In the interest of preserving Machu Picchu, local Peruvian Authorities enacted new regulations. The full list of regulations is available here but for the Coles Notes version, we compiled the most important bullets below. Continue reading “New Machu Picchu Regulations!”
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.
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”
Lima-based Scott Marquardt joins Peter and Rob in the recording studio to break down what’s hot in gay Latin America.
Continue reading “Gay Latin America: It’s muy caliente!”
Our newest local guide Daniel Torres was an instant hit with customers. Get to know the charming Peruvian below. Continue reading “Meet Daniel, our new Peru guide!”
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.
Read Michael’s full story below. Continue reading “Why I’m proud of completing the Inca Trail, according to an HIV+ traveller”
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”
Argentina has become a world-leader in LGBT rights. And it has nothing to do with Madonna’s memorable portrayal of the famed former first lady, Eva Perón.
Homosexuality has been legal in the country since 1887. In 2010, it became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. And in 2012, it became legal to change one’s gender without surgery. Not to mention other hot topics such as blood donation, adoption, anti-discrimination policies all checking out in favour of us homos.
According to Equaldex, when Argentineans were asked “Should society accept homosexuality?”, 77% said “Yes”!
How did Argentina become so progressive, you ask. Well, it’s difficult to say exactly, but four key factors seem to play the largest roles.
Continue reading “How Argentina Became a Leader in LGBT Rights”
What does it take to get rated 32nd Best Hotel in the World and 2nd Best Hotel in South America by Travel & Leisure? Scroll down to find out!
Our very own Kevin & Rob are hosting parallel Patagonia tours:
Patagonia: Argentine Glacier & Chilean Eco-Camp (AKA Adventure)
Join Kevin on an epic adventure featuring some of the region’s most rigorous treks. Your sweat and tears won’t be for naught – it’ll be worth it once you reach unimaginable vantage points worthy of a National Geographic cover. We’ll end each day at Eco-Camp, recently rated the SECOND BEST HOTEL IN SOUTH AMERICA!
Patagonia: Argentine Glaciers & Estancia Cristina (AKA Comfort)
At the same time, Out Adventures’ founder Robert is leading a low-key exploration of the vast region with tours of haunting glaciers, mesmerizing mountains and an unforgettable ranch. We’ll enjoy relaxed boat rides and luxurious accommodations.
Below is a side-by-side comparison of the activities on both tours so you can choose the right experience for you. Oh, and if you really want to milk your time in these southernmost parts, pair either tour with our Antarctica: Gay Expedition, Chile: Grapes Grit & Stargazing tour or both!