7 Reasons Granada Should Be on Your Travel List

Sometimes called “La Gran Sultana,” or The Grand Sultan, for its Moorish-Andalusian aura, Granada is one of Central America’s best-preserved cities. Its setting on Lake Nicaragua is stunning, and its colonial-era buildings do, in fact, […]

The Famous Lights of Iceland

Iceland brings many travelers from all over the world for new adventures, beautiful sights and, of course, the Northern Lights.

3rd Annual Gate 1 Photo Contest

Gate 1 Travel is excited to announce that we are launching our 3rd annual photo contest with a chance to win $500! Tag your best photo(s) from past trips with both #gate1travel #2018contest and be […]

Sitting Lakeside at Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled, Slovenia may be one of the most picturesque views in the entire world.

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. […]

Corfu: Fit for a Queen

Ancient poet Homer praised the Greek island of Corfu as “rich and beautiful.” About 2,500 years later, the Ionian Sea gem still boasts plenty to rhapsodize about. Inland, the rolling countryside is home to quaint […]

The Mystery of Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru.

The history of the Incas is a fascinating and incredible one. Their history and legend is so great that they left their biggest mystery behind in the form of Machu Picchu.

Spain: A Soaring and Splendid Symphony

Fiery passion. The fine wines of Rioja. Architecture that ranges from traditional Moorish arches and soaring Gothic spires to the surreal works of Gaudi. Cuisine with deep roots in the sea and on land. Wide […]

The Monasteries in the Sky of Meteora, Greece

Meteora, Greece is located in the center of Greece in a town called Kalabaka, about a 4 hours drive outside of Athens.

The Spirit Soars to New Heights at Meteora

On the Plain of Thessaly, a series of sandstone pillars soar into the air more than a thousand feet above the rest of the landscape. For a band of hermitic monks in the 9th century, […]