Category: Travel Tips

9 Intriguing Facts About the Taj Mahal

Rauza-i munawwara, or the “The Illuminated Tomb” rests tranquilly on the Yamuna River in Agra, India. When you first lay your eyes upon it, it seems the making of a dream– a vision of white […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Which Wonder of the World is right for you?

Are you sitting there wondering where to go next? We understand – that’s how we’ve spent our entire lives. There is something so exciting about being on the brink of your next adventure. So, if […]

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 […]