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Singapore Food Festival – July

Singapore Food Festival – July

Endless spreads of iconic local dishes – from chilli crab to fish head curry – will be on offer at affordable prices all across the island at carnivals and heritage food trails during the month. While there, visitors can join culinary classes to learn to spice up meals with local ingredients, or just eat their […]

Pink Dot 2014 – For Family, For Friends, For Love

Pink Dot 2014 – For Family, For Friends, For Love

Pink Dot 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, 28th June, at Hong Lim Park, the sixth year for this non-profit event held in support of gay Singaporeans and allies. Participants of the Pink Dot events gather to form a giant pink dot in a show of support for inclusiveness, diversity and the freedom to love. Website: […]

Video: Pink Dot 2014 – For Family, For Friends, For Love

What does the freedom to love mean to you? LGBT and straight Singaporeans share their sentiments about Pink Dot and their wish for a more open-minded and inclusive Singapore. Read more: Pink Dot

Where are LGBT rights improving?

Thinking about gay safe travel in Asia?  Vietnam and Singapore are two spots where progress is being made in LGBT rights. According to an article in The Guardian,  LGBT groups in Asia are making progess, if slowly. Last year, Vietnam saw its first gay pride rally and this week’s event will launch a campaign for […]

Top Asian Destinations to Shop, Sleep, Shoot

Bangkok is the top 2013 destination city by international visitor arrivals – nearly 16 million to edge out London and Paris. Bangkok is renowned for food, shopping and nightlife. Bangkok’s Siam Paragon shopping mall is the world’s second-most photographed location on Instagram, trailing only Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. This is the first time an Asian city […]

Southeast Asia Hotspots, Experiences and Events

On RainbowTourism.Asia,half a dozen destinations in SE Asia are covered – countries that are gay welcoming, have interesting tourism options, and produce pride events. Rainbow Tourism Asia’s coverage stretches from the Mekong Delta to The Philippines, from new hotspots in awakened Myanmar to the long-standing ones in Indonesia. These gay travel destinations will stimulate all […]

Singapore’s Pink Dot Rally for Freedom to Love

The fifth celebration of LGBT people’s ‘freedom to love’ in Singapore will be on Saturday 29 June. Speaker’s Corner at Hong Lim Park – the only place in Singapore where people are allowed to protest – will once again turn a rosy hue for Pink Dot 2013. Like last year, those who believe that everyone […]

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Rainbow Rambler on Travel Photography

Tip: When visiting a new land, listen to the locals, listen to your fellow tourists, put down your cameras and just be. Anyone who’s been to the Louvre in Paris or Borobudur Temple in Java will have seen that kind of tourist who walks around everywhere with their selfie-stick phone or camera in front of […]