A Night at Ho Chi Minh’s Famous Bui Vien Backpacker Street

Bui Vien backpacker street is probably one of the most overwhelming parts of Ho Chi Minh City.  That’s not surprising considering it’s a backpacker street. But even so, spending a night at Bui Vien backpacker street proved to be more overwhelming than I’d expected. It was in equal parts amusing, thrilling, shocking, and sometimes infuriating. … Continue reading A Night at Ho Chi Minh’s Famous Bui Vien Backpacker Street

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A Queer Guide to Siem Reap Gay Bars and Hotels

If you’re looking for some queer adventure, you can have a riotous time in Siem Reap gay bars. There are a whole lot of things to do in Siem Reap. And you’re probably in this city to get your Tomb Raider on and explore the Angkor ruins. I think that’s a safe assumption to make. … Continue reading A Queer Guide to Siem Reap Gay Bars and Hotels

Blog Post for Queer Newbies to Shenzhen: The Top 5 Q&A

Hello my dear lalas and boys, after a few weeks of absence, I’m back with a topic that I’m sure interests everyone. Being queer and new in Shenzhen is not easy,or anywhere else in Chinafor that matter, I’ve been living here for almost 10 years and believe me when I tell you that things are … Continue reading Blog Post for Queer Newbies to Shenzhen: The Top 5 Q&A

Czech Republic is Liberal and Advanced for Gays

Richard Ammon A small picturesque gem in central Europe, the Czech Republic has progressed far since communism ended in 1989. Most notable is the legalization of same-sex relationships and the open attitude Czech people have toward homosexuality. Except for minor right-wing and religious protests the LGBT community is alive and well with numerous organizations, venues … Continue reading Czech Republic is Liberal and Advanced for Gays

Taipei “Asia’s Hidden Secret” – Part 1

Mention gay Asia and what image immediately comes to mind? Bangkok’s go-go bars? Pattaya’s multitude of host bars? The beautiful guys you see just cruising along Singapore’s Orchard Road, Manila’s Roxas Boulevard and Kuala Lumpur’s Bukit Bintang? Off the radar – at least until relatively recently – has been Taipei. Yet Taiwan’s capital city has … Continue reading Taipei “Asia’s Hidden Secret” – Part 1

Gay Travel in Cambodia

LGBT rights in Cambodia. Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Cambodia. While traditional cultural mores tend to be tolerant in this area, even expressly providing support for people of an intermediate or third gender, LGBT rights legislation has not yet been enacted by the ruling government. Source - Wikipedia   Cambodia is becoming one of … Continue reading Gay Travel in Cambodia

Planning your trip to Cambodia – Average Siem Reap Weather

Siem Reap Climate This report describes the typical weather at the Angkor International Airport (Siem Reap, Cambodia) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2006 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable. Siem Reap has a tropical savanna climate with dry winters. The … Continue reading Planning your trip to Cambodia – Average Siem Reap Weather