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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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EuroPride 2018 Stockholm - Our 13 best Gay Travel Tips for your trip to Sweden for EuroPride 2018 in Stockholm and Gothenburg. This April we put the Swedish capital Stockholm on our gay travel itinerary for 2018 testing gay-friendly hotels, vegetarian and vegan restaurants as well as LGBT friendly activities like shopping… and fall in love with Scandinavian design and architecture. The self-proclaimed “Capital of Scandinavia” is known for being openminded, inclusive, welcoming and is especially but not only during Pride Season a great destination for lesbian, gay and queer travelers planning their gaycation in the northern part of Europe.

Our Gay Couple Rental Canal Boat Tour Amsterdam - A Gay City Weekend Amsterdam without a boat tour around the canals and Grachten of Amsterdam? No way! Not only because it is very common in the Netherlands to have your own boat (or know someone who does). As soon as the sun comes out, everyone with a boat is on the canals, cruising around the Grachten, ordering pizza at the "boat drive in" and is just enjoying the beauty of the gay-friendly Dutch capital, unique nature, and the Amstel River. Actually, for us, it is simply one of the best

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 colorful story of our Highlights Jasper Pride Festival Rainbow Parade Marmot Basin 2017 in Alberta, Canada – One of our biggest destination dreams came true: Canada! we traveled to the province of Alberta to attend the 8th edition of the unique Jasper Pride Festival 2017 with a very special highlight: the gay pride parade on the ski hill of the Canadian Ski Resort Marmot Basin. It was amazing to be part of four fantastic, rainbow colored days in the middle of Jasper National Park with an unbelievable supportive (not only) LGBTQ community. We fell in love with the family-like

A Gay Couple City Weekend Prague - Without any doubt: Prague in Czechia for us is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the world. Full of history, unique architecture and natural beauty is really hard to find anywhere in the world. During spring, when nature and all the flowers are awakening from the winter, the Czech capital is a perfect destination for a city trip. Walks along the Vltava (Moldau), incredible views from the Prague Castle and surroundings, delicious, traditional food, Czech Beer and of course an Escape Room combined with a gay Volleyball tournament made our

Our holy trip to the 120 Koyasan temples Japanese Buddhism Mount Kõya on Wakayama Peninsula. Japan was and still is one of the most interesting countries for us gay travelers to explore. During our first trip to the island country in Asia, we put a two-nights stay on Mount Kõya on our Japan bucket list to explore as many temples, pagodas, and monasteries of the 120 located in the valley at the Wakayama prefecture in Japan.

Our gay couple travel diary of Whistler Pride 2018 Gay Ski Week in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Our second Gay Ski Week brought us again to the Western part of Canada, to British Columbia’s Whistler, to be precise. Together with hundreds of gay men, lesbian women, and all members of the LGBTQ+ community, we spent a week on the slopes of the Canadian Ski Resort Whistler Blackcomb enjoying incredibly much Canadian powder snow. Besides the usual winter sports like skiing and snowboarding through the British Columbian dense forest, Gay Whistler offers several different winter sports like zip-lining and

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

The Spartacus Gay Travel Index 2018: Spartacus, the German publisher of gay travel guidebooks based in Berlin just released their annual Gay Travel Index giving a detailed ranking of LGBT-friendly countries worldwide. Since 2013, gay and lesbian travelers can find information about how gay-friendly their holiday destination really is. The guys behind the Spartacus Gay Travel Index thereby include the facts of how legal homosexuality actually is and if there are any anti-discrimination laws regarding sexual orientation or HIV travel restrictions.

Our Top Highlights Best Photos Gay Couple Travel Vietnam – a diary of our first trip together outside Europe to Asia. As tourists of the world before we started to write our gay couple travel blog, we had an exciting time in Vietnam. The country with history charged traditions starting as a part of the Chinese Empire, the French colonization, the Japanese occupation, and the two-states solution often ended up in a war inside Vietnam or with its international neighbors and allies. After the well-known Vietnam War between North and South Vietnam by involving the United States of America