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  • City Guides
  • 28 Feb, 2024

Gay New York – the best gay hotels, bars, clubs & more

Home of the gay rights movement, New York City is a world-famous destination and is a melting pot of people, cultures, neighborhoods and experiences.

  • Africa and Asia
  • 26 Feb, 2024

Gay Istanbul – the best gay hotels, bars, clubs & more

Istanbul is a unique fusion of the east and west in culture, cuisine, and geography. Istanbul has a large gay nightlife scene but LGBT+ life is generally not publically visible.

  • City Guides
  • 26 Feb, 2024

Gay Toronto – the best gay hotels, bars, clubs & more

Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario and home to the country’s largest queer community.

About Us

Hey there! We're Two Bad Tourists. Welcome to our blog.

We're David and Auston, but you can call us Two Bad Tourists. We started this blog as a resource for LGBT+ travelers featuring international gay-friendly destinations, festivals and events. We aim to inspire LGBT+ people to explore the world wherever they might want to go while offering travel advice we've picked up after 10 years on the road. You can find travel tips as well as insider guides featuring recommendations on dining, gay nightlife, hotels, tours, sightseeing and more. We also offer our own gay group trips that we host ourselves and you're invited to join! Want to travel with us and visit one of these awesome destinations?

Croatia Sailing Featured

About Us

Croatia Sailing Featured

Hey there! We're Two Bad Tourists. Welcome to our blog.

We're David and Auston, but you can call us Two Bad Tourists. We started this blog as a resource for LGBT+ travelers featuring international gay-friendly destinations, festivals and events. We aim to inspire LGBT+ people to explore the world wherever they might want to go while offering travel advice we've picked up after 10 years on the road. You can find travel tips as well as insider guides featuring recommendations on dining, gay nightlife, hotels, tours, sightseeing and more. We also offer our own gay group trips that we host ourselves and you're invited to join! Want to travel with us and visit one of these awesome destinations?

Groups Trips

Want to Join a Gay Group Trip?

  • Asia
  • 08 Feb, 2024

Hit or Bliss – The Definitive Guide to Being Naked in Southeast Asia

Who needs clothes in paradise! We team up with Everything to See for a guide to being blissfully naked in Southeast Asia and The Coral Triangle.

  • Gay Group Trips
  • 21 Nov, 2023

7 Not-to-Miss Gay Cruises in 2024

Go sailing in Croatia, explore the Caribbean or cruise the Greek Islands. We’ve got our top suggestions here. Pick your favorite or pick them all, just don’t miss out!

  • Gay Group Trips
  • 05 Oct, 2023

A Slice of Real Living – Experience True Freedom with Sailing Samsara

Celebirty chef Charly and experienced captain Micha are opening up their luxury yacht and home up for an LGBTQ+ friendly sailing trip that puts you in control.

Inspiration

Get Inspired to Explore the World!

  • Destination
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Bringing the LGBTQ+ Heat to Miami – Our Three Day Stay in the Magic City

Welcome to Miami! After our trip to the Florida Keys we headed to the Magic City to get some sun and meet the LGBTQ+ run businesses who keep the city pumping.

  • Inspiration
  • 25 Jan, 2024

Walking on the Wilde Side – Four Places to Uncover Queer History

From the ruins of a bisexual emperor’s villa to Freddy Mercury’s favorite bathhouse, join us at four historical locations to visit on a queer history trip.

  • Inspiration
  • 15 Jan, 2024

Do, Did, Dunes – The USA’s Most Welcoming Gay Resort

The Dunes Resort in Michigan is the place to be in 2024. We take a trip to one of the biggest and most welcoming gay resorts in the US.

Events

Explore LGBT+ Festivals & Events

  • Events
  • 29 Nov, 2023

A Gentleman Always Tells – 8 Stylish Ways Villa Ardore Celebrates Pride Month

Spend Pride 2024 with a little more class and a little less ass for Gentleman's Week at Villa Ardore. We look at what the luxury villa in Italy has to offer.

  • Events
  • 25 Nov, 2023

WE Party Festival – Madrid’s Biggest & Best Gay Party Comes Twice a Year

WE Party is the most well-known producer of gay parties in Madrid. Each summer and winter, they host a week-long festival to celebrate Madrid Gay Pride and New Years.

  • Events
  • 02 Nov, 2023

10 Awesome Gay Ski Weeks You Don't Want to Miss

Winter is upon us and the ski season is just getting started. Have you considered attending one of these 10 events?

Need Help?

Travel Tips & Advice

  • Destination
  • 12 Feb, 2024

Two for the Road – Our Four Day Road Trip Through the Florida Keys

Sun, sea, turtles and drag queens! Join us on our four day road trip through Key West and The Florida Keys.

  • Europe
  • 11 Dec, 2023

Dudes, Dunes and Pools – The Top Seven Gay-Friendly Hotels in Maspalomas

Maspalomas is the gay hub of the Canary Islands – famous for wild parties, hot beaches and sexy sand dunes. We look at seven great places to stay in the town.

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  • 16 Nov, 2023

25 Gay Beaches You Can’t Miss on Your Next Trip

Looking for the best gay beach? From North and South America, the Caribbean and Europe, to Oceania and even Africa, these are the best gay beaches in the world.