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Books & Guides for Gay/Lesbian Travellers

Use the below texts to help you travel better. If you know a book that you think should be included here, send us an email with the title & author, as well as a short description of why it’s useful.

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Gay Phrase Book: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese Japanese

Women’s Travel in Your Pocket

Naked Places: A Guide for Gay Men to Nude Recreation and Travel, 3rd Ed.

Lesbian Travels: A Literary Companion

Bruce Chatwin

One Mykonos: Being Ancient, Being Islands, Being Giants, Being Gay


  • Gay Travel A to Z: The World of Gay and Lesbian Travel Options at Your Fingertips
  • Spartacus International Gay Guide 2008
  • Odysseus: The International Gay Travel Planner (17th edition)
  • Damron Men’s Travel Guide
  • Damron Women’s Traveller: The Best Lesbian Guide to the USA, Canada, European Cities…
  • Ferrari Guides Inn Places: Gay & Lesbian Accommodations Worldwide (13th Ed)

    Specific Destinations

  • Frommer’s Gay & Lesbian Europe
  • Gay London: A Guide
  • Time Out Gay & Lesbian London
  • Fodor’s Gay Guide to Amsterdam (1st Ed)
  • Gay Travels in the Muslim World
  • Damron Road Atlas: Gay City Maps for United States, Canada, Europe
  • Fodor’s Gay Guide to the USA (plus Toronto & Montreal)
  • Access Gay USA: Makes the World Your Neighborhood
  • Betty and Pansy’s Severe Queer Review San Franciso
  • Betty and Pansy’s Severe Queer Review of New York
  • Ferrari Guide’s Gay Mexico
  • Man’s Guide to Mexico and Central America