Peru’s Natural and Cultural Splendor

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 ancients. […]

Lovely, Lakeside Lucerne

Lucerne is one of Europe’s great storybook cities, gloriously huddled between its namesake lake, soaring alpine peaks and the lilting Reuss River. Little wonder that German composer Richard Wagner wrote of this Swiss gem, “I […]

A Spectacular Train Journey Into an Alpine Wonderland

There is no more awe-inspiring way to take in the Swiss Alps than aboard the Glacier Express. Despite its name, it is not a speedy train at all. And you’re sure to be delighted that […]

Top Ten Adriatic Sea Sites

Croatia is quickly becoming one of the most desirable countries to visit due to its ancient architecture, glistening blue waters, mild climate and friendly culture. Taking a cruise means that you are able to see […]

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Switzerland

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; […]

Travel to Game of Thrones Filming Locations with Gate 1

Winter has finally arrived in Westeros, leaving us wanting and yearning for Season 8 and all of the excitement, deception and seduction that is our favorite TV show, Game of Thrones. Rather than wait in […]

Borneo! Rich History, Primeval Beauty & Warm Smiles

It’s been said that the wildest, most untouched corners of the world are home to the most welcoming people. Surely that must be said of Malaysian Borneo. There is magic here—high in the treetops, infused […]

The Plight of the Bornean Orangutan

Peering into the deep, dark eyes of a Bornean orangutan, you’re likely to see a bit of yourself. It’s not your imagination playing tricks on you; this remarkable primate shares 97% of its DNA with […]

Borneo’s Primeval Splendor

Birdsong transforms the canopy of the Borneo lowland rainforest into a symphony. Around you, the lush jungle foliage of Asia’s last great rainforest whispers in a Java Sea breeze. Home to 15,000 types of flowering […]

Gate 1 Foundation

Dani Pipano, President of Gate 1 Travel, learned early on while working as a tour guide, the immeasurable value of assisting children who are less fortunate. “The children I met, and continue to meet,” Pipano […]