Month: May 2018

The Exotic Allures of Southeast Asia

Few regions of the world embody our ideal vision of paradise: emerald forests, turquoise waters lapping at palm-fringed beaches, an all-embracing and peace-loving religion, and a simple way of life even amidst the bustle of […]

A Discovery Tours Safari Primer

Many first-time safari-goers have lots of questions as their trip draws near. We invite you to review the Trip Preparation page for our Zimbabwe, Botswana & South Africa Adventure so you’ll know what to expect […]

Botswana’s Magnificent Edens: Chobe and Okavango

All is still. The morning light casts a soft glow on the savannah as elephant after elephant crosses the path of your safari vehicle, the little ones trotting alongside their mothers. You hear the heavy […]

The Past and the Present in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia is a vibrant and exciting city located on the northern coast of South America, facing the Caribbean Sea.

Where the Rain Falls Up and the Moon Casts a Rainbow

Westerners tend to start the historical clock ticking on Victoria Falls from the moment that David Livingstone first laid eyes on them in 1855. The Scottish missionary came upon them as he was exploring upstream […]

Cape Town: An Intimate View

Pretoria may be South Africa’s political and economic capital, but Cape Town is undeniably its cultural center. With a stunning setting between the flat-top Table Mountain and the point where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans […]

The Underrated City of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana, Slovenia is the capital of this small country and the largest city. This large city is unique in that it has the sophistication of a small town but the offerings of a large metropolis.

Our Top 12 Most Popular Tours of 2018

Gate 1 Travel is letting you in on a little secret. Today we are sharing the top 12 best performing tours thus far in 2018 because you deserve to know!

The Iconic Scene of Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway is located in Northern Ireland in Bushmills. This famous landmark is the result of an ancient fissure volcano erupting and causing around 40,000 columns made of black basalt.

The Souks of Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco is famous for its Souk District located in the heart of the Medina.