Tag: Europe

The Cradle of Civilisation: As Magnificent as Ever

It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilisation itself was born. From poetry to philosophy, from democracy to drama, […]

9 of the Best New Tours for 2019

Gate 1 Travel new tours for 2019. Tours to Italy & Croatia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Morocco and more.

Food & Wine of Greece

Greece is no stranger to cuisine. In fact, it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first cookbook in history, in 320 B.C. Today the Mediterranean diet consistently wins praise for its proven health benefits. […]

9 Interesting Facts About La Sagrada Familia Cathedral

There is no other house of worship on Earth quite like Barcelona’s towering Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Antoni Gaudi’s masterwork. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has raised the eyebrows of art critics and inspired millions of visitors. […]

Romania’s Remarkable Storybook Castle

In the 1870s, when King Carol I of Romania travelled outside Sinaia and saw the rolling and rugged hills of the magnificent Carpathian Mountains, he knew this was the place to build his castle. His […]

Paella cooking class in Barcelona

The Best Recipe for Spain’s Most Famous Dish

One of the joys of travel is coming home with a greater appreciation of other cultures, their traditions and their food – and where better to throw yourself into the gastronomic delights of a region […]

Our 12 Most Popular Tours in 2018

We are sharing the top 12 best performing tours thus far in 2018 because you deserve to know!

Turin: One of Italy’s Secret Gems

Equally elegant and hip, the Piedmont capital of Turin is one of Italy’s most surprising cities.

Top 10 Things to Discover in Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg

History buffs, travel junkies and thrill seekers alike will love this part of Europe thanks to its diversity in culture, foods and activities.

Gate 1’s New River Cruise Ships for 2019

Now is the time to start planning your 2019 river cruise to have your choice of cabins and take advantage of fantastic early bird rates!