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Keukenhof Tulip Blossom Holland - Our Day in the “Garden of Europe”. Winter time in Holland is over, Spring has finally arrived in The Netherlands and most parts of Western Europe. Birds start singing early in the morning, the days are getting longer, and the early flowering plants and trees start blossoming. Here in our home country the Netherlands, also known as the world’s largest exporter of flowers, it is time to visit the Garden of Europe Keukenhof, to see the beauty of nature with tulips, crocuses, hyacinths, and all the other colorful flowers. This Mid-April weekend it was finally

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.

This is our list of the 15 Best Gay Movies 2019 selected for the Amsterdam LGBTQ+ Film Festival Roze Filmdagen bringing LGBTQ+ cinema to the Dutch capital city Amsterdam. We teamed up with festival director and gay movie guru Werner Borkes to find the 15 feature films about lovely and dramatic coming-out stories, historical gay relationships and unexpected outings of a porn actor to his mother, that will definitely catch your attention to watch all films of this year’s pink film festival. The 22nd edition of the Dutch LGBTQ+ film festival will start 14th March and end 24th March 2019

The 10 Best Lesbian Movies 2019 selected by and for the Dutch LGBTQ+ Film Festival Roze Filmdagen in Amsterdam – Just a few days to go and it will be time again for the biggest Dutch film festival “Roze Filmdage (Pink Film Days)”. In order to make sure, you won’t miss any of the selected great movies and films from Germany to Colombia, the USA to the Philippines, from Spain to Iceland, we teamed up with the festival director Werner Borkes to select the best of the best movies about Lesbian love, different generations of women, a love story

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

Amsterdam Frozen Canals: Our best photos and video of Amsterdam’s frozen canals with ice-skaters on the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. – Our home city Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Stunning old buildings along the canals, biker friendly for locals and tourists and, especially during really cold winter days, a winter wonderland for photographers and ice skaters. Ice skaters? Yes, you read correctly. The Netherlands is a country full of rivers, canals, lakes, and any other kind of waterways. Traditionally, the best way to use them during the cold winters in the past was to go

A Gay Couple Road Trip East Iceland to the Edge of the Arctic - Leaving the South behind, the gay couple started their way to the unknown East, before heading North along the coast. Highlights of this area are without any doubt the East Fjords with high mountains with deep and narrow valleys, the powerful waterfall Dettifoss and the stories of the hidden people around Ásbyrgi. After visiting Hrossaborg (set for the blockbuster Oblivion) the goal of this part of their gay travel was the active volcano area around lake Mývatn. Enjoy Karl and Daan's journey from East Iceland to

A Dutch Winter Day Amsterdam Netherlands – The unexpected happened: Finally, after three Winters without almost any snow Amsterdam turned into a winter wonderland. Big snowflakes falling down from the sky covering Dutch bikes, Grachten boats and the beautiful Grachten houses of Amsterdam Jordaan with beautiful white fresh snow. There is nothing better than to jump in our winter clothes, snap the camera and walk through the capital of the Netherlands on a Winter Day in February. We decided to take a walking tour along the Bloemgracht of the Dutch capital towards the famous Westerkerk close by the Anna-Frank House

The famous Golden Circle Tour Iceland: Þingvellir, Geysir & Gullfoss | Part 2: The days in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik were wonderful: close to the nature with nordic architecture as a perfect starting point for our 21 days road trip around the whole island Iceland. Karl & Daan, two nature lovers going with a 4×4 Land Cruiser, a tent and all necessary equipment on a discovery trip. Huge waterfalls, a walk between the American and European tectonic plates the world famous Geysir left us simply speechless. But there is more to see during the first steps of untouched nature. The Golden

London. It's time for a spring city trip to the British capital with our tips for off the beaten tourist trails. On the to-do list of our 2015 trip was the musical performance "Book of Mormons" with last-minute tickets bye the ticket lottery, the visit of an exhibition at the V&A Victoria & Albert Museum about the artwork of the fashion genius Alexander McQueen and, right at the beginning , a day on the roller coasters at the theme park Thorpe Park.