Category: Mediterranean

Camping in the Sahara

Located about 32km outside the town of Rissani, Morocco, a truly unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits you in the Sahara Desert. Here you will stay overnight in a tent campground that has accommodations for even […]

Morocco; Land of Sand and Sea

Souks, kasbahs and ksars, oh my! Morocco is a magnificent country filled with reasons to visit that have long enticed visitors to this fabled country. With Gate 1 in Morocco, visit imperial cities with grand […]

The Goreme Valley: A Mesmerising Magical World

In Turkey’s Goreme Valley, remnants of a vanished society lure cultural and religious scholars, art historians, and geologists. It is rare to find such a harmonic convergence of so many facets of human civilization in […]

Egypt: Luxury on the Nile

See the pages of history books come to life in this mythical country in the Middle East. Hieroglyphics, mummies, tombs and the Great Sphinx become a reality when visiting Egypt and you will see them […]

East Africa: Natural Wonders and Epic Wildlife

The eastern coast of the African continent is a pure and largely untarnished region that not only contains some of the most fascinating creatures and thrilling landscapes in the entire world but is also not […]

Amman, Jordan - Top Travel Locations for 2019/2020

Top Travel Locations for 2019/2020

(pictured: Amman, Jordan) With the year of 2019 already 50% gone, the time to look into your next getaway is now before the year disappears before your eyes! Gate 1 Travel has made it so […]

What if Westeros was Europe?

If you’re a Game of Thrones (GoT) fan, there’s a good chance you have dedicated a fair amount of time to comparing the fictional continent of Westeros to modern day Europe. George R.R Martin based […]

Turkey: The Crossroads of Europe and Asia

Hoşgeldiniz and welcome to the Mediterranean country that is not only home to the city that straddles Europe and Asia but also has a history more diverse than any Asian or European country. Turkey, or officially […]

10 Unmissable Egyptian Experiences

Tour like an Egyptian! Here are 10 extraordinary things you can only do in the land of the Pharoahs. 1.Exotic breakfast foods Say goodbye to boring cereal and hello to foul medame, one of the […]

Black Sea Treasures of an Ottoman Past

When you journey along Turkey’s Black Sea coast, you are tracing the routes of ancient traders. The Silk Road wound its way through this scenic region, linking the West and the East. Merchants stopped along […]