Tag: South America

Patagonia

Patagonia: Love, Feuds, Fossils & Treasures

With more options now to reach Chile and Argentina from Australia, Patagonia is within reach more than ever before. But if you’ve been worried that the world has run out of wild, unspoiled places, don’t […]

6 Reasons to Visit South America

South America has got it all – natural beauty, wildlife experiences, historical sights, unique food, diverse culture & more!

Iceland

5 Best Places to Escape This Winter

We have compiled a list of destinations that will get you to places with less crowds during the peak months, while still shaking off the winter blues.

Machu Picchu Peru

Peru’s Natural and Cultural Splendour

There are few places where nature, culture and history converge as seamlessly as Peru. The past was shaped by geography here and lost cultures are literally etched in the massive carved stones of the ancient sites. […]

Gate 1 Travel Tour Manager Albano Garibaldi

Local Foodie Tips For South America

Albano Garibaldi has been a Tour Manager with Gate 1 for over 4 years, and one of the things he loves to share most with our travellers is where to find delicious food and enjoy […]

Tiwanaku ruins of Bolivia

Bolivia: Straddling Past and Future

Deep in the historic centre of La Paz, Bolivia’s bustling and thriving capital, the Mercado de Brujas, or the Witchcraft Market, clings to centuries-old traditions. Its herbal tea infusions, coca leaves and colourful alpaca jumpers […]

Cuzco women

The Other Side of Peru

Andean vistas, unspoiled cultures and seldom-seen ruins

The Natural Splendour of Peru and its Neighbours

Cultural, historic, and architectural wonders aside, Peru’s natural world is one of the most dramatic on the planet.

Discovering the Ancient Mysteries of Peru

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