Month: February 2018

Neuschwanstein in the Winter

Neuschwanstein Castle is situated in the south of Bavaria, Germany on a hill above Hohenschwangau village.

Nicaragua Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Nicaragua Is Ready for Its Close-Up Time is a relative concept in Nicaragua. In a matter of a few hours, you can peer into the primeval mouth of an active volcano, still bubbling after its […]

Here’s What’s Brewing in Nicaragua

It’s no secret that coffee is one of Nicaragua’s largest exports. The rich volcanic soil is among the world’s most fertile and, kissed by a warm climate, nurtures vast expanses of plantations. The coffee beans are actually seeds of the berries that grow on the coffea plant. The seeds are extracted the berries, dried, and roasted before they are shipped to your friendly local barista.

Ometepe Island: “Steeped in Slumber”

“They look so isolated from the world and its turmoil— so tranquil, so dreamy, so steeped in slumber and eternal repose.” –Mark Twain, on seeing the twin volcanoes of Concepción and Maderas on Ometepe Island […]

The Canals of Amsterdam

The Amstel River flows through the canals of Amsterdam and creates beautiful views like the one seen here.

Dreaming in Italian

It’s been said that Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life. Indeed, the glorious panoramas, exquisite cuisine and wine, elegant architectural treasures, magnificent art, and smiling Italian people unfold […]

7 Reasons Granada Should Be on Your Travel List

Sometimes called “La Gran Sultana,” or The Grand Sultan, for its Moorish-Andalusian aura, Granada is one of Central America’s best-preserved cities. Its setting on Lake Nicaragua is stunning, and its colonial-era buildings do, in fact, […]

The Famous Lights of Iceland

Iceland brings many travelers from all over the world for new adventures, beautiful sights and, of course, the Northern Lights.

3rd Annual Gate 1 Photo Contest

Gate 1 Travel is excited to announce that we are launching our 3rd annual photo contest with a chance to win $500! Tag your best photo(s) from past trips with both #gate1travel #2018contest and be […]

Sitting Lakeside at Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled, Slovenia may be one of the most picturesque views in the entire world.