At OutThere we have always believed in the power of positivity, inspiration and dreams; and at this time more than ever, it is important to let your minds continue to travel. So we’re proud to launch “The Experientialist” – our pop-up compendium of curated, uplifting travel treats and delights, updated daily and designed to stimulate your senses and bring the wonderful world of experiential travel to you. After all, it is our senses that connect us to the outside world and our hope is that through this, we can all add greater enjoyment to our everyday lives by feeding them.
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OutThere urges travellers to #KeepYourMindTravelling at this challenging time

#KeepYourMindTravelling

At OutThere we have always believed in boundless travel and the power of positivity, inspiration and dreams. So at this time more than ever, it is important to...
Visit Finland urges you to Rent a Finn to #KeepYourMindTravelling

Rent: a Finn

The #Experientialist has been having fun with Visit Finland's new social media initiative, "Rent a Finn" that offers a somewhat voyeuristic glimpse in on the n...
West Hollywood Los Angeles photography by Martin Perry

Go: West Hollywood

"For a Los Angeles experience that transcends the glamour of Beverly Hills, make a beeline for West Hollywood, a honeypot for the countless celebrities who...
The Arts Club, London launches innovative podcast series

Listen: perspectives

Yes, everyone has got a podcast these days ... but the #Experientialist is particularly hooked on The Art's Club, London's new podcast series, featuring an ecl...
ITC Travel Group's Ultimate Guide to Holidays from Home is true to their name – the Inspiring Travel Company

Holiday from home: a guide

The #Experientialist has found himself down the rabbit hole of travel inspiration over the last few weeks, and happened upon ITC Travel Group's 'ultimate guide...
The reprise, Hotel Gran Tremezzo, Lake Como, Italy

Celebrate: Grand Hotel Tremezzo

The #Experientialist' was rather excited to hear that one of his favourite Italian luxury properties, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is set to reopen on the 26th Jun...
Bangkok, Thailand photography by Martin Perry

One night in: Bangkok

"Bangkok is hot, humid, sexy and exciting. Walking its bustling streets will make you feel alive and inspired, I'd go as far to say that it's easily one of...
Seaside Finolhu launches romantic beach bubble package

Dream: bubbles on the beach

So we're going to have to admit that this Maldivian property caught the attention of the #Experientialist with their "Bubble-Butler" (we're so easily pleased)....
Chef Kwong Wai Keong of the Langham Hong Kong T'ang Court shares his secret dumpling recipe

Drool: dumpling master

The #Experientialist's longing for some authentic Hong Kong dim sum was answered today by the folk at The Langham, Hong Kong. In an 'unprecedented' (yes, we us...
Virgin Limited Edition showcases live game drives from Ulusaba and Mahali Mzuru on their Instagram account @virginlimitededition

Live: game drives

So listen, the #Experientialist understands that a 'virtual safari' will never replace the real thing ... but the clever-clogs at Virgin Limited Edition, who o...
Hong Kong luxury properties band together under the Heritage Tourism Brands Group to launch campaign to showcase the city

Touch of love: Hong Kong

The beautiful and resilient harbour city of Hong Kong has long been a storied, international melting pot of cultures and influences, so it's no wonder that des...
Thespie launches new theatre discovery platform

Watch: Thespie

The #Experientialist is a firm believer in the mantra "the show must go on". We can only imagine that many of you OutThere travellers are missing your live the...
Frida Kahlo Museum – Casa Azul – Mexico City

Meet: the ghost of Frida Kahlo

Alright, perhaps the #Experientialist may have taken some creative license with this headline. But don't worry, we haven't appointed a Mexican shamen to bring ...
Kifs of all ages will enjoy the Six Senses Laamu Maldive Junior Marine Biology Programme

Learn: marine biology 101

The marine biologists at the Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives have the #Experientialist hooked on their own take on distance-learning. Although it is intended ...
Something for the weekend cocktail book from OutThere

Something for the weekend

"No amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail." – David Sedaris, writer and humourist" ...
Skin and haircare brand Heinrich Barth launches Mykonos range to #KeepYourMindTravelling to the beautiful greek island

