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A view of Torremolinos which is Spain's most LGBTQIA+ small city with lots of pride events and bear weeks

Torremolinos: Spain’s small city with a big LGBTQIA+ heart

On the sun-drenched southern coast of Spain lies Torremolinos – a small city with a history of LGBTQIA+ liberation. It has long been a haven for travellers seeking sun-soaked adventures and acceptance. A long queer connection The town went from a sleepy fishing village to an international destination in the 50s and attracted artists, musicians …

Callum from Barrow & Bear Travel

Barrow & Bear Travel: Calling all travel and caffeine addicts

Come for the coffee and leave with a holiday! Barrow & Bear Travel is the family-owned travel agency and espresso bar that’s ready to plan your dream holiday, and they’re just as excited as you when doing so. Owned and operated by husbands Callum and Matt, with their young daughter in tow, Barrow & Bear …

LGBTQIA+ people holding rainbow flags assemble in front of a building in Madrid, Spain.

Spain: The top five LGBTQIA+ places to visit 

Spain has a rich history, a vibrant culture, and is one of the most LGBTQIA+ friendly destinations in the world.  We’ve put together a list of the hottest queer destinations in the country for you to check out.  Each winter anyone with a social media account is bombarded with photos of summer holidays in the …

Very Hungry Nomads, Rach and Marty, have visited every country in the world

Couple Rachel and Martina visited every country in the world

For four years, Melbourne woman Rachel Davey and her partner Martina Sebova, from Slovakia, have travelled the world together. It’s taken the couple 1,685 days, but they’ve achieved their incredible goal of visiting all 195 countries around the world. The women are known as Rach & Marty, the “Very Hungry Nomads” on social media, where …

Indonesia President Joko Widodo and aerial shot of Bali Kuta Beach

Australia’s DFAT weighs in on Indonesia’s shocking sex ban

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued an update on Indonesia’s shocking new laws banning sex outside of marriage, amid concern for gay tourists to Bali. The Indonesian Parliament this week passed sweeping changes to the country’s Criminal Code. The most high-profile is a ban on sex outside of marriage, punishable with a …

Our pick of places to stay for Sydney WorldPride 2023

With WorldPride closer than ever, QNews is here to remind you that if you haven’t locked down accommodation yet – now’s the time to do so! Sydney is a bustling city, brimming with culture throughout their many unique neighbourhoods. And whether you want to be right by the beach, inner suburbia, or right at the centre of …

sydney pride cruise

Planetdwellers count down to first ever P&O Sydney Pride Cruise

The first ever P&O Pride Cruise is embarking from Sydney Harbour next week, and it’s not too late to book your spot aboard the first-of-its-kind pride festival at sea. Australia’s first Pride Cruise will depart Sydney on November 4 on P&O’s Pacific Adventure for four days and three nights. LGBTQIA+ travel agency and tour operator …

Turtle Cove private beach clothing optional beach

Turtle Cove: tropical paradise holiday on private beach

Tucked away in Far North Queensland, equal distance from Cairns and Port Douglas lies Turtle Cove, the famed LGBTIQA+ tropical resort with its own private clothing-optional beach. Plus coming up on 16 October, Turtle Cove celebrates its very own Pride Festival (details at bottom of the article). Let’s face it, getting away for a holiday …

Pacific Encounter rainbow group holiday

Rainbow Group Holiday August 2022 P&O Pacific Encounter

In August 2022, passengers embark from Brisbane on an inaugural Rainbow Group Holiday, hosted by OUTexploring. The 7-night cruise offers the tropical getaway of a lifetime, island hopping from one Pacific archipelago to the next. Prepare for absolute fabulousness with specially curated entertainment and activities as part of a large LGBTI contingent aboard the P&O …

mary poppins festival p l travers

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: the Mary Poppins Festival

Mary Poppins is pure camp. The prim nanny tidies a nursery with a snap of her fingers and only has to open her umbrella to fly above London’s rooftops. The only thing camper than Poppins herself is Maryborough’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mary Poppins Festival, celebrating the town’s status as the birthplace of Mary Poppins author, P L …

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