Travelling Made for Two: 10 of the Best Couple Travel Bloggers

She told him to ask for directions two miles back, but he wouldn't listen... the idyllic life of travel blogger couples

Experiences are often better when they’re shared, and that’s definitely the case for travel bloggers, who manage to rope in their partners for the journey (and let’s face it, you wouldn’t have to be bribed to go and see the world).

The great thing about blogger pairs is that you get double the opinions and advice about visiting different countries, and sometimes double the amount of cool articles. Here are some of our favourite duos that would rather have a couples' holiday:

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A visit to Gay old Amsterdam

A Rainbow flag flying during  Pride 2007 Credit: Franklin Heijen

A Rainbow flag flying during Pride 2007 Credit: Franklin Heijen

Whilst Amsterdam is well known for its red-light district and coffee shops, it is also the cultural hub of the Netherlands.

Often referred to as Europe’s gay capital, making it the perfect destination for gay and gay-friendly holidaymakers.

So whether you're visiting the city as a couple, or a group, Amsterdam breaks are an exciting must for anyone looking to let their hair down in a liberal European city. Continue reading A visit to Gay old Amsterdam

Canal side Pride in Amsterdam

Credit: Carolina Georgatou. An 'easyJet-orange' float, Amsterdam Pride 2010

Credit: Carolina Georgatou. An 'easyJet-orange' float, Amsterdam Pride 2010

For those looking for a celebration or a carnival, holidays to Amsterdam could be timed to coincide with Amsterdam's gay pride festival for a perfect party weekend.

Often a week-long affair, Amsterdam's pride officially begins next week (August 5) with pre-parties already being held all across the town. Amongst other more subdued events, the official pride 2011 opening ceremony will see a colourful parade of boats launched from Westerdok harbour on Saturday 6.

70+ boats carrying revellers dressed in drag and other bright and wonderful garb will sail through the city's network of canals along Prinsengracht, en route to the parade's finishing point at Oosterdok harbour.

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