Category: Travel Tips

How to Spend One Day in San José, Costa Rica

Whether San José is your final destination, or you’re just passing through on your way to the jungle or beach, the capital of Costa Rica offers plenty of things to see and do. San José […]

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Top 10 Reasons Group Travel is the Way to Go

10. Feel like a Family When you travel with Gate 1 you will explore with others that love travel as much as you do! As part of a group, you will always feel well taken […]

Tips to Survive and Enjoy Your Long Haul Flight

Long haul flights (anything over 6 hours, and up to nearly 19 hours!) can be brutal. You’re squashed in a small seat for hours on end, with no escape. There are things you can do, however, to help you not only survive the flight on your Gate 1 Travel trip, but make it enjoyable as well. Read on to find out how.

How to Travel Light & Pack Like a Pro

There are so many benefits to traveling light: not only do you not have to pay baggage fees, wait for your bags, or risk the airline losing them, but you become much more mobile and flexible with less weight to carry, making traveling more comfortable and enjoyable.

Virtual Travel Day 3: Kenya & Tanzania Safari

Virtual Travel Day 3: Kenya & Tanzania Safari This was my first time on an African Safari and it remains one of the most memorable trips that I have been on. To see these animals […]

Virtual Travel Day 2: Southern Italy

Our second installment of our virtual travel days checking in with one of our videographers, Larry on some of his favorite videos! Virtual Travel Day 2: Southern Italy There’s good reason Italy is loved around […]

Virtual Travel Day 1: Morocco

Since we can’t travel right now, we thought we’d check-in with one of our videographers and get his take on some of his favorite videos. Enjoy the first in this series, from Larry, one of […]

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 […]

Happy 100th Anniversary Grand Canyon!

Happy Birthday to one of the most iconic landmarks in the USA; the Grand Canyon. The park officially became recognized as a national park 100 years ago and we are celebrating with a post dedicated to the history and interesting facts of this geological wonder.

Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

Pictured: Queenstown, New Zealand
Hello and warmest welcomes to our list of the friendliest cities in the world. Let’s be honest, sometimes travel can be a little uncomfortable and stressful, especially in a new location