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A Couple of Men
Gay Couple Travel Blog

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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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Latest Travel Posts

For many LGBTQ + skiers and snowboarders, skiing in Champagne Powder in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is at the top of the Gay Travel bucket list, not only because of the vast powder snow runs through the dense Rockies forests, but also because of the gay ski week in Jasper. Ideal for a gay winter trip is the Jasper National Park in the north of the Canadian province Alberta in western Canada around the city of Jasper.

Tips and Highlights of our gay travel to Cape Town’s south side. From the city center of Cape Town, we made our way to the Cape Peninsula exploring False Bay. Our base for the second part of our Gay Travels to Cape Town was one of the most luxurious and gay-friendliest guesthouses we have ever visited. Located in St James, Cape Town overlooking False Bay, we visited Muizenberg with its white beach and colored beach hats, Kalk Bay with some great restaurants and shops and started our trips south.

Tips and Highlights of our 4-days Gay Travels to Cape Town in South Africa. Our first trip together to the African continent brought us first to South Africa, specifically to its capital city Cape Town, the so-called Mother City. In order to experience as much as possible from the metropole in the Western Cape county, we split our trip into two parts. We spent our first days in the heart of Cape Town staying in a gay-friendly hotel in Green Point.

Gay Summer Adventure Skåne – Road Trip South Sweden. The Scandinavian country Sweden is a dream destination for us. Why? Well, it offers everything we need for a perfect vacation from beautiful nature, stunning views to a broad variety of organic and locally sourced cuisine. We got super excited about the offer to join forces with the National Tourism Board of Skåne, also known as Scania, to show you the gay-friendly side of Southern Sweden. And by writing that, we are most definitely not exaggerating.

After our Gay City Trip to Malmö, we took a rental car to drive all the way northwest of the South Swedish county Skåne. The first stop on our 5-day road trip was the Kullaberg Nature Reserve and the little fisher village Mölle. Stunning views, rough nature, and the cute little colorful Swedish houses give this region of Sweden a very unique atmosphere. Embedded in the rough nature of the Kattegat shoreline (name of the sea between Northern and Baltic Sea), we found the gay-friendly and gay couple owned café Ransvik Havsveranda with a special historical significance.

A journal of our 4-day Gay City Trip to Malmö during Pride Weekend. Did we already mention, that we love Sweden? The Scandinavian country is one of our favorite European gay travel destinations that is currently ranking on the top position of this year’s Gay Travel Index 2019 together with Canada. But besides this encouraging data, we experienced an ongoing welcoming and LGBTQ+ friendly environment be it in the bigger cities of Stockholm or Malmö or in the countryside of the South Swedish county Skåne.

The hidden gem for the sophisticated lesbian, gay and queer travelers in Illinois. A hidden gem in the United States of America? Yes, there is! Even some of our friends living in the USA contacted us after we published our first photos and stories about our trip to Galena asking: Where is Galena and why are you traveling there? Well, the US American state of Illinois isn’t only about Route 66, Springfield or Chicago, it also is home to Galena which is the largest city of Jo Daviess County, Illinois with a strong connection to the Mississippi River and only

Gay Chicago – City Guide to Pride and the Gay Neighborhoods. We have finally visited the world-famous city of wind in the American Mid West, Chicago. Especially for Karl a dream came true when we were standing at the shore of the Chicago River surrounded by incredibly impressive skyscrapers and another top of the top architectural highlights of the third biggest city of the USA. Suitably during pride month, we as gay couple travel bloggers were invited to attend Gay Pride in Chicago, the Pride Park Festival and explore the gay neighborhoods of the city, Boystown and Andersonville.

Our 6 Lederhosen Tips Traditional Austrian Garments – Wearing a traditional folk costume is an important part of daily life defining an own identity in the mountains of the Alps. In the German-speaking South Austrian state Carinthia alone more than 80 different kinds of traditional garments are officially registered, one more beautiful than the other, for women and men, of course. Unsurprisingly, we as gay couple travel blogger wanted to know more about the tradition of wearing real Austrian Lederhosen as they are a traditional national clothing coming originally from the farmers. And of course, we still needed the perfect