Everyone from Lonely Planet to Condé Nast Traveler has referred to Siem Reap as ‘The Gateway to Angkor’. And while the moniker isn’t wrong – over 2 million annual visitors pass through Siem Reap city en route to angelic Angkor – it has become a spectacular destination in and of itself.
Here are 7 experiences beyond Angkor gay travellers shouldn’t overlook in Siem Reap.
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Whether you’re indulging in Lisbon’s bashful beauty from the window seat of iconic Tram 28E. Or her posh panorama from the countless miradouros (viewpoints) located atop her seven steep hills. Her seductive aura will captivate and enthral the gay traveller.
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Locally — and lovingly — it’s known as Lotusland. It’s the gateway to Whistler, and the crown jewel of British Columbia. It’s also where we wrap up our Canada: The Rockies and Vancouver tour, just in time for Pride. To help you relish your time there, we’ve put together a debrief regarding the west-coast wonder. Continue reading “Gay Guide: Vancouver”
Earning itself the title Paris of the East, Budapest is a glorious city full of culture, history and world-class restaurants. Below you’ll find our guide to this Central European gem.
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You already know India is more than the Taj Mahal and butter chicken. But you may not be sure where to experience India at it’s finest. Our recommendation? Jaipur!
To this day, Jaipur is known as The Pink City, thanks to a fresh coat of paint the whole metropolis received before King Edward VII visited in 1876. Over 100 years later, the city still retains its rosy glow.
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Enclosed with mountains, Santiago is Chile’s valley capital as well as the first and final stop on our Chile Grapes, Grit & Stargazing tour. If you’re considering an extra day in the charming city, here are our tips to get the most pound for your Peso.
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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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Gay-Friendly Glasgow is a prominent destination on our Scottish Highland Hikes tour. We’ll begin and end our expedition here, with an afternoon set aside for you to explore the metropolis on your own.
Scroll down for our tips to best enjoy this incredible destination.
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Out Adventures’ fearless leader Rob first fell for Ljubljana when he visited Slovenia last May. He’d heard rumours about the country’s rising popularity and wanted to visit it himself, checking off all the major attractions from the Dalmatian Coast to Lake Bled and of course Ljubljana.
Between excursions he’d shoot us lovingly long-winded messages about the pristine river running through the city, the 13th century castle at its heart, the car-free city-centre and the country’s cuisine (“…the *expletive* best I’ve ever had!”).
After returning to Canada, Rob launched Out Adventures’ Sensational Slovenia tour for August 2017. The event was a hit and immediately renewed.
Below you’ll find Rob’s top tips to get the most out of Ljubljana. Continue reading “Gay Guide: Ljubljana”
Where the majority of Southeast Asia has become a bustling tourist mecca, Laos has maintained a quiet – and dare we say more traditional – way of life.
Your best bet to experience the Laos lifestyle is in the Northern suburb, Luang Prabang, where buses and noisy cars are forbidden, monks still participate in the daily ritual of Alms Giving, and the city has implemented a strict midnight curfew.
Here’s our Just the Tips to best enjoy the calming culture of Luang Prabang.
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