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New Caledonia in Top 10 Destinations for 2015

New Caledonia in Top 10 Destinations for 2015

New Caledonia has been ranked number 6 in the top 10 destinations Australians want to visit in 2015, according to Skyscanner. Furthermore, Trip Advisor also revealed the 10 destinations on the rise for 2015 and Noumea has been named number 2 for the South Pacific. At RainbowTourism.com, we’ve known that Nouvelle Caledonie is tops with […]

New Caledonia – Who Knew?

New Caledonia – Who Knew?

It may not be renowned for its gay scene, but for gay and lesbian travellers who love French food and wine, this island nation has plenty to savour. Savour somewhere new – New Caledonia New Caledonia is one of the best French gourmet experiences outside of France – only 2 hours from Brisbane and 2.5 […]

10 Good Reasons to Visit New Caledonia

10 Good Reasons to Visit New Caledonia

1. It’s just next door to Australia In fact, New Caledonia is Australia’s closest South Pacific neighbour. Less than 3 hours from Sydney and only 2 hours from Brisbane. 2. It’s a French experience Charming French influence with English commonly spoken in tourist areas. The visitor information centres carry the complete range of touring, day cruise and accommodation options for […]

Loyalty Islands Fair – September 14-16

Loyalty Islands Fair – September 14-16

Dotting the Pacific Ocean, not far from the coast of Australia, are three small islands that are rich in diversity and culture, offering visitors the unique experience of diving in the azure, Pacific ocean while partaking in some of the finest cuisine outside of France. And, this September 14-16, the cool, inviting breezes and people […]

Destination: South Pacific – New Caledonia

Destination: South Pacific – New Caledonia

For your next holiday, want somewhere close, totally different and very gay friendly? Try New Caledonia. This French Territory destination is actively courting gay and lesbian tourists – for romance, for gourmet indulgences, for quiet relaxation, and especially adrenalin activities like kite surfing and diving with turtles on the coral reef. What kind of New […]

Noumea Salsa and Latin Dance Festival

Noumea Salsa and Latin Dance Festival

New Caledonia is in festival season. Latin Dancing this week, Noumea festival last month. There’s always something on there, on the water, on the dance floor, on horseback. More information New Caledonia Accommodation New Caledonia Information Can’t make it to Noumea for the dancing then why not check it the same sex Latin Dance classes […]

Arts Festival on Tropical Island A Great Winter Escape

The tiny but stunning French Territory of New Caledonia is host to the 4th Melanesian Arts Festival in September. Everyone is welcome to attend the free activities and performances by tribes from 4 nations. From 12-24 September, Noumea and the surrounding villages will be a place to meet artists and craftsmen as well as see […]

Ask Dee: French Fling Destination

Q.  I want a very French fling, but don’t want to spend 24 hours in the air to get to Gay Paree. Is there an affordable French Territory closer to Australia and gay friendly? A.  Yes, New Caledonia.  Two hours away from Brisbane and 2.5 hours from Sydney International Airports – and you don’t need […]

Dee-Touring with Dee

The Rainbow Tourism Q&A Forum… Get travel news and inspiration from all gay angles through a lesbian lens. Our concierge Dee Farrell gets around Australia and the South Pacific a fair bit. Email your questions about gay and lesbian downunder destinations to Rainbow Tourism Concierge and Dee will answer them on this blog. Where are […]

Bon Voyage: New Caledonia Air Sale On Now

New Caledonia’s international airline, Aircalin, is your ticket to Euro Pacific Experiences in this delightful French Territory in the South Pacific.  At 50% off, what are you waiting for? Air Caledonie Internationale wants you to enjoy South Pacific hospitality, French wine, exceptional cuisine, colourful sunsets, and lively nightlife with its New Year Sale… $465 RT including taxes […]

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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 […]

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