Hanging with the locals in Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders Beach is located on the Cape Town Peninsula and is a short drive from Cape Town, South Africa. It is home to some of the cutest locals in the world; the endangered African Penguin. […]

Top Travel Locations for 2019/2020

(pictured: Amman, Jordan) With the year of 2019 already 30% gone, the time to look into your next vacation is now before the year disappears before your eyes! Gate 1 Travel has made it so […]

Tranquil Settings in Shanghai, China’s Yuyuan Garden

Yuyuan Garden stands out as a highlight in this city beaming with extraordinary sights and places you must see. This garden includes all the elements that a typical classical Chinese garden should have; ponds, halls, pavilions cloisters and rockeries.

On Safari in Sweeping, Spellbinding Kenya

As you awake in your lodge, the African sun sets the sky ablaze with the promise of another spectacular day. You rouse yourself with coffee and a bite, then join your fellow safari-goers for the […]

Happy 100th Anniversary Grand Canyon!

Happy Birthday to one of the most iconic landmarks in the USA; the Grand Canyon. The park officially became recognized as a national park 100 years ago and we are celebrating with a post dedicated to the history and interesting facts of this geological wonder.

Helping Protect Kenya’s Elephants and Giraffes

The unspoiled savannahs of Kenya are renowned as an untamed wilderness. Left unchecked, nature would take its course and species would thrive and falter as they may. But many animals are vulnerable to human interference […]

Karen Blixen’s Famed Farm

“I had a farm in Africa.” So begins the 1985 film Out of Africa, with what may be the most famous 15 seconds in American film. What follows is a sweeping epic that spans some […]

9 Things to Know About the Maasai

The Maasai people have been the center of Kenya’s rural culture for generations. When you visit Masai Mara National Park and other game reserves here, you are on their sacred land. These fascinating facts may […]

Infinite Majesty in the Balkans; Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria is the largest city in Bulgaria and also its capital. With a history of 2,000+ years, this city is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Sofia is full of incredible sites including […]

Turkey: The Crossroads of Europe and Asia

Hoşgeldiniz and welcome to the Mediterranean country that is not only home to the city that straddles Europe and Asia but also has a history more diverse than any Asian or European country. Turkey, or […]