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  • Neon cinema sign, Thai gay films

    Thai queer cinema – Four Thai gay films to watch before your holiday

    LGBTQ+ travellers planning a trip to Southeast Asia’s original beach destination will find that the Kingdom is rich in queer culture: from nightlife and performances to literature and movies. One of the best ways to get a glimpse at – or a deeper understanding of – local queer life before any trip is to watch…

  • A same-sex couple at a Thai resort, LGBTQ+ Thai influencers on Instagram, Thailand

    Follow the lead – The coolest LGBTQ+ Thai influencers on Instagram

    LGBTQ+ Thai influencers on Instagram are having the time of their lives: with its sparkling sea and dizzyingly high rooftop bars, Thailand offers boundless opportunities to snap exciting pictures for friends and followers (some of the coolest places are here!). And platforms such as Insta or TikTok are incredibly popular across the Kingdom; with everyone…

  • Gay-friendly beach resorts in Thailand: Six Senses Yao Noi, Koh Yao Noi, Thailand

    LGBT by the sea – Four gay-friendly beach resorts in Thailand

    No two vacations are alike but some are more memorable than others – and any holiday by the sea has that uniquely relaxing feeling you’ll hardly ever find anywhere else. But where do you stay? When it comes to gay-friendly beach resorts in Thailand, LGBTQ+ travellers are spoilt for choice! From the sleek and stylish…

  • Baan Botanica, Bangkok, Thailand

    Under the radar – Bangkok queer spaces you haven’t heard of

    So you’ve been to Silom and partied the night away, and you’ve had your fair share of cocktails at LGBTQ+ friendly sky bars in Sukhumvit, but did you know there’s a lot more to discover on the subject of Bangkok queer spaces? If ‘no’ is your answer, you’d be well advised to read on… Gay…

  • Pangina Heals at House of Heals, Bangkok, Thailand

    House of Heals – A look inside Pangina Heals’ Bangkok bar

    What’s better than a gay bar in Bangkok? Why, a gay bar in Bangkok run by Asia’s single-most in-demand and fabulous drag queen, of course! The aptly named House of Heals is a passion project by Thailand’s iconic Pangina Heals (Pan Pan Narkprasert), known as the host of Drag Race Thailand as well as a…

  • Ram Show Bar is a great option for Gay nightlife in Chiang Mai

    Gay nightlife in Chiang Mai – Out on the town

    Gay nightlife in Chiang Mai? Yes, you read that right: Thailand’s culture capital might not compete with the legendary LGBTQ+ party scene of Bangkok just yet, but queer visitors in town still have a few friendly places to steer towards if they’d like to shake a leg and meet the local community. There is more…

  • Same-sex couple during a pillow fight at one of the many Gay-friendly hotels in Thailand

    Gay-friendly hotels in Thailand – the latest LGBT-welcoming hotels opening in the Kingdom

    Looking for gay-friendly hotels in Thailand? While just like in other countries, specifically queer places to stay are more the exception than the norm (although there is Phang Nga Bay’s gay-run Le Passe-Temps!), countless properties across the Kingdom make an effort to create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ travellers. On our Hotels page, many of Thailand’s…

  • Mimi Tao, Thailand trans model in Thailand

    Mimi Tao – Thai trans model talks LGBTQ+ life and Thailand

    If Mimi Tao looks familiar, it’s easy to see why. Having grown up in rural Thailand, the trans model figured out her gender identity when she was still living in a temple. Years on, she’s left behind the quaint countryside around Khon Kaen and now spends her time in New York City, working as a…

  • Tree House Hotel in sustainable Bangkok

    Sustainable Bangkok – eco-friendly things to do in Thailand’s green capital

    Eager to explore Bangkok in a more conscious manner? You’re in luck: the city by the Chao Phraya River is increasingly embracing a movement towards greener experiences, from supporting day trips with local NGOs to vegan cooking classes and more. In short, sustainable Bangkok is officially a thing! For eco-warriors looking to spend a few…

  • @rusameekae showing off his influencer fashion in Thailand

    Work it – four LGBT+ influencer fashion moments in Thailand

    Seen Paris, Milan and New York, and your thirst for fashion still isn’t quenched? Head to Bangkok, then! The Thai capital, along with the islands of Phuket and Koh Samui have long attracted trendy visitors from all over, and with influencer fashion having skyrocketed in recent years, there are times you might feel like you’re…