Category: Gate 1 Connections

Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

Hello and warmest welcomes to our list of the friendliest cities in the world. Let’s be honest, sometimes travel can be a little uncomfortable and stressful, especially in a new location. A helpful culture, friendly […]

The Mysteries of the Atacama

Chile’s Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on earth. Yet it is teeming with beauty and plenty of surprises. Our Discovery Tours small group takes you to its fascinating heart, where you’ll gain […]

Gate 1 Foundation: Improving Life Through Education

Dani Pipano, President of Gate 1 Travel, learned early on while working as a tour guide, the immeasurable value of assisting children who are less fortunate. “The children I met, and continue to meet, have […]

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 […]

12 of the World’s Great Wonders

Ancient, Modern, Natural and the lists go on…remember when there was just the classic Seven Wonders of the World?

Angkor & Ayutthaya: The Tale of Two Southeast Asian Cities

The grandest of Southeast Asia’s ancient cities have histories that are inextricably linked.

The Natural Splendour of Peru and its Neighbours

Cultural, historic, and architectural wonders aside, Peru’s natural world is one of the most dramatic on the planet.

Food & Wine of Greece

Greece is no stranger to delicious cuisine. In fact, in 320 B.C. it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first recorded cookbook.

Four Reasons Why Africa Will Catch You By Surprise

When it comes to Bucket List destinations, it doesn’t come much bigger than Africa.

Rising Above the Clouds: Nepal’s Hidden Story

The great author, humourist and adventurer Mark Twain once wrote, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”