This trip is hosted by Sam Cushing
You'll travel with Sam, whose lust for exploring has seen him visit five continents. His online content reflects this passion for travel, fitness, and adventure. He speaks Spanish fluently and, including living in Madrid for 6 months, he has called eight different cities home in the past eight years, making him a travel expert, to say the least. Additionally, his passion for the LGBTQIA+ community and his messages of self love are reflected in the content he creates for his audience. It was five years ago, that Sam left corporate America to pursue these passions. In doing so, he has become a digital creator and influencer with a cross-platform community of over 1.5 million that resonate with Same's story. we think you will, too.
11 Days, 10 Nights
August 1 - 11, 2024
The Netherlands, Germany & Czech Republic
Accommodations at four-star hotels.
All travel throughout Europe.
Premier cultural excursions, including private parade viewing, parties, and tours.
An on-call customer experience team to handle all the details and ensure your every need is met.
DAY 1 HIGHLIGHT
Let’s get this party started right! There is no better place to do that than the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. You'll enjoy a welcome cocktail while you meet your fellow travelers, followed by a scenic stroll to dinner. We’ll dine at a local favorite that offers up traditional Dutch cuisine. You'll spend the remainder of the night getting to know your guides and new BFFs and exploring Amsterdam after dark.
DAY 3 HIGHLIGHT
It's Pride Day! We’ll kick off with a fun brunch at the Blin Queen Pancake House. After brunch, we’ll head to our Pride Parade viewing spot for an afternoon of soaking in the spectacle of one of the most unique pride parades on the planet. Watch boats full of revelers and creative displays of pride as they make their way down the canals, not to mention the thousands of spectators partying along. It’s a celebration like no other! Be sure to save some energy because you have an official VIP pass to the hottest pride party that night, Funhouse XXL Pride Edition. You can also feel free to visit any of the other clubs and events happening throughout the city.
DAY 5 HIGHLIGHT
Morning might arrive a bit soon for some, but the adventure continues. A high-speed train whisks us away to the beautiful town of Köln (Cologne), Germany. We’ll meet our guide and enjoy a relaxed afternoon walking tour of the city center, focusing our exploration on the city’s history as a hub for queer culture and activism. Tonight we jump into some traditional German food at Wilma Wunder Köln and enjoy the rest of the night exploring the number of popular gay bars nearby.
DAY 7 HIGHLIGHT
Our guides will offer up suggestions, but the day is all yours to explore Berlin. Enjoy!
DAY 9 HIGHLIGHT
All the Pride of Prague
We’ll start this morning by heading outside of town to the village of Cesky Krumlov. It’s a magical city that dates to 50,000 BC. There's a lot to see here, so you'll have plenty of time to explore the town and castle. After returning to Prague, we’ll visit Pride Island and Pride Village to join in an evening of music and shows at this multi-cultural and multi-lingual event.
DAY 11 HIGHLIGHT
Click Your Heels Three Times
It's time to pack your things, say your goodbyes, and start planning a group reunion at next year’s WorldPride in Washington D.C.!
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