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Winter’s over. Spring has sprung. And the time to plan your summer escapade has landed. We’ve got ten great departures lined up. Take one or take them all, knowing we can help you let loose and live the fanciest life you can wherever the sun is shining.

Forget Vegas. The real town of Bellagio awaits on Italy’s Lake Como. Photo ℅ Fallon Travels via Unsplash.

10. Taste la dolce vita in Italy

This tour tackles the best of Northern Italy. From cosmopolitan Milan, through Florence and Lake Como, then finally to Rome. Browse the wares in one of the world’s oldest shopping malls, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Sip an Aperol Spritz among glamorous resort town dwellers and savour risotto on a working rice farm. See The Statue of David in all his girthy glory. And finally visit the iconic Colosseum where gladiators duelled to the death.

Our Tuscan Decadence & Roman Resplendence tour departs in June.

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The daily swim stops on our Croatian cruise are always a gay old time.

9. Join our most popular cruise along the Dalmatian Coast

Year after year travellers come back for this taste of paradise. You’ll board a pristine white yacht (with none of those nefarious White Lotus gays) to enjoy daily swim stops, multi-course lunches aboard and tantalizing dinners in sublime locales. It’s glamorous and historic. Beautiful and sunny. And somehow…it’s still laid back.

Our Dalmatian Coast Cruise offers two departures this July. Space is limited so book ASAP!

Taking a break on our adventurous hike through Montenegro and Albania.

8. Enjoy a sweaty scamper through the Balkans

There’ll be picnics. There’ll be white water rafting. There may even be bears (not the gay kind – well, maybe). This tour is a great way to merge the historic beauty of western Europe with an active, outdoorsy adventure. Best of all you can pair it with our Dalmatian Coast Cruise for a vacation that’s twice as long and fancy as a double-wide in a Palm Springs trailer park.

This hiking tour through Montenegro and Albania departs in July.

Our group poses by one of Iceland’s many wonderful waterfalls.

7. Celebrate the world’s biggest little Pride party in Iceland

From Toronto to San Francisco – and all round the world – summer is full of massive pride events. But have you heard of the biggest little pride party on Earth? This tour celebrates the country’s geysers, waterfalls, black sand beaches…and you! Because it wraps up in the capital for Reykjavik Pride, a celebration warmly embraced by virtually every citizen of the nation.

Join us in Iceland this August.

A pride of lions in Masai Mara National Reserve. Photo ℅ Leonard von Bibra via Unsplash.

6. Head to Kenya for a different kind of pride

The tents and lodges of Masai Mara National Reserve are exquisite places to slumber, dine, and louse about when you’re not seeking out the Big 5 game animals (lions, leopards, black rhinos, African bush elephants and African buffalo). Amidst our visits to both Amboseli National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve, there’ll be a boat ride on Lake Naivasha and a visit the home of Karen Blixen, who wrote Out of Africa.

Join us on safari every August.

Your high school art teacher will be elated to know you made it to The Louvre. Photo ℅ Gloria Villa via Unsplash.

5. Savour a sparkling little cruise through France

The tiniest cruise we’ve ever offered (with only ten rooms on the boat) includes stops in the Champagne region and the home of Brie cheese. You’ll also get to wander the galleries of the Louvre and streets of Le Marais – Paris’ bougie and Bohemian gaybourhood.

Choose from two France departures this August.

Why travel aboard an air-conditioned coach bus when you can ride camels al fresco?

4. Explore the ‘Wild West’ of Asia

Feel like a nomad as we travel by foot, camel and horseback through Mongolia. We’ve planned extraordinary hikes along with a few nights of camping in traditional gers (aka yurts). You’ll get to hear traditional folk music live, not to mention the tranquil sounds of Mongolia’s ‘singing’ sand dunes. The tour wraps up with the famed Golden Eagle Festival, a new tradition that flaunts one of the country’s oldest sports: Kazakh horseback falconry.

Join us for the Mongolia Golden Eagle Festival in September.

Wandering the streets of Cusco, South America’s oldest continually inhabited city. Photo ℅ Nina Pascal via Unsplash.

3. See the highs and lows of Peru

This tour pairs Peru’s two extremes. After landing in the capital city Lima, we venture deep into the Amazon Jungle and check into a favourite hotel of all the tours we offer. You’ll see an array of animals in their natural habitat including butterflies, colourful macaws and white-throated toucans. You’ll visit Cusco – South America’s oldest continually inhabited city – then wrap things up in Machu Picchu, the ancient citadel at the end of the Inca Trail.

We head into the Amazon and up to Machu Picchu every September.

Ready to go camping in the desert? Your camel awaits.

2. Save a horse, ride a camel…in Morocco.

This tour kicks off in Casablanca, which is as beautiful as it sounds. From here we head towards Chefchaouen – aka The Blue City – where you can marvel at Africa’s largest mosque. You’ll also get to wander traditional medinas, haggle with street vendors and enjoy a home-cooked meal with a local family. The highlight of this tour, however, is when we saddle up for a camel convoy into the desert and spend the night in traditional Berber tents.

Join us in September on this Moroccan odyssey.

It’s easy to fall in love with the colourful, rustic streets of Cartagena. Photo ℅ Ricardo Gomez Angel via Unsplash.

1. Start – or end – your summer in Colombia.

The greatest part of this tour is the two departures in late spring or early fall. So it’s perfect to either kick start – or wrap up – your summer. Highlights include the chaotic capital of Bogotá, where you can party in one of the biggest gay clubs on Earth. We’ll visit Tayrona National Park to see monkeys, poison-dart frogs, and caimans. And finally, spend a few days in the colourful seaside city of Cartagena. This tour is especially customizable with optional activities like salsa lessons, snorkelling, or a river tubing experience. You can even tack a 4-day Medellín extension to the end of the trip.

Join us in Colombia this May or September.

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