And the Facebook Winner is…

Gate 1 Travel Australia Facebook fans would have seen our competition recently to Get Packing with Gate 1. The happy winner of the Antler Suitcase Set is Donna B. from Queensland. Thanks to everyone who […]

Okavango Botswana

Botswana’s Finest: Chobe & Okavango

All is still. The morning light casts a soft glow on the savannah as elephant after elephant crosses the path of your safari vehicle, the little ones trotting alongside their mothers. You hear the heavy […]

Costa Rica & Guatemala: Wonders of Central America

Central America is one of the most unique regions in the world. Any visit reveals a compelling blend of Mesoamerican cultures, Spanish colonialism and a lush, untouched wilderness where you can experience mountain rainforests and […]

6 Reasons to Visit South America

South America has got it all – natural beauty, wildlife experiences, historical sights, unique food, diverse culture & more!

Jordan Rocks Gate 1 Photo Friday

The city of Petra is known for being built and carved into the surrounding rock. This ancient city, located in the southwestern desert of Jordan, is surrounded by mountains with plenty of passages and gorges. […]

Seeing More of Israel…For Less

Gate 1 Travel knows Israel like no other travel company. Thanks to our longstanding and enduring relationships throughout the country, we can offer an unmatched experience that provides endless insight into its natural and cultural […]

Getting off the Elephant’s Back

Over recent months, Gate 1 Travel has undertaken an extensive review of our activities that include animal encounters, with particular focus on elephant riding and sanctuary visits. We have done everything possible to ensure that […]

The Remarkable Monasteries of Armenia & Georgia

The cultural heritage of Armenia and Georgia reaches back to ancient times. Perhaps because of their proximity to the Holy Land, in the 4th century they were the earliest countries to embrace Christianity as the […]

Gate 1 Photo Friday from Budapest!

The Széchenyi Baths are located in Budapest, Hungary, and make up one of the largest bath complexes in all of Europe. This complex has a total of 21 pools and includes thermal/medicinal pools, saunas, massage therapies, […]

The Allure of Southeast Asia

Few regions of the world embody our ideal vision of paradise: emerald forests, turquoise waters lapping at palm-fringed beaches, an all-embracing and peace-loving religion, and a simple way of life even amidst the bustle of […]