Month: May 2017

Indonesia’s Rich Bounties of Rice and Tea

Indonesia’s lush volcanic landscapes are home to some of the world’s most fertile farmland. Indeed, farming is a tradition of which Indonesians are rightfully proud as the people here over the centuries have adapted the […]

Indonesia: Where Two Worlds Meet

Natural Wonders of Java and Bali Have a Mystical Side If there’s one thing that stands supreme amidst all of Indonesia’s sumptuous beauty, it’s the volcano. Indonesia, after all, is its volcanoes. Lush rainforest, vast […]

It’s All About the Rice

Indonesia is the third largest producer of rice in the world, growing up to 50 million tons per year in the last decade. The average Indonesian consumes 441 pounds annually. But if rice is the […]

Colombia: Welcoming Culture, Colonial Splendor & Magnificent Beauty

If one place in all of Colombia symbolizes how far the country has come since its founding, it is The Vaults in the gorgeous Caribbean city of Cartagena. These age-old archways once housed armaments and, […]

Gate 1 Referral Credits Now Combinable

Thank you to the thousands of Gate 1 Travel ambassadors who continually share your travel experiences with your friends and families.  We have listened to your feedback.  We are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, […]

Staying Healthy While Traveling

While no inoculations are required, vaccination against yellow fever is recommended, especially if traveling outside of major cities like Cartagena. For the latest health requirements and recommendations, please visit Centers for Disease Control and also […]

Connecting the Dots: a Trio of Javanese Temples

In the muted, ephemeral light of a Javanese full moon, they walk. They lay flowers and light candles among ancient stone temples. It is the noble life they contemplate and with every step they resolve […]