Gay Winter Holidays – The Scruffy Italian Traveler

Author: , January 23rd, 2017

Scruffy Gios - Sergio Scardia

Yes we are at the start of the cold season in the Northern Hemisphere, and it is so freezing that a getaway to the warm countries is in order soon… where should we go?

To welcome 2017 in the way it deserves, I prepared a selection of my favorite hot spots to visit this long gay winter season: 5 places around 3 continents. Plenty of options for everybody!

Here are the Scruffy suggestions for the best holidays in this very happy new Gay Year!

Gay Winter Holidays: Gran Canaria

There is only one place in Europe, very convenient and affordable, where is Summer all year around: it is Gran Canaria!

You know I love Maspalomas Beach very much: the perfect place for a dip in the Ocean any time of the year. The Yumbo Center oganizes a great New Year’s Party, and in general all winter is packed with people escaping the cold season from Northern Europe.

If you are looking for a bit of gay winter action Gran Canaria is definitely the best option. Between February and March the island of Gran Canaria is the stage of a few big events: The Carnival of the city capital of the island, Las Palmas Carnival, Maspalomas EuroCarnival which takes place in the Yumbo Center, Maspalomas Bear Carnival Immediately after… so many events, so much fun! Check out the Scruffy Guide to Maspalomas to find out more about Gran Canaria and its gay life!

By Sergio Scardia – Full Story at The Scruffy Italian Traveller

Eleven Gay Travel Destinations for Winter Lovers

Author: , February 17th, 2014

Lake Tahoe in WinterSince we’ve offered up some sizzling winter escapes for Summer lovers, it’s only fitting we pay our cold blooded readers the same respect. For many, the idea of the perfect winter holiday is cozying up by a fire with a lover and a good glass of wine, or bundling up to explore the icy beauty of the season. Or perhaps you prefer to cultivate your own heat using the magic of friction.

However you want to go about it, here are eleven of the best blustery city guides on GayCities to get inspired. As always, click the city name to explore deeper.

1. Antwerp: It may have peaked as a European power in the 16th century, but Antwerp hasn’t the feel of faded glory in the slightest. The city has one of Europe’s richest concentrations of art nouveau architecture. Take a ride to fairy-tale-like residential street Cogels-Osylei on one of the adorable trams, which appear to pop up in the most unlikely of places throughout the city. And speaking of rides, six-floor leather/fetish bar the Boots, opened in 1983, ranks as one of the best of its kind in the world, attracting men from across Europe, especially during the annual Belgium Leatherpride in mid-January.

Authored By Dan Tracer – See the Full Story at Gay Cities

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