“If it’s so difficult for Americans to get to Cuba, why bother?” I asked my new travel companion. We’d just met as part of Out Adventures’ Cultural Cuba gay tour.
“Well, it’s kind of like forbidden fruit.”
His answer hit me harder than a double Havana Club on the rocks; the allure of Cuba — despite Trump’s hardened stance on US-Cuba relations, the “sonic attacks”, the hurricanes etc. — is the mystery surrounding the flamboyant destination. The thrill of going somewhere you were told you couldn’t.
As a Canadian who’s enjoyed the splendours of Cuba countless times, here are my top ten reasons Americans should visit this unique destination — despite the hoops they need to jump through. Continue reading “10 Reasons Americans Should Join Us in Cuba, According to this Gay Canadian”
Hungary’s goulash may delight. And Slovenia’s snow-capped Alps may inspire. But it just might be the sublime accommodations we’ve booked on our Budapest & Slovenia gay tour you remember for years to come…. we said “might”.
For a visual preview of the luxurious accommodations, read on! Continue reading “Stays that Slay: Budapest & Slovenia”
Despite the dark trigger, we’re actually ecstatic about the new destination. Kenya has some of the best preserved national parks on the continent, a wealth of wildlife that includes the Big Five, Earth’s largest flock of flamingos and The Great Wildebeest Migration, not to mention delicious food and top-notch accommodations. Also, it’s noted as the birthplace of the modern safari!
All that said, we’re aware Kenya comes with it’s own concerns and considerations. Please find a helpful list of frequently asked questions regarding safety in this sensational south African country below.
Lima-based Scott Marquardt joins Peter and Rob in the recording studio to break down what’s hot in gay Latin America.
Continue reading “Gay Latin America: It’s muy caliente!”
Lonely Planet crowned Sri Lanka ‘Best Country to Visit in 2019‘. Lo and behold, we just happen to be hosting a gay tour of the island nation this February.
Read on for 10 reasons to join our Sri Lanka Serendipity tour. Continue reading “10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka With Out Adventures”
It’s our mandate to incorporate a local LGBT component — when possible — in our group departures. Some activities may be campy: appreciating a Thai cabaret. Others political: a roundtable discussion with Cuban activists.
Scroll down for 8 gay experiences you can only have with Out Adventures. Continue reading “8 Gay Experiences With Out Adventures”
Our newest local guide Daniel Torres was an instant hit with customers. Get to know the charming Peruvian below. Continue reading “Meet Daniel, our new Peru guide!”
Europe is a mosaic of culture, cuisine and history. Its people vary not from country to country, but city to city. And while many world-famous landmarks reside within it’s borders, so do many under-appreciated gems.
Below you’ll find our complete catalogue of European gay travel experiences. Continue reading “Just the Trips: Europe”
As our gay Mekong River cruise ends, our Hanoi and Ha Long Bay extension begins! Here’s a visual guide to the luxurious Au Co cruise ship we’ll enjoy for 3 days and 2 nights. Continue reading “Stays that Slay: Ha Long Bay Extension”