Travel

For our guide on relaxing retreats, adventurous getaways or cultural escapes, as well as the latest gay travel news.

Ghana’s Secret Society

    Homosexuality is illegal in Ghana, and a leading international travel guide states that “a gay scene in Ghana does not exist.” Yet gay men and lesbians are becoming increasingly visible in the capital, Accra. Fow Winq’s brand-new World section, David McGillivray travelled to Ghana to find out how this is possible.

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    ‘We’ll always have Paris’ – a gay guide to the French capital

      Gay Paris, the City of Light, the City of Love… The French capital is famous for many things. But to Matt Cain, who spent his gap year there and recently went back to visit, it means something very different.

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      24/03/17 | Posted in Articles, Travel

      {Hot Hotel} Kameha Grand Zürich

        The glossy black façade of the Kameha Grand Zurich would be quite intimidating, were it not for the neon sign illuminating the hotel’s slogan: LIFE IS GRAND.

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        {HOT HOTEL} SHANTI MAURICE, A NIRA RESORT, MAURITIUS

          It was not always easy staying conscious on my visit to Shanti Maurice, but that was the goal. The Mauritius resort was hosting me on their new five-day sleep package, which promised to send me home prepared to be a champion sleeper.

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          World’s first rum that ‘tastes like holiday’ unveiled by Virgin Holidays

            As the winter months continue to bite, we’ve been keeping our mind fixed firmly on sunshine and sea, but Virgin Holidays have just gone and distilled the world’s first drink that actually tastes like holiday.

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            The Travel Award 2016: International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA)

              Introducing the IGLTA, a gay-friendly global travel network dedicated to connecting LGBT travelers to the businesses that support them and recipient of the 2016 Winq Travel Award, presented by Suki Sandhu at our 2016 awards luncheon, supported by United Airlines.

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              Interview: Emerald Waterways launches the first LGBT river cruise

                Next summer, Emerald Waterways will be hosting the UK’s first LGBT river cruise, taking place over eight days on the River Danube, setting sail from the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

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                A third of gay travellers face discrimination on holiday, finds Virgin Holidays

                  One in three (37%) LGBT holidaymakers experience some form of discrimination abroad, according to a new survey conducted by Virgin Holidays.

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                  Travel safe with Emerald Life’s new travel insurance

                    LGBT insurance company Emerald Life recently launched its own travel insurance, tailoring the product to the specific needs of gay travellers and promising not to unfairly penalise HIV+ customers.

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                    Travel: If you’re going to San Francisco…

                      As well as exploring Namibia and taking a look at the best private islands for hire in the new issue of Winq, we sent Culture Editor Matt Cain on a pilgrimage to San Francisco, to follow in the footsteps of his favourite characters from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City books.

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                      Winq magazine

                      SPRING 2017

                      The latest issue of the newly relaunched Winq features an exclusive interview with AFC Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe, the first Premier League manager to go on the record and say he’d be happy to have a gay footballer in his team.

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