Unlike on Airbnb, you know your host is gay, avoiding any nasty surprises when you check in. It is also a great way to meet gay locals and discover the underground gay scene. This truly shocked us. It's a city of just over , and in a country like Malaysia where gay is illegal, we were delighted to discover there was a gay bar: By bar, it means don't go until after 11pm where it's more of a dance venue.
Nomadic Boys - Gay Guide to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia | Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog
This happy-go-lucky resort town on the South China Sea is almost entirely new, having been destroyed and rebuilt following Japanese occupation in WWII. The waterfront is currently seeing another surge of development, but, luckily, buildings are height-restricted due to the close proximity of the airport. Seafood feasts, island hopping, and unspoiled nature are the main attractions in the vicinity. There is also more than a little gay life bubbling under the surface. KK is a great place for a romantic get-away with your partner or special someone, but it's also easy to make new friends with a smile.