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Posts from: June 2017

Helsinki in Summer: A Gay Couple’s City Trip to the Finnish Capital | Finland

A Gay Couple City Weekend Helsinki Finland – Helsinki, the Finnish capital is one of those destinations everyone should have on their Top 3 travel bucket list. Kept as a secret, the citizens of Helsinki are more than proud to live in their wonderful nature connected city. Recently, the whole country has been elected to be the world’s most socially progressive country. The gay couple can proudly confirm that after their peacefully summertime gay travel trip to Helsinki. Museums, architecture, food, nature and even an own theme park right in the center has been part of the itinerary for a long Gay Couple City Weekend Helsinki.

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Linnanmäki Helsinki: Our Day at the Finnish Theme Park in Helsinki | Finland

Our Gay Couple Review Theme Park Linnanmäki Helsinki Finland – There is an Amusement Park in Finland? Yes, there is! The biggest Amusement of the Nordic country is Linnanmäki located right north of the city center of Helsinki. Opened in 1950, the Finnish Amusement Park offers 43 rides and attractions of all kind like the historical theater “Peacock-teatteri” and the museum “Linnanmäen museo”. All the attraction are situated on a hill with a great view over the Finnish capital but also in between rock formations and forest. Especially the view from the Ferris wheel is breathtaking. We could even spot the Baltic Sea. Linnamäki means literally translates “caste hill”.

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“United” – We are going to Baltic Pride 2017 in Tallinn | Estonia

Gay Couple Baltic Pride 2017 Tallinn Estonia – We are happy to announce that we will attend this year’s Baltic Pride 2017! The LGBTQ+ event that aims to “increase the visibility of LGBTQ+ people” joins forces with Tallinn Pride. The rainbow colored Gay Pride Festival will take place from July 6th to July 9th. Therefore, the Estonian capital is planning to organize a long list of events throughout the pride week starting with art exhibitions, LGBTQ+ film screenings to the colorful gay pride parade through the capital of Estonia. Together with supporters from the Baltic States, across Europe and from all over the world, we will celebrate the 9th edition of Baltic Pride, that rotates between the three Baltic capitals Vilnius, Tallinn, and Riga. This year, it is Tallinn’s turn to host the gay pride week. But we will have more to explore in the beautiful city of Tallinn. As one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we cannot wait to spend the first week in July in Estonia. Join us on our gay travels to Estonia and see the Baltic Pride 2017 in Tallinn with this year’s festival theme “United” through a couple of men’s eyes.

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First Edition Utrecht Canal Gay Pride 2017 | The Netherlands

The First Utrecht Canal Gay Pride 2017 The Netherlands – It is time. Time for the LGBTQ+ community of Utrecht to celebrate the annually Gay Pride Event with their first own, unique and rainbow colored Canal Pride Parade. “The heart of the Netherlands” will turn pink when for the first ever dressed up Grachten boats will ride the old canals of the fourth biggest city of the Netherlands accompanied by proud gay, lesbian, bi, trans and friends from all over the world. Starting at Ledig Erf, the Utrecht Gay Pride Parade on the canals will end at the Zandbrug, just around the corner of the well-known gay bars “Bodytalk” and “Café Kalff”.

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Dinosaurs at Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta | Canada

Finding Dinosaurs at Royal Tyrrell Museum Palaeontology Drumheller Alberta Canada – Visiting a Dinosaur museum was not the first thing that came to our mind when thinking of traveling the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Alberta. But it was a great unexpected adventure doing a one-day road trip to the small town Drumheller, about 1,5 hours North-East of Calgary. The whole area of Red Deer River Valley is dedicated to the discoveries of a huge amount of dinosaurs skeletons and fossils throughout the so-called Dinosaur Valley. Starting with our explorations of the28 km long valley of Dinosaurs, we visited the exhibits at Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology.

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Parks & Public Art Walk at Downtown Calgary | A Gay Couple Photo Tour

CANADA: Thinking about Calgary, a public art scene would not be necessarily the first thing that comes to your mind, especially not in Downtown Calgary with all its huge skyscrapers and financial offices. We have been disabused. A variety of sculptures, gigantic graffitis, outdoor paintings and sunny parks with public art are scattered all around the heart of the Canadian city in the province of Alberta. Additional to the outdoor art installations, a multiplicity of public art in most of the foyers and backyards of the modern buildings showcase art pieces from all over the world. During our stay in Calgary right before our road trip through the Canadian Rocky Mountains of Alberta, we became gay city explorers.

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