Category: Europe

Destination: Europe

Gay travel guides

Travel guide to gay Berlin

Berlin gay area: bars, clubs and gay hotels in Schöneberg

Berlin is super gay. Gayness is so well accepted in every aspect of society that you’ll find sprinkles of it everywhere.Schöneberg is the heart of the gay community and has been since the 1920s when it became the first ever gay village – in the world.Although it was all heavily repressed during the Nazi era, it was reborn ...
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Nice's gay carnival, Lou queernaval

Lou Queernaval in Nice, discover France’s first gay carnival

Feather boas…glitter…cray cray make up…sexy topless men…This is Lou Queernaval, France’s first gay carnival and part of the famous Nice Carnival.We spent 3 days dancing and partying through the streets of the city celebrating Lou Queernaval clad in our medieval outfits.A bit of historyThe carnival originated in the Middle Ages as a festival authorised by ...
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Gran Canaria gay guide

Gay Gran Canaria: guide to the best gay bars, clubs and events

Gran Canaria is a notorious gay destination in Europe, specifically in Playa del Ingles in the South.The island has always been a beacon of tolerance whilst in the olden days, mainland Spain used to have an extremely hostile conservative attitude led by the Catholic Church. The Canary Islands were a popular place to exile people who ...
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Romance

5 unique gay friendly hotels in Gran canaria

5 gay hotels in Gran Canaria, for a unique, romantic and fabulous stay

Gran Canaria has long been a gay destination for the gay boys.  The Yumbo Centre is made up of gay bars, clubs and shops and forms the base of the gay scene on the island.There’s a variety of excellent gay friendly and exclusively gay accommodation in Gran Canaria, whether it’s bungalows, resorts or boutique hotels. Here’s ...
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5 romantic things to do in italy

5 romantic things to do in in Italy for gay couples

We always seek out exotic and unique places to celebrate our anniversary each year.Our most memorable anniversary is our first one back in 2010, when we visited Venice. Of course Venice is a place you will instantly fall in love with, even if like us you visit out of season in February.When it comes down romance ...
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Adventure

Change in the Siberian scenery

Russia: life on board the trans siberian train

Travelling on the Trans Siberian train through Russia was always a life long ambition of ours. We began our big trip in Asia on this long journey.The Trans Siberian in full from Moscow to Vladivostok takes 8 days, covering 5,772 miles. You can of course break this up by stopping over at the different cities along the way. Most ...
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Lake Baikal view

Our Trans-Siberian stop over on Olkhon Island

Lake Baikal contains 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface fresh water.  It is the world’s deepest fresh water lake – 1,642 m (5,387 ft) at its deepest point.  It also claimed to be the world’s oldest lake at 25 million years old. Our stay on Olkhon IslandWe stayed at Olkhon island on Lake Baikal for a week and a well ...
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How to

complete guide on how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city centre

How to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city centre

Amsterdam Schiphol is the city’s main airport and one of the busiest airports in the world. It is located around 17km (10.5 miles) southwest from Amsterdam’s main train station (“Amsterdam Centraal“). Most of the European budget airlines fly here, so if you’re based in Europe you can get some pretty cheap flights to Amsterdam for a city ...
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trans siberian visa

Obtaining visas for the Trans Siberian train

Obtaining our visas: final planning hurdle accomplished!Our ideal plan is to just follow our stomachs through Asia. Then, if the budget allows it, to work our way through to Australia and New Zealand.We will be entering Asia via the Trans Siberian railway through Russia, Mongolia and China (spending at least a month in each). After China ...
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How to get from Tegel airport to Berlin city

How to get from Tegel airport to Berlin city centre?

Berlin Tegel “Otto Lilienthal” Airport (TXL) is one of the two international airports of Berlin. It is located in Tegel, around 5 miles (8 km) northwest from central Berlin.The other main airport in Berlin is Schönefeld, which we wrote a separate guide for in our how to get from Schönefeld airport to central Berlin. Note that from around 2020(ish!) ...
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Ways to get from Larnaca airport to agia napa

How to get from Larnaca Airport to Ayia Napa

Larnaca Airport (LCA) is the main international airport for Cyprus and the largest on the island.The Republic of Cyprus (south side) has another smaller international airport on the west side of the island in Paphos (PFO). Most flights will fly into Larnaca airport, but recently more and more airlines like Ryanair also use Paphos. In ...
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Videos

Nice's gay carnival, Lou queernaval

Lou Queernaval in Nice, discover France’s first gay carnival

Feather boas…glitter…cray cray make up…sexy topless men…This is Lou Queernaval, France’s first gay carnival and part of the famous Nice Carnival.We spent 3 days dancing and partying through the streets of the city celebrating Lou Queernaval clad in our medieval outfits.A bit of historyThe carnival originated in the Middle Ages as a festival authorised by ...
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