Just the Facts: Camels

Morocco; Gay Travel; Out Adventures; Camels; Humps; Desert; Sahara; Berber

Despite Morocco’s conservative nature, everybody is guaranteed a hump or two on our Souks & Sand tour. That is to say, riding camelback through the Sahara.

We’ll saddle up a caravan of these magnificent beasts and ride towards an authentic Berber campsite. The haunting desert sunset to follow will be the pomegranate on top of this unique experience.

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E02: Travel hacks from the experts

In-house flight attendant Gilles Bourque joins us on Episode 2, providing the inside scoop with ‘Travel Hacks from the Experts’.

Today’s episode begins with tips on booking the best flights, packing like a pro, flirting your way into first class (just kidding… that doesn’t happen) and how to hit the ground running on your next big gay vacation.
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How adventure travel can help both the sober and gay communities.

Out Adventures; Spiritual Adrenaline; Gay Travel; Gay Vacation; Sober; Sober Travel

Tom Shanahan has been sober since 2012.

The New York attorney credits nutrition, fitness and spirituality for his continued success. So much so, he authored a science and fact-based guide on the subject called Spiritual Adrenaline: A Lifestyle Plan to Nourish and Strengthen Your Recovery. While writing the book, he’s launched a website, blog and Facebook Page.

Today, the adventure seeker has partnered with Out Adventures to launch a series of sober adventures in the Canadian Rockies and through the Peruvian Andes. He’s also off to the Azores Islands in Portugal with Body Roots. While they’re not exclusive to the gay community, the three travel experiences will focus on adventure, sobriety, meditation, nutrition/fitness and components of the 12-Step Program.

We skyped Tom to learn about the growing Spiritual Adrenaline community, discuss substance abuse in the gay community, and get all the details on his upcoming adventures.
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Just the Tips: Jaipur

Out Adventures; Gay Travel; Gay Vacation; Gay Asia; Gay East; Asia;

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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Patagonia: Choose your own adventure.

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Our very own Kevin & Rob are hosting parallel Patagonia tours:

Patagonia: Argentine Glacier & Chilean Eco-Camp (AKA Adventure)
Join Kevin on an epic adventure featuring some of the region’s most rigorous treks. Your sweat and tears won’t be for naught – it’ll be worth it once you reach unimaginable vantage points worthy of a National Geographic cover. We’ll end each day at Eco-Camp, recently rated the SECOND BEST HOTEL IN SOUTH AMERICA!

Patagonia: Argentine Glaciers & Estancia Cristina (AKA Comfort)
At the same time, Out Adventures’ founder Robert is leading a low-key exploration of the vast region with tours of haunting glaciers, mesmerizing mountains and an unforgettable ranch. We’ll enjoy relaxed boat rides and luxurious accommodations.

Below is a side-by-side comparison of the activities on both tours so you can choose the right experience for you. Oh, and if you really want to milk your time in these southernmost parts, pair either tour with our Antarctica: Gay Expedition, Chile: Grapes Grit & Stargazing tour or both!

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Stays that Slay: Cruising Croatia

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The jewel of our Croatia Southern Dalmatia Gay Cruise is the MV Futura, a gleaming white mega-yacht built in 2013. She’s 156 feet long, 30 feet wide, and built to cruise the Aegean Sea at a speed of nine nautical miles. Here’s a little taste of what awaits when you join OUT Adventures in Croatia.

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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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Stays that Slay: The Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu

Out Adventures; Gay Travel; Gay Vacation; Gay Tour; Hotel; Peru; Gay Peru; Lima; Gay Lima; Cusco; Gay Cusco
Out Adventures offers two ways to visit Peru.

First, an active adventure, sleeping under the stars on a trek through the Andes towards Machu Picchu. Second, a cultural tour with a splash of luxury with stops in Lima, Cusco, The Amazon and, yes, Machu Picchu.

Today we’re highlighting the latter, offering a preview of the fantastic accommodations you can enjoy on our Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu cultural tour.

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