Category: Asia & Pacific

9 Intriguing Facts About the Taj Mahal

Rauza-i munawwara, or the “The Illuminated Tomb” rests tranquilly on the Yamuna River in Agra, India. When you first lay your eyes upon it, it seems the making of a dream– a vision of white […]

Japan: Land of Innovation and Beauty

Konnichiwa travel lovers! Today we explore a country that may not be on the top of your bucket list, but it’s time to clear a spot. This extraordinary country has so much to offer visitors. […]

Best Districts to Visit in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo never leaves much to be desired, you can find just about anything you can imagine in this city. From fascinating places to eat, to trendy shopping, to world-famous markets, Tokyo, Japan will never bore. Read […]

Why Sri Lanka should be at the top of your list this year

There’s a reason why Sri Lanka has been named the number one destination to visit in 2019 by numerous travel experts and connoisseurs (most recently by Lonely Planet). Shrouded in mystery and beauty, this island […]

Five foods to try in Vietnam

A great way to experience a destination when travelling is by food. Eating and dining out says so much about a country’s history and culture, and Vietnam is no exception. You’ll discover delicious dishes and […]

The Perks of Work: Classic China

China is a land of contrasts that offers both thriving modern metropolises such as Shanghai and Beijing as well as cities steeped in tradition and history such as the ancient city of Xian, the first […]

9 of the Best New Tours for 2019

Gate 1 Travel new tours for 2019. Tours to Italy & Croatia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Morocco and more.

The Perks of Work: Essential Vietnam

If you’ve called our Gate 1 Australia reservations team there’s a good chance that you’ve spoken with the lovely Lynne. She has travelled all over the world, but this was her first trip to Vietnam, […]

The Perks of Work: India’s Golden Triangle

India is colourful, chaotic and extremely charismatic. It’s a heady blend of life at its most vivacious, yet the thought of venturing to this very foreign land can come with mixed emotions for some travellers […]

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 […]