Is responsible tourism in Antarctica possible? Yes.

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As our Antarctica: Gay Expedition heats up, we wanted to address some burning questions about the environmental impacts of visiting the 7th Continent. To do so, we turned to Allison Kean, Operations Manager at Quark Expeditions, a leader in polar travel.
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Stays that Slay: Chile

This January, Out Adventures heads south for an active gay tour of Chile.

To rest your weary feet after our daily hikes and bikes, we’ve selected three incredible hotels in the key areas we’ll visit: Santiago, Colchagua Valley and Atacama Desert. Scroll down for a quick intro to each. Continue reading “Stays that Slay: Chile”

India Decriminalizes Homosexuality

We at Out Adventures are elated to share the news that in a watershed moment, the Indian supreme court has decriminalized homosexuality… again. A bench of the country’s five highest judges ruled a ban on sex “against the order of nature” was unconstitutional.

In 2009, the same courts decriminalized homosexuality only to reinstate it in 2013. Fingers-crossed this ruling holds strong. Continue reading “India Decriminalizes Homosexuality”

What I Wish I Knew Before Joining a Gay Tour of Morocco

Morocco is sand-sational. But as the only Muslim-majority destination Out Adventures organizes gay travel through, it does cause some hesitation among clients.

Here’s a short list of things travellers wish they knew before visiting the beautiful North African country. Continue reading “What I Wish I Knew Before Joining a Gay Tour of Morocco”

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.

 

Just the Trips: Astounding Asia

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From a sunrise below Angkor Wat to a sunset atop Everest Base Camp, Out Adventures knows all of Asia’s best angles. And we love to show her off. Below is a comprehensive guide to all the ways you can discover the largest continent on Earth with us.
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Take a shine to Alastair, our local Scottish guide

Gay Travel; Gay Adventure; Scotland; Gay Scotland; Highlands; Gay Hiking; Out AdventuresAlastair Goodridge is the Scotsman charged with shepherding our tenacious trekkers through the rolling highlands and across the mesmerizing isles of his homeland. We reached out to find out why he’s so chuffed to lead our Scottish Highland Hikes tour this August.
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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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