Ecuador! Where Natural, Culture, and the Future All Come Together

There is an Ecuadorian saying that translates to “Look for a good tree, and you’ll have good shade,”the point being that the best things in life don’t come to you-you must seek them out. Travelers […]

A Closer Look at Distant Empire: China Revealed

We hear about the enormity of China all the time, with its 3.7 million square miles, 1.3 billion people, and 56 ethnic groups speaking 292 dialects. China’s sweeping size and complexity can make it seem mysterious, even […]

Yellowstone Facts

Yellowstone National Park Did you know that Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872 as the first national park in the United States?  Here are some more amazing fun facts about this breathtaking natural wonderland. […]

India & Nepal Entry Requirements

International Entry & Visa Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. INDIA – Visa required. Passengers who enter India only once may utilize India’s […]

Farm to Plate: A Bountiful Moroccan Cuisine

It is morning in Morocco. As the sun rises over the Sahara and bathes the country in brilliant desert light, food vendors prepare their shops for another busy day. In remote medieval villages, eggplant, chickpeas, […]

The Gate 1 Foundation

It has been just over a year since we launched the Gate 1 Foundation, our nonprofit organization committed to improving lives through travel, education and cultural exchange. Our mission is simple and basic: to provide […]

Book a Group with Gate 1 Travel

Gate 1 understands that today’s marketplace is comprised of a variety of interests and price points. Gate 1’s Custom Group Department has the tools you, a professional group leader needs to address this diversity and […]

Monarch Empress Under Construction

We are excited that construction of the brand new MS Monarch Empress is proceeding right on schedule. Ship building began earlier this year in Romania where her hull and exterior finishing touches were completed. In […]

The Road to Morocco: North Africa with a Dash of Europe

Morocco is one of the world’s most entrancing destinations. Here, in one of Africa’s most developed and modern countries, the past lives on in vast and vibrant souks and medinas that harken back to the […]

A World Unto Themselves: The Epic Scope of New Zealand and Australia

The twin titans of the South Pacific boast an array of landscapes, cultures, and treasures diverse enough to fill an entire globe. In just one journey encompassing both New Zealand and Australia, you can experience […]