Category: Europe

Old friends reunite in Slovenia after 62 years

Sixty-two years is a long time to wait to reunite with a one-time soul mate, now living worlds apart. Yet thanks to Gate 1 Travel Tour Manager Bine Augustin, Gate 1 tour guest Benjamin Wells […]

Lost in Venice

Jessie (Instagram: @15minutes_late) traveled to Italy with Gate 1 on our 13 Day Affordable Croatia & Slovenia with Venice tour. “Venice was the perfect bookend to a wonderful 2 weeks in Europe,” Jessie says. “As a solo […]

Chasing the Northern Lights

Traveler Jeff Armington had been waiting his whole life to see aurora borealis, the natural polar light display that can be seen in Arctic latitudes. “Through Gate 1 Travel, this experience would become possible sooner than […]

Enter for a chance to win a trip to Italy!

We’ll fly you and a guest to Italy where you will explore Venice, Florence and Rome on a small group tour! Prize includes: Round trip airfare for two to Italy 2 nights in Venice 3 […]

Montenegro, Jewel of the Mediterranean

Ken Vanderpuye spent the day in Montenegro on an optional tour during his trip to Croatia, Slovenia & Venice with Gate 1 Travel, where he snapped this incredible photo of Lake Skada! “On our drive back […]

Unravel the Mysteries of Russia with Gate 1 Travel

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called Russia “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Of course, that was at the dawn of the Cold War, when the nation operated behind a tightly closed […]

Russia Entry Requirements

International Entry & Visa Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. Russia – Visa required. The visa application process requires an application form, […]

Wake up in a castle on the Emerald Isle

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and the Signature Collection team is dreaming of rolling green hills and lakeside Irish castles. Ireland is one of those rare places that combines rural charm, traditions and picturesque landscapes […]

5 Best Cities to Spend St. Patrick’s Day

Cities like New York, Chicago and Boston have among the biggest Irish pride parades in the world, but here are 5 other cities with bucket-list worthy St. Paddy’s Day celebrations. 5. Philadelphia One of the most Irish cities […]

Scones & soda bread: your guide to authentic St. Patrick’s Day treats

March 17th is right around the corner, and we’re turning the Gate 1 Travel Blog green this week ahead of St. Patrick’s Day. On Signature Collection’s Deluxe Ireland tour, we head to one of Ireland’s award-winning cooking schools, run […]