Just the Tips: Cusco

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Cusco isn’t just the beating heart of Peru, it’s also the undisputed cultural coronary of South America. For centuries, the city acted as the capital of the Incan empire before the Spanish arrived and claimed it as their own.

Today, Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage site attracting just short of two million visitors annually, many of whom are en route to world famous Machu Picchu. While most people only use Cusco as a jumping point to reach the famed ruins, we recommend allowing two days to navigate the cobblestone streets and illogical alleyways of this historic city.

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Stays that Slay: Iceland

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We have two annual tours running through The Land of Ice and Fire: Iceland Northern Lights & Essential Sites and Iceland Countryside and Reykjavik Pride. The first is a winter weekend getaway while the latter is a week-long excursion in mid-August. For both, we’ve selected a handful of incredible hotels and guesthouses right beside some of the country’s strongest geysers, largest volcanos and most imposing glaciers.

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How Gay Hookup Apps Help our International Community

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Photo courtesy of Grindr for Equality.

What may be a simple hookup app in North America can be a lifeline for LGBT individuals in countries rife with homophobia. Below you’ll find six ways apps such as Grindr, Scruff and Growler are improving the lives of our brethren in remote areas of the world.

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Magic moments from our Mekong River gay cruise.

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Matthew McLaughlin has helped make Out Adventures look its best since 2014. He’s a videographer, director, and founder of Bulldog Productions (named after Lucy, his Olde English Bulldogge). Every time he joins us, Matthew has his Lumix in-hand, ready to capture unexpected markets, elusive fauna and dazzling vistas.

Just back from our Vietnam & Cambodia Mekong River Cruise, Matt shares some of the most magical moments of his journey below.

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Just the Trips: 5 Forays for Design Enthusiasts

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Does poly-cotton bedding make you perspire with anxiety? If coffee’s not French press, is it the Spanish Inquisition? These five Out Adventures are for the cognoscenti. If you swoon for slick design and a good story, pack your carmarker-designed luggage and see you in style.

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Animals to Look for on our Antarctic Safari

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Out Adventures is off to the Seventh Continent for a sub-zero safari. Over ten days we’ll cruise the bays, ‘bergs and shores of Antarctica to better understand this icy tundra and it’s blubbery inhabitants.

To ensure guests get the most out of the safari, we’ll be accompanied by both a naturalist and professional photographer. The duo will host daily lectures below deck and join us on shore to help photograph the continent’s endless white vistas.

Below you’ll find a shortlist of the fauna we’ll most likely encounter.

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Scenes from Sri Lanka

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Make love to the camera. Like a sweet, hairy pantyhose model.

Scenes From Slovenia, our writer’s tortured take on his summer holiday with us, earned a few laughs (and maybe some shade). So we’ve let Lino DiNallo spill it on Sri Lanka, his first Out Adventure last winter.

Incidentally, we’re heading back to the island gem this March. While the trip is technically closed for booking, we may be able to sneak you in (act fast). You can also book and start saving for next year.
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Why yoga’s great for gay men. And other answers from our resident yogi.

Adam Bolton; Gay Travel; Out Adventures; Yoga Retreat; Gay Canada; Big Gay Cottage GetawayAdam Bolton has 12 years of experience teaching yoga and is one-third of Men’s Retreats, a company specializing in yoga and surfing getaways for gay men. We’re excited to announce this charming yogi will be joining us on our Big Gay Cottage Getaway to help wake up your chakras and improve your pranayama.

Scroll down to learn about Adam, his personal practice and its specific benefits for gay men.

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