Tag: featured

Lost in Venice

Jessie (Instagram: @15minutes_late) traveled to Italy with Gate 1 on our 13 Day Affordable Croatia & Slovenia with Venice tour. “Venice was the perfect bookend to a wonderful 2 weeks in Europe,” Jessie says. “As a solo […]

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 […]

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 […]

MS Monarch Empress Inaugural Sailing

We are proud to announce that the inaugural sailing of the brand new Gate 1 owned and operated MS Monarch Empress took place on Sunday, April 3. Dani Pipano, President and founder of Gate 1 […]

In the Company of Magnificent Wildlife, In the Footsteps of Beloved Writers

“In Africa, you can see a sunset and believe you have witnessed the Hand of God. You watch the slope lope of a lioness and forget to breathe. You marvel at the tripod of a […]

Discover Majestic Angkor Wat

World-famous for its beauty and splendor, Angkor Wat has the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the entire outer gallery walls, depicting stories from Hindu mythology. This sprawling city, built by Khmer […]

5 amazing Thai foods that aren’t Pad Thai

Thai food is full of contrasts: sweet and spicy, tangy and savory. We know this complex cuisine is best enjoyed at its source, and that’s why the Thailand portion of our tours are packed with lavish meals, a trip to a […]

The World’s Most Luxurious Junk

Local legend has it that Ha Long Bay was built by a family of dragons sent by the gods. The dragons spit out pearls and jade, which turned into a wall of islands to protect Vietnam […]

Argentina drops visa fee for Americans

Argentina announced on Thursday that Americans traveling to the country in the next 90 days will not have to pay the $160 “reciprocity” visa fee that has been in place for the last few years. For travelers, this […]