Enter for a chance to win a trip to Thailand!

Enter for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to exotic Thailand for two! Marvel at ancient Buddha figures, palaces, temples, historical monuments & more! Click here to sign up. Prize includes: Round-trip airfare for 2 […]

3 reasons to book your national parks vacation right now

image via CNN 1. It’s the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service And the NPS predicts that park accommodations will fill up fast in 2016. 2. Book last-minute spring travel, or plan ahead for fall According […]

Witness Rare Treasures in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

  Signature Collection’s Deluxe Central Europe includes a walking tour of Prague’s Jewish Quarter. We’ll visit the museum, home to Central Europe’s largest collection of Judaica, the 13th century Alt Neu Synagogue, and the Town Hall […]

Savor Central Europe with Signature Collection by Gate 1 Travel

Experience Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Poland like never before on our luxury tour of Central Europe. Read on to discover why these cosmopolitan capitals are not to be missed, and subscribe to the Signature newsletter on our homepage […]

High on Peru

–By Nancy Luse/Images by Kelly Johnson This article was originally published by Frederick Magazine. When I first began to travel, I received some advice that has always stayed with me—don’t go as a tourist; tourists complain […]

Introducing Signature Collection by Gate 1 Travel – More Luxury for Less 

We are thrilled to introduce our latest addition to the Gate 1 Travel experience, Signature Collection by Gate 1. Signature Collection unites the convenience of an escorted tour with the luxury of premium accommodations, superb […]

Beat the rush, renew your passport now

According to a New York Times article published Tuesday, the State Department is recommending that Americans renew their passports sooner rather than later. “The department anticipates a surge in passport demand throughout this year, and officials […]

Mysterious Roof of the World

Shangri La. The Land of Snows. The Roof of the World. Tibet has been steeped in mystery and magic for centuries. Until the 1980s, this Buddhist land seemed forbidden, if only because of its remote […]

The Yangtze: River of Fables, River of Beauty

High on the Tibetan plateau, a glacier-fed stream trickles down the western slope of Geladandong Mountain. As it plummets in elevation, other waterways strengthen its surge, pushing it past walls of mountains and into valleys, […]

Not Your Chinese Take-Out

It would be misleading to talk about Chinese cuisine as a single entity. The scope of cooking in China is as wide and diverse as China itself. Ingredients and techniques have evolved over the centuries […]