Manchester boasts one of the liveliest and welcoming gay communities in the United Kingdom, rivaling even that of London. Beautiful, traditional pubs; a boisterous nightlife; and an array of activities around every corner make it the perfect destination for LGBTQ+ travelers.
The city’s gay community focuses in and around Canal Street, Manchester’s de facto LGBTQ+ village. Canal Street houses the city’s largest gay bar in Via, a somewhat eclectic establishment that sees both busy dance nights and laidback days and evenings that cater to older crowds. G-A-Y Manchester draws in the younger crowd with vibrant music and something of a funky and unique vibe. Vanilla is ranked as the U.K.’s best lesbian bar, while Churchills is the place to be for great drag shows.
Manchester is also home to Sparkle, an annual national transgender celebration, as well as the Great British Bear Bash. There’s also the annual Pride held in August. A stroll along the Rochdale Canal also offers plenty of opportunities to mingle with locals of the LGBTQ+ community here.
When not checking out the most happening places in town, Manchester also has incredible museums and parks to explore, along with the incredible architecture that England is famous for. The city is arguably a better option for LGBTQ+ travelers than London, according to many of the locals.
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Travel pros already know there’s an art to selecting the right clothes to withstand the demands of being on the road. From non-wrinkle shirts and dresses to creating a micro-capsule wardrobe that easily mixes and matches together, there’s a solution for every situation. But undergarments are often overlooked as a travel must-have. Not all undergarments are travel-ready and require the right style and material for effortless packing and wear. ExOfficio makes it easy with quick-drying, comfortable and lightweight material. You can even wash, wring, roll and hang your undergarments while on the road for quick-drying. Here’s the run-down on which ExOfficio undergarments to choose.
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