Casey Siemasko and Dan Moore are the two lovebirds, world travellers and adventurers extraordinaire behind the popular travel blog A Cruising Couple - adventure travel with a dash of class. Their stories and photographs feature that special place where experiential and stylish travel meet. From cross-country cycling Vietnam to photographing jaguars in the Pantanal to glamping in Hawaii, Dan and Casey go off-the-beaten-track to uncover the best a destination has to offer. Their work has been featured by National Geographic, CNN Travel, NY Times Travel, Four Seasons Magazine, Skyscanner and more.
Abu Dhabi is nothing less than exhilarating. A city that weaves together centuries-old traditions with forward-thinking cultural projects.
Long a city of artists and dreamers, Antwerp continually pushes boundaries in fashion, architecture, and entertainment—earning its slogan as ‘atypical’ for all the right reasons
With an internationally acclaimed live music scene, passionate culinary culture and sunny, outdoor allure, it’s hard to resist Austin’s overwhelmingly charming, small-town appeal.
Colombia’s gay scene is booming, and gay Bogotá is leading the movement, alongside equally hedonistic Medellín, with all-night parties centred in Chapinero.
Boasting some 400 years of rich cultural heritage, Boston is arguably America’s oldest city—a place where near every park, building and museum has a time-honoured story to tell.
As Cape Town continues to reinvent itself, discerning gay travellers can expect an urban getaway that brilliantly blends design-savvy businesses with stunning panoramas.
With its futuristic skyline and ambitious architectural landscape, there’s no denying Dubai is a veritable playground, overflowing with engineering wonders, diverse cuisine and designer boutiques.
With its revitalized riverfront, fashion-forward shopping, and contemporary art scene, Glasgow has successfully reinvented itself from a city of post-industrial grit and gangs to Scotland’s cosmopolitan capital of culture.
A throwback to old times, Granada is one of the most beautiful and oldest colonial towns in the Americas, in the heart of Nicaragua.
Hong Kong creaks with a sort of compact chaos, where towering high-rises compete for space amid sprawling shopping malls, sparkling skyscrapers and ant-like crowds.
The beating heart of the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu is the beloved gateway to golden-sand beaches, extinct volcanoes, misty mountains, and laid-back island vibes.
This thrumming city in the heart of Texas is many things—predictable is never one of them. And while Houston continues to grow in population and popularity, Houstonians retain a tangible pride in their old-school Texan roots.
In Kyoto, elegant geishas amble along cobbled roads before disappearing into wooden teahouses. It’s classical Japanese heritage and it’s absolutely mesmerizing.
Despite its rough edges and strong police presence, Medellín is one of Latin America’s most progressive cities, embracing diversity in unapologetically Latin style during the Medellín Pride fiesta continuing throughout June.
Mexico City is continuously reinventing itself, boasting a fusion of boutique hotels, upscale nightlife offerings and a unique urban landscape that blends colonial heritage with modern innovation.
Miami is considered one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world, and it shows. No visit is complete without a day of lounging at 12th Street Beach, a proudly gay gathering spot on South Beach.
Oaxaca City has long drawn artists and creative minds to her cobbled streets, and just one visit to the enchanting colonial city is all it takes to see why.
Referred to as Little Miami by some and the Dubai of Latin America by others, Panamá City is hard to pin down, with its impressive ever-developing skyline.
Snorkel alongside reef sharks, selfie it up with ever-beloved quokkas, cheers to the good life in wine country—and still make it back to downtown Perth for a twinkling rooftop dinner.
Whether it’s dancing the night away, snacking on smoky, street-side churrascaria, or hiking past monkeys, there’s something for everyone in Rio de Janeiro.
Long revered for its innovative outlook, Rotterdam is brimming with world-class modern architecture, a thriving coffee culture, and an edgy art and underground club scene.
In stark contrast to the oppressive Pinochet years, Santiago now has a large, open and diverse LGBTQ community, with LGBTQ organizations and activists continuing to fight repression to achieve equal rights.
Proud representative of the Caribbean and bustling capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo holds more than just historic intrigue.
In São Paulo you’ll encounter a whopping 70% of Brazil’s Michelin-starred restaurants, countless design-forward art galleries, mesmerizing mid-century architectural wonders, and a stunningly diverse population hailing from all corners of the globe.
After two decades of dizzying growth, the rest of the world is finally catching on to what Torontonians have humbly and oh-so Canadianly kept to themselves for years: Toronto is one undeniably cool place.
