It’s time to get excited! ‘Why?’ we hear you ask. Well, those lovely people at the German National Tourist Office have just re-launched a brand new website just for us - yes dear LGBT reader, that means you - so that we can learn more about Germany and everything that it has to offer next time we visit. The country that gave us Adidas, Einstein and World Cup winning super-stud, Mario Gotze (move over Beckham) has now published the perfect resource to plan your next trip to Germany, and it’s all tailored exclusively with LGBT visitors in mind....
This month marks three years living in Berlin, and as part of my year-long goal to explore more of my adopted city, I’ve spent the past few weeks wandering around to both new and unfamiliar places as well as old haunts....
Berlin's Top 5 Gay Locations Charmaine from My Destination Berlin chats with Adam Groffman [Travels of Adam & My Gay Travel Guide) to get the low down on Berlin's gay scene. Berlin has long been considered one of the top destinations of the world for Gay travellers. It is a city where everyone is free to be themselves and where all cultures and subcultures are embraced - Berlin even has an openly gay Mayor who coined the phrase "Berlin is poor but sexy". Traditionally, the gay scene has been centred around the locality of Schöneberg, however, in recent years it has spread over to the hip neighbourhood of Neukölln. There are plenty of bars and clubs to cater to all tastes, from chilled out local bars, to cruising bars and saunas, from techno temples to party clubs, numerous shops selling all manner of stuff from leather and fetish to gay lifestyle.