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More of the World for Less

How To Stay Healthy While Travelling

It’s no fun feeling sick when you’re on holidays and you definitely don’t want to have to change your travel plans if you can help it, so Gate 1 has put together some tips on […]

9 Things to Know about the Maasai

Mysterious and welcoming, the Maasai people have been the centre of Kenya’s rural culture for generations. When you visit Masai Mara National Reserve and other wildlife parks, you are on their sacred land. These fascinating […]

French cuisine

The Most Delicious Way to Discover The Real France

When you think of French cuisine, you might imagine elegantly trimmed plates with tiny portions served by stuffy white-gloved waiters. That image comes to mind quickly thanks to the haute cuisine movement (literally, “high cooking”) […]

Mexico City

10 Things You Might Not Know About Mexico City

A major cultural Renaissance is overtaking Mexico City, Mexico’s unsung capital. Public spaces have been revitalised. Mexican cuisine is gaining international recognition. Innumerable museums celebrate its long history and burgeoning arts and culture. And traditional […]

Central Europe Book Recommendations

Many Gate 1 travellers enjoy reading about their destination – either in advance of their trip or while on the road – as a way of adding context to their visit. Whether reading a traditional […]

The Many Treasures of Sri Lanka

Upon arrival at the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, you’ll quickly realise why it’s known as the ‘Jewel of the Indian Ocean’. From bustling markets to historic shrines and sacred relics, Sri Lanka has a […]

Introducing Discovery – Small Groups For Less

If you look on many of our destination pages, you’ll see some trips are described as ‘Small Group’, but you might be wondering what else makes them different. Our Discovery range of tours are always […]

Galapagos blue footed boobies

Where To Go When You’re Feeling Blue

Travel can be one of the great cures for lethargy and unhappiness, but when your spirits are low, where should you go? From blue mountains and blue lagoons to even ‘blue zones’, where resident centenarians seem to […]

Puffins of Newfoundland and Labrador

A Circus of Puffins on Witless Bay

Each year between April and September, roughly a half million Atlantic puffins descend on Witless Bay in Newfoundland to nest. It is the largest colony in the western Atlantic and is a sight to behold! […]

Ireland

Immerse Yourself In The Culture of Ireland

When you journey to the Emerald Isle, what ever you see, do and discover, you can rest assured, it’ll be craic!