Home to many of the best restaurants in the world, the most overwhelming thing about eating in Paris is typically choosing where to spend your limited time chowing down.
There are multiple ways to visit Niagara Falls, but perhaps one of the most rewarding is via a road trip from Toronto to Buffalo. From world-class museums to celebrated local cuisine, this journey combines unique city escapes with near indescribable natural beauty for one epic drive.
Despite its esteemed reputation as a paradisiacal land of sloths, surfing, and sunsets, Costa Rica’s culinary culture remains all too hidden of a gem.
There’s no better way to appreciate the Golden State’s captivating beauty than by glamping — aka, glamorous camping.
Wonderfully diverse and wildly colorful, Guatemala wows visitors with its impenetrable jungles, volcano-ringed Lake Atitlan, and palm-lined surf breaks. Whether you’re in search of adrenaline-pumping adventures, fascinating cultural legacies, or simply a soothing escape into nature, Guatemala delivers on all fronts.
From the sparkling fairy pools of the Isle of Skye to the Scottish Highlands’ wild landscapes, dive deep into the land of whiskey and bagpipes with our very own ten-day itinerary unleashing the best of gay Scotland.
Maui is world-renowned for its dramatic coastline and stunning beaches, but much of the island’s magic is located inland on the misty slopes of Mt. Haleakala. Locals refer to the region as Upcountry.
Beloved for its soft green scenery, gastronomic delights, and magnificent river, the Loire Valley is the stuff of storybooks—an unbelievably romantic stretch of vineyards and villages that’s long captivated the imagination of royalty, travellers, and creatives alike.
From the impenetrable corners of the Amazonian rainforest to the snow-capped Andean mountains to the wonders of the famed Galapagos Islands, there’s no limit to the dazzling array of adventures that await. Let’s dive in with these enchanting places to visit in Ecuador right now.
A place of sweeping beaches, rolling hills, a rich culture, and friendly locals, we share the highlights of the Dominican Republic’s North Coast – arguably one of the most spectacular stretches of coastline in the country.
Shimmering seas so azure it’s almost unfathomable. Picture-perfect pink sand beaches and swoon-worthy swimming wild pigs. A veritable colour chart of tropical fish and spectacular coral reefs.
From the alluring architectural ruins of Paphos to the sun-soaked natural wonders just outside the city’s edge, uncover the perfect Cyprus itinerary with this guide to gay Paphos and beyond.
Where idyllic pearl-white beaches give way to craggy clifftops and rushing waterfalls, and laidback island vibes conjure dreamy days of reggae and rum, Jamaica is a patch of paradise that almost needs no introduction. Dive deep into this legendary nation with our ultimate gay Jamaica itinerary.
Hearing the call of the wild but reluctant to forgo your creature comforts? From chic tents backed by steamy jungle set on the edge of crystalline cenotes to a whimsical bubble hotel offering up unobstructed vineyard views, here are our top picks for a fabulous Mexico glamping adventure you won’t soon forget.
A round-the-world trip is a fabulous way to begin, but knowing how to start trip planning can seem an all-too-daunting task for even the most veteran traveller.
When it comes to gay-friendly destinations around the globe, it’s hard to beat one of the gayest, most gorgeous of them all: Spain.
Playa del Carmen might be growing, but this gem of a locale in the Riviera Maya still offers up plenty of natural wonders to explore. From intimate boutiques to healthy hideaways to grand all-inclusive with nifty butler service and private pools, you can’t go wrong with this list of the best places to stay in Playa del Carmen.
From its eye-catching coastline that’s all powdered sugar sands and cerulean water to its undeniably eco-friendly ethos and majestic Maya ruin, gay Tulum is one boho beach hangout that’s deserving of its famed reputation.
While you’ll discover a delightful melange of gay things to do in NYC at all hours of the day, there’s no denying that gay New York comes alive after dark.
From moody lounges to laid-back patios, here are our five favourite gay bars in Fort Lauderdale—all clear testaments to why the gay community just can’t get enough of this sunny and seductive city.
With its revitalized Riverwalk, scenic Gulf location and world-class amenities, a visit to Tampa promises all the highlights of sizzling subtropical Florida—but in a more affordable, up-and-coming setting.
If you’re looking to get a bit more out of your vacation, then look no further than Costa Rica. This verdant country known for its pura vida lifestyle is the ideal place to rejuvenate and recharge.
With over six million international visitors descending on Cancun’s sun-bleached shores every year this thrumming beach city earns its rank as Mexico’s most iconic vacation destination.
