Brit by blood, traveller by spirit, Laura is a creative writer, currently living in Seoul, South Korea, in a bid to avoid student loans repayment and drizzle. As well as specialising in travel and culture, she also struggles with comic fiction and scripts.
A cultural melting pot since the turn of the 17th Century, modern-day Madrid is a formidable European capital playing host to rich history, pioneering fashions and social progress.
A sprawling hub of contrasts, Seoul is where sleek skyscrapers and 5G WIFI rise high over serene palace compounds flanked by ramshackle hanok villages.
The cosmopolitan capital of Taipei is the best jumping off point; a chaotic yet slow-moving city, modern yet deeply authentic with proximity to awesome hiking trails, natural hot springs and off-track waterfalls.
Perched on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, within an otherwise conservative Middle Eastern region and at the heart of a tiny yet highly religious nation, is the desert mirage known as Tel Aviv – an unexpected gay haven and the capital city of Israel.
Japan is one of the leaders of gay rights in Asia. Tokyo, as its global representative, offers a thriving LGBT community which locals accept with characteristic humility.
Jan Willem is an avid traveller and Instagrammer charting his passion for travel across the world, with a photo-led focus on cities, landscapes, architecture and sharing positive vibes with new friends.
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