The cruise kicks off in Auckland during their gay pride festival and arrives in Sydney just in time for you to experience the legendary Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. You'll also benefit from the services of a gay skipper as well as a gay cook to provide your breakfasts and lunch, but dinner will usually give you the opportunity to try local onshore restaurants.
The staff are also on-hand to attend to your every wish and ensure the stories of the first all- gay cruises running out experience is unforgettable. Highlights of your trip include the picture-perfect French town of Strasbourg, the opportunity to tour Cochem Castle in Germany and the traditional village of Hoorn in the Netherlands.
These sorts of cruises can be ideal if you want to travel with your straight friends, but keep an eye on the fine print if you really want to be only surrounded by your rainbow family! Paul Ortega, 44, a landscape designer, from Palm Springs, Calif.
Gay men of color face a dual challenge in managing social reactions and pressures from being both gay and people of color, and also gender expectations. John was also pleased to note that the men immediately behind him in line had stopped whispering to each other and were more attentive now too.
My hole twitched and I moaned in response. But it also adds an extra layer of mystery, excitement, exoticism, and fun. Page 1 of 2.
You'll get to experience castles, wineries, vibrant cities and sleepy fairytale villages. Invalid email address. These usually take place on the larger cruise ships, with lots of pools, bars and different entertainment like DJs or drag performers. He left his lawyer days behind to work full time on Nomadic Boys with his husband Sebastien.
You will receive emails containing news content , updates and promotions from The New York Times. There are also shore excursions to explore some of northern Italy's prettiest gems, like Padua, Porto Viro and Chioggia.
Several gay-focused DJs are brought on board just for us. It's every gay boy's dream whether you want to admit it or not. On the other hand, some passengers were moved by the cruel contrast between the market's wretchedness and shipboard posh.