A major cultural Renaissance is overtaking Mexico City, Mexico’s unsung capital. Public spaces have been revitalised. Mexican cuisine is gaining international recognition. Innumerable museums celebrate its long history and burgeoning arts and culture. And traditional […]
Many Gate 1 travellers enjoy reading about their destination – either in advance of their trip or while on the road – as a way of adding context to their visit. Whether reading a traditional […]
Upon arrival at the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, you’ll quickly realise why it’s known as the ‘Jewel of the Indian Ocean’. From bustling markets to historic shrines and sacred relics, Sri Lanka has a […]
If you look on many of our destination pages, you’ll see some trips are described as ‘Small Group’, but you might be wondering what else makes them different. Our Discovery range of tours are always […]
Travel can be one of the great cures for lethargy and unhappiness, but when your spirits are low, where should you go? From blue mountains and blue lagoons to even ‘blue zones’, where resident centenarians seem to […]
Each year between April and September, roughly a half million Atlantic puffins descend on Witless Bay in Newfoundland to nest. It is the largest colony in the western Atlantic and is a sight to behold! […]
When you journey to the Emerald Isle, what ever you see, do and discover, you can rest assured, it’ll be craic!
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 […]
Here’s a sample of the kinds of things you’ll learn about this fascinating corner of Arabia on our new small group tour.
Spanish hills and plains embrace richly adorned citadels and Moorish influences can be seen coast to coast.