It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilisation itself was born. From poetry to philosophy, from democracy to drama, […]
Gate 1 Travel new tours for 2019. Tours to Italy & Croatia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Morocco and more.
Greece is no stranger to cuisine. In fact, it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first cookbook in history, in 320 B.C. Today the Mediterranean diet consistently wins praise for its proven health benefits. […]
There is no other house of worship on Earth quite like Barcelona’s towering Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Antoni Gaudi’s masterwork. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has raised the eyebrows of art critics and inspired millions of visitors. […]
In the 1870s, when King Carol I of Romania travelled outside Sinaia and saw the rolling and rugged hills of the magnificent Carpathian Mountains, he knew this was the place to build his castle. His […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
We caught up with one of our Gate 1 team to get the inside scoop on European river cruising.
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.