What to Eat in Tel Aviv

Image via @DeliciousIsrael With immigrants from over 120 different countries, Israel’s cuisine is truly a melting pot. The burgeoning restaurant scene features blends of flavors from Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and across the Middle East […]

Wander the desert in style: deluxe Israel tours with Eilat resort

Israel is a place of beauty, charm and history. Signature Collection’s 14 Day Deluxe Israel with Eilat is specially curated to offer the perfect blend of natural attractions, resort excursions, and cultural experiences. Natural Wonders In an […]

Spiritual Southern India

Soaring Temples, Colonial-Flavored Cities and Welcoming People When most travelers think of India, they imagine the Mughal fortresses and sweeping cityscapes of the north: Delhi’s colossal monuments and palaces, Agra’s Taj Mahal, the cultural centers […]

Where to watch the desert bloom

In March, California’s Death Valley erupted into a beautiful carpet of wildflowers, a “super bloom” not seen in over a decade thanks to unusually heavy rainfall. Last year, Chile’s Atacama desert also witnessed an explosion of beautiful pink wildflowers after […]

What’s it like touring Turkey with Gate 1?

Lauren Higbee is a true jet-setter, having visited a new country each year for most of her life. In 2014, she took her first-ever escorted tour, the 13 Day Essential Turkey, with her retired parents. […]

The Thai Art of Fruit Carving

This week’s photo introduces us to the Thai carving art known as Kae-Sa-Luk. Although the elaborate designs in this image are carved into soap, the practice began centuries ago with carved fruit used to decorate […]

Summer at the Grand Canyon

This summer marks 100 years of the dramatic landscapes and abundant wildlife of the U.S. National Parks. Gate 1 traveler Hung Van Dinh captured this gorgeous photo of the sunrise illuminating the canyon’s rim. The […]

From Fertile Ground to Savory Plate, Featuring a Delicious Dumpling Recipe

Cuisine of Southeast Asia is a thrilling amalgam of ingredients grown in this fertile corner of the globe. Rice, noodles, seafood, and lots of fresh fruit and vegetables form the basis of most any menu. During Discovery Tours’ Gems of Southeast […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know about Southeast Asia

Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam hold many exotic and fascinating secrets, and you’ll learn a lot of them during our Gems of Southeast Asia itinerary. But we think some of them are so fascinating and […]

Gate 1’s New Tour Types, Explained

Gate 1 Travel has released a new system for categorizing our growing range of travel experiences. We hope that the new categories, which are now listed on the table of contents for each destination, will help […]