent country, which strongly preserve the culture and unique traditions of Russia of yore. These towns are ancient – some of the oldest in the area – and they’ve played a major role in that long and complex history, in shaping the country’s many customs, in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church, and in the conservation of all that had been created over hundreds of years and that makes this country what it is today.

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Topics: World Travel

What to See on Gil's Senior Tour to Spain

Posted by Gil Travel on August 14, 2019

If you’re looking for both an exciting and educational tour, then we’ve got excellent news for you – Gil’s Senior Tour to Spain is not only entertaining and enjoyable, but it also offers a unique insight into the architecture, art, culture and cuisine of Spain, as well as an insight into the life of Spain’s Jewish communities.

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Topics: World Travel