Category: Travel Tips

Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

Hello and warmest welcomes to our list of the friendliest cities in the world. Let’s be honest, sometimes travel can be a little uncomfortable and stressful, especially in a new location. A helpful culture, friendly […]

10 crazy superstitions from around the world

Have you ever wondered where superstitions come from? And why they’re so wildly different from country to country? While we weren’t able to track down an explanation for them all, there are certainly some colourful […]

A Complete Guide to Gate 1’s River Cruise Experiences

Imagine unpacking your bag just once and settling in to your river ship cabin with an ever-changing view. You indulge in a generous array of amenities as Europe’s most charming villages, lush vineyards, bucolic landscapes, […]

The Perks of Work: Classic China

China is a land of contrasts that offers both thriving modern metropolises such as Shanghai and Beijing as well as cities steeped in tradition and history such as the ancient city of Xian, the first […]

Gate 1 Photo Friday from Budapest!

The Széchenyi Baths are located in Budapest, Hungary, and make up one of the largest bath complexes in all of Europe. This complex has a total of 21 pools and includes thermal/medicinal pools, saunas, massage therapies, […]

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How to go it alone & not have to worry

Gate 1 is renowned for our escorted tours that provide quality inclusions at affordable prices – but did you know that we do the same thing on our independent packages? Not everyone wants to travel […]

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Iceland Travel Tips: Best Places to Eat in Reykjavik

Iceland is quickly becoming a huge tourist destination thanks to its Viking history, bustling cities and unique adventures for visitors. Its isolated location means that it has a culture all its own and with that […]

How To Stay Healthy While Travelling

It’s no fun feeling sick when you’re on holidays and you definitely don’t want to have to change your travel plans if you can help it, so Gate 1 has put together some tips on […]

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’?

Safari Travel Tips

An African wildlife safari is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many travellers, so here are some tips to help you prepare.