To you, Gilles Bourque may be a peppy part-time sales & marketing coordinator. But his main gig is at an international airline where he’s been a flight attendant for over 7 years.
It was a slow social media day, so Carl distracted Gilles for tips to take note of between takeoff and touchdown. You’ll find snapshots from their conversation below.
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Luang Prabang is a highlight of our upcoming Laos and Cambodia Buddhist Sites & City Nights tour. While the city’s Indochina villas, ancient wats and unique cuisine will enchant and mesmerize, it’s the daily ritual of Sai Bat (Morning Alms) you won’t soon forget. Hundreds of saffron-clad monks calmly file through the streets at sunrise, collecting small offerings of sticky rice, snacks or candies and the odd personal hygiene product. The food collected is all the monks will eat that day.
Below are five fast facts about Morning Alms.
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We may be a gay tour company, but we are hardly exclusive: lesbians have been known to travel with us. Most recently, Danielle and Cindy Mezera were on our Mekong River cruise. They live in Nashville, have been together nine years, and are avid travelers. We asked them to share their experience so other lesbians (and straight people) know what to expect.
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Alastair Goodridge is the Scotsman charged with shepherding our tenacious trekkers through the rolling highlands and across the mesmerizing isles of his homeland. We reached out to find out why he’s so chuffed to lead our Scottish Highland Hikes tour this August.
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Iceland was the first nation with a lesbian head of state. So it should come as no surprise their Pride celebration is pretty fun. That’s why it’s the grand finale of our Iceland Countryside & Reykjavik Pride. Read on to find out what we love about one of the biggest little gay-labrations in the world.
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The days are short, the wind is fierce and the weather can only be described as unacceptable. In other words, it’s March here in Canada. To help get through this sluggish month, here are our five favourite summer schleps for you to fawn over.
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Chilean wines are an enigma. They offer the romance of the old world amidst new world geography. They’re also a major part of our just-launched Grapes, Grit & Stargazing tour. It entails two big days on a bike, but you’ll be rewarded with sweet sips and gourmet stops along the way. Here’s a taste of what awaits.
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Visiting Cuba is an exciting albeit confusing proposition. There are lots of questions worth asking, and some answers are more complicated than others, but we’ve done our best to tackle them all here.
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In 2010, few could point out Slovenia on a map let alone name drop the Postjona Caves or Soca Valley. But in the past seven years, the former Yugoslavian country has risen as a top destination for culture and adventure seekers alike.
Scroll down to discover why this relatively unknown has become Europe’s It Girl.
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