A Half Year of the Best Gay Tours

Ed Salvato

Best gay tours including the Balkans as seen in ManAboutWorld gay travel magazine The Balkans suddenly look hot, right?

Spend the next half a year enjoy the world’s best gay tours (or the ones we think are pretty darn amazing!).

CODA-TOURS

Undiscovered Balkans September 16-30
Discover Ottoman splendors, Byzantine and Eastern Orthodox Monasteries, ancient sites and dramatic landscapes from Sofia to Belgrade with the experts of gay tour company Coda. Bordered by the Adriatic, Mediterranean and the rugged Dinaric Mountains, this land, Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited territory, boasts diverse cultures that have left their legacy across the Balkan Peninsula.

ZOOM VACATIONS

Gay India October 16-28
India can be overwhelming especially to first-time visitors. This country of over 1.2 billion inhabitants stuns you with its beauty, diversity, warmth and the chaos and contrasts you’ll find in cities and villages alike. On our first visit we found it helpful to go in a group. Zoom Vacations combines luxury accommodations and seamless organization to provide guests…

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Kowloon & Around

Good, non tourist pictures of Kowloon.

The Squeaky Robot

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I had a plate of roasted goose for dinner, Hong Kong style of course, with absolutely nothing on the side. The meat was succulent, dripping in goose juice and soy sauce, paired with a smoky chili oil dip. There was no English menu so an older couple began talking to me in Cantonese, pointing to items while explaining what they were. I didn’t understand anything so I just gestured to one of the roasted birds hanging in the window. They smiled knowingly and yelled my order into the air, and we clinked beers and ten minutes later you already know how it went.

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The origins of Singapore

Evertone seems to like Singapore

Plus Ultra

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Before the ‘Lion City’ evolved into a global financial centre, the humble Singapore River was its lifeblood. Today it is bereft of the bumboats that once clogged its waters, ferrying goods between warehouses and larger vessels anchored offshore. Echoes of that storied past exist only in the sculptures of naked boys plunging into the river, Indian and Chinese coolies loading sacks onto a bullock cart, and other bronzes scattered along the waterway.

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Featurette: Lavertezzo, Switzerland

International Bellhop Travel Magazine

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Located in the Southern region of Switzerland — in the Canton of Ticino — Lavertezzo is a small town, high in the Swiss Alps. Lavertezzo is the perfect destination for a day-trip when staying in the Southern portion of Switzerland, or as a quick trip from Northern Italy.

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Lavertezzo is located in the Verzasca Valley, on the Verzasca river as it flows from the Verzasca Dam in the North to Lake Maggiore in the south. Known as Switzerland’s “White Water Trail,” the route along the Verzasca river has several hiking trails and offers a number of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Ponte dei Salti Bridge in Lavertezzo, Switzerland

Known internationally and locally as “The Roman Bridge,” the main double arched bridge of Lavertezzo only dates back to the 17th century, but is built in the free-standing Roman Arch style. Re-built in 1960, the Ponte dei Salti Bridge is the iconic symbol…

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