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3 Fall Vacation Spots with Spooky Thrills

14 Oct

October is here, with longer nights and a chilly wind, and while people in the US are gearing up for Halloween, many others around the globe are also trading ghost stories. What if you could make those spooky stories come to life for you and your family? If you dare to be scared, we’ve got some terrifying travel plans that will keep you and your family on the edge of their seats (in a safe, fun way of course).

One of the best reasons to go on a ghost-hunting trip is that October isn’t a traditional vacation month, so right […] Continue Reading…

 
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National Frappe Day – 1-Minute Original Frappe Recipe

07 Oct

October 7th is National Frappe Day, so it’s the perfect time to indulge in delicious frappe drink. With cold weather right around the corner, this might be your last chance this year to enjoy this cold, but oh-so-delicious beverage.
The word frappé comes from the French language, and it means chilled, but the drink itself is a version of coffee that first became popular in Greece and Cyprus. Now, a version of it has spread all over the world thanks to Starbucks’ famous Frappucino, and McDonald’s Mocha Frappe, which actually don’t have a lot to do with the original recipe.
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Holiday Recipes: Rosh Hashanah Essentials

23 Sep

If you are one of those people who’s always looking for food inspiration from different cultures, here are some delicious, traditional Jewish recipes inspired by Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), which is just around the corner.
One of the holiest days in Judaism, Rosh Hashanah commemorates the creation of the world. It traditionally features sweet foods to symbolize the cycle of life and people’s hope for a “sweet” new beginning. Special challah bread, along with apples, honey, and pomegranate, makes the centerpiece of the celebration and becomes a tangible symbol of the holiday’s deeper meaning.

Challah, a rich, golden loaf related […] Continue Reading…

 

Check Out GBO’s New Checkout

10 Sep

GiftBasketsOverseas.com upgrades its payment system with Payssion to be more user-friendly and accept more types of payments around the globe.
ARLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com (GBO), the experts in international gift delivery, announced today that its checkout systems is now fully integrated with Payssion a leading global payment processor. GBO customers can now enjoy an even wider array of secure options to pay for their orders. The most recent upgrade to the company’s allows customers to use local payment options in Latin American, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and more. Customers will be able to seamlessly use bank […] Continue Reading…

 

Celebrate Eid-al-Adha: Give Back With 3 Tasty Recipes!

09 Sep

Did you know there’s a whole holiday devoted to paying it forward? That’s right, long before that movie taught everyone the phrase, the Muslim holiday Eid-al-Adha (or the Festival of Sacrifice) was encouraging people to celebrate sacrifice and accomplishment for the common good. Starting on the evening of September 12th and ending the evening of September 13th, celebrants around the world will spend the day in lively celebration of their accomplishments, and the joy of sharing their success with everyone around them.

It is said that Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son, Isaac, at God’s request – although God […] Continue Reading…

 

GBO Celebrates 4th Year of Growth in International Gift Delivery

23 Aug

GiftBasketsOverseas.com is included on the Inc. 500|5000 list after constant site updates and hard work
ARLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift delivery, announced today that it is honored to be included once again on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, ranking #3954 for 2016. After three years of growth at 74%, this is the 4th year in a row the global gift basket company has appeared on the list. Owner Dmitriy Peregudov said his business owes it all to its employees. “After all,” he explained, “ranking in a […] Continue Reading…

 

Top 3 Most Unusual Gift Orders We Delivered

19 Aug

Think you have an unusual gift idea? Here’s how other people like to impress!
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Working in a company like GiftBasketsOverseas.com (GBO) is like visiting Disneyland for the first time. Every day is something new and exciting, you never know who you are going to meet or what is going to surprise you. Perhaps the most interesting part of being a GBO team member is dealing with customers with unusual, or sometimes even mind-blowing, order requests.

Our customer support members have seen and heard it all, literally. From customers asking to organize a surprise concert with their recipient’s favorite band to delivering […] Continue Reading…

 

GBO & NBCF Gifts Against Breast Cancer Campaign is a Success

18 Aug

GiftBasketsOverseas.com completes its donation to NBCF and looks to future campaigns
ARLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com (GBO), the experts in international gift delivery, announced today that its Gifts Against Breast Cancer campaign ended strong and raised over $1,500.00 to donate to National Breast Care Foundation (NBCF). The campaign was a first for the gift company, but it is hoping to learn from, and expand, similar campaigns in the future.
GBO featured a number of the gifts on its website with a pink ribbon from Mother’s Day through the end of June, and pledged to donate 10% of the retail […] Continue Reading…

 

6 Great Ways to End Summer Before Going Back to School

05 Aug

Whether you’re starting a new semester at college or your children are going back to school after a summer break, you always want to make the most out of those last few days away from school. No matter how long your vacation lasts, it never seems enough and by the end of it you always wish you had couple of extra days. The panic of the vacation coming to an end usually rolls in about a week before; that’s when you start stressing out and frantically trying to finish all the plans you had for the summer. But that […] Continue Reading…

 

The Mythical, Legendary Creatures of Christmas

27 Jul

Around the world, different cultures have different Christmas Eve traditions. Here you’ll discover some of the characters or creatures who, legend has it, may come calling on children…depending on if they’re naughty or nice.

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Santa Claus vs. Krampus
Santa – He’s a “jolly spirit” who travels around the world delivering Christmas gifts to good children.

Krampus – […] Continue Reading…