Unadulterated fun in the sun at Maspalomas Pride


Gran Canaria is synonymous as one of Europe’s premier LGBT resort destinations and this year, Maspalomas will be hosting their 14th annual Maspalomas Pride from May 8 – 17, placing the ...
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Key Perspectives: Exploring the soul-feeding glitterball that is Key West


I had just proposed to my boyfriend over the phone from Key West, Florida when a skinny silver-haired pavement philosopher named Durf caught my eye with a “wanna see what I do?” invite. Elated by
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Out in Malmö


Once you have absorbed the many sights of Malmö city centre, shopped until you have dropped and sampled the scrumptious local culinary delights, you may be seeking something a bit more cultural, ...
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Hej! Malmö


The sight of the Turning Torso rising above the skyline greets you as you cross the awe-inspiring vast expanse of the Öresund Bridge from Copenhagen into Malmö. Whether you are arriving by road, ...
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Make it a very dry Martini, Monsieur Noilly!


Mention the south of France to anyone and they’re likely to think Cannes, Nice or St Tropez. I doubt if many Britons would consider Marseillan. In actual fact, if you fancy a stimulating ...
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Wonderful Copenhagen


“Far out in the ocean, the water is as blue as petals on the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as the clearest crystal, but so very, very deep; deeper than any cable can fathom. Many church ...
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Set sail to Eurovision – Copenhagen 2014


Next week the 56th Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in Copenhagen. Barry Johnson visits one of Europe’s oldest capitals and finds that it lives up to its claim of being the happiest city in the ...
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48 hours in Iceland


Penises and polar bears were welcome surprises for Jean Paul Zapata, joining dozens of gays and lesbians for Rainbow Reykjavik, the country’s winter pride festival. www.rainbowreykjavik.com ...
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Fire and Ice in Reykjavik


In little over a week Rainbow Reykjavik, the annual international LGBT winter pride festival held in Iceland’s capital, will see LGBTI people from around the world descend upon the most ...
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Costa Barcelona: So Much More


The distinctive Spanish province of Catalonia for all intent and purpose may very well be its own nation – it has its own language, culture and traditions and occupies an area so vast that ...
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Chicago, that toddlin’ town


Chicago’s Boystown has been voted by Out Traveler’s readers as the ‘Incomparable Gay Neighbourhood’ in the world beating cities including runner up San Francisco, Los Angeles, Barcelona and ...
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Aspen Gay Ski Week: more than just a party!


Aspen Gay Ski Week is a week-long LGBTQ winter event held in January each year. It is a fundraising event for The Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund (RFGLCF). Money raised from Gay Ski ...
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Lausanne Dreams


Situated on the shores of Western Europe’s largest lake, Lake Geneva, Lausanne is  host to the headquarters of the Olympic Games and is known (unsurprisingly) as the Olympic capital. It certainly
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Jonny does Tel Aviv


“Our tour guide Sharon, pronounced not with an Essex wail but with a guttural thud full of a millennia of people’s suffering, told us that Yafo (Hebrew), Jaffa (English – think ...
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Are you dreaming of a Pink Christmas?


  “I have fond childhood memories of ABBA spinning on my parent’s record player, day dreaming while listening to Roxette on my Walkman and captivating stories at school about Vikings ...
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