The Ultimate Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary – Top Places to Visit

Africa contains a beautiful conglomerate of culturally-rich countries and beguiling wildlife worth experiencing in one’s lifetime. Of all the countries to visit in Eastern Africa, Kenya and Tanzania stand out as the crowd favorite, given […]

Seven Things to Know Before Visiting Costa Rica

A tropical and eco-friendly destination in Central America, Costa Rica is known for its lush rainforests, cloud forests, beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and incredible biodiversity. Planning a trip to the land of pura vida (pure life)? […]

Five Best Tips for Mexico Travel

Mexico is an incredible and diverse travel destination with something for everyone, from beautiful beaches to ancient ruins to vibrant cities full of culture. Here are five tips for Mexico travel to help you see […]

Seven Things to See in Colombia

Once a dangerous country that was largely cut off from tourism, today Colombia is an increasingly popular destination. With a rich history and culture, and an incredibly diverse landscape that spans snow-capped peaks, lush jungles […]

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 […]

Your Ultimate Guide to a Week in Peru

Ancient Wonders and Astounding Landscapes Are Calling

5 Fascinating Facts About Machu Picchu

Nestled in the Andes Mountains at an elevation of nearly 8,000 feet, the Inca refuge of Machu Picchu has fascinated travelers from around the globe. From its cloud forests to its remarkable design, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is a site woven with mystery and wonder.

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.