Category: Regions

Machu Picchu Peru

Peru’s Natural and Cultural Splendour

There are few places where nature, culture and history converge as seamlessly as Peru. The past was shaped by geography here and lost cultures are literally etched in the massive carved stones of the ancient sites. […]

Geneva Switzerland

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Switzerland

The Swiss are renowned for many things: their neutrality during World War II; their invigorating blend of French, Italian, German and distinctly Swiss cultures; their precision of timing as embodied in carefully made Swiss watches; […]

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 […]