EUROPE: From opulent facilities to intimate atmospheres, from the bustling streets of Berlin to the romantic canals of Amsterdam, each sauna offers a unique cruising experience.
BERLIN: When we discovered that Hotel am Steinplatz in Berlin Charlottenburg was part of the Marriott family and listed under the Pink Pillow Collection, we had to check it out.
BERLIN: Gay travelers can use the Gay Travel Index 2023 to prepare for their gaycation. But which country ranks first? Where is it safe to travel to as a gay and LGBTQ+ traveler?
BERLIN: After receiving the Lonely Planet Award in 2021, this year, our blog Couple of Men was in the running for the prestigious ITB LGBTQ+ Pioneer Award 2023.
EUROPE: Our sustainable train trip with Eurail / Interrail through Europe from France to the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany.
GERMANY: The German publisher Spartacus, released its annual Gay Travel Index with a detailed ranking of the gay-friendliness of 202 countries.
BERLIN: At the recent international tourism fair in Berlin, the Minister of Tourism of ITB partner Malaysia caused a scandal at the opening press conference.
The Spartacus Gay Travel Index 2019: Every year, the German publisher of gay travel information and guide books releases the annual Gay Travel Index with a detailed ranking of 197 LGBTQ+ friendly countries worldwide. In the 7th edition, Berlin-based Spartacus gives lesbian, gay and queer travelers information about how gay-friendly a holiday destination is according to several ranking factors and criteria collecting enough information about LGBTQ+ friendliness and livability for locals. Gay travelers can use this information to prepare for their gaycation as well as taking it as a piece of advice for choosing the holiday destination.
With a poster campaign, the travesty artists of the group ‘Travestie für Deutschland (TFD)’ protest against the so-called ‘Homo Cure’. Seven posters with well-known Berlin travesty artists and drag queens have been published on the Internet, sending a clear message, such as “Why fix what is not broken.” The impetus for the action was given by recent recommendations by Protestant Free Churches on homosexual persons to be treated on the basis of their sexual orientation. With its campaign of a protest poster campaign fighting Homo cure, the satirical group wants to draw attention to the conversion therapies that are still not forbidden in Germany. More about this here on Couple of Men.