Travel

We know that when life gets stressful, the quickest way to reboot is by traveling, whether it’s to somewhere familiar or somewhere outside of our comfort zone. There really is no better feeling than leaving responsibilities behind while experiencing something exciting — and we are eager to take advantage of that whenever we can.

Make Berlin Your Next Queer Vacation Spot

Are you and your girlfriend planning a lesbian vacay getaway? Are you newly single ready to Eat, Pray and Love your way across the European social scene? Hop on a nonstop flight to Berlin, Germany. Lesbian clubs and parties aren’t dead here. Lesbian bars may be shuttering all over the…

Top 3 Travel Blogs For Lesbians

Traveling as a woman is tricky. Traveling as a queer woman is even trickier. Whether you’re taking your first trip out of the country, setting off an eighteen-month backpacking adventure or wetting your wanderlust by planning an imaginary dream vacation, these queer female bloggers have the advice you need. They…

Destination of the Week: Buenos Aires

This week we’re headed for South America and one of Latin America’s gay capitals: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Long before same-sex marriage was legalized in the country in 2010, the Argentine capital city had long been a magnet for gay travelers, with plenty of nightlife, culture, and the largest Pride parade…

Destination of the Week: Amsterdam

“Live and let live” is one of Amsterdam’s favorite sayings, and with an overall relaxed and tolerant attitude towards different lifestyles, who wouldn’t want to give the Netherlands’ capital city a visit? Not only was the Netherlands the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage in 2001, but…

Ten Tips For The Eco-Friendly Traveler

With global warming on the rise and more and more people making travel plans, now more than ever it’s important to think about what sort of footprint we’re leaving when we take those vacations and business trips. The effects on travel on local communities can leave a lasting impact, so…

Destination Of The Week: Copenhagen

This week’s LGBT travel destination takes us a to a city that was given the honor of being the number one most gay-friendly place on the planet by the popular travel publication “Lonely Planet: Copenhagen. Located in the small Scandinavian country of Denmark, Copenhagen is known for its eclectic cultural…

Destination of the Week: San Francisco

This week’s LGBT destination pick takes travelers to the “Gay Mecca” of the U.S. …also known as San Francisco. It’s been called the world’s most gay-friendly city and has been known for its liberal, laid-back, and alternative lifestyles. So it’s no wonder this northern California city has long been a…

Destination of the Week: Stockholm

We’re staring up a new segment in Travel called “Destination of the Week” to help give you some great travel options when it comes to cities around the world that are LGBT-friendly and are not only welcoming, but have plenty of great sights to see and things to do. Are…

We Can Be Free Here.. But Not There

British lesbians are lucky – this is one thing I’ve learned from my travels. Here we can be free, and we can be visible. Having visited Jamaica and Kenya, I couldn’t imagine living there for very long because I’d have to live a lie. I’d have to be secretive about…

Rainbow Family Adventures: Some Useful Tips

As the world grows more tolerant, there’s an increasing range of destinations for LGBT families to travel to. In many ways it’s never been easier for rainbow families to go on holiday. That said, there are still a few challenges to be overcome. Firstly, communicate with your child. Your little…

History and Heritage in the Bahamas

If you’ve never been to the Bahamas then what images do those words conjure? Palm trees bowing over immaculate, honey-hued beaches. Cool blue waves lapping at the rough of a world-beating golf course. A waiter on a luxury yacht lifting the silver lid off a sumptuous lobster dinner. Divers exploring…

What’s the Worst City in the World?

Pollution, poverty, overcrowding, homophobia – these are just some of the criteria by which a new survey has ranked the world’s most unpleasant cities. The tourism and dating site MissTravel.com asked its readers which cities they’d be even less keen to visit than Sochi, Russia. Sochi hit the headlines earlier this…

KitschMix: Gay Guide to Barcelona

Barcelona is the it spot for gay people to travel to and to discover. Barcelona is so lively and upbeat, what better vacation spot can you think of? Li-Eixample or Gayxamble are two of the hottest gay areas in all of Barcelona, and they are just a few blocks from…

Stunning Buddhist Cave Temples

After seeing these stunning Buddhist temples located inside caves, we want to drop everything that we are currently doing and visit them. The isolation of these sites serves to intensify the spiritual connection experienced by visitors. While some places of worship use architectural height to draw attention up to the heavens,…