Melbourne just had Midsumma and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is in full swing, but there are other parts of Australia set to show their true (rainbow) colours in the coming weeks. David Alexander takes a sneak peek at three LGBTI Pride events that provide great excuses for a road trip: Sunshine Coast Pride, Brisbane’s Big Gay Day, and Daylesford ChillOut.
Sydneysiders keen to make extra cash, and connect with new people, might want to consider renting out their spare rooms on Airbnb as demand for Mardi Gras accommodation in Sydney outstrips supply.
Conflict and strife kept prying eyes from Myanmar for decades. But the country once known as Burma is open once again offering ancient ruins, relaxation and one of Asia’s most authentic experiences for gay travellers.