Savor the bounty of the rich traditions of Italy’s Adriatic coastal region of Puglia. By day explore mountain towns, seaside villages, Swabian castles and cave homes that pre-date the Renaissance. Then each evening relax in our authentic 14th-century villa over a dinner featuring produce, meat and fish from the region, and olive oil and wine from the villa’s own fields.
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Japan Gay Cultural Tour
Join HE Travel President Phil Sheldon to explore the unique culture of Japan, where he lived for three years. Our gay Japan tour starts in modern Tokyo, then pauses at a traditional lodge that’s a short walk from the snow monkeys of the Japanese Alps. Next is Kyoto, with its abundance of temples and gardens and a visit to an art museum built into a hillside. Our carefully designed Extension visits Himeji Castle and the world-renowned Benesse Art Site on Naoshima Island. It concludes in Hiroshima to see both the solemn Peace Park and beautiful Miyajima Island.
Safari: Tanzania and Zanzibar Extension
We invite you to join our Tanzania safari & Zanzibar extension to explore of one of the most well-preserved wilderness areas on earth. Tanzania has more land devoted to wildlife than anywhere else in the world. See what draws celebrities from around the world to spend days or even weeks in Tanzania.
Nile in Style: Gay Egypt Cultural Tour
Egypt has enchanted visitors throughout history and our gay Egypt tour is no exception. The riches of antiquity are our destination and our backdrop as we cruise through the land of the pharaohs.
Splendors of Southeast Asia Gay Cultural Tour
Our friendly gay group will visit several regions of lush and historic Vietnam, as well as Cambodia’s mystical Angkor Wat. Explore the Paris-inspired architecture of Hanoi, sail in a junk on Halong Bay, relax on a tour of the Mekong River delta, and wander among ancient temples and ruins reclaimed by the jungle, all while lodging in deluxe hotels that reflect the character of their surroundings.
Bali Gay Cultural Tour
Experience Bali’s culture, history, people and cuisine firsthand as you visit its colorful temples, rice terraces, markets and natural attractions including hot springs, volcanoes, and lush jungles. The island of Bali, its people, plus its many religious shrines and sites are permeated with Balinese Hinduism, which has its roots in Indian Hinduism and Buddhism.