Category: Europe

Italy: Beyond Venice, Florence and Rome

If you think you’ve seen all of the great country of Italy, we have some new and exciting recommendations for you! Italia is no doubt one of the most popular countries in Europe and one […]

Warm and Bright in Dubrovnik, Croatia

You might recognize Dubrovnik, Croatia right away if you are a fan of the hit TV show Game of Thrones. It is the primary setting for King’s Landing exterior scenes. This location is perfect for […]

Top Travel Locations for 2019/2020

(pictured: Amman, Jordan) With the year of 2019 already 30% gone, the time to look into your next vacation is now before the year disappears before your eyes! Gate 1 Travel has made it so […]

Infinite Majesty in the Balkans; Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria is the largest city in Bulgaria and also its capital. With a history of 2,000+ years, this city is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Sofia is full of incredible sites including […]

The Fairy Tale Town of Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is truly like stepping into a fairy tale with its medieval architecture, stone bridges, cobbled streets and winding canals. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in […]

Take a Walk Around Dubrovnik, Literally

To understand the civilized nature of those who governed the Republic of Ragusa—as the city of Dubrovnik was known from 1358 to 1808—look no further than the city’s motto. In Latin, it read, “Non bene […]

The Interior of La Sagrada Familia; Barcelona, Spain

La Sagrada Familia is an essential point in the city of Barcelona, Spain and a true landmark of the area. Most people know the church from the exterior architecture, made famous by Antoni Gaudi, but […]

Endless Nature at Skógafoss Waterfall, Iceland

Skógafoss Waterfall is located in Skógar, Iceland located on the Southern coast of this island country. It is just one of the most popular among more than 20 waterfalls in the area, which you can […]

Eastern Europe: Old-World Charm & Robust Histories

By its very geography, Eastern Europe has been at a cultural crossroads since the emergence of the first civilizations. Valuable goods from spices and amber to silver and gold have been traded here … cultural […]

Oberammergau’s Passion Play: Witness the Once-in-a-Decade Event in Germany

In 1633, a plague was ravaging much of Europe. In an act of desperation and faith, the people of Oberammergau prayed to God that they would be spared. If they were saved, they promised in […]