Bordeaux to Catalonia: A Feast of Farm-Fresh Cuisine and Stellar Wines

The Pyrenees Mountains, their snow-capped peaks soaring to the heavens, divide France and Spain like a colossal wall torn from larger-than-life mythologies. Historically and culturally, this natural border has allowed the two nations to evolve […]

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO GATE 1’S COUNTLESS RIVER CRUISE EXPERIENCES

Imagine unpacking your bag just once and settling in to your river ship cabin with an ever-changing view. You indulge in a generous array of amenities as Europe’s most charming villages, lush vineyards, bucolic landscapes, […]

Black Sea Treasures of an Ottoman Past

When you journey along Turkey’s Black Sea coast, you are tracing the routes of ancient traders. The Silk Road wound its way through this scenic region, linking the West and the East. Merchants stopped along […]

Cruise the Magnificent Turkish Riviera

Stunning hills of rock plunge into sweeping bays whose colors shift from emerald and jade to turquoise and deep blue. Sunlight glitters on the yacht-dotted water like diamonds. And a soothing Aegean warmth embraces you. […]

The Goreme Valley: A Mesmerizing Magical World

In Turkey’s Goreme Valley, remnants of a vanished society lure cultural and religious scholars, art historians, and geologists. It is rare to find such a harmonic convergence of so many facets of human civilization in […]

The Quizzical Sphinx of Memphis, Egypt

Join our optional tour while in Cairo, Egypt  to Memphis, the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, founded by King Menes. Menes was the ruler of the first Egyptian dynasty and united the kingdoms […]

Treasures of Constantinople

Istanbul is one of the rare cities on the globe to straddle two continents, Europe and Asia. Strolling its captivating streets offers an exotic glimpse of two worlds, east and west. Thanks to its location […]

Perfect Sunset in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The Serengeti National Park is best known for its annual migration of wildebeest and zebra, but is is filled with unique wildlife, ecosystems and vegetation. Animals to be on the lookout while here include lion, […]

An Icy Scene at Perito Moreno Glacier

Welcome to Perito Moreno Glacier at Los Glaciares National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! It is located just outside of Antarctica in Santa Cruz Provence, Argentina. This park, created in 1937, is the largest ice […]

Colorful Mosaics in Kotor, Montenegro

Beautiful Kotor is a fortified town located on the coast of the Adriatic in Montenegro. It is just down the coast from Dubrovnik, Croatia and is located on the Bay of Kotor. This town is […]