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  • 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...

  • New York

    New York (also known as the Big Apple) offers an amazing choice, whether it be gay bars, dance clubs or simply shopping. The city, with the history of Stonewall, has a lively LGBT community and it is not without reason that New York is known as the city that never sleeps...

  • 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)...

Top Hotels

Villa Barca

Villa Barca, a gay owned and operated boutique resort, has been created as a place where every traveler is welcome. Villa Barca is a quintessential Italian countryside manor house built in the early 1800s... more

Steigenberger Inselhotel

Located directly by the lake of Constance on a small private island, you'll enjoy your stay in a former Dominican monastery at the Steigenberger Inselhotel... more

Marktgasse Hotel

In the Heart of Zurich’s picturesque historic center

The traditional townhouse has been home to hospitality and gastronomy establishments since the 15th century... more

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

Poland: Protest with queer wedding photos

The photographer Pamela Porwen started a photography project in which she photographed well-known queer people from Poland as wedding couples. The photos will be exhibited in May. Inspiration for the project was the deteriorating situation of the queer community in Poland and the fact that there is no legal recognition for same-sex couples. more

Gay Honeymoon in Budapest

The new Honeymoon in Budapest program, launched by the Humen Travel Tourism Association for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) tourist destination marketing, aims to better the position for LGBTQ tourists in Budapest by inviting honeymooners into the city. The Leongs, Shinchi and Guzifer, invited by the Humen Travel Tourism Association, were the first to spend a magical week in the Hungarian capital recently. more