The Wrath of Khans

Like all nations, Mongolia has seen its share of violent days. After all, if you’ve got building an empire on your mind, politeness is likely to fall away. The Mongolian Empire, largely bookended by Genghis […]


Spectacular Scandinavia!

Lovers of European history and culture can’t get enough of the continent. But many gravitate toward central and southern Europe. And as many Gate 1 travelers will tell you, they’re missing out. In the continent’s […]


Scandinavia Climate & Clothing

Denmark – The winters are not particularly cold, and the summers are cool. Autumn is the wettest season and spring is the driest. Spring and Fall: 32°F–61°F; Summer: 52°F–69°F; Winter: 28°F–39°F. Because of the country’s […]


Enter to win an all-inclusive getaway for 2 in Italy

Enjoy a 7-night enchanting getaway for two to Italy. Experience Venice, Florence, and Rome! Prize provided by Gate 1 Travel. Prize includes: Round-trip airfare for 2 to Italy 7 nights First Class accommodations: 2 nights […]


Mongolia’s Cultural Touchstones

Mongolia’s national flag tells a story. In its left bar, the Soyombo stands proud, a symbol of Buddhism—the sun, moon, stars, and heavens represented in ornate geometric form. It seems simple enough, this national proclamation […]


Discover the Sacred Sites of Israel at Gate 1’s Value Pricing

There are as many reasons to visit Israel with Gate 1 Travel as there are historic and religious sites in this incredible nation. If you’ve traveled with us before, you know that our value is […]


Experience the Staggering Beauty of America’s Last Frontier

The year was 1959. The United States had already owned the land that comprises today’s Alaska for nearly a century, having purchased it from Russian Czar Alexander II in 1867. In 1912, the far-flung area […]


Preserving Alaska’s Magnificent Wildlife at AWCC

The vast tundra and soaring slopes of Alaska host an endless array of wildlife, from bears to moose, from reindeer to fox. As you might witness for yourself throughout our Alaska’s Natural Beauty adventure, they […]


Cruise Amidst Alaska’s Magnificent Beauty

Imagine waters so calm that they mirror the snow-capped mountains and towering glaciers that hug their shores … a secluded body of water fed by cascading waterfalls that is host to an array of wildlife […]


On Our Bookshelves: Israel

We asked our specialists to tell us what books about Israel are on their reading lists. Here’s what they told us: The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years by Bernard Lewis […]