Dalmatia Exposed: The best vantage points, no matter the destination

Call them gypsies, nomads or wanderers, Mark & Kate are truly Vagrants of The World by doing what most of us only wish we had the courage to do: sell everything you own and travel […]

Oslo’s Art of Reinvention

Step aside, London and Paris. Move over Tokyo and Manhattan. There’s a new cultural capital on the map: Oslo. Granted, you can’t really call a nearly 967-year-old city “new” but with a recent boom in […]

From the Gobi to Khovsgol: Keeping in Steppe with Mongolia’s Remote Beauty

Most people envision unspoiled Mongolia as two ruggedly different environments: the barren Gobi Desert and vast steppes blanketed with grassland. But these two landscapes only paint a fraction of a remarkable canvas. To start, the […]

The Wrath of Khans

Like all nations, Mongolia has seen its share of violent days. After all, if you’ve got building an empire on your mind, politeness is likely to fall away. The Mongolian Empire, largely bookended by Genghis […]

Spectacular Scandinavia!

Lovers of European history and culture can’t get enough of the continent. But many gravitate toward central and southern Europe. And as many Gate 1 travelers will tell you, they’re missing out. In the continent’s […]

Scandinavia Climate & Clothing

Denmark – The winters are not particularly cold, and the summers are cool. Autumn is the wettest season and spring is the driest. Spring and Fall: 32°F–61°F; Summer: 52°F–69°F; Winter: 28°F–39°F. Because of the country’s […]

Enter to win an all-inclusive getaway for 2 in Italy

Enjoy a 7-night enchanting getaway for two to Italy. Experience Venice, Florence, and Rome! Prize provided by Gate 1 Travel. Prize includes: Round-trip airfare for 2 to Italy 7 nights First Class accommodations: 2 nights […]

Mongolia’s Cultural Touchstones

Mongolia’s national flag tells a story. In its left bar, the Soyombo stands proud, a symbol of Buddhism—the sun, moon, stars, and heavens represented in ornate geometric form. It seems simple enough, this national proclamation […]

Notes on an Itinerant People

Mongolia’s Nomads Cling to a Treasured Way of Life In the annals of travel, one of the oft-quoted explorers, Marco Polo, is reported to have said on his death bed, “I did not tell half […]

Discover the Sacred Sites of Israel at Gate 1’s Value Pricing

There are as many reasons to visit Israel with Gate 1 Travel as there are historic and religious sites in this incredible nation. If you’ve traveled with us before, you know that our value is […]