Home to boozy classics like the martini, the Manhattan and—even before Sex and the City—the cosmopolitan, New York City bartenders have long doubled as trailblazing mixologists.
Whether you’re only working with 24 hours or you want to add on a couple of days of exploration, here are three fantastic gems worth the trip from Puerto Vallarta.
Gay Houston is thriving, especially in Montrose; this is the epicentre of Houston’s gay nightlife where you’ll find a delightful array of gay bars, vintage shops, and cool cantinas.
Whether it be ambling through the historic gaybourhood of Greenwich Village or sipping cocktails in the trendy gay hubs of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen, gay NYC promises a melange of experiences quite unlike anywhere else in the world.
With sleepy sun-bleached villages, dazzling white sand beaches, and a rich cultural heritage laced with fascinating mythology, the Greek Islands are as intoxicatingly dreamy as the famed reputation that precedes them.
La La Land truly is a place where dreams are made. Start planning your perfect gay L.A vacation with this fabulous list of the best gay-friendly hotels.
New York, The City That Never Sleeps is home to some of the most spectacular hotels in the world, all a worthwhile splurge while exploring this gay mecca.
When it comes to gorgeous gay getaways, it’s hard to beat the Bohemian allure of Puerto Vallarta—Mexico’s time-honoured gay beach capital.
Ready to start planning your perfect gay San Francisco vacation? Mr Hudson is here to help with this curation of the best gay-friendly hotels.
Gay Acapulco is bewitching. And there’s certainly a lot to choose from in Mexico’s original resort town. So avoid decision fatigue with this rundown on the best hotels in Acapulco.
The Mexican Riviera is well-known for being gay-friendly—same-sex marriages are legal in Quintana Roo, and Cozumel even hosts an annual Pride celebration. Many visit Isla Cozumel on a day trip, but staying awhile on any of the island’s unblemished beaches pays big rewards.
Thailand has its fair share of spectacular islands, but when it comes to the ultimate in cosmopolitan luxury, there’s perhaps no better destination than Koh Samui.
Panamanians have long appreciated the country’s abundance of scrumptious, must-try bites and beverages—and now travellers are finally catching on, too.
It’s New York’s dazzling rooftop lounges where you’ll find us soaking in the Manhattan skyline, creative craft cocktail in hand.
East Coast glamping promises a compelling invitation to explore some of the USA’s most gorgeous natural wonders. Whether you’re embarking on a Great American road trip or simply in need of a reinvigorating weekend away, here are our top picks for an East Coast glamping getaway.
Sophisticated, safe, and progressive, Uruguay seduces visitors with its sprawling countryside, impressive beaches, pulsating tango clubs, and world-class wines—all in one of South America’s most open-minded, gay-friendly nations.
Whether you’re after total mind-body-soul restoration or simply a blissed-out escape to the tropics, gay Bali promises a little something for everyone.
With Mount Otemanu majestically rising in the background and a kaleidoscope of underwater creatures thriving beneath the surface, Bora Bora lives up to its highly touted reputation as paradise found.
Swim in mystical, water-filled sinkholes (cenotes.) Explore ancient Mayan civilization and Feast on Cancun’s burgeoning culinary offerings which span the gamut from contemporary Yucatanean cuisine to unassuming streetside taco stands.
A 4-hour drive from Costa Rica’s international airport, the raw authenticity of Costa Ballena belies its accessibility. Here, verdant mountainous terrain meets picture-perfect, palm-tree clad beaches.
Welcome to Isla Holbox, Mexico—an idyllic island that feels worlds away, yet remains (somewhat) easily accessible from the tourist hub of Cancun.
A veritable playground for history buffs, Malta has a higher density of historical sights than any other country, which pays tribute to the island nation’s 7,000 years of storied, if at times turbulent, history.
A perennial favourite for LGBTQ travellers, it’s no secret Puerto Vallarta is the beloved gay beach capital of Mexico—a vibrant mecca of gay-popular bars, hotels, and beaches.
Travel to Rajasthan, and you’ll immediately see why many consider it to be the crown jewel of India. The second largest state in the country, Rajasthan is a place of swirling turbans, swaying camels, sweeping forts and opulent palaces.
Say hello to Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, a tiny, verdant Caribbean island where two very diverse European nations coexist: France and the Netherlands.
With glassy turquoise water, powdery white sand, and peaceful palm-fringed beaches, one visit to the island of Koh Lipe is all it takes to fall hopelessly in love with Thailand.
No matter what your travel style, we’ve hand-selected the best gay wedding destinations around the world so you can do less planning and more travelling.
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