The German publisher of gay travel information and guidebooks, Spartacus, released today its annual Gay Travel Index with a detailed ranking of 202 (+5 countries) countries worldwide and their LGBTQ+ and gay-friendlinessRead more
A German-Dutch gay couple, happily living the adventurous life together, eager to explore the world around us, from our favorite neighborhood restaurant to adventurous hiking trails into the mountains and exciting city trips around the globe.
We are Karl and Daan from the Gay Travel Blog Couple of Men and we’d like to inspire you to explore the world open-minded, respectful, and with a happy heart.
WE ARE DAAN & KARL
SOUTHERN AFRICA: It is hard to find the right words to describe our first ever Africa experience, especially because we choose a completely new way of traveling for us by boarding a train from Rovos Rail. Starting at the NamibianRead more
NAMIBIA: During our nine days Train Safari around Southern Africa with Rovos Rail, we had the chance to visit one of the most spectacular sights of Namibia, the dunes and desert of Sossusvlei. To get there is a real African adventRead more
USA: It was an awesome experience to travel around California, Utah, Arizona, and Nevada, states of the country of boundless possibilities on our road trip around the southwest of the USA. Our tour started and ended in San FrancisRead more
Happy Pride! With this international greeting, lesbians, gays, transsexuals, and queer people, as well as their friends and allies, are marching side by side demonstrating on various LGBTQ+ Pride parades for equality, acceptance, and equal love. But what does PRIDE for the LGBTQ+ community actually mean and stand for? Why are we using the abbreviation LGBTQ+? And why is a Coming Out so important and still necessary?
COLOMBIA: Our second journal about our trip to one of the gay-friendliest countries in Southern America is about Colombia’s capital city, Bogotá. We have to admit, first thoughts that came to our minds when talking about ColombRead more
SWEDEN: A journal of our 4-day Gay City Trip to Malmö during Pride Weekend. Did we already mention, that we love Sweden? The Scandinavian country is one of our favorite European gay travel destinations that is currently ranking oRead more
USA: We have finally visited the world-famous city of wind in the American Mid West, Chicago. Especially for Karl a dream came true when we were standing at the shore of the Chicago River surrounded by incredibly impressive skyscrRead more
AUSTRIA: The recently named “Destination of the Year 2018” by the Australian LGBTI Awards was already for a while now very high on our gay travel bucket list, especially after traveling to other parts of the Alpine state beforRead more
FINLAND: Review of Klaus K Design Hotel Helsinki Gay-friendly – Before we start with our review of the Klaus K Hotel Helsinki, we want to warn you, it is going to be a very sexy gay-friendly hotel article. Not only because of alRead more
USA: Tips and highlights for a gay city weekend in New York City during World Pride 2019, the biggest gay pride event ever to commemorate the Stonewall Riots in 1969. A Weekend in New York City – We must admit that this has beenRead more
CANADA: It seems to become an annual habit, a good one we have to add. Starting the new year with a Gay Ski Week Pride trip to Canada is just the best way to kick off our gay travel plans for 2019. It was time again to pack our baRead more
SWEDEN: Review of The Vault Hotel in Helsingborg. The next stop on our South Swedish road trip after Mölle was the harbor town Helsingborg. The second biggest city of Scania (Skåne) is known for its beautiful old town, the ferryRead more
By sharing their stories, we get to understand the daily lives of couples that are running a business together, that are activists for freedom and equality together, that are facing everyday problems together or that simply are what they actually are, two people in love. This is why we use Queer Couple Stories to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ couples and their situations with the goal to change the perception and acceptance in our society. We want them to be seen – by sharing their stories.
ITALY: “Sicily? You? Really?”. This was the reaction I got from many friends and coworkers that found out about my pRead more
Our Top 10 list of the best queer movies in 2021 selected for the Amsterdam LGBTQ+ Film Festival Roze Filmdagen 2021. AlRead more
Already for 25 years, the biggest Dutch LGBTQ+ film festival is inviting the LGBTQ+ community to see the best, the mostRead more
The organizers decided for the 2021 edition, to turn the queer film festival into an online version. That means: Start pRead more
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