The scent of: Superparadise

If like the #Experientialist you're missing your fix of Mykonos this year, then here's something to get you in the mood. As they say, scents can bring back a t...
Oregon painted hills - inducing moments of zen courtesy of Travel Oregon

Zen: Oregon

Well, it has been one of those weeks for the #Experientialist, but he's found just the tonic over in west coast USA once more, this time in Oregon. As the stat...
Unlearn: The Year the Earth Stood Still by Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures

Read: Unlearn

The #Experientialist has been very much engaged in thought-leadership over the past few weeks and it has been very interesting to hear the opinions and theorie...
Martin Perry photographs the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

Adventure: Sinai Peninsula

"The Egyptian Sinai may present itself as barren to many travellers, but for those who care to venture into it, it presents some awe-inspiring surprises." ...
Artur Paulins for NIZUC

Work out: NIZUC’s two Arturs

No, there's no confusion, you didn't hear Arthur and Martha. At the Mexican luxury resort NIZUC (read our review of the resort here), they're all about Artur a...
Fairline Yachts launches virtual marina

Covet: Fairline marina

If like the #Experientialist you're the sort of traveller that likes to hang out in ritzy marinas across the world, day-dreamingly picking out which yacht to o...
The award-winning wildlife photographer Andrew Scriven has teamed up with SWAROVSKI OPTIK to provide his top wildlife spotting tips.

See: the unseen

As we slowly move back to spend time in the great outdoors, the #Experientialist catches up with the world-leading manufacturer of long-rage optics, SWAROVSKI ...
Mount Shuksan in Washington State plays set to Captain Fantastic the movie

Watch: Washington on screen

The #Experientialist noted earlier this year in our luxury travel trends report that Washington State (not to be confused with Washington D.C.) had OutThere tr...
Everyday life in Salvador, Brazil. A photo series by Martin Perry

Journey: Salvador

"There's an energy that is hard to describe in Salvador, a place where the people have a real lust for life and both the past and future is so keenly celeb...
Out Adventures founder, Robert Sharp

Q&A: Robert Sharp, Out Adventures

Robert Sharp is founder of Out Adventures, one of the world's most highly regarded LGBT+ travel brands. The #Experientialist catches up with Robert to talk abo...
Chamara Vithanage captures Galle in a pandemic world alongside narration by Galle Fort Walks

Watch: Galle in a pandemic world

The #Experientialist travelled to gorgeous Galle at the end of last year, for OutThere's Seductive Sri Lanka issue and met with Shanjei Malraj Peruma...
Non-Stop Tel Aviv, photography by Martin Perry

Honeymoon idea: Tel Aviv

The #Experientialist has noted from many OutThere travellers that some summer honeymoons have to be put on hold, postponed or cancelled at this challenging tim...
Ultra bespoke travel company Brown + Hudson launches the Ideas Incubator

Browse: the ideas incubator

They say great minds think alike. So when the #Experientialist was told of ultra-bespoke travel company Brown + Hudson's Ideas Incubator, he just had to spread...
Los Angeles tourism has launched a programme to help travellers at home enjoy their stunning magic hour

Watch: L.A.’s magic hour

Sunset in California (but especially in Los Angeles) has been known to stop the #Experientialist in his tracks. It's no wonder it features in so many L.A. stor...
Cape Town tourism launches Worth Waiting For campaign

Love: Cape Town

The #Experientialist today embarks on a virtual journey to Cape Town, a city with infinite potential to inspire and enlighten visitors with its one-o...
NYC Artist and Director Rob Roth presents Night Paving: : The Aural History of Jackie 60 & Mother - a journey through queer time in NYC

Listen: Aural journey through NYC

NYC artist and OutThere contributor Rob Roth's sound-work – "Night Paving: The Aural History of Jackie 60 & Mother" was first showcased as a site specific ...
OutThere creative director, Martin Perry capture the Atlas mountain's allure

Experience: Atlas Mountains

"The Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains is a world away from chaotic Marrakech. It's a place where life – at least from the perspective of a visitor –&nb...
Snorkel just offshore at NIZUC to discover an underwater sculpture park

