Category: Mediterranean

Morocco; Land of Sand and Sea

Souks, kasbahs and ksars, oh my! Morocco is a magnificent country filled with reasons to visit that have long enticed visitors to this fabled country. With Gate 1 in Morocco, visit imperial cities with grand […]

Taking in Luxor, Egypt from Above

Welcome to the ancient city of Thebes, or modern day Luxor. This city was the capital during the times of the Pharaohs, 16-11 BC, when they were at the very height of their power. The […]

Egypt: Luxury on the Nile

See the pages of history books come to life in this mythical country in the Middle East. Hieroglyphics, mummies, tombs and the Great Sphinx become a reality when visiting Egypt and you will see them […]

Dubai and Oman: Cultural Gems with Immense Wealth

Today we are bringing you to two of the most popular cities in the world for tourism: Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and a country, bigger than the United Arab Emirates but largely unknown to tourists: […]

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 […]

Turkey: The Crossroads of Europe and Asia

HoĊŸgeldiniz and welcome to the Mediterranean country that is not only home to the city that straddles Europe and Asia but also has a history more diverse than any Asian or European country. Turkey, or […]

Epic Sites in Troy, Turkey

The ancient city of Troy, and estimated point of the Trojan War, is located in modern day Anatolia, Turkey. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is located just south of the mouth of the Dardanelles strait […]

Seeing Blue in Essaouira Port, Morocco

Essaouira, Morocco is located in the western part of the country on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Essaouria was founded in 1770 and from then until the first half of the […]

Traveling Back in Time in Ephesus, Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey is a well-preserved ancient port city, used by both the Greeks and Romans. Some of the must see sites here include the Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary, Library of Celsus (pictured) and Basilica of St. John.

Colorful Pottery in Ouarzazate, Morocco

Ouarzazate, Morocco (pronounced war-zazat) is today’s featured destination for #g1photofriday. This quiet town is located just south of Morocco’s High Atlas mountains and is known as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. This city is […]