*Due to travel current restrictions from the Corona virus , this blog “In Oceanview ” or I is in no way are encouraging travel to happen while restrictions are still up.*
Happy Pride Month! This is month is dedicated to all the lesbians, gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and queer individuals and their allies. I have written an article of travel locations that are accept members of the queer community to their countries.
Since you have already clicked on this blog that means you are interested in travelling alone or with somebody that is part of the LGBTQ+ Community . But you have no idea where to travel! Not fear, I am here to help and have given you not 10 or 20 great travel locations that will be amazing . But, instead I have given you 31 amazing places to travel if you or somebody is apart of the queer community. Let’s begin!
31. New York City, New York USA
From the glitz to glamour, to the empire state building to busy streets of Broadway. This state and the city offer an exquisite taste for queer people to explore most positive experiences from drag shows to traditional activities such as seeing that Broadway play you been dying to see! If you like me and had dream to travel to this most iconic state and city to see iconic queens that live there from Beyonce to Rupaul, this place to be your most queer self. In New York City , the pride parade lasts from mid to end June.
30. Toronto,Ontario Canada
If you want make an escape from the glitz or glamour that New York brings look no further then the great brother north. This beautiful city in Canada provides captivating view from the art to CN Tower. Further more, the city provides a safe haven for there international and local queer community as there is variety of activities and places that inspire a historical or artful vibe. The pride parade starts from the beginning June toward the end.
If you”re not feel the first two destinations weren’t your queer paradise, no problem this Caribbean island might be the place for you,if you can stand the heat! This island may be small, but packs a heavy celestial feeling that does not discriminate! Unlike, its known neighbors,Curcao has blew its secret out of being the island that is “All for One” as it has everything for the queer community plus more from the Resorts to the Clubs. Trust me!! This travel destination should not fall under your radar. The pride parade lasts from September 22-27.
28. Costa Rica, Costa Rica
You’re not feeling that Caribbean heat,that’s okay! Get inspired by the South American soulful land of Costa Rica, which will bring you into tears from the amazing animals to the badly behaved culture, food and fashion. As of the year 2020, the country as become the First of many Central South American Continent to legalize same sex marriage. Moreover,the country is able to provide activities that will service each member of the community. In June 2019, the nation celebrated its first ever pride parade.
27. Kenya, Africa
Surprise! Welcome to one of many countries from the Motherland that just happens to accept the LGBTQ+ travelers across the nation. With that being said, this small country but killer provides a view and activities that will be life saving ! All together,the nation is where you live all your lion king fantasies .
Whether you nature lover or extreme adventurer , this country and continent provides that an amazing view,from the clear ocean water to the most greenest forest . Secondly, its the place to be queer and here! Finally, pride month is celebrated in the beginning earlier in the year in February. So if you want to be ahead of the party , Australia IS palace to be !
25. Greece, Greece
If you not in the mood for the extreme of Australia, then you will love this Mediterranean paradise that will lift your life expectations , style and more! This old world country has proven itself to progressive as it has became one of many European countries the LGBTQ provides activities exclusively . The country like it’s some of its neighbor celebrates the LGBTQ and pride from the beginning of June until to end.
24. Osaka, Japan
If the Mediterranean island is not your taste, then you will definitely blossom in the jaw dropping island! Even though, Japan is know for it diverse culture which provided anime , manga and etc. Osaka is the city where you find LGBTQ travelers participate activities from drag shows and more. This city celebrates pride later in the year in October.
23. New Zealand, New Zealand
Sister to adventurous and know to have dangerous animals Australia. This beloved fantasy island has been one of the top LGBQT travel destinations for decades! Travelers can find variety of activities that will push the limits. Like Australia, New Zealand celebrates pride in February .
22. Paris, France
Known to be the most romantic country of the world! From the fashion to the food this country has everything that make will your loving heart melt! This European country will make you consider devilish activities to do ! So you better practice your french ,Paris is calling!
21. Ireland, Ireland
This green curve island of the UK has proven in recent years to be an effective ally of the LGBTQ community. This island like many European countries provides activities and essential culture that leaps into future.
20. Vienna, Austria
This historic Country continues to provide history all over the world ! With an awe-striking culture and nature landscape ,travelers will find a community of variety that will your savor quench for history, art and etc.
19. Barcelona, Spain
If you’re not feeling historic , no worries you might be feeling Spanish heat.This neighboring country to France and Portugal has flavorful activities, culture and food for all members of the queer community.
