Tag: Europe

Facts about Greece

Curious Facts About Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcrop overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Gate 1 Travel tour manager Michael Paier

Tour Manager Tells All About Travel in Central Europe

We sat down with Gate 1’s legendary Tour Manager, Michael Paier, to get some local tips on travelling in Central Europe and find out what you might not expect to encounter on your trip. Q: […]

Dubrovnik Croatia

Jewels of the Adriatic: Croatia, Slovenia & Montenegro

Red-roofed medieval cities huddle on Adriatic shores. A thousand emerald islands unfurl along a sparkling coast like a shining necklace. A forested mountainside is awash in a mesmerising network of lakes and waterfalls. Croatia is […]

Where The World Goes By: Life On Board A River Cruise

There are fascinating cities, historic villages and stunning landscapes to see as you cruise along any great waterway, but one of the highlights of the journey is also enjoying your time on board the ship. It’s […]

River Cruising with Gate 1 Travel

What’s It Like On A River Cruise?

In the last decade we’ve seen a huge growth in river cruising and it’s now one of the most popular ways to explore Europe. But what’s the appeal? Here we share more information about the […]

French cuisine

The Most Delicious Way to Discover The Real France

When you think of French cuisine, you might imagine elegantly trimmed plates with tiny portions served by stuffy white-gloved waiters. That image comes to mind quickly thanks to the haute cuisine movement (literally, “high cooking”) […]

Ireland

Immerse Yourself In The Culture of Ireland

When you journey to the Emerald Isle, what ever you see, do and discover, you can rest assured, it’ll be craic!

Portugal, Lisbon

There’s A Lot To Like About Lisbon

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 […]

Spain: Splendid Architecture, Sweeping History, Breathtaking Beauty

Spanish hills and plains embrace richly adorned citadels and Moorish influences can be seen coast to coast.

Italy and its Wonders from Top to Toe

Towering mountain peaks that plunge through emerald forests. Culture-steeped cities perched over glittering, cobalt seas. Cathedrals that soar, artwork that inspires, and cuisine that tempts the palate and then lingers on the memory—Italy is all […]