As a lesbian couple traveling on a private tour in Jordan, we were a little uncomfortable. It was just us and Mohammed. Mohammed was fishing for something.
Compared to straight travel couples, and arguably to solo female travellers, there is much more to think about regarding safety. Think about the reason why you travel. Is your travel a break from normal life, a vacation or a holiday?
R Family's first cruise was held aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines 's Norwegian Dawn with passengers including children. Major companies in the travel industry have become aware of the substantial money also known as the " pink dollar " or " pink pound " generated by this marketing niche, and have made it a point to align themselves with the gay community and gay tourism campaigns. Gay travel destinations are popular among practitioners of gay tourism because they usually have permissive or liberal attitudes towards gays, feature a prominent gay infrastructure bars, businesses, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, entertainment, media, organisations, etc.
By Jessica Macdonald. The African continent offers a plethora of rewarding travel destinations for people of any sexual orientation. Unfortunately, however, gay and lesbian travelers need to do a little extra research before planning their trip, because homosexuality is still considered a criminal offense in some African countries while in others it can even be punishable by death.
In this column, we will hear from voices in the LGBT community about their experiences on the road, safety tips, events, and overall advice for other LGBT travelers to get the most out of their time on the road! This month, Dani from Globetrottergirls gives you the ultimate Lesbian friendly travel experience. When I started planning my first trip to Latin America inI wondered what it would be like to travel with my girlfriend in strictly Catholic countries, many of them known for their culture of machismo.
T he world's major cities have now grown accustomed to gay culture, and with the visibility of openly gay personalities the urban world has gone from offering only a few underground gay venues, to opening gay-friendly hotspots, to having predominantly gay neighborhoods. The idea of a gay hotel would also probably be unthinkable just two decades ago, but now there is even a new "straight-friendly" concept. Cities such as Paris and Berlin have elected gay mayors, and gay issues have now mostly become non-issues in countries like Denmark and Spain.
We know first-hand how experiencing gay-friendly hotel stays, nightlife, events, glitter parties can not only enhance your travel experience but also help to increase awareness of LGBT issues and help us all become one big, globally connected family. Yusss, Queen! As such we have dedicated ourselves to preparing guides to destinations all around the world from a gay angle.
LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other people often have special concerns or interests when travelling. This page lists three things: events and activities of special interest to, or targeted towards, LGBT travellers; destinations where being out as LGBT is acceptable; and destinations where it might be dangerous to travel if one's transgender status or nonheterosexual orientation is known. Some individuals and groups add other letters to explicitly include other groups "Q" for "queer" and "questioning", "I" for "intersex", "A" for "asexual", etc. Cities of all sizes hold gay pride parades or simply pride paradesfestivals, and events.
Palawan Island is one of the most beautiful areas of the Philippines. Palawan is not your average tourist island. The Palawan of today is like nowhere else in the world.
Inthe Damron Company published the first gay travel guide for men. Subscribe to the Postcard Academy podcast for free to hear the whole story, including the history of LGBT travel; the best resources for planning a trip; the hottest places for lesbians to visit right now; and more. Need some trip-planning guidance?