18. Portugal, Portugal
Speaking of neighboring countries! This pretty country will bring art, sports and every kind fan together! It features breathtaking architectural landscapes, tell-ting history and gives the most queendom status if you’re up for it!
17. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The home for ICONIC divas such as Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Cher and many more! If you party traveler this one of many places to visit as it never ends, starting from beginning of day! Unlike, many travel destination listed on here there isn’t lost treasure to rediscover as it all open.
16. Saba, St Maartins
This small but big hitter island has been go-to place for the LGBQT travelers since 2012 ! From it’s overtaking ocean view , this dutch Caribbean island like it’s Curacao has variety activities and cruises that will make you feel that VIP status!
15. Mexico City, Mexico
This magnifying country and city provides a deadly culture, that tangles its rivals with food, fashion too hot handle. This country is also the getaway to heart of most south american countries listed here . Finally, it does not matter what time you travel, you will still feel that heat!
14. Bogota, Colombia
Known to bring your favorite coffee, singer and actresses! This south american country has an untapped culture that will you make question what meaning of life is. Second,with its many festivites and parade , LGBTQ Travelers are found to enjoy themselves that will drag the confidence from within into the outside.
13. Hong Kong, China
This fast- pacing industrial capital city of China is mixture of both centuries old culture and western. Travelers can find a variety of locations with in the city that will bring your inner explorer out into the open .
Whether you read, watched or even tasted the food ,this Asian island has jam packed calendar that will you struck! From being one of the first many Asian countries to legalize same-sex marriages in 2015. This country is safe haven for most LGBTQ travelers where you can captured the vast land,culture and food all in one trip!
11. Santiago, Chile
Another South American country to visit that provides Sacred culture and history to those in need of it! Not far from the glorious Andes, this small tipped country is the secret everybody has missing on including me! Travelers of the LGBTQ Community will find a whole way of life to live.
10. Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Known to be foundation of most South America and it’s diverse culture that is pure Olympian beside the Greek. Whether your type to go zip line or sitting in small library/cafe traveler, this place for you as it will make a believer in day and sinner a night!
9. Pueto Rico, USA
Home of the most notable artists, musicians and visionaries. This north american should be on stop to list if you going on the your LGBT TRIP. Each part of this island has something for everyone including those who don’t fit typical traveler!
This is small but once untied country is the best of many destination for the Queer Community. This industrial and life- pacing country is still the big hit of the World! Here, Travelers can find activities, events and even shops dedicated all into things LGBTQ !
7. Tel Aviv, Israel
Call me to one of holiest place known to men! This small middle eastern country has been known to mixing pot in recent years! With that being said, travelers will extracted by the wigs of the country ‘s culture,food , art and nightlife!
6. Bangkok, Thailand
A mighty country that still carries a dynasty has reached a pick in recent years of the Queer Community. With its interactive and enriching architectural locations, travelers can find more then have they bargaining on!
5. Milan, Italy
Like it’s European neighbors England and France has changed the impact of world fabulously, including to be where the place fashion was birthed . From walking the streets of Versace to walking nature trail of this small country. LGBTQ travelers are able to live the Roman Holiday fantasy!
4. San Francisco, California, USA
A birthplace that has inspired many generations of going for the Bohemian look.This middle eastern has beautiful buildings, rich history and indescribable food. This has to be most added bucket list location since forever.
3. Munich, Germany
This eastern European country is the beast of LGBTQ travel destination for queer travelers. From its artful architecture to its beautiful and soulful history,travelers are able to live luxuriously. Once you travel there, you will need to carry IV bag back home,as you will be hangover from festivities.
2. Denmark, Denmark
Home of the movie “The danish girl”.This small country has a punch packed culture, art and fashion that is advance. Since the early 1920 s to 2010 this country has been that girl whose been ahead of the game regarding the queer Community.
Here are some Ocean bits before No.1
- Argentina, Argentina
- Kauai, Hawaii
- Virgin Islands, USA
- South Africa, South Africa
Here’s the sad reality of things,most places not LGBTQ+ friendly compared to my one pick! It holds dear to my heart as I lived there for three years! Since it came to light when the now late political leader nelson Mandela was released from jail, this country has always been a best friend to the Queer Community! Moreover,with devastating history, rich food , enchanting fashion and culture,travelers will able to find everything they need to be comfortable.