Category: Europe

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 […]

Top 5 Reasons to Tour Turkey

Welcome to Turkey, one of Gate 1 Travel’s most popular destinations. Here are a few highlights from this fascinating country: Istanbul A city straddling two continents, Istanbul has been a cosmopolitan hub since its founding in […]

Witness Rare Treasures in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

  Signature Collection’s Deluxe Central Europe includes a walking tour of Prague’s Jewish Quarter. We’ll visit the museum, home to Central Europe’s largest collection of Judaica, the 13th century Alt Neu Synagogue, and the Town Hall […]

Savor Central Europe with Signature Collection by Gate 1 Travel

Experience Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Poland like never before on our luxury tour of Central Europe. Read on to discover why these cosmopolitan capitals are not to be missed, and subscribe to the Signature newsletter on our homepage […]

Go behind the scenes of Downton Abbey on our 6-day UK excursion

Fans (including Princess Kate herself!) love Downton Abbey for the twisting plotlines and Crawley family intrigue – not to mention the fabulous shots of Highclere Castle, where the show is filmed. Now, you can get […]

The Irresistible Allure of Greece

The Cradle of Civilization Is as Magnificent as Ever It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilization itself was […]

Raise a Glass to the Wines of France & Spain

“Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil, wrote Lord Byron, who was not only famed as a poet, but a traveler, carouser, and bon vivant. He came […]