WORLDWIDE: It must have been halfway somewhere between Sweden and Germany when we received an email from the Editorial Director of Lonely Planet.
Our Gay-Friendly Travels worldwide
GREECE: Mykonos has long enjoyed its worldwide reputation as a gay vacation hotspot. Much more so than other places I’ve written about, such as Sitges or Gran Canaria – probably only rivaling Amsterdam in terms of reputation.
UKRAINE: Sarah learned about the situation of the LGBTQ+ community in the Eastern European country at an online event organized specifically for activists and journalists.
NETHERLANDS: This guide written by our cruising expert John will go in-depth into the best gay cruising beach near Amsterdam called Zandvoort.
SWEDEN: Is there a gay bar in Malmö, you might ask? Yes, of course there is! The gay couple operated Red Shoe Bar is located in the city center of Malmö and has big plans for World Pride 2021!
GERMANY: We checked the annual CSD agenda in the German cities and assembled as many CSD and LGBTQ+ Pride events we could find in Germany.
HOME: To support fellow LGBT and gay couple-operated companies and businesses related to travel, we will tell their stories in these challenging times.
GERMANY: The German publisher Spartacus, released its annual Gay Travel Index with a detailed ranking of the gay-friendliness of 202 countries.
SWEDEN: Get ready for World Pride 2021! Malmö will be co-hosting the biggest LGBTQ+ celebration the city has ever seen.
ITALY: Having gotten fatigues of my usual escapes to Sitges, Gran Canaria, and the like, I planned to visit the Italian island Sicily.