Just the Facts: Songkran Festival

Songkran01-2Songkran is The Land of Smiles’ splashiest festival. Literally! Every April 13 to 15 the entire country partakes in a mass water fight in honour of the Thai new year.

Slip and slide down for five fast facts about this wet, wild and wonderful wingding.

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Just the Trips: 5 Forays for Design Enthusiasts

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Does poly-cotton bedding make you perspire with anxiety? If coffee’s not French press, is it the Spanish Inquisition? These five Out Adventures are for the cognoscenti. If you swoon for slick design and a good story, pack your carmarker-designed luggage and see you in style.

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Just the Trips: 5 culinary cultures to indulge in

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From the rich curries of Northern Thailand to the tantalizing tagines of Morocco, Out Adventures has always focused heavily on the culinary landscape of the countries we visit.

Below, you’ll find our most delicious destinations of 2018.

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We’re in to TropOut: Five things we love about Phuket’s gay festival

Thailand's premiere gay beach festival.
We’re best known for ambitious and luxurious adventures that are low-key and perhaps intellectual. But sometimes even we want to blow our hair back. That’s why we’re sending an Out Adventures delegation to TropOut next spring. Taking place on Phuket, Thailand’s island of iniquity, this is one party week you should consider for your calendar.

Below are five things you’ll love about TropOut.

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Just the Trips: Extend your Summer with a Tropical Gay Tour

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Summer is swerving to the finish line and if you’re anything like us, you’d hate to slam the breaks just yet. One solution to keep your summer cruising is a tropical fall tour.

In a rare turn, we have space left on our autumn Myanmar, Thailand and Cuba gay tours, all of which will have you slathered in SPF 50. “Not hot enough,” you say? Well, our Moroccan Souks and Sands adventure will have you sweating in the Sahara this September.

A word of advice: don’t take too long humming and hawing over which tour is right for you. As the temperature drops, men inevitably come racing into our office to book up whatever slots they can spend their hard earned vacation days on.

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Introducing our Thailand Guide: Tony

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Jaturaporn Tepkom – or simply Tony to those lacking a tongue for Thai – is Out Adventures’ local Thailand guide. His bubbly personality is infections and he’s become a key aspect of our guests’ experience while travelling the South-East Asian country. In fact, most of our guests have come to consider him a friend rather than a guide.

With three upcoming Thailand tours, we wanted to give Tony a chance to introduce himself and tell you in his own words why The Land of Smiles is a must-see destination.

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Roaming with Rob: Bangkok

Rob dishes on Bangkok in his latest  Roaming with Rob update.

Although he crammed a lot into the vid’, there were a few tips that were either forgotten or left on the editing room floor. For his full list as well as websites, addresses and phone numbers for those businesses mentioned, please see below.

If you’re looking for a list of Out Adventures’ current Thai tours, click here.

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Stays that Slay: Thailand

SO Sofitel BangkokOur Thailand Temples and Beaches Tour is renowned for overwhelming the senses: the sights, sounds, smells, colours and flavours will make you feel alive. But all that invigoration also warrants a wonderful retreat to recuperate for the next round. So here’s a sneak peek at where we’ll slumber during our adventure…

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