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Are you travelling in Israel and looking for something off the beaten track? Galileat brings you different types of activities that the whole family will love.Makluba, Hubeza, Sinya…Maybe you've heard the names but never realized that it's authentic...more
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We did a full day culinary tour with the add on in home meal -- despite the dreary weather that day, it was the highlight of my parents' visit to Israel! Paul is a wonderful and knowledgable host -- he trained as a chef and...More
Our guide from TelAviv, Josh Hartuv, arranged a visit with a lovely Druze family for our group of 6 with Paul Nirens from Galileat. We spent a couple of hours talking with the family and learned so much about the Druze culture and beliefs. They...More
Date of experience: January 2019
pgn59, Owner at Galileat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
Thank you very much for being such wonderful guests and for allowing me to introduce you to our hosts and their Druze way of life
Paul arranged a bespoke tour and cooking workshop for a friend and me last week. What a lovely experience. Paul is relaxed, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. I was more interested in an authentic experience. We were taken to the best open air market,...More
This was a definitely a trip highlight,
It was an amazing experience to spend the afternoon in a Druze family's home and hear firsthand about the culture, religion and have insight into what their life is like.
We worked side by side with our hostess...More
Paul has created a wonderful experience for foodies who love to cook and who love to meet people from different parts of the world.
However, the Crown Jewel was Pnina, she was warm and gracious. I loved learning about her life and culture. The food...More
My wife and I had done the half day culinary adventure three and a half years ago when we were in Israel and thoroughly enjoyed that experience. When we put together a return trip to Israel for ourselves and 5 friends the first thing that...More
What an experience to be invited into a Druze family's home and hear firsthand (Paul translated) about the religion. We were offered a cup of local coffee (a shot) and some local cookies, then went into the open kitchen area and learned to make six...More
We were two families travelling together with 4 teenagers aged 12-15 and this cooking workshop activity was really enjoyed by everyone.It provided a very personal experience to learn about the Druze food and culture and the dinner we helped to create was delicious. Pnina and...More
We had a wonderful day with Paul, discovering the Druze culture through food and family. My spouse, mother-in-law and I met Paul nearby the home where a lovely Druze family invited us into their home to learn, ask questions and most importantly...EAT! Zarafat and Yasmin...More
Highly recommend. Paul our host was extremely knowledgeable about the region, the foods, the history. In fact anything you asked him he could give you a detailed and interesting explanation. He was very personable but I may be biased since I am also an Aussie....More
Date of experience: October 2018
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pgn59, Owner at Galileat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018
It was a lot of fun showing you a hidden culinary view of the Galilee