Just the Trips: Rob’s 2019 Departures

Out Adventures; Robert Sharp; Gay Travel; Bhutan

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.
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Podcast EP04 – Solo vs Group Travel: What’s your preference?

Gay Travel; Out Adventures; Group Travel; Solo Travel; Adventure; LGBT Vacation

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.
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Get to know your Rockies & Vancouver tour host: me!

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!”

Stays that Slay: Portugal

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”

Just the Trips: Carl’s 2019 Departures

Carl is the newest member of the Out Adventures’ family, acting as our digital marketing specialist. His nomadic nature has taken him around the globe where he’s experienced travel highs (A quiet sunrise atop Mt. Batur, Bali) and lows (Scabies. He’d rather not talk about it, thank you very much).

If you’re interested in joining Carl on an Out Adventure, you can find his 2019 departure schedule below. Continue reading “Just the Trips: Carl’s 2019 Departures”

How Argentina Became a Leader in LGBT Rights

Gay Rights; Out Adventures; Argentina; Buenos Aires; Gay Travel; Gay Vacation; LGBT tour; Queer trip.

Argentina has become a world-leader in LGBT rights. And it has nothing to do with Madonna’s memorable portrayal of the famed former first lady, Eva Perón.

Homosexuality has been legal in the country since 1887. In 2010, it became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. And in 2012, it became legal to change one’s gender without surgery. Not to mention other hot topics such as blood donation, adoption, anti-discrimination policies all checking out in favour of us homos.

According to Equaldex, when Argentineans were asked “Should society accept homosexuality?”, 77% said “Yes”!

How did Argentina become so progressive, you ask. Well, it’s difficult to say exactly, but four key factors seem to play the largest roles.
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Just the Trips: Kevin’s 2019 departures

Kevin Robitaille

Our sales manager Kevin Robitaille is a familiar face among clients, often leading our more gruelling adventures: Kilimanjaro and The Inca Trail to name a few. When he’s not surmounting Earth’s summits, he’s in Toronto playing ultimate frisbee, dodgeball or answering our phones with that ever-so-slight Quebecois inflection.

If you’re interested in joining Kevin on an Out Adventure, you can find his 2019 departure schedule below.  Continue reading “Just the Trips: Kevin’s 2019 departures”

Pride Giveaway: Win a trip for 2 to Amazing Thailand!

Happy Pride, Adventurers!

To celebrate Canadian Pride, we’ve teamed up with our friends at the Tourism Authority of Thailand to give away a trip for two to The Land of Smiles.

To win, visit us at the Thailand booth this weekend during Toronto Pride (June 23 & 24, 12pm – 8pm) and enter the draw. Not a Torontonian? You can also enter by visiting us at either Vancouver Pride (August 5) or Montreal Pride (August 19).
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