Category: Regions

Varanasi India

Shining A Light On All Things Good In India

On the 15th day of the month of Kartika, millions around the world will be celebrating Diwali. In 2017, this special day falls on 19 October in India, where it’s an official holiday to celebrate […]

Facts about Greece

Curious Facts About Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcrop overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Munich Germany by Anthony Judice

Is There More To Oktoberfest Than Beer?

If we turn the calendar back to 1810, this is when the first Oktoberfest was held to celebrate Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The 5-day festival started on October 12 […]

Paris, France

Unexpected Surprises of Paris Icons

The elegance and romance of Paris stay with you wherever you go for the rest of your life. It’s why Ernest Hemingway called the City of Light a “moveable feast”. And why Gate 1 Travel’s […]

Gate 1 Travel Tour Manager Albano Garibaldi

Local Foodie Tips For South America

Albano Garibaldi has been a Tour Manager with Gate 1 for over 4 years, and one of the things he loves to share most with our travellers is where to find delicious food and enjoy […]

Gate 1 Travel tour manager Michael Paier

Tour Manager Tells All About Travel in Central Europe

We sat down with Gate 1’s legendary Tour Manager, Michael Paier, to get some local tips on travelling in Central Europe and find out what you might not expect to encounter on your trip. Q: […]

Find Out How to See More of Europe For Less

Now’s the perfect time to start planning your 2018 Europe adventure! To find out where you should go next year and what’s the best way to explore Europe, come and see Gate 1 at the […]

Southern India

Spiritual Southern India

Soaring Temples, Colonial-Flavoured Cities and Welcoming People When most travellers think of India, they imagine the Mughal fortresses and sweeping cityscapes of the north: Delhi’s colossal monuments and palaces, Agra’s Taj Mahal, the cultural centres […]

Dubrovnik Croatia

Jewels of the Adriatic: Croatia, Slovenia & Montenegro

Red-roofed medieval cities huddle on Adriatic shores. A thousand emerald islands unfurl along a sparkling coast like a shining necklace. A forested mountainside is awash in a mesmerising network of lakes and waterfalls. Croatia is […]

Great Wall of China

Historic Sites & Cultural Highlights While River Cruising

Cruising the world’s great river is a wonderful way to travel, but it’s not just about getting from A to B. Along the way you’ll see amazing archaeological sites and learn more about the people […]