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What to See in Vienna’s Famous Museums Quartier

Posted by Gil Travel on March 18, 2019

zIf you’re on a search for a culture wonder to include in your next tour to Eastern Europe, we’ve got just the place for you. In Vienna’s 7th district, near the Imperial Palace and next to the famous Mariahilfer Strasse, stands the MuseumsQuartier Wien (MQ) – a 60,000m2 large art complex, home to Baroque and Modern edifices, small installations, large art museums, contemporary exhibition spaces, numerous festivals and events, artists-in-residence, etc.

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A Historical Tour: Six Russian Capitals

Posted by Gil Travel on March 12, 2019

If you are a history buff, here is a special recommendation for your tour to Eastern Europe. While we know that Moscow is the capital of Russia, there are five other unique and amazing cities that once served as the centers of the growing nation. Their contemporary relevance is immense, not only as economic, cultural, and artistic hubs but also as stunning travel destinations. Let’s take a look at six beautiful Russian capitals.

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10 Must-Sees in Dubrovnik

Posted by Gil Travel on January 28, 2019

For your next tour to Eastern Europe, we recommend Dubrovnik. The two most popular sites here are probably the City Wall and the cable car, but there’s a myriad of other fascinating places to explore, from medieval palaces and forts to houses of worship and old museums. Let us show you ten of many things waiting for you in this unique city.

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7 Ways to Save Big on your Trip to Berlin

Posted by Gil Travel on December 20, 2018

Trips to major and very expensive cities can actually be quite affordable. If you know what to do and plan ahead where to go, you can save big on your trip to Berlin. There are many affordable places and activities in this city, and there are many more that are completely free! So here are a few tips on how to have a wonderful, but inexpensive time on your tour to Eastern Europe.

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A Special Jewish Tour of Poland: Włodawa, Kock, and Kazimierz Dolny

Posted by Gil Travel on December 13, 2018

If you’re thinking about going on one of the amazing escorted tours to Eastern Europe, we recommend this special tour of Poland. These are towns off the beaten path, but they ought to be visited more because they have a significant place in Polish history and in the history of Jewish people. These places shouldn’t be overlooked. Instead, their traditions should be upheld and the memory of the communities that once lived here preserved.

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Kosher Moscow: Must-Visit Restaurants and Cafés

Posted by Gil Travel on November 22, 2018

Moscow is one of the most exciting places to include in your tour to Eastern Europe because it has so much to offer to its visitors. If you are looking for delicious kosher food, it has that waiting for you too. Moscow’s Jewish and non-Jewish people alike are searching for top-quality kosher food, and they enjoy eating at kosher eateries and having a tasty cup of coffee with a piece of cake, or a refreshing cocktail. Moscow’s kosher scene is growing fast, and there are restaurants, bars, and cafés opening every day, so here are some amazing places for you to eat and drink at with gusto.

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Best Museums in Vienna to Include in Your Tour to Europe

Posted by Gil Travel on November 15, 2018

As all travelers know, exploring Vienna’s museums during a tour to Eastern Europe is a must. But with so many top museums here, it’s impossible to visit them all. There are prehistoric creatures to see, and brilliant architecture, as well as amazing art. Many places, from the Leopold Museum to the House of Music, keep their doors open until late in the evening, so it’s more convenient for the visitors. Here are a few superb museums you ought to include in your itinerary.

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8 Top-Rated Attractions Every Trip to Berlin Should Include

Posted by Gil Travel on October 19, 2018

Berlin is so many amazing things at once: the capital of Germany, its largest city, a major political, cultural, scientific, and shopping hub, and one of the most memorable stops on escorted tours to Eastern Europe. It’s home to hundreds of galleries and museums, to the Berlin Opera and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, to superb architecture, dream-like parks, larger-than-life monuments, vibrant nightlife, etc. Choosing sites to visit during the short stay is difficult, so we offer a list of eight attractions every trip to Berlin should include.

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Historical Places to Visit in Josefov (Jewish Quarter) in Prague

Posted by Gil Travel on July 26, 2018

While on one of the escorted tours to Eastern Europe, consider visiting Josefov. It occupies an extremely relevant place in the history of the Czech Republic. Located between Prague’s Old Town Square and the Vltava River, the history of this Jewish Quarter starts with the 13th-century order for Jewish people to settle in one region. Besides Jewish people from Prague, those banished from Moravia, Germany, Austria, and Spain settled here too over time. Huge parts of Josefov, aka the Prague Jewish Ghetto, were destroyed and remodelled over the centuries, but the most significant structures survived. Today they form the Jewish Museum in Prague, the best preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in Europe.

Here are some of the places you ought to visit in Josefov.

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Historic Sites and Landmarks in Warsaw Often Overlooked by Tourists

Posted by Gil Travel on July 16, 2018

Warsaw is a popular city to travel to, for many excellent reasons. Its long history and fascinating culture welcome all who wish to learn more about it, not to mention the delicious traditional cuisine. Also, it is getting increasingly easier for tourists from all across the world to travel to this metropolis full of hidden treasures to explore. But there are still quite a few fantastic, and historically significant places that are famous among locals, yet often overlooked by this city’s overseas visitors. Let’s learn more about some relevant places you can visit while on a tour to Eastern Europe.

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