Gearing Up for Chile

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Prefer to rehydrate with rosé? Enjoy finishing a trek with Tempranillo? Or conclude a tough ride with Riesling?

If you answered yes to any of the above, our Chile Grapes, Grit and Stargazing tour may just be your cup of petit chablis. The hybrid active-culture adventure features tenacious treks and rigorous rides but rewards your efforts with tours of lush vineyards and meals at the country’s finest restaurants.

Below we uncork the active portion of the tour, detailing each bike and hike to help you determine if this is the right trip for you.

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6 Tips to Tackle Everest Base Camp

Everest Gay TravelWe’ve seen it before.

Caught up in a resolution, a mid-life crisis, or boundless optimism, someone books our 14-day Everest Base Camp hike. “I can do this.” they assure themselves. “Can’t I?”

Weeks before the climb, their confidence has withered. They weep openly and hyperventilate. They haven’t even purchased the hiking boots that should already be broken in!

If you’re thinking, ‘that sounds like me’, spark some incense, listen to a guided meditation and CTFD (calm the **** down). You *can* do this. Everest’s reputation is worse than her bite. If you’re reasonably fit (to use the guides’ own words), you truly can do this with training and preparation.

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Just the Sips: Chile’s wines and wine country

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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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Why You Need to Visit Slovenia

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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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To invite friends or fly solo? An Out Adventurer on the pros and cons of both.

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As a solo traveller, you may find yourself stressed or nervous about navigating a gay group departure. To address your concern we sat down with five-time Out Adventurer, Brian Yamanaka, to discuss his experience joining our tours alone.
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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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