The Most Inspiring Travel Photos #TheGayPassport
Find your holiday inspiration in our weekly column celebrating the Team Passport Community. Every week we will find ten of the best photos which used the hashtag #TheGayPassport and find out more about the Instagramers behind them. Join the fun and start sharing your travels the Team Passport community now.
Thank you to everybody who shares their travel photos
1. Hold On Tight
Isaac from Indiana
Where is it? Photo is taken from Railey Beach in Krabi, Thailand. Rock Climbing is a must! It’s a beautiful place to visit & catching the sun. There is a small cave shrine packed with phallic statues waiting for you to find out the history while visiting this wanderlust spot.
Why are you here? I was here traveling the world on my motorcycle with the dice dictating where I go & what I do.
Who are you with? I was just monkeying around with some new friends on the weekend.
What camera & filter? Using my iPhone 6 with no filters for this photo.
2. Mid-Air Flippin
Ian from Boracay, Philippines
Where is it? Photo is taken from Puka Beach in Boracay Island, Philippines. The paradise for outdoor activists with many must-do stuff from kiteboarding & windsurfing to luxury spas & restaurants and of course, party scene at White Beach.
Why are you here? I live here, I used to live in the city but decided to stay and put up a business here after visited the island back in 2012.
Who are you with? I was here with my boyfriend @avetisiants. Check out Epic and Ohm Bar for a gay-friendly venue at White Beach (Station 2).
What camera & filter? Using Sony NEX6 with the fisheye lens and Snapseed for editing.
3. Giant Vegetarian For Divers
Hubert from Malaysia
Where is it? Photo is taken from Cebu in the Philippines. Whale shark watching is absolutely a must-do! it’s a surreal experience with these gentle giants and it’s the reason I was here 🙂
Why are you here? I was here on our company trip.
Who are you with? I was here with my team at work, it’s a fun trip together.
What camera & filter? Using my Samsung 6 Edge with Snapseed. Claredon is my favorite IG filter.
4. Tide Pool
Rhonee from Honolulu, Hawaii
Where is it? Photo is taken from Makapu’u Tide Pool on the island of O’ahu, Hawaii. Tide Pool is definitely a must-do and if you are a fitness enthusiast or enjoy challenging hikes, don’t miss Koko Head Trail (AKA. Stairs of Doom). It’s a vertical stair climb all the way up to the top and the view is absolutely worth it!
Why are you here? I was actually born & raised on the island of O’ahu.
Who are you with? I was here my buddy. This is what you got to check out if you’re keen on a nightlife Rum Fire Waikiki at the Sheraton Hotel and Nocturnal Lounge, have fun 🙂
What camera & filter? Using iPhone 6 with simple snap & shoot.
5. City Escape
Michael from the Philippines
Where is it? Photo is taken at the beautiful Shangri-la Mactan in Cebu, Philippines. As you can see the underwater life is wonderful, snorkeling is definitely a must-do!
Why are you here? I was here during our weekend getaway. This is one of my favorite places for a quick escape from Manila.
Who are you with? I was here with my husband 🙂
What camera & filter? Using GoPro + Dome for this shot.
6. Holi Pride (Color Festival)
Edgar from Barcelona, Spain
Where is it? Photo was taken from Holi Pride in Barcelona, Spain. Let yourself lose, enjoy the music and the good vibes are a must when joining the pride.
Why are you here? I live here so it’s pretty convenient to join the crowd and get colorful 🙂
Who are you with? I was here enjoying the festival with my friends. Check out Metro, Arena, Pervert, Axe Hotel & Apolo for gay bars and clubs.
What camera & filter? Using iPhone 6 and it’s magic (coz I use no filters in this one).
7. Welcome To Hollywood
David from Barcelona, Spain
Where is it? Photo is taken from one of the most popular signs in the world in Los Angeles. Don’t miss out on Santa Monica and Hollywood while you’re here.
Why are you here? I was inspired by the National Parks of the west coast. I was here on my holiday, find our more in his blog Aventuraporelmundo.
Who are you with? I was here with my boyfriend @edgarodena and other friends.
What camera & filter? Using iPhone 6 with a little bit of contrast editing.
8. Sunrise Volcano
Aryo from Jakarta, Indonesia
Where is it? Photo is taken from Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia. Don’t miss tracking for the sunrise volcano, horse riding, Savana, and local street food.
Why are you here? Childhood memory about this must-visit place when traveling to Indonesia and it’s near my home town, pretty convenient.
Who are you with? I was here with a bunch of friends.
What camera & filter? Using Snapseed for this blue sky scene.
9. Like Brothers Like Family
Stefan From London & Sebastien from France
Where is it? Photo is taken from Iriomote Island in the south of Japan. Scuba diving, jungle trekking, and kayaking in the mangroves is a must-do!
Why are you here? We were on a press trip Nomadicboys with the Okinawa tourism board.
Who are you with? Two of us, we always wanted to explore the nature and adventure paradise here, Iriomote Island is 90% jungle!
What camera & filter? Here we go Sierra, Mayfair, Nashville, and Hefe on IG. are my favs;)
10. The Place He Said “YES!”
Giuseppe from Vancouver, Canada
Where is it? Photo is taken during Porsmok in Iceland. Don’t miss out sleepover at the edge of a retracting glacier under the midnight sun and continue hike over those still steam lava fields, so magical!
Why are you here? I was here to explore the nature scenes, such as those angry volcanoes, massive glaciers. Check out Kiki Bar in Reykjavik, it is THE gay bar to hit in Iceland.
Who are you with? I was here with my boyfriend @bkrenzer and I proposed him right here 🙂
What camera & filter? Using the Canon DSLR Rebel camera. Using Iceland’s natural lights & colors (I did nothing but taking the photo 🙂