2019 marks our third excursion to Sri Lanka. A major storyline of the journey introduces you to work by the island’s fabulous – and very gay – Bawa Brothers. Read on to learn what awaits, and see why we love this Out Adventure so much.
Geoffrey (1919-2003) was the younger brother, a renowned architect, and the driving force behind tropical modernism. His buildings masterfully merged with nature, perhaps nowhere more eloquently than his hotel in Dambulla, shown above and below. We call the hotel’s jungle setting home for two nights of our trip.
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While the bazaars, riads and kasbahs have always delighted our Moroccan Souks & Sand travellers, it’s actually our charismatic local guide, Youssef Laamimi, they consistently sing the loudest praise for.
Although straight — we know: disappointing — the young Moroccan is keen to show off his country to the gay community. The ‘real deal’ as he calls it.
Youssef introduces himself below while also listing off all the reasons he adores his homeland. Read on! Continue reading “Introducing Youssef, our magnificent Morocco guide.”
Cannonball into the balmy Adriatic. Bite into Europe’s unsung culinary hero. And wander medieval cities and posh ports. All on our annual Croatia: Gay Dalmatia Cruise.
Below you’ll find an introduction to the aforementioned cities and ports we’ll enjoy on this continuously sold-out voyage. And if by blog’s-end we’ve piqued your interest, swim over to Stays that Slay: Cruising Croatia for a deep visual dive into the MV Futura — the private yacht we’ll indulge in for the length of our stay.
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Fall head over hiking boot for the Azores on our Portugal: Azores Islands Adventure. The 8-day expedition — hosted by our very own Carl Hiehn — will have you discovering what Condé Nast Traveller coined “Portugal’s best-kept secret”.
Scroll down for a short introduction to this relatively unknown destination and our seven must-do experiences.
Continue reading “7 Experiences not to miss in the Azores.”
From the get-go, Out Adventures’ founder Rob has guided gays through Earth’s most remote destinations. The Land of Fire & Ice? Check. The sweltering Sahara? Check. The colourful cultures of India? Triple check.
This year will be no exception as Rob hosts seven expeditions as part of our 10-Year Anniversary collection. See his full 2019 tour calendar below.
Continue reading “Just the Trips: Rob’s 2019 Departures”
We’re off to Kenya on an authentic African safari. The expedition will see us jeeping across savannahs, trekking into wetlands, exploring unique woodlands and more.
Get to know the 3 national parks we’ll be visiting below. Continue reading “Kenya: 3 National Parks We Love!”
Some gay travellers prefer to tackle the world alone. Others would never board a plane without a partner or friend. Our podcast hosts invited Out Adventures’ Sales Manager Kevin Robitaille into the recording studio to discuss the pros and cons of both styles of travel.
Continue reading “Podcast: Solo vs Group Travel. What’s your preference?”
by Lino DiNallo
Though best known as our *cough* humble scribe, Staff Writer Lino DiNallo (read: me) will lead his first esteemed group of homosexualists through the Rockies, Okanagan, and Vancouver (the city he calls home). Learn more about hitting the road with him in this handy Q&A. Continue reading “Get to know your Rockies & Vancouver tour host: me!”
If plush pillows are as important to you as a spicy peri peri. Or exceptional amenities as meaningful as a freshly baked Pastéis de Nata. Our Portugal: Lisbon & Porto Gourmet Foray is the gay tour for you.
We’ll devour our way through three distinct regions of the coastal nation, while slumbering in three extraordinary hotels. Scroll down for a preview of the impressive accommodations we’ll enjoy en route. Continue reading “Stays that Slay: Portugal”