Our New Ship’s First Sailing!

The MS Monarch Empress took her first sail test Wednesday, 17 February, around a Dutch shipyard, where builders have been hard at work crafting Gate 1 Travel’s first cruise vessel.

Food & Wine of Greece

Greece is no stranger to delicious cuisine. In fact, in 320 B.C. it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first recorded cookbook.

India Highlights and Travel Tips

Why do you so often hear it called “Incredible India”? Simple, it’s truly a remarkable place!

Four Reasons Why Africa Will Catch You By Surprise

When it comes to Bucket List destinations, it doesn’t come much bigger than Africa.

Rising Above the Clouds: Nepal’s Hidden Story

The great author, humourist and adventurer Mark Twain once wrote, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”

Discovering the Ancient Mysteries of Peru

As far as best travel experiences go, there are few that top Machu Picchu.

Monarch Empress: Under Construction!

We are excited that construction of the brand new MS Monarch Empress is proceeding right on schedule.