gay hot spots

New York
  • Barcelona

    Barcelona is the vibrant capital of Catalonia. Its distinctive culture is clearly seen in its art, language and way of life. Gay people are confident but not in a flashy way...

  • Berlin

    Berlin is certainly always worth a visit. But it is also gaining in popularity as a place to live amongst people from all around the world. Berlin is not only one of the least expensive metropolitan cities, but also increasingly turning into Europe's gay capital...

  • Fort Lauderdale

    Ft. Lauderdale has become a gay-vacation Mecca. It is home to a large gay community, the local government is gay-friendly and a growing number of businesses cater to gay tourists...

  • Key West

    Key West is at the most southern point of the U.S.A. The best way to get there is by a hired car from Miami or to take the shuttle bus from Miami International Airport...

  • Mykonos

    Mykonos is a truly unique island, combining the warmth, beauty and hospitality for which Greece is famous for with a whole host of gay venues to suit all tastes and ages...

  • Palm Springs

    This is a desert oasis which offers something for everyone. Palm Springs is only two hours drive from Los Angeles and has long been a popular getaway for Californians as well as gay men from all over the US...

  • Paris

    Paris is famous for its breathtaking architecture and cultural lifestyle, thanks to the many museums and theatres as well as the romantic historical centre on the river Seine...

  • San Francisco

    California has witnessed an intense battle over the equalization of gay marriage in recent years. Hardly introduced after many years of fighting for it, gay marriage next found itself prohibited again by a surprisingly successful referendum (Proposition 8)...

Inspiration

INSIDER: Kyoto

Josko, librarian and part-time researcher on religion in Japan and Asia, is German and lives in Japan with his partner Sho. His great love is the old imperial city of Kyoto, for which he has lots of great tips. more