HOME: To support fellow LGBT and gay couple-operated companies and businesses related to travel, we will tell their stories in these challenging times.
EUROPE: Couple of Men reporter Sarah could talk to transman Soldado who was born in Siberia, Russia, and had to face discrimination and violence for being LGBT in his home country.
NETHERLANDS: The story of lesbian couple Diana and Roksana from Poland, who left their home country to get married in the UK and to live a life in peace and love in the Netherlands.
GERMANY: Torsten and Sascha, the gay couple chefs behind the food blog “Die Jungs kochen und backen” (engl.: “The guys cook and bake”), love to spend time together in the kitchen.
HOME: Today, I am 36 years old living together with the man of my life and our tomcat in Amsterdam. I am having a rainbow family with two children together with three wonderful human beings. My parents are proud of who I am, they love and appreciate my partner and support me in anything I am doing. But it wasn’t always like that.
There sure are many travel blogs out there, some of them are really well written and reliable travel recourses with valuable information about the location. But we all know, that LGBT travelers have some additional needs for their travel planning, especially when it comes to how gay-friendly, open-minded, and save a travel destination actually is. The niche of LGBT travel recourses, including our own gay travel blog, is still quite a niche but they are existing.
CAMBODIA: Running a gay café in Siem Reap is not all that the gay couple are doing to do what they really wanted to do their whole life. “We knew we wanted to help the LGBTIQ+ community” – Enjoy our story of Jason and Tola on Couple of Men and learn more about how the gay couple from Siem Reap is facing the challenge of the Corona crisis together.
Do you still remember MySpace? Well, for some of today’s longterm relationships it was the place to meet likeminded people long before dating apps and even Facebook. It also was the place where the lovely girls from ‘What Wegan did next’ meet each other many years ago. Whitney, a lovely girl from the US-State Kentucky, and Megan from the United Kingdom are a lesbian couple and LGBT entrepreneurs living together with their cute little dogs in Windsor, the UK.
NETHERLANDS: We have mentioned it a few times already when talking about our favorite LGBT and gay-friendly places to go in Amsterdam. There is one gay bar we love most.
USA: The story of Chris and Gus. Coming from the formerly isolated country of Cuba, the gay couple knows what it means when “traveling makes you free”.