Category: Southeast Asia

Destination: Southeast Asia

Gay travel guides

Gay friendly travel guide to Palawan island

We found Palawan Island to be a popular romantic getaway for gay couples in the Philippines. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful untouched beaches and islands, as well as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. This is our gay friendly travel guide to Palawan island following our visit there in June 2015. PUERTO ...
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Diving with the monks at the Kuang Si Falls

How many days to spend in Luang Prabang

We spent over a week in Luang Prabang during our trip to Laos, but most of this time was spent catching up with our blog. It’s a great base in Laos for working: Wi-Fi works quite well and is a little bit cheaper than Vientiane. We stayed at Singharat Guesthouse, paying $23 a night, which included ...
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Our 2 days itinerary for Ankgor Wat

Angkor Wat is the world’s largest religious building, located near Siem Reap in Cambodia. You could spend days, weeks strolling around all the many beautiful temples and leave wanting more. But, if like us you are limited with time, we’ve put together a 2 days itinerary, enough for you to get a good taste of Angkor Wat ...
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How many days in Phnom Penh?

Phnom Penh is the capital city and main transport hub of Cambodia. We found it to be quite modern, developing very quickly and reminded us of a smaller Bangkok. We were also pleasantly surprised to discover a busy gay scene in Phnom Penh with many bars and clubs. You could easily spend a week in the Cambodian ...
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Gay Koh Lipe: Stefan at the Gipsy Resort

Is Koh Lipe the new gay destination?

During our island hopping adventures in Thailand, we stayed over a week on Koh Lipe, which we found to be quite a popular gay destination. We investigated to try and find out if Koh Lipe really is as gay as it appeared to us. Koh Lipe is a small island in Southwest Thailand in the Andaman ...
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Romance

Four Seasons Langkawi

Romance and luxury at The Four Seasons Langkawi

The Four Seasons Langkawi is one of the most beautiful places we’ve encountered during our travels. Set amidst the luxurious jungle and bordering a beautiful white sandy beach, this Moroccan style inspired retreat is the ideal place for honeymooners or gay couples looking for a romantic getaway. The magical scenery combined with the breathtaking architecture, transports you into a completely different world: ...
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Stefan infinity pool at Villa Awang Awang in Ubud, Bali

Villa Awang Awang: gay friendly heaven in Ubud, Bali

Villa Awang Awang is a beautiful retreat located in the heart of the Balinese countryside, near Ubud. The name Awang Awang means floating in the space between heaven and earth which aptly describes our experience here: villas perched dramatically on the edge of a deep ravine with breath-taking views of the sacred Petanu River and a ...
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Campbell house romantic stay

Campbell House: a romantic stay in the heart of Georgetown

We remember very well that feeling of excitement when we booked our flights from Kuala Lumpur to the Malaysian foodie city: Penang. Penang is well known as one of the famous food capitals in Southeast Asia so we were dead excited about wandering through the streets of Georgetown and literally stuffing ourselves silly! Needless to say, we needed ...
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Adventure

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Travel guide to Mount Rinjani and Senaru in North Lombok

Indonesia is a paradise for adventure seekers. The Komodo National Park has some of the best diving we’ve ever experienced. But venture above ground and you will find an incredible landscape just waiting to be discovered. Indonesia is located at the meeting point of the Eurasian, Indo-Australian Philippine and Pacific Plates on the Western side of ...
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View from Four Points by Sheraton

A visitor’s guide to Sandakan in Sabah, Malaysia

Sandakan is a coastal town in the Sabah region on the Malaysia side of Borneo Island. We spent a few nights in Sandakan as a base for exploring some of the gems of Sabah and discovered an exciting small city, with a plethora of great seafood! WHERE IS SANDAKAN? Sandakan is the second largest town (after Kota Kinabalu) ...
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Nomaidc boys are diving in Komodo national park in indonesia

Our experience diving in the Komodo National Park, Indonesia

The Komodo National Park just off the Flores island in Indonesia was some of the best scuba diving we’ve ever experienced. After learning to dive Koh Tao in Thailand, fun diving in Thoddoo island in the Maldives, Okinawa in Japan and in Palawan in the Philippines, we had very high expectations. WARNING: you will be spoilt rotten ...
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Nomadic Boys learning to swim like a mermaid at Boracay

