Borneo! Rich History, Primeval Beauty & Warm Smiles

It’s been said that the wildest, most untouched corners of the world are home to the most welcoming people. Surely that must be said of Malaysian Borneo. There is magic here—high in the treetops, infused […]

The Plight of the Bornean Orangutan

Peering into the deep, dark eyes of a Bornean orangutan, you’re likely to see a bit of yourself. It’s not your imagination playing tricks on you; this remarkable primate shares 97% of its DNA with […]

Borneo’s Primeval Splendor

Birdsong transforms the canopy of the Borneo lowland rainforest into a symphony. Around you, the lush jungle foliage of Asia’s last great rainforest whispers in a Java Sea breeze. Home to 15,000 types of flowering […]

Gate 1 Foundation

Dani Pipano, President of Gate 1 Travel, learned early on while working as a tour guide, the immeasurable value of assisting children who are less fortunate. “The children I met, and continue to meet,” Pipano […]

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 […]

Curious Facts about Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcropping overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Malaysia’s Magnificent Capital: Kuala Lumpur

It doesn’t take long to understand why Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s robust capital, is one of the most visited cities in the world. First, there is its remarkable diversity—a mix of Mughal, Moorish, Tudor, Neo-Gothic, Asian, […]

Provence: Rustic and Irresistible

Deep in the heart of Southern France, tidy stone-cut villages straddle limestone hills … lush vineyards drape over vast fields like emerald blankets … fertile farms produce heavenly cheeses, honey, olive oil, herbs, and other […]

France’s Spellbinding Côte d’Azur

Few destinations exude the joie de vivre for which the French are famous as their very own Côte d’Azur, where culture, glamour, and stunning natural beauty combine to create one of the world’s most unique […]

From Cornwall to the Highlands: The Best of Britain

This is one of the most interesting times to visit England and Scotland. As the former turns its gaze toward Brexit and the latter grapples with the implications of the shift, both nations are inevitably […]