Take the plunge: NIZUC + MUSA

This spellbinding sub-aqua sculpture park is submerged just metres below the surface of the coast of Cancun's most luxurious and escapist resort, Nizuc somethi...
Rosewood Hotel Group launches feelgood programme to raise money and help frontline and essential workers in their destinations

Feel good: Rosewood Raise

Fundraising USD$2 million in just two weeks? Now that's astounding. But the #Experientialist isn't surprised with the news from Rosewood, who has launched 'Ros...
Experiential travel company 62Nord teaches us all about the Nordic way of life

Be inspired: 62ºNORD

The Experientialist was thrilled to learn all about Knut Flakk, is the founder of experiential travel company –  62ºNORD, experts at person...
Experience the SHA wellness method from home via YouTube

Watch: the SHA method

SHA Wellness Clinic, the global pioneer of integrated and medical wellness merges contemporary medical techniques with ancient philosophies, making it a world-...
Download Tourism Australia's Zoom backgrounds to spice up your next online session

Zoom: Tourism Australia

Working from home? You can now video chat from Australia's most iconic destinations with a series of fun, Zoom backgrounds from Tourism Australia. Download the...
Learn Ayuverdic principles by following Dharana Shillim on Instagram

Follow: Dharana Shillim

At this time, it is important to build healthy habits to boost our immune systems. In light of this, Dharana at Shillim – a world-class wellness destination in...
Hoi An, Vietnam. Photography by Martin Perry

Dream: Hoi An, Vietnam

"Charming and atmospheric Hoi An is a photographer's dream: an inspirational melting-pot of humanity, history, culture and architecture, all set to a backd...
At home with Six Senses, armchair wellness

Follow: At home with Six Senses

As wellness is one of luxury resort brand Six Senses core values, they have compiled a range of body and mind inspiring activities that OutThere travellers can...
Matthieu Joannon Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visit: Met 360° Project

While it may be disappointing that one of NYC's cultural jewels, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is closed at this time, people can still enjoy its iconic space...
Sonoma County, California

Taste: Sonoma’s flavours

Here's a tip from the Experientialist... Next time you're shopping for essentials and happen to find yourself in the wine aisle, let your mind and tastebuds wa...

Browse: postcards from Tofino

"In Tofino, there was a time when solitude and seclusion was an ultimate luxury, and I'm sure that time will come again." The out of the way village...
Sir Hotels worldwide serves up some divine inspiration on its Instagram

Get creative: Sir Hotels

Sir Hotels, the upscale boutique collection presents a digital programme of Instagram Live music performances, creative content and inspiring interviews, desig...
Sushi, Key West Drag Queen, makes COVID-19 facemasks

Be inspired: drag masks

Each new year's eve in Key West, Florida, infamous OutThere resident Gary Marion (whose alter-ego is the larger than life drag-queen, 'Sushi') gets 'dropped' i...
Get your Syrtaki on with the Five Star Greece Spotify playlist

Dance: Five Star Greece

This week's listen and learn lesson comes to us all the way from Greece, with the team at Five Star Greece having put together a playlist on Spotify for you to...
Photograph of David Bowie by Markus Klinko, who is auctioning his entire archive collection to raise money for the NHS

Collect: Markus Klinko

The Experientialist is happy to learn that acclaimed celebrity photographer, Markus Klinko, famous for photographing the late David Bowie is selling his entire...
The Langham Hotels and Resorts launches their #inthepink campaign

Follow: #InThePink

The Langham Hotels & Resorts, has launched their #inthepink campaign on social media, a heartwarming way of keeping the wonderful world of The Langham in t...
Horses on the beach at Nihi Sumba, Indonesia

Follow: Nihi Sumba

It won’t be long til we’ll be free to run on the beach with the wind in our hair. The gorgeous horses and Nihi Sumba know exactly what we’re talking about. Vis...
Chicago, Illinois

Ideas: at home in Chicago

As spring is in the air and the city of Chicago usually starts to stir from its winter slumber, the current situation is not doing much to dampen spirits. Afte...