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The Top 5 Theatres in London

Menier Chocolate Factory This 180 seat fringe venue has gained significant notoriety in recent years for producing hit shows like Funny Girl, Sweet Charity and A Little Night Music – all of which transferred to the West End. The Chocolate Factory only opened in 2004 in its current incarnation but has quickly become one of...

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The German Obsession with Beer

The production of beer in Germany is so prolific that picking up a bottle of standard, but still excellent, pilsner from your local shop remains alarmingly cheap. Beer, it’s as German as a man in lederhosen eating a bratwurst. Pipped to the top spot by only by Austria and the Czech Republic, Germans are the...

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The Changing Face of Gay India

While a decade ago gay venues were incredibly scarce, perhaps a dozen across the country, today they are prolific, openly advertised and held without contention. There’s no question that India is one of the most frenetic and beguiling nations on earth. A melting pot of natural beauty, ancient religions, sublime foods and superb architecture. However,...

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Top Paris Museums

The Louvre It will come as no surprise that the world’s largest museum takes the number one spot. The building itself is as famous as the stunning collections it houses and was originally a fortress constructed in the 12th Century. Today its famed for displaying some of the most iconic pieces of art on the...

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The Value of Gay Travel – Beyond the Beach, Beers and Bears

Despite my younger-self prophetically denouncing the idea of a gay holiday, I now fully recognise the value of travelling with like-minded counterparts. It’s a well-trodden trope by those on the right that if the LGBT community is able to celebrate their annual gay pride, then straight pride should exist. You know, for the suppressed, straight, white, middle-class...

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10 Great Things to Do in Amsterdam

Heading to the Dutch capital? Here’s a list of ten fantastic things to do when you’re in the magnetic, charming and utterly wonderful city of Amsterdam.   Traverse the Canal Network Amsterdam’s famous 17th Century canals are one of the most spectacular features of a city anywhere in the world. The architecture lining the waterways...

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Best Gay Travel Apps

While it’s important that travel is a time to disconnect from technology and reconnect with the world – apps can be a fantastic way to help organise and assist you on your next adventure. Skyscanner Skyscanner is the premier app for finding cheap flights. It has excellent functionalities like a multi-city search and a destination...

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Gay Pride is Fantastic – For Those Who Can Afford It

Pride is supposed to be an inclusive, political event. Not one that charges people for the privilege of attending an event which, at least in its inception, was a fight for equal rights and equality for the LGBT community. An absence of friends and my sincere disdain for biblical hangovers now I’m rapidly approaching the...

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Best Alternative Gay Cities

Major destinations like Paris, New York and London all have a unrivalled gravitas and are excellent cities to visit. However, there are endless fantastic places which are often overlooked in favour of their larger counterparts. Here are five of the best alternative cities to visit on your next adventure.   Cologne Most visitors to Germany...

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Cuba’s LGBT Revolution

Cuba was once considered one of the most regressive and closed off countries in the world, shaded from modernity by abundant plumes of cigar smoke. Today Cuba has bridged its fractious relationship with the United States and is rapidly hurtling, for better or for worse, into the twenty-first century.   Many have romanticised Cuba,  envisaging...