Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in work and forget to take some time for yourself. Studies show taking more time off to travel keeps you fit, lowers stress levels, boosts your immune system, improves your mood and many other perks. Take a look at these gay travel blogs for some travel ideas, tips, recommendations, and destination suggestions. While not all of these blogs provide the best gay spots to visit, they do provide a gay man’s perspective on what it’s like to visit some exciting and exotic destinations.
A Couple of Men
Karl and Daan are a German-Dutch openly gay travel blogger couple based in Amsterdam. They have suggestions starting from their favorite neighborhood restaurant to undiscovered hikes through the mountains on one of their trips across the globe. Together, they have visited more than 50 countries in over 5 continents while supporting the gay community worldwide. They collect authentic and gay-friendly proofed travel information which they on their blog.
Chris and Rob have been together for 10+ years and have been legally married since 2013. Before kids they were just another couple exploring the world, but now with their little dudes, they’re 2TravelDads… and they keep on traveling. Keep up with 2 dads traveling the globe with their 2 sons, teaching them the value of culture and education, experiencing the outdoors, and giving their kids a broad world view.
Stefan and Sebastien and have been traveling the world together since 2014 and created Nomadic Boys as a platform to record their romantic adventures, write about the different gay scenes and their culinary discoveries. For every place they visit, they like to make local gay friends to experience the culture and gay scene from their perspective. As they travel, they also try to seek out and support local LGBT businesses, which is particularly important in countries with anti gay laws in place. Also, don’t miss their app suggestions every gay traveler should have.
Gay Travel 4u.com was developed to showcase the very best gay events around the world. They have reporters in key destinations around the world who photo and cover the biggest and best events. They are based in Barcelona, but are a part of a network of over 25 different dedicated city guides from Amsterdam to Paris, Taipei to Sydney.
Two Bad Tourists
As a young gay couple, these guys have a unique perspective on travel. Whether it’s Pride hopping around Europe or traveling in Africa where gay rights are negligible, they are constantly exposed to new experiences and unfamiliar cultures. They enjoy sharing insights from all they’ve done right and wrong and aim to provide valuable stories and travel advice. They try to experience a destination as if they lived in that city. These two travel a bit slower and try to take in more by seeing less.
Duane Wells curates the very best of high-end global travel destinations, with an unmatched angle on celebrity, lifestyle, and accessible luxury. Providing his experience traveling from Puerto Vallarta, New York City, Vegas, Spain, and across the pond to the UK, TheDuaneWells.com is a go to resource for luxury travel, lifestyle and entertainment information.
Travels of Adam
This hipster travel blog highlights travel stories, places, tips & photography. A great guide to some the coolest things to do and see around the world — a lifestyle blog for men and other stylish travelers.
Carlos Melia Blog
Carlos Melia Blog is a luxury travel curator, travel agent and blogger, servicing both, the leisure and corporate segments, with emphasis on mainstream bespoke travel, destination weddings, event planning and luxury gay travel. Carlos is an independent travel advisor, with over 25 years of international experience on all ends of the travel industry.
Backpack with Brock
The Backpack With Brock blog is filled with videos, photos, reviews, tips and stories from all over the world. You can search for a specific place you want to learn more about or simply ‘start from the beginning’ and watch everything.
These bloggers sleep in dorms and budget hotels, wait hours for buses, try those roadside street stalls, and test travel passes to see if they really do save money. They do it just like you would – because, like you, they’re real travelers looking to see the world and help others do the same.
The Gay Passport
The Gay Passport is one of Asia’s leading gay travel guides, and features reviews of the hottest clubs, bars, saunas, restaurants and hotels. They provide recommendations spanning from the hottest hotels, restaurants, spas, saunas, bars and clubs for gay travelers. They off articles ranging from inspirational to useful guides in various formats from lists to content like quizzes, tips and opinions.