The Swiss are renowned for many things: their neutrality during World War II; their invigorating blend of French, Italian, German and distinctly Swiss cultures; their precision of timing as embodied in carefully made Swiss watches; […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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”) […]
Spanish hills and plains embrace richly adorned citadels and Moorish influences can be seen coast to coast.