Category: Europe

Portugal, Lisbon

There’s A Lot To Like About Lisbon

Portugal is often overshadowed by its flamboyant Spanish neighbour, but don’t be fooled, this too is a destination rich in history and colourful culture. Lisbon is one of Europe’s best value capital cities and there’s so […]

Spain: Splendid Architecture, Sweeping History, Breathtaking Beauty

Spanish hills and plains embrace richly adorned citadels and Moorish influences can be seen coast to coast.

Italy and its Wonders from Top to Toe

Towering mountain peaks that plunge through emerald forests. Culture-steeped cities perched over glittering, cobalt seas. Cathedrals that soar, artwork that inspires, and cuisine that tempts the palate and then lingers on the memory—Italy is all […]

Copenhagen

Scandinavia In A Word: Spectacular

Scandinavia’s glorious cultural capitals, astonishing fjords, staggering mountains and dramatic landscapes are unequalled.

Phil and Nicole on Danube River Cruise

Danube River Cruise: His and Her Stories

Do men and women see things differently when they travel?

Is a Gate 1 Travel River Cruise Too Good To Be True?

“People say that when a deal sounds too good to be true, it usually is, so avoid it. I’m glad to say we ignored that…”

Rhine River Cruise

Explore Europe with the Ease & Convenience of a River Cruise

Imagine unpacking your bag and settling in to a room with an ever-changing view.

Vietnna Townhall Christmas Decorations

Always Wanted to See Europe’s Christmas Markets?

We might be longing for the arrival of Spring right now, but soon Christmas will be here in the blink of an eye. So this is the ideal time for Gate 1 travellers to book […]

4 Other Things To Do in Venice

An iconic gondola ride is a must, but what else should you experience in the charismatic ‘Floating City’?

Iceland

Land of Fire & Ice

Where but Iceland can you relax in a hot spring and hike a glacier in one day?