Category: Mediterranean

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 […]

What to Eat in Tel Aviv

Image via @DeliciousIsrael With immigrants from over 120 different countries, Israel’s cuisine is truly a melting pot. The burgeoning restaurant scene features blends of flavors from Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and across the Middle East […]

Wander the desert in style: deluxe Israel tours with Eilat resort

Israel is a place of beauty, charm and history. Signature Collection’s 14 Day Deluxe Israel with Eilat is specially curated to offer the perfect blend of natural attractions, resort excursions, and cultural experiences. Natural Wonders In an […]

Where to watch the desert bloom

In March, California’s Death Valley erupted into a beautiful carpet of wildflowers, a “super bloom” not seen in over a decade thanks to unusually heavy rainfall. Last year, Chile’s Atacama desert also witnessed an explosion of beautiful pink wildflowers after […]

Top 5 Reasons to Tour Turkey

The Huffington Post just released their list of 10 reasons to tour Turkey – and as one of Gate 1 Travel’s most popular destinations, we couldn’t agree more! Here are a few highlights:   Istanbul A city […]

33 Strangers in a Holy Land

by Deborah Drezon Carroll This article was originally published on deborahdrezoncarroll.com I’ve been lucky enough to travel and learn about people who walk a different path than I do. Usually we travel independently and have not gone […]

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 […]

Food & Wine of Greece

Greece is no stranger to cuisine. In fact, it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first cookbook in history, in 320 B.C. Today, the Mediterranean diet consistently wins praise for its proven health benefits. Local dishes exude the steadfast […]