Category: Mediterranean

The Road to Morocco: “Blessings and Goodness”

Shimmering desert sand stretches as far as the eye can see. It rolls and undulates into wind-shaped arcs and sculpted peaks and coffee-colored valleys. It’s hard to believe that it stretches thousands of miles across […]

10 Things You’ll Only Experience in Morocco

What makes a destination special? The things you won’t experience anywhere else. When you come to Morocco with Discovery Tours, an array of surprising and singular delights await. Discover tree-climbing goats nimbly navigating the branches […]

The Magnificent Creatures of the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is world-renowned for its ultra-modern cities rising from desert sands. But long before glittering buildings pierced these skies, humans enjoyed productive and mutually-beneficial relationships with the region’s natural world – […]

A Perfect Specimen of Sand Sea

It is evening. All is quiet. From your private cabin, you step out onto desert sands under a sky that’s been set afire with oranges and reds by the setting sun. Sipping your glass of […]

Oh My, Oman! 9 Intriguing Facts About a Little Known Nation.

The beauty of exploring Oman in a small group is the opportunity it affords to really get to know a place. Here’s just a sample of the kinds of things you’ll learn about fascinating corner […]

Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Shimmering Cities Rising from Desert Sands It’s hard to believe that the ostentatious cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi were little more than backwaters on the Arabian Peninsula as little as 50 years ago. These […]

Enter to win an all-inclusive getaway for 2 in Italy

Enjoy a 7-night enchanting getaway for two to Italy. Experience Venice, Florence, and Rome! Prize provided by Gate 1 Travel. Prize includes: Round-trip airfare for 2 to Italy 7 nights First Class accommodations: 2 nights […]

Discover the Sacred Sites of Israel at Gate 1’s Value Pricing

There are as many reasons to visit Israel with Gate 1 Travel as there are historic and religious sites in this incredible nation. If you’ve traveled with us before, you know that our value is […]

On Our Bookshelves: Israel

We asked our specialists to tell us what books about Israel are on their reading lists. Here’s what they told us: The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years by Bernard Lewis […]

Rabat, Morocco: A City of Contrasts

Nestled right between the Atlantic & the Mediterranean, Morocco is truly a crossroads of world cultures. The small kingdom of 30 million people sits at the western tip of Africa, just 7 miles from the coast […]