When Peter visited Marrakech on holiday he had no idea that trip would change his life forever. Now the owner of Further Afield favourite Dar Zaman Riad, he gives us his tips for making the most of the ancient city…
With its striking beauty, fascinating history, and traditional customs perhaps no other country has such a long term yet complicated relationship with its gay tourists than Morocco. Ironically during the conservative 1950’s Morocco’s larger cities (specifically Tangier) were well known gay hot spots. Many famous writers, many of them gay (including Truman Capote, Jack Kerouac, and Tennessee Williams) descended on ….
Berlin has long been known as both city of decadence and tolerance, making the atmosphere in the German capital as gay-friendly as it gets. Which means whether it’s architecture, art, fashion, nightlife, history or checking off some of the characteristically alternative tourist spots, Berlin is pretty much at your service.
You know you are in Paris when the waiter comes over to your table to tell you, ‘your coat is on ma floor’ and then flounces off without picking it up. Some might say Pariseans can be a bit haughty but I would say they are just proud and busy city folk, fiercely protecting their language and culture.
Are you wondering if you have had enough sunshine this Summer to get through a British Winter without moaning. If not it might be wise to bank some guaranteed late Summer sunshine in Montpellier in the south of France where the sun is reputed to shine for 300 days of the year. To help you make the most of it, our Montpellier insider, Pierre, shares, his top tips with us on what to do in France’s second gay city after Paris.
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