Category: Latin America

La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz & Santiago: South America’s Dynamic Duo

At first glance, the difference between La Paz and sprawling Santiago is their scale. The compact size of the Bolivian capital is dictated by its geography; its dense position within dramatic canyon walls makes it […]

Chile’s Jewel of the Pacific: Valparaiso

Perhaps no other city in Chile casts a spell as mesmerising as the port city Valparaiso. Certainly, it strikes a dramatic pose, nestled on a thin strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and 43 […]

The Mysteries of the Atacama

Chile’s Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on earth. Yet it is teeming with beauty and plenty of surprises. Our Discovery Tours small group takes you to its fascinating heart, where you’ll gain […]

Colombia: Welcoming Culture, Colonial Splendor & Magnificent Beauty

If one place in all of Colombia symbolises how far the country has come since its founding, it is The Vaults in the gorgeous Caribbean city of Cartagena. These age-old archways once housed armaments and, […]

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.

Patagonia

Patagonia: Love, Feuds, Fossils & Treasures

With more options now to reach Chile and Argentina from Australia, Patagonia is within reach more than ever before. But if you’ve been worried that the world has run out of wild, unspoiled places, don’t […]

The Magic of Tikal, Guatemala

The Mayan people left a huge mark on parts of Central America through their culture, food and society. Tikal, Guatemala is one of the greatest Mayan ruin sites in all of Central America and is […]

Costa Rica & Guatemala: Wonders of Central America

Central America is one of the most unique regions in the world. Any visit reveals a compelling blend of Mesoamerican cultures, Spanish colonialism and a lush, untouched wilderness where you can experience mountain rainforests and […]

6 Reasons to Visit South America

South America has got it all – natural beauty, wildlife experiences, historical sights, unique food, diverse culture & more!

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.