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Helping Protect Kenya’s Elephants and Giraffes

The unspoiled savannahs of Kenya are renowned as an untamed wilderness. Left unchecked, nature would take its course and species would thrive and falter as they may. But many animals are vulnerable to human interference […]

Landscape view of Mount Rushmore

It’s All Here. Cultural Treasures, Remarkable History, Jaw-Dropping Beauty

It’s all here in the United States. From the magnificent sweep of their national parks to bustling cultural centres, from coastal beauty to southern charm, Gate 1 pulls the curtain back on this remarkable country that […]

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Bolivia: A Wealth of Culture, History and Nature

Its isolated, land-locked locale lends it a cultural richness unparalleled in any other South American nation. It boasts one of the planet’s lowest population densities and most dramatic geographic extremes. The peaks of the Andes […]

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 […]

Helping Protect Kenya’s Elephants & Giraffes

The unspoiled savannahs of Kenya are renowned as an untamed wilderness. Left unchecked, nature would take its course and species would thrive and falter as they may. But many animals are vulnerable to human interference […]

8 amazing facts about the Wonders of the World

Here are our favourite 8 lesser known facts about some of the Wonders of the World: The Great Wall of China Did you know that parts of this wall date back to the 7th Century? […]

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 […]

Eastern Europe: Old-World Charm & Robust Histories

By its very geography, Eastern Europe has been at a cultural crossroads since the emergence of the first civilisations. Valuable goods from spices and amber to silver and gold have been traded here, cultural traditions […]

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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 […]