Podcast: Why Yoga Is Great For Gay Travellers… And Other Wellness Tips

A gay male yogi sits on a beach with crossed legs looking out over the water.

Wake up your chakras with guest host Adam Bolton, Co-Founder of Men’s Retreats and a long-time friend of Out Adventures. The dapper yogi discusses the importance of yoga within the gay community before dishing his best wellness travel tips for today’s LGBT jetsetter.

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Bellinis & Bug Spray: What you can expect on a gay tour of the Peruvian Amazon.

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Mimosas, macaws and howler monkeys. That’s what our Peru: The Amazon and Machu Picchu Gay Tour is made of!

This 9-day luxury Peru tour hits all of the country’s major highlights, including the Amazon. But before you go screeching anaconda, take a breathe and light some incense. This is the Amazon for beginners.

Read on for what our gay Amazon excursion is really like.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Joining a Gay Hike Along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Keen to traverse the Peruvian Andes en route to Machu Picchu? No prob-llama!

To help get your expedition started, here are ten nuggets of wisdom past travellers wish they knew before booking our all-gay Andean adventure. Continue reading “What I Wish I Knew Before Joining a Gay Hike Along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”

Why I’m proud of completing the Inca Trail, according to an HIV+ traveller

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As we gear up for the 30th annual Toronto AIDs Walk on Sunday, September 16, we wanted to share our friend Michael Coulombe’s inspiring story of conquering The Inca Trail.

In 1995 the software consultant from Massachusetts was diagnosed with HIV and thought at most, he had one good year left. In 2017, twenty-three years after being diagnosed, the industrious traveller surmounted the Peruvian Andes on our Peru: The Inca Trail and Machu Picchu gay tour.

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Stays that Slay: The Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu

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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 and 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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Gay Guide: Cusco

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Cusco isn’t just the beating heart of Peru, it’s also the undisputed cultural coronary of South America. For centuries, the city acted as the capital of the Incan empire before the Spanish arrived and claimed it as their own.

Today, Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage site attracting just short of two million visitors annually, many of whom are en route to world famous Machu Picchu. While most people only use Cusco as a jumping point to reach the famed ruins, we recommend allowing two days to navigate the cobblestone streets and illogical alleyways of this historic city.

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