RSS header - this is hidden

Herod's Israel: An Architectural Genius

Posted by Gil Travel on February 7, 2020

Herod the Great is a king known for many things, good and bad, but he had a great gift for architecture. 

Read More

Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Israel's Culinary Hotspots For Every Gourmand

Posted by Gil Travel on February 4, 2020

Here’s a tour option for those who want to ‘taste’ the culture! All across Israel, you’ll find a myriad of cuisines, each with a great number of tasty dishes that speak of the country’s culture and history. It’s really easy finding popular spots with hearty meals that you simply must try, as they’re on every turn in every city, town, and village in Israel, but here are some of our recommendations for culinary hotspots to visit.

Read More

Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Famous Monuments of Dubrovnik

Posted by Gil Travel on January 29, 2020

Dubrovnik is an old city by the Adriatic Sea that has seen many cultures live in it, make trade deals in it, develop it, and create in it some of the world’s most amazing pieces of art and architecture. These have with time become the city’s most popular, but also most beloved monuments. Let’s check out just some of the many famous sites to see on a tour of this Croatian city.

Read More

Topics: World Travel

Must-Visit Museums in Barcelona

Posted by Gil Travel on January 21, 2020

Barcelona is one of the most famous cities in the world, popular for pretty much everything it has to offer to its admiring visitors, including its charming architecture, magnificently rich culture, some of the world’s most celebrated art, popular cuisine, and much, much more. Granted, Spain has had its fair share of dark chapters in history, but Barcelona has been putting in effort to preserve both the best and the worst within the country’s history, culture, and art, so that each new generation of locals and visitors would learn about it all. Now, all the country’s many great and small – but nonetheless fascinating - accomplishments are housed in what are today some of the most renowned museums in the world. And we’re about to visit them.

Read More

Topics: World Travel

Jewish Quarters in Eastern Europe

Posted by Gil Travel on January 14, 2020

All across Eastern Europe, we find many awe-inspiring Jewish monuments located within the Jewish Quarters in many different cities. Each of these quarters is home to very long histories of the Jewish communities that have lived in those cities for thousands of years. The stories and memories transferred by the monuments that remain in today’s Jewish Quarters are both joyful and tragic. Let’s take a look at just a few of many monuments we can see in Eastern Europe’s amazing Jewish Quarters.

Read More

Topics: World Travel

Israel's Famous Valleys

Posted by Gil Travel on January 10, 2020

Pretty much everything in Israel is special. Even valleys are not simply valleys. Many of these charming natural areas have both historical and religious importance, and they tell the travelers many vastly interesting stories. There are quite a few truly beautiful valleys to visit, but for this special ‘tour’, we’ve chosen four particularly interesting sites in Israel. Let’s visit each.

Read More

Topics: Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Under the Sea: Tel Hreiz

Posted by Gil Travel on January 7, 2020

Did you know that there’s an entire ancient village under the sea in Israel? It’s a magnificent Stone Age village whose inhabitants gave their best to protect it against the rising sea levels, going as far as to build what archeologists find may have been the world's first – hence, today’s oldest – defense wall. This Neolithic wall is up to 7,000 years old, but it could not stop climate change, and the villagers eventually lost the battle.

Read More

Topics: Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Israel's Past Rulers and Where to Find Them

Posted by Gil Travel on January 2, 2020

The area of Israel has a millennia-old history and has been called home by numerous civilizations. Today, we can see their legacy and the remnants of their intricate cultures. How amazing is that? As we’re talking about many centuries of history, we won’t be able to discuss each period in detail, but we’ll still be able to see what immense impact these cultures had on the creation of the country as we know it today.

Read More

Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Facts about Israel, Israel Travel

Three Fantastic Private Tours to Eastern Europe

Posted by Gil Travel on December 27, 2019

Eastern Europe is a place of fairytales. It’s a region of fascinating sceneries, architecture, tradition, art, and a myriad of other awe-inspiring things, all welcoming us. Tours are a fantastic way of visiting and enjoying a country, whether we’re going there for the first time or we’ve been there many times before. All we need to do is show up – everything else is taken care of. And if you can believe it, it can get even better than that. We can book a private tour and enjoy all the perks and luxury that come with it and that we deserve. These tours come in a number of different ‘shapes and sizes’ so to say, so that there’d be numerous options that fit our interests, and each of these is carefully crafted to give us travelers the best experience.

Read More

Topics: World Travel

Christian Tours to Israel in 2020

Posted by Gil Travel on December 23, 2019

There is nothing better than the first-hand experience of the Holy Land and the immense significance it has for millions of people all across the world. There is a long and special history that one can witness only in Israel, where people get to walk the roads that Jesus once took, visit the places he was born and lived in, and see the sites that the Bible describes. We live in a fantastic age when we can simply choose a tour that will make our life-long dreams a reality, or even have a tour tailored just for us! Let’s check out some of these biblical tours of dreams we can go on in 2020.

Read More

Topics: Christian Travel, Israel Travel