“You don’t come to Scotland for the weather.” chattered the plump woman next to me as we touched down in Glasgow Airport.
After a week hiking the highlands in dreich — translation: dreary — weather, I can confirm, ‘No. You certainly do not.’ But you do come for the incomparable vantages, the lush surrounds and the country’s ancient beauty.
Below you’ll find a handful of photos I captured while hosting Out Adventures’ annual Scottish Highland Hikes gay tour. The sun may only make a brief cameo, but the fantastical allure of the coastal country is front and centre. Continue reading “In Focus: Scotland”
Alastair 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.
Continue reading “Take a shine to Alastair, our local Scottish guide”
Gay-Friendly Glasgow is a prominent destination on our Scottish Highland Hikes tour. We’ll begin and end our expedition here, with an afternoon set aside for you to explore the metropolis on your own.
Scroll down for our tips to best enjoy this incredible destination.
Continue reading “Gay Guide: Glasgow”
In Out Adventures’ opinion, yes, Scotland is arguably the world’s gayest travel destination. May we present three good (and two silly) reasons why.
Continue reading “Is Scotland the World’s Gayest Travel Destination? Yes.”
Having just launched our Scottish Highland Hikes, this seems like a perfect time to share trivia about one of Europe’s most remote regions (that’s also home to many of the world’s most glorious hikes). Read on, then carry on with us next August.
Continue reading “Five fun – and not-so-fun – facts about the Scottish Highlands”