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 […]
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)? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.