Karen Blixen’s Famed Farm

“I had a farm in Africa.” So begins the 1985 film Out of Africa, with what may be the most famous 15 seconds in American film. What follows is a sweeping epic that spans some […]

Gate 1 travelers strike a pose

A group of Gate 1 passengers stopped for this awesome photo op on the roof of their boat, cruising through Halong Bay on a tour of Vietnam. What a crew!

9 Things to Know About the Maasai

Mysterious and exotic, the Maasai people have been the center of Kenya’s rural culture for generations. When you visit Masai Mara National Park and other game reserves here, you are on their sacred land. These […]

Vietnam & Cambodia: Cultural Treasures of Indochina

Westerners think of mainland Southeast Asia as a lush paradise of emerald-hued mountains overlooking tranquil villages, terraced farmland tilled by plow-pulling oxen, and French-flavored cities frozen in time and buzzing with bicycles and motor scooters. […]

Cambodia & Vietnam Entry Requirements

International Entry & Visa Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. CAMBODIA – Visa required. Tourists may obtain a Cambodian visa for $30 upon […]

You could win a trip to exotic Morocco!

Gate 1 Travel is giving away an 8-day trip for two to one of the world’s most entrancing destinations – Morocco!  Enter below for your chance to explore this authentic and deeply historic country surrounded […]

How to Tip, from Argentina to Thailand

The beauty of escorted tours is that so much of the details are taken care of, from flights to hotels to the itinerary. But tipping remains a tricky aspect of any trip abroad. That’s why travel planning […]

Fashionista Lamb Takes Cuzco by Storm

  Gate 1 traveler Gabriel Duarte (@photographyloverla) spotted this accessorized baby lamb on our Ecuador, the Amazon & Peru with Machu Picchu tour. How precious! The glamorous ungulate was seen sporting a sassy cap of red, blue and […]

Helping Protect Kenya’s Elephants and Giraffes

The unspoiled savannahs of Kenya are renowned as an untamed wilderness. Left unchecked, nature would take its course and species would thrive and falter as they may. But many animals are vulnerable to human interference […]

Gate 1 traveler shares his jaw-dropping photos of China tour

Photo credit: Kent DuFault Gate 1 traveler Stephen Wang visited China on our 14 Day China with 4 Day Yangtze River Cruise, and he’s sharing the story of his travels on his photography website. Stephen opted […]