About me & Minka Guides

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Part-time drag queen ๐Ÿ’…
Full-time content queen โœŒ๏ธ

Hello, my name is Bronwyn (it's Welsh, pronounced "Bron+win") ๐Ÿ˜Š
Most people know me as the drag queen and Sink The Pink performer, Fanny Minka! ๐Ÿ’…
Hence the name: Minka Guides ๐ŸŒŸ

I created Minka Guides to showcase what I call 'fabulous travel': encompassing the fun, stylish and quirky highlights of every destination I visit. I also place inclusivity at the heart of everything I do, ensuring my content is particularly useful to LGBT+, vegan, gluten-free, solo, and budget-minded travellers.

I'm lucky to have amazing friends spread around the planet who also contribute their recommendations for the cities they live in and places they've visited. So all my travel maps feature hand-picked recommendations from myself and my friends. This helps to make Minka Guides extra fabulous!

I started travel blogging in 2015 and I'm always keen to make new connections. You can use my Contact page to say hi or to read interviews with me or arrange a collaboration try myย Work With Me page.

Thanks for visiting Minka Guides and I hope your year is filled with fabulous adventures! โœŒ๏ธ

My Halloween with SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque

This month marks 15 years since I toured the US with the SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque show. For over six weeks, I travelled all around America with six other SuicideGirls, performing in 25 different cities across the country. So how exactly did I end up…

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Can women be drag queens?

I’m often asked ‘can women be drag queens?’ or ‘explain to me how you can be a female drag queen’. I must admit, these are not my favourite questions to answer. Often, the people asking look to Ru Paul’s Drag…

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What I miss most about doing drag

Can you imagine if someone had told you on New Year’s Eve what would happen in 2020? I often forget how much the world has changed in the last eight months. I started this year at the Bethnal Green Working…

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Is it ok for me to identify as skoliosexual?

When I came across the term ‘skoliosexual’ last year, I was pretty excited. As someone who is predominantly attracted to people who are in some way gender non-conforming, it felt like for the first time in my queer little life…

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Why I’m enjoying dating during a pandemic

When we first went into lockdown, I thought we’d all come bursting out of it with nothing short of complete debauchery. Flash forward five months and I’m just happy if someone feels comfortable to hold my hand. Dating during a…

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Listen to me on The Dorothy Project podcast

I’m so excited to share with you all today the fact that I’m on a podcast! Yes, you can hear me chattering away on the latest episode of The Dorothy Project – a new podcast series that interviews women who…

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