Category: Europe

Paella cooking class in Barcelona

The Best Recipe for Spain’s Most Famous Dish

One of the joys of travel is coming home with a greater appreciation of other cultures, their traditions and their food – and where better to throw yourself into the gastronomic delights of a region […]

Why River Cruising is Still Top of Travel Wish Lists

Imagine you’re a first-time traveller to Europe and want a hassle-free introduction to regional highlights. Or maybe you’ve been to Europe before but love the idea of seemlessly moving from one fabulous destination to another, […]

The Remarkable Monasteries of Armenia & Georgia

The cultural heritage of Armenia and Georgia reaches back to ancient times. Perhaps because of their proximity to the Holy Land, in the 4th century they were the earliest countries to embrace Christianity as the […]

The Perks of Work: Danube River Cruise

We caught up with one of our Gate 1 team to get the inside scoop on European river cruising.

Iceland

5 Best Places to Escape This Winter

We have compiled a list of destinations that will get you to places with less crowds during the peak months, while still shaking off the winter blues.

Turin: One of Italy’s Secret Gems

Equally elegant and hip, the Piedmont capital of Turin is one of Italy’s most surprising cities.

Top 10 Things to Discover in Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg

History buffs, travel junkies and thrill seekers alike will love this part of Europe thanks to its diversity in culture, foods and activities.

The Perks of Work: Travel in Iceland

Iceland is a travel destination that has grown in popularity over the last few years, and for good reason. Adventure, natural beauty and local culture make it the perfect new destination to explore! Candice, from […]

Gate 1’s New River Cruise Ships for 2019

Now is the time to start planning your 2019 river cruise to have your choice of cabins and take advantage of fantastic early bird rates!

Northern Italy: Where Rich Gastronomies Flavour Everyday Life

If you think Tuscany has the last word on Italian cuisine, think again. The nation’s less-visited regions to the north – Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna – boast their own bounty of mouthwatering, fresh-from-the-earth specialties. Journey with […]