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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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February 2018

Amsterdam: The 15 Best Gay Movies 2018 selected for the 11 days LGBTQ+ Film Festival Roze Filmdagen in the Dutch capital Amsterdam. Together with Werner Borkes, festival director of the so-called Pink Movie Days, we chose 15 feature films about heartwarming coming-out stories, exciting gay thrillers, beautiful long-term relationship retrospects and visually stunning gay love and life stories, that make us eager to watch all films of this year’s Roze Filmdagen. Additional to that, the 21st edition of the Dutch LGBTQ+ film festival is full of premiere gay movies. Dutch premiere highlights are for example “A Moment in the Reeds”

The 10 Best Lesbian Movies 2018 selected by the Dutch LGBTQ+ Film Festival Roze Filmdagen – It is time again to get ready for the biggest Dutch film festival “Pink Film Days”. In 2018 again, we teamed up with the festival director Werner Borkes to select the best Lesbian movies for 2018. This year the LGBTQ Film Festival in Amsterdam is celebrating its 21st edition welcoming film and movie enthusiasts from all over the world to enjoy features like the German movie “Axolotl Overkill”, the US American drama “My days of Mercy” and the award-winning drama “Sisterhood” from Macau.

The 10 Best Queer LGBTQ Movies 2018 selected by the Dutch Film Festival Roze Filmdagen in Amsterdam – This year for the first time, we selected the best queer movies for the biggest Dutch film festival “Pink Film Days”. Festival director Werner Borkes helped us to find the top feature films about transgender journeys, intersexual identities, and deeply personal stories of individual struggles about sex, love, and faith. Movies like “Jesus is dead” with a very diverse family road trip from the Philippines, the story of a threesome relationship “We Are Thr3e” from Argentina and the queer LGBTQ movie

The Willow Los Angeles Hollywood California gay-friendly – It was not easy to find the right accommodation around Los Angeles and Hollywood, but we managed to find this beautiful apartment in a quiet area in between both cities in California, USA. The view out of apartment number 5 was simply beautiful for the morning coffee and the nights have been calm on a comfortable mattress under starlight. Just a 15 minutes ride with the car to the well-known gay area of West Hollywood made the choice of the dinner location with drinks really easy. Within just 20 minutes (depending on

Thousand Trails Yosemite Lakes Resort gay-friendly. The Yosemite National Park in California was one of our top highlights we planned for our four weeks road trip around the South West of the United States of America. Looking for a unique glamping accommodation located very close or even in the middle of nature, we found the Yosemite Lakes Resort just a five minutes drive away from the West entrance of Yosemite National Park. The resort includes Yurts, cottages, tents and space for trailers nestled in a valley along a river. We stayed in the Yurt village located on the top of

Our Top 10 of the best and gay-friendly restaurants Vancouver – The West-Canadian Metropole is known for its multi-cultural lifestyle and, of course, for its culinary scene. Fresh seafood, traditional Canadian dishes and the fine art of the modern cuisine, Vancouver has it all, not to forget the best wines in Canada and tasty crafted beers of the west coast. And the Vancouverites know them all from highlights in Chinatown to the chic restaurants in Downtown, the Vancouver food scene offers variety for everyone. During our trip to British Columbia in January 2018, we had the chance to test some

Review of The Douglas Vancouver Hotel gay-friendly – An Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott in Canada. Looking for a brand new design hotel in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia with style, we can recommend the 5-star Hotel by Mariott that opened its doors in October 2017. Luxurious and stylish from the inside and outside, the boutique hotel The Douglas offers its guests spacious rooms on 16 floors inside the Parq Vancouver complex right next to the BC Place Stadium. Gay Travelers will find a proper home between the hip Vancouver neighborhoods Yaletown and Gastown just a short walk away from the

A Gay Couple exploring Central North Iceland - Welcome to the nature world of Central Iceland around Lake Mývatn, an environment full of volcanic activity, breathtaking natural spectacles and thousands of midges. Karl and Daan planned three days to explore Central Iceland. During our exploration to the Ice Cave Lofthellir underneath a volcano and our relaxed time at Lake Mývatn Nature Baths (so-called Blue Lagoon of the North), we got to know even more about the volcanic activities during a one-day bus trip to the volcano Askja with the small caldera lake Víti. Using Lake Mývatnas base, we went on

A Gay Couple City Weekend Utrecht - Utrecht is the new Amsterdam. Or is it just the little sister of the Dutch capital? Putting this topic on the table on a bar in Utrecht starts an intense controversy about pros, cons, the local pride and the way of living in both cities of the Netherlands. The gay couple spent a Gay City Weekend Utrecht to show you their favorite places on their gay travel: eat and drink at Gys and The Village Coffee, get the best view over the city on the Dom Toren, where to wandering around for