Gay and Lesbian

Top 10 Gay and Lesbian Vacations in Asia and the South Pacific

Asia is one of the most gay friendly places on earth. Homosexuality is rampant in many cities and countries, especially in the form of cross dressing and transgendered locals. The large cities are surprisingly cosmopolitan and have loads of gay nightlife, while the posh resorts located at the best beaches are extremely welcoming. Gay tour groups frequent the Great Wall, Angkor Wat, and other major destinations.

  1. Sydney, Australia

    Apart from being Australia’s most cosmopolitan city, Sydney has a vibrant gay scene that ranges from B&B’s, clubs, cafes, restaurants, shopping, pubs, pride parades, and even a gay and lesbian Mardi Gras.

  2. Bangkok, Thailand

    Sexuality of every sort is celebrated in Bangkok. Apart from live sex shows, red light districts, and gender reassignment surgeries you will find some of Asia’s most luxurious hotels and best dining.

  3. Christchurch, New Zealand

    Christchurch has the largest LGBT community in the island nation, which is home to a nationwide network of ‘Approved Gay Lesbian Friendly’ tourism Operators and even a gay Ski week.

  4. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    The former Saigon has become one of Asia’s most sophisticated cities with a growing international population of young professionals. The gay scene is thriving especially here, with slews of sleek clubs and bars, not to mention gay friendly hotels and fine dining.

  5. Bali, Indonesia

    Although Indonesia is a Muslim nation, Bali is Hindu and a hotspot for wealthy jetsetters, including homosexuals. The new age nature of the island, stylish resorts, and classy boutiques have long attracted the LGBT community.

  6. Hong Kong, China

    Apart from the much anticipated official gay themed tours, gay Hong Kong is gradually opening up and coming out. New clubs and festivities are opening up every week across the city of six million.

  7. Tokyo, Japan

    The Tokyo neighborhood of Shinjuku Ni-Chome has more than 200 small gay bars, features Tokyo’s annual Gay Pride Parade, and hosts various others gay festivals and activities.

  8. Great Wall, China

    Most major gay tour groups that visit China will make their way to the Great Wall, the only man made structure seen from space.

  9. Melbourne, Australia

    There’s a famous gay hotel and bar called the Opium Den, the Midsumma Gay and Lesbian Festival, and numerous gay nightlife strips and festivities.

  10. Goa, India

    Goa, a former Portuguese colony, is one of the most liberal Indian states. Posh beach resorts swell with international travelers and are frequented by homosexuals.

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