For members of the LGBTQ+ community, choosing where to travel for summer vacations can be something of a challenge.
Although many western countries have come a long way when it comes to promoting policies to protect gay rights, legalize same-sex marriage and fight against discrimination, there’s still a long way to go. Homosexuality is a crime in over 70 countries, and some of them even impose the death penalty. Sadly, by not making the proper research on the politics and cultural customs of their summer destination, London gay escorts may put themselves at risk. That is why we have compiled a list of LGBTQ+ friendly places to travel in 2022.
In recent years, Argentina has become one of the most attractive destinations for the LGBT community in Latin America. This is due to several implemented inclusion policies, dating as far back as 2012 when same-sex marriage was approved. The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, is a city with several gay friendly tourist options.
In addition to celebrating International LGBT Pride Day, two major events take place in November: the national Gay Pride Parade and the Milonga Queer Tango Festival. In this last event which was first celebrated in 2005, the dancers challenge the traditional rules of tango regarding gender by exchanging roles. Another popular gay friendly event in Buenos Aires is the Mendoza Gay Gathering Festival in March.
If we talk about the bars and nightlife of the city, you can enjoy various options in a number of neighbourhoods of the city such as Palermo, Recoleta, and San Telmo among others. Nothing better than to have a drink and relax in a friendly establishment, perhaps in the company of a beautiful Argentine escort.
Germany is an excellent travel destination for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Berlin is widely considered to be one of the most open and tolerant cities in the world. Its gay and lesbian scene have also begun to thrive in the last decade.
Today it’s not at all strange to stumble onto gay bars, clubs and parties in this beautiful European city. There is also a gay museum and many other LGBTQ+ events.
Some worth mentioning are the multiple gay pride parades in the summer, as well as some major lesbian and gay festivals. Probably the most popular of these events is CSD Berlin. In this annual congregation, more than 50 decorative floats and up to 750,000 people march through the streets of
Berlin to protest in favour of equal rights while enjoying a colourful party until they reach the Brandenburg Gate.
From a cultural point of view, Berlin has a lot to offer: from operas and social clubs, to the Berlin Gay Museum, to queer oriented film programmes. It is also worth taking a stroll through Schöneber with some good company, perhaps with a local escort. Schöneber is the first municipality to officially raised the rainbow flag for the gay pride parade in 1996. Since 1920, the neighborhood has been a meeting point for the gay scene, including tourists as well as queer Berliners.
You may be surprised to know that LGBTQ+ friendly spaces are quite common in São Paulo. Being the largest city in South America, it’s a cosmopolitan meeting place open to racial, cultural and sexual diversity. São Paulo, along with Rio de Janeiro, is one of the most important capitals for the gay community in Brazil.
The Sao Paulo Gay Pride Festival is considered the largest in the world and it offers a festive atmosphere of sexual freedom to both locals and turists. The people of Rio are wild and free-spirited, and will make you feel right at home. There are also plenty of gay hangouts, such as Jardins, located in some of the city’s wealthiest and most fashionable neighborhoods. Boulevard Paulista and Rua Oscar Freire stand out in this area for some of the most well-regarded and luxurious fashion stores.
As for Rio de Janeiro, its main daytime attractions are the local beaches, among which the famous Ipanema beach stands out. It’s located in the exclusive neighbourhood of Ipanema and is dedicated to relaxation and fun.
Another of the favorite gay beaches for tourists is the one located in front of the Copacabana Palace hotel, where people come together to enjoy the weather, have good cocktails and make new friends. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a nice holiday and perhaps meet with an exotic ebony escort.
Although travelling should be a fun and relaxing experience, sightseeing all day can also become a source of tension and exhaustion, causing back pain and even muscle soreness. If you wish to relieve yourself and relax, perhaps you’d be interested in Skokka, an adult classifieds website available in 27 countries where you can schedule a meeting with a professional to enjoy a rejuvenating massage.