In Focus: Slovenia

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In 2017, Out Adventures’ founder Robert Sharp, led an amazing group of gay men through Slovenia’s verdant countryside. We dug up his best photos from the journey to offer a glimpse of what’s in store for those joining our 2019 gay tour: Budapest & Slovenia: Castles, Caves & Culinary EscapadesContinue reading “In Focus: Slovenia”

Just the Tips: Vancouver

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 “Just the Tips: Vancouver”

In Focus: Croatia

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We tasked our sales manager Kevin Robitaille with capturing the spirit of our Croatia: Gay Dalmatia Cruise. Nikon in hand, he snapped an incredible collection of photographs of not just the blissful beaches and sensational architecture. But also of the unforgettable men who joined us on the Adriatic.

His portraits delve into the essence of what we’re all about: Life partners sharing a quiet moment overlooking Dubrovnik. New friends swapping travel stories while suntanning on the upper deck. One man sits boat-side, legs dipped in the balmy waters while he takes the time to drip-dry.

These are the exact moments we cherish on any vacation, and rarely are they photographed so well.  Continue reading “In Focus: Croatia”

Cheers to 10 Years of New Frontiers

Today we raise our glass to 10 full years of gay travel and the launch of our new campaign, ’10 Years of New Frontiers.’ Stroll down memory lane with us as we revisit some of our most popular tours over the past decade including Thailand, Bali, Cambodia, Vietnam and Croatia.

Join us on an official 10-Year Anniversary Tour, all of which are brand new, hosted by an OA staff member and include some exciting swag.

 

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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Put It In Your Mouth: the freakiest foods to find on an Out Adventure.

Fried CricketsClimbing Kilimanjaro or taking an Antarctic safari are adventurous in their own right, but what goes in your mouth can be just as impressive. Here are the freakiest foods to be found in countries that we visit. Put on your stretchy pants, and never lose your sense of adventure!

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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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Just the Facts: Tibetan Prayer Flags

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Prayer flags should be hung on the morning of a sunny yet windy day. You should only have selfless thoughts while you hang the flags. Photo by Noel Catlett.

Tibetan Prayer Flags are a common sight on our Nepal & Everest Base Camp Adventure.

Himalayan Buddhists believe the colourful rectangular cloths printed with mantras such as “Om Mani Padme Hum”, carry goodwill. Flying them can cure pride, jealousy, ignorance, greed and aggression. The flags can be strung horizantally (lung dar) or vertically (dar cho or dar chen).

Below are five fast facts about these iconic flags.
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