The day we learnt to swim like a mermaid on Boracay

Boracay is a unique place. Why? You can take a mermaid swimming lesson of course! Where else in the world can you dress up and learn to swim like a mermaid…? Well in fact you can, in mermaid schools in Gran Canaria, Florida and Copenhagen, where there’s even a bronze statue devoted to the Little Mermaid. Daryl Hannah ...
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Luxury

Saint regis bali with nomadic boys

St. Regis Bali: indulgence and luxury in Nusa Dua, Bali

Welcome to paradise! The St. Regis Bali Resort is the pinnacle of style and the true expression of luxury. Its motto is “Beyond Expectations” and by god that’s how you feel from the moment you arrive to the point of departure. This is the perfect destination for honeymooners and couples looking for their dream romantic 5 star luxury ...
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Hotel Jen Orchardgetaway in Singapore

Enjoy the Singapore Skyline at Hotel Jen Orchardgateway

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is a friendly, fresh and fuss free mid range hotel created by the Shangri-La group, thriving loud and proud in Singapore since 15 September 2014. We stayed at Hotel Jen during our 3 days stay in Singapore. BUT WHO IS JEN? The Jen brand is based on the virtual personal “Jen”: a professional hotelier and ...
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Dusun Villas in the heart of Seminyak, Bali

The Dusun Villas Bali: an oasis in the heart of Seminyak

The Dusun Villas Bali is your own little private oasis in the heart of Seminyak, an up and coming trendy area of Bali. We stayed here during our travels in Indonesia in September 2015 and loved it. The Dusun is a boutique village-style hotel with 15 stunning Balinese style villas, each with a private swimming pool and large garden ...
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How to

Vietnam visa in Luang Prabang selfie

How to get a Vietnam visa in Luang Prabang

While visiting Laos in March 2015, we discovered that we would need a visa for our future travels in Vietnam as we would be staying there more than 15 days. As of July 2015, the Vietnamese government announced that visitors from UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain will be exempt from a visa on arrival if ...
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Getting from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap: monks on motorbike

How to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Most visitors to Cambodia will focus their stay in the capital city of Phnom Penh and in Siem Reap as a base to visit the famous Angkor Wat. We visited Cambodia in early April during the Khmer New Year when all Cambodians were rushing to leave the capital and return to their home towns. Here are the ...
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Travel videos

Philippines travel video: celebrating Sebastien's birthday on Carubao beach

Our Philippines travel video

The Philippines was a dream! We spent a month in this beautiful country in May/June 2015 and absolutely fell in love with it.The Philippines has some of the most incredible underwater life we’ve experienced, which makes scuba diving and snorkelling a dream. We particularly enjoyed snorkelling and kayaking around El Nido on Palawan Island. Flower Island near El Nido ...
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travel video to malaysia with nomadic boys

OUR MALAYSIA TRAVEL VIDEO

What’s it like travelling in Malaysia? It’s all about the rasa sayang or Feel the Love! And boy did we have plenty of rasa sayang moments in this awesome country.If you cannot view it on YouTube, check it out on check it out on Vimeo by clicking here. Our video highlights start with the wildlife of Borneo, especially the orang ...
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The Fifth Element: love

Our Thailand travel video

In February 2015 we returned to Thailand’s islands after our first visit there 3 years ago. We started in Koh Tao where we did our advanced scuba diving course then spent over a week soaking up the beautiful beach of Koh Lipe. Snorkelling was another underwater activity we loved and Koh Lipe and Koh Adang were particularly ...
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Laos travel video: Stefan meeting Suzuki the buffalo

Our Laos travel video

In March 2015 we discovered Laos. We started in the capital city, Vientiane then went North to Vang Vieng. Vang Vieng is popular for tubing with some beautiful surrounding landscapes. In Luang Prabang, we learnt to harvest rice, took a cooking class at the Tamarind Cooking School and went diving with the monks at the stunning Kuang Si ...
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Indonesia travel video with Nomadic Boys

OUR INDONESIA TRAVEL VIDEO

We spent a month travelling from Bali to Flores via Lombok and the Gili islands in September 2015. This is the place to come if you want to experience world class diving and some stunning secluded beaches. Watch our Indonesia travel video diary of our favourite moments from our trip:If you cannot watch it on Youtube, check it out ...
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