Roaming with Rob: Toronto

In a very special edition of Roaming with Rob, our fearless leader offers his tips on how to best enjoy one of the gayest cities in the world and Out Adventures’ homebase, Toronto. We’ll spend two full days in Toronto before heading to The Hamptons of the North on our Big Gay Cottage Getaway tour this coming July.

Scroll down for all of Rob’s recommendations, including a few tips he couldn’t fit into the video

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Cutoffs, Sausages, and Water Sports, OH MY! What to expect on our Big Gay Cottage Getaway.

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2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Out Adventures with gay tours booked on nearly every continent. But the trip we’re most excited about is our Big Gay Canadian Cottage Getaway.

This will be the very first time the Out Adventures family shows off its home and native land! We’ll tour up to 50 gays around Toronto before spending nearly a week at gay-owned Northridge Inn and Resort in Muskoka, Ontario aka The Hamptons of the North.

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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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How to Pack for Iceland: Anthony Nove’s advice to prepare for a volatile climate

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Make sure you wear layers, and always have a hat, gloves and scarf handy. Image courtesy of Bryon Williams and Steve Ellingson

Written by Out Adventurer, Anthony Nove.

Iceland’s climate is full of extremes, which is why I personally love its slogan The Land of Fire and Ice. The name speaks to the obvious of course; there are over 130 active volcanoes, and over 11% of the country is covered by glaciers.

Below are a few practical items you’ll need to be resilient and comfortable for Out Adventures’ Iceland Winter Weekend.

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Our Five Favourite Airports to Endure a Lengthy Layover

Changi International Airport
Photo courtesy of Changi International Airport.

Quick: what’s the connection between the world’s tallest indoor slide, a Bavarian brewery, the Christkindl market, Korean Joseon theatre performances and an 18-hole golf course?! They’re all amenities in the world’s best airports for a layover, of course.

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Farm-to-Terminal: The 5 best airport restaurants by Food Network stars

Plane food appetizers by Gordon Ramsay
Plane food appetizers by Gordon Ramsay

It’s come to Out Adventures’ attention Food Network stars are opening restaurants in every airport from LAX to DXB. How or why the trend began is neither here nor there as we’re just happy to toss aside McD’s fish fillet for Cat Cora’s catch-of-the-day cod crudo down by Gate B23. We’ll gladly say goodbye to Subway’s steak and cheese footlong, and hello to Gordon Ramsay’s 48-day dry aged rib eye just left of Duty Free.

Scroll down for five celebrity chef’s who’ve opened restaurants in airports around the globe.

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Just the Tips: Luang Prabang

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Where the majority of Southeast Asia has become a bustling tourist mecca, Laos has maintained a quiet – and dare we say more traditional – way of life.

Your best bet to experience the Laos lifestyle is in the Northern suburb, Luang Prabang, where buses and noisy cars are forbidden, monks still participate in the daily ritual of Alms Giving, and the city has implemented a strict midnight curfew.

Here’s our Just the Tips to best enjoy the calming culture of Luang Prabang.

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7 Sizzling Highlights of our Iceland Expeditions

The Land of Fire and Ice  has been shaped by centuries of glacial movement and volcanic eruption. Given this rugged ancestry, the country’s a no-brainer for adventure seekers. From the depths of a dive between tectonic plates, to hiking up a glacier, here are few of our favourite experiences from our March Winter Weekend and August Pride Adventure.

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