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October 2018

A Gay Couple Ghost Town Adventure Bodie California USA – You know, we love adventures off the beaten tracks. Therefore, we talked to all the friendly Americans we met at Yosemite National Park to find our next special place to go. The special tip came from Pete, a bearded ranger at Yosemite Lake Resorts, just outside the West Gate of Yosemite National Park. He suggested the most photogenic Ghost Town of the Wild West in California, called Bodie. The abandoned town located in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range tells a long story about how the

Pure LGBTQ+ Winter Fun worldwide when participating in the Top 13 Best Gay Ski Weeks in Europe, North America, and New Zeeland. It is time for some gay-friendly snow fun in the Alps, Rocky Mountains, Pyrenees, and Norway together with other LGBT Winter Sports fans from all over the world. You may think, why a gay party now also in the snow. But, why not?! LGBT people are not fully accepted in every small mountain ski areas and resorts. But during a Gay Snow Event, homosexual locals and travels get the opportunity to enjoy Ski and Snowboard fun in the

All about our adventurous trip around the north-western part of Costa Rica including the Highlights of our first ever gay travels to Central America. Costa Rica is a true paradise for us nature lovers, beach fans and gay couple travelers. The natural beauty with its white sand beaches, palm trees, rainforest, and the spectacular rough coastline is incredibly diverse. And do not forget the biodiversity with its famous Costa Rican animals like the Toucans, the Red-Eyed Leaf (Tree) Frogs, the sloths, the screeching macaws, and even whales are incomparable. And, of course, not to forget to mention the friendly and

Our best of the first gay cruise edition by Open Sea Cruises x Axel Hotels. Finally, it was time for our third European gay cruise gaycation around the Mediterranean Sea. The Spanish cruise operator Open Sea Cruises announced in March 2018 their long-term collaboration with the well-known Axel Hotels, a gay hotel chain featuring hetero-friendly accommodations, with the goal to organize a brand new European gay cruise experience for the entire LGBT community with concerts, parties, onboard activities, offshore tours, and more. Starting from Barcelona, the route brought us to France and Spain covering the Western part of the Mediterranean

Our 6 Top Queer Films 2018 for Homochrom Filmfest in the German cities Cologne and Dortmund. The leaves are turning orange and red, and autumn always means it‘s cinema time again in Germany! To give you the best of 2018 queer cinema, we from Couple of Men had an interesting chat with festival director Martin Wolkner about the program of the 8th Filmfest homochrom in Cologne and Dortmund. The queer film festival scene in Germany is second only to the USA (40+ festivals), and homochrom has become the second-largest among the 25 German festivals. But homochrom is also one of

Our Gay Couple Travel Gay Beach Ibiza Town Spain – Ibiza was on our gay travel bucket list for Spain as largest Balearic Islands already for a while. During our first Gay Cruise with La Demence with had the chance to spend a whole day on the Spanish island in the Mediterranean Sea. Our shore leave of The Cruise around southern Spain started at noon with a bus trip to Ibiza Gay Beach where we were able to enjoy the turquoise blue sea, sexy bearded gay men, and a delicious lunch at Chiringay Restaurant. On our way back, we had

Our 5 Top Lesbian Films Filmfest Homochrom 2018 in the German cities Cologne and Dortmund. It’s autumn, that means it‘s cinema time again in Germany! "Couple of Men" had a nice talk with festival director Martin Wolkner about the programme of the 8th Filmfest homochrom in Cologne and Dortmund. It has quickly become the second-largest among a very active crowd of two dozens of queer film festivals in Germany. (Then again Cologne is still the homo capital of Germany, isn’t it?) But the Filmfest homochrom has also been one of the up-and-coming festivals to look for rare film discoveries and

Our 5 Top Gay Films Homochrom Filmfest 2018 in the German cities Cologne and Dortmund. It’s October, the Oktoberfest in Munich is over, and the trees are turning all orange and red, while it’s getting cooler. It’s cinema time again, not only in Germany! We from Couple of Men had an inspiring talk with festival director Martin Wolkner about the program of the 8th Filmfest homochrom in Cologne and Dortmund in the western part of Germany. The LGBT film festival has quickly become the second-largest among a very active crowd of two dozens of queer film festivals all around Germany.

Road Trip USA Highlights American South West - It was an awesome experience to travel around the country of boundless possibilities on our road trip around the southwest of the USA. Our tour started and ended in San Francisco, going counter clock around the states of California, Utah, Arizona, and Nevada back to California. Starting with our drive south from San Francisco to Los Angeles on the famous Pacific Highway 1, we found abounded places along the coast around Big Sur and beautiful, long beaches in Malibu, California. Drag Queens in Hollywood, our days in Disney and Universal Studios theme

A Gay Couple City Weekend Barcelona, the place to be in Europe’s warm South along the Mediterranean Sea. A vibrant city in Spain full of historical treasures like the Casa Milà (La Pedrera), a lively beach atmosphere, the red cable car cabins and a cultural life with museums, opera, and theater. We spent a long gay couple city weekend in the home of Gaudí in summer time exploring Mediterranean cuisine, spectacular views, and unexpected free open-air opera highlights. We didn’t even try to see all of the city since even a long weekend trip is not enough to see all