Gay San Francisco: A Gay Travel Guide to the Golden Gate City
About the Guide
Get ready for another big-name destination among our gay guides… San Francisco! We’ve included the top recommendations for the gay-friendly city in this guide to provide you with everything you need to know as an LGBT traveler to San Francisco.
San Francisco is an iconic city for the queer community as a pioneer and battle ground for LGBT rights. Filled with queer history, a free-spirited vibes and currently one of top tech hotspots in the country, it welcomes a mix of travelers and dwellers that help create its diverse, come-as-you-are, laidback attitude. Nowadays, its gay population per capita is one of the highest in the world. Though it may be the most expensive city to live in in the US, it’s certainly at least worth a visit – though surely, you’ll want to stay!
Our Top 10 Things to Do in Gay Friendly Barcelona
Well-established on the LGBT travel map, it’s likely either you or someone you know has raved about this sea-side Mediterranean city. And for good reason – Barcelona boasts a cosmopolitan and welcoming environment for all types of travelers from every corner of the globe. Barcelona is one of those cities that has so much to offer, you can never see it all.
Video: Visiting the Gay-Friendly Island of Gran Canaria in Spain
Gran Canaria is a unique, gay-friendly and an adventurous place to visit. It’s a hot gay destination year round due to the warm climate and Maspalomas is its gay capital.
Drag shows in Gran Canaria are like the residency shows of Las Vegas, with a slightly smaller budget and a lack of celebrity status. Still, they’re a hit and they’re a must. The Yumbo Centre in Maspalomas is the center of the gay nightlife with gay bars, clubs, restaurants and cafes.
Gay Washington DC: A Gay Travel Guide to the Nation’s Capital
Washington DC is a vibrant city. Even though it is best known as the home of the federal government, and the capital city of the United States, it has much more to offer tourists interested in exploring the area’s history. Entertainment, shopping, dining, and other recreational opportunities abound; there is certainly something for everyone in the District of Columbia.
9 Activities in Iceland that Will Leave You Awestruck
When most people think of Iceland, they have visions of shining glaciers coupled with freezing temperatures. While that is true much of the year, Iceland has much more to offer visitors than just an excuse to break out your heavy coat. In fact, it can be much more temperate than one might expect. Even though it’s just 40km south of the Arctic Circle, the North Atlantic current keeps the island ‘reasonably temperate’ for a destination so far north.
Spain’s Best Small Towns for a Weekend Getaway
All the big tourist destinations such as Barcelona, Ibiza and Madrid can easily overshadow some of the smaller, lesser known areas of Spain. However, don’t forget that Spain is a country of pueblos, or small towns, and many Spaniards spend their holidays going back to these villages where their families are from. Some small towns are nothing more than a collection of unexceptional houses and shops that go easily unnoticed as you pass them by. However many, if not most towns around Spain are fascinating glimpses into a history of a time gone by. Though small in size and population, they each have their own unique features making it worth the effort it may take to get there. Whether it’s a local dish, a historic monument or simply the charm of an easy and simple way of life, these towns are definitely worth your time and energy.
Find Out Why Now’s the Time to Visit Cuba
In just the past few years, Cuba has become a destination gaining more interest and the ability to access this island nation has grown tremendously. The landmark decision to increase economic and political ties between Cuba and the US is creating new opportunities for everyone, especially those in the LGBT community.
Gay Friendly Iceland: Nature, Nightlife & Northern Lights
Iceland is a country unlike any in the world and this tiny European destination will leave you awestruck after any visit. With a population of just over 300,000, this small island offers up amazing experiences all in the company of its welcoming locals who in just the past few decades, have managed to move the country into an incredibly progressive position with regards to LGBT rights.
15 Highlights that Make Fort Lauderdale a Worthy LGBT Destination
Just 30 minutes north of Miami, you’ll find one of Florida’s top LGBT destinations. Sure, you can soak up the sun in the likes of South Beach, but why not take it down a couple notches and relax in a far different scene. Yes, Miami is trendy, hip and fashionable – but Fort Lauderdale offers similar attractions with a more casual feel at lower prices.
Experience Athens Like a Gay Local
Though not typically known as a gay destination, Athens is very well known to all kinds of travelers who come to immerse themselves in the city’s renowned history. Many LGBT travelers may simply pass through the city on their way to more gay-friendly Greek destinations like Mykonos, but they’d be mistaken to skip Athens entirely or only drop in to catch a glimpse of the Parthenon on their way to a more relaxing beach town. Gay travelers should be sure to discover the real Athens by using these tips in order to experience Athens like a local.