Editor's Viewpoint

ARE WE THERE YET?

I was recently at the restaurant of one of Cape Town’s leading luxury hotels, when the friendly maître d’ asked if my wife would be joining me for dinner. There...

PAYING IT FORWARD

2017 was a big year for sustainable tourism – a hot topic that surfaced over and over again in a year of epic travel for me and also as part of OutThere’s parti...

TIPPING POINT

Yesterday, I spent a hundred dollars simply by checking in and out of a hotel in Miami. I didn’t get any more, or less than what I had originally paid for the r...
All New Buddymoons

THE ALL NEW BUDDYMOONS

It was a chance meeting, up in a glass bubble hovering over the Flamingo Hotel in Vegas. I was in the ‘High Roller’ – quite literally, and I say this in the bes...

SLOWER TRAVEL

So here’s the thing. I am all for the slow travel movement – there’s nothing more I’d love to do than amble my way around the world, taking time to get to place...
Gay Cruising, Illustration by Brett Ryder

CARRY ON CRUISING

When it comes to precious vacation time, gay men can be fickle. In my many years of trying to understand the travel behaviour of this valuable niche, I’ve come ...
Laptop Man

TRAVEL TRENDS

Between economic uncertainty, earthquakes, blizzards, hurricanes, volcanoes and the threat of terrorism, the first few years of this decade, the twenty-tens (or...

Editor's Viewpoint

Our Editor-in-Chief, Uwern Jong muses over what's happening in the OutThere world of travel and discusses key topics other tourism professionals.