Is Miami Beach Still a Top LGBT Destination?
Miami Beach has for decades been a hotspot for the LGBT community both for locals and visitors alike. But as LGBT acceptance improves and the next generation becomes a dominant force in the travel sphere, you might wonder if Miami Beach still has the desire it once had.
TropOut Gay Beach Festival Comes to Life in Thailand
Thailand is known as one of the most gay-friendly countries in all of Asia. So it’s no surprise that the first TropOut Festival descended on the beaches of Bang Tao with more than 200 gays from around the world. The first event was hosted south of Patong on the island of Phuket at two side-by-side properties of the Laguna Phuket Resort Complex: Angsana and Cassia. Depending on hotel tastes and budgets, attendees bunked up with friends, partners and even strangers as solo travelers could attend with a room match program.
3 International New Year’s Parties You Can’t Miss
The countdown to New Year’s has begun and there are just 2 weeks remaining to finalize your plans. Thinking about booking a last minute trip to an awesome event? This listing of parties around the world might just inspire you to book that flight – or better yet, if you live in or near one of these cities, you have no excuse to not get your ticket now! Check out these three international New Year’s parties you’d hate to miss!
TropOut: A Must-Attend Gay Travel Event in Thailand
Last month we were in London and had the opportunity to learn about an awesome new gay travel event in Thailand coming up in April. We met a new friend Aaron at the World Travel Market and learned a bit about this exciting event that’s taking place in Phuket. You better bet we’re clearing our calendar as it sounds like an awesome opportunity to meet new friends, get some some beach time with a bit of partying and enjoy a great stay in a gay-friendly, tropical destination.
5 Gay Travel Apps You Should Download Now
LGBT people have always traveled even before tourism was a major industry. But now, more than ever our community is taking to the skies, roads and rails to explore more new places with a major improvement in visibility. With growing acceptance of LGBT people and more countries approving marriage equality around the world, it’s no surprise that we now have a variety of new travel resources at our finger tips. Check out these 5 new travel apps that you need to download now!
Gay Berlin: A Gay Travel Guide to Germany’s Hippest City
About the Guide
We are continuing to add to our collection of gay guides for Europe’s top city destinations and here you’ll find everything you need to know about Berlin to help inspire you and plan your visit. We’ve included the top recommendations for Berlin in this post and you can also download the full version of the European Gay Travel Guide for free. In it you’ll also find information for Barcelona, Madrid, Porto, Nice, Paris, and Athens in addition to Berlin. We’ve even thrown in a guide to Tel Aviv as a bonus given both its popularity with LGBT travelers and its proximity to Europe.
Just provide your email address and we’ll email you a PDF with all the best advice and information about the cities including best times to go, free tours, details on airport transfers, metro maps, nightlife, restaurant, accommodation and sightseeing options, money saving tips and discounts valued at 500€.
5 Tips for the Gay Business Traveler
Are you a frequent business traveler? Or perhaps you’ve started a new job and have just recently started traveling for work? Though we don’t often write about business travel, we know that many of our readers also take work trips, so we thought we’d address the overlap and give our run down on these 5 Tips for the Gay Business Traveler.
11 Fun Instagramers Taking Over the World of Gay Travel
Instagram is a great platform to capture your travel adventures and share it with the world. Whether you keep the photos for yourself or are just trying to make all your friends jealous back home, it’s a fun way to interact with others and share your adventure.
We’ve been following lot’s of good accounts and if you’re travel crazy like us, check out some of our favorite Instagram hashtags like #gaytravel, #lgbtqtravelers or #gaycation to see the world of travel through the eyes of friends from our community.
But for now, we’ve decided to round up 11 fun accounts that we enjoy following. From singles, couples, guys and girls – this group of fashionable, fun and sexy LGBT travelers are slowing taking over the gay travel world of Instagram.
What Makes Benidorm One of Spain’s Most Gay-friendly Destinations?
We recently went to Benidorm for the first time as part of our #mygaypride summer long campaign, a popular tourist spot on the southeast coast of Spain. It was our last gay pride of the summer and little did we know that Benidorm even had a gay pride event. We didn’t know much about the city, but we quickly learned about its open and active LGBT community.
Is Benidorm a City Worth Adding to Your Spain Itinerary?
Benidorm is probably a destination that half of our audience has never heard of while the other half may already have a stereotyped view. For the British and many other northern Europeans, Benidorm is a popular holiday destination known for its temperate climate, sandy beaches and warm waters – or simply the British sitcom they’ve seen on TV about guests at a Spanish resort. For the Spanish, it’s a place they visit to getaway despite all the drunken tourists because someone in the family has a house there that they bought decades ago. In fact, many Basques came to Benidorm years ago and have second houses there due to a bad economy bringing with them typical Basque foods that you’ll now find all over the city. For North Americans, Benidorm is mostly unknown brining nothing to mind, though it is akin to our Cancun or Cabo in Mexico. The city is clearly different things to different people, but is it worth your visit?