23 Useful (& Mostly Gay) Travel Tips & Resources for 2017
We’re starting off 2017 with a list of our favorite and most useful travel resources. These tips, tricks and travel advice are both LGBT focused and mainstream and we’ve curated this list to help inspire your travels and give you some practical guidance when travel planning and being on the road. Whether you’re in the savings stage or ready to book that next gay pride trip or gay group tour, we hope that at least a few of these resources will help make your travel experience for 2017 one of the best yet!
Experience the Best with Gay Tours in These 8 European Destinations
Europe is without a doubt one of the most amazing, dynamic and gay-friendly places in the world to visit. You could spend years or decades traveling across Europe and still not see it all. From the Circuit parties and beaches in Barcelona to the history and art of Rome, there’s so much to see, yet so little time.
Gay Travel Verdict: Uber is out – Join Lyft Instead
We’re not often political on the blog but we couldn’t help jumping at this time when recent events by President Trump personally affect us, many people we know and really touch the realm of travel. After all, we are immigrants ourselves being American citizens now residing in Spain. We know the struggles and hassle it takes to live in a new country and we’ve also experienced the impact of travel restrictions and how it can affect us all.
If you haven’t heard the recent news we’ll get you up to speed….
9 Mobile Apps for Making the Most of Your Gay Travel Experience
In today’s age of technology, travel has become available to more people than ever before. No longer do you have to visit a travel agent to book a vacation or buy a traditional guidebook to plan your journey in the places you’re going to visit. In fact, now the availability of information is almost overwhelming and it can sometimes be difficult to know where to turn for the best advice, information and resources to make the most of your trip.
5 LGBT Travel Bloggers You Should Be Following
Over the past five years, we’ve had the opportunity to meet a variety of different bloggers as we’ve traveled around the world. Ranging from YouTubers to professional travel writers, these inspiring people provide their own unique perspective on travel. The one thing they all have in common is their passion for travel and creating fun and engaging stories via their blogs, YouTube channels or other social media profiles.
If you’re not already following them, we encourage to read on and find out more about this great list of LGBT travelers.
5 Must-Read Tips for Traveling Europe by Train
Train travel is by far our favorite mode of transportation. Scenic routes, spacious seating and hassle free arrival and boarding make train travel incredibly appealing. Lucky for us we’ve spent the past 4+ years traveling and living in Europe, which offers one of the most extensive and functional rail networks on the planet.
Video: Is Slovenia a Good Destination for Gay Travelers?
Ljubljana is Slovenia’s stunning capital and as if looks weren’t enough, it’s also quite open-minded making Slovenia a surprisingly progressive country. The gay-friendly city is host to Pink Week each year which involves six days of activities to introduce you to the country and its capital in a gay-friendly environment. This event is organized by Luxury Slovenia (an LGBT owned travel agency) and also supported by the city and national tourism offices.
We visited Slovenia in May during this awesome event and had the opportunity to shoot some video during the trip. Check out our video to discover why we think LGBT travelers should start visiting!
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Read our Slovenia blog post to learn more about all the sites and cool places we visited!
Which part of the video most makes you want to visit Slovenia? Let us know in the comments below or directly on the YouTube comments.
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.
11 Must-Have Resources for Long Term Travelers
Many people dream of spending their lives traveling the world and taking the time to explore new locations and cultures. But that dream doesn’t often include tips on how to manage your life while you’re away. Everything from managing your mail, keeping your home safe, and even accessing your money can be more challenging when you are on the other side of the globe.
17 Money Saving Tips When Planning Your Spanish Vacation
Spain is a dream destination for many. However, that doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune to have an amazing experience. Before you book your trip, consider these money-saving tips to help you get the most for your money without missing any of the unique moments Spain has to offer.