The Lodge at Butte La Rose – Louisiana Lesbian Owned B&B

The Lodge at Butte La Rose is a venue in the tradition of the South Louisiana “camp”. Conveniently located 5 miles south of I-10 and nestled in the community of Butte La Rose, the only community in the Atchafalaya Basin. The Basin is the largest wetland in the United States. The Lodge is your home base to launch your exploration of the Atchafalaya and the Acadiana region. We here at The Lodge want your stay in the Basin to…

A Night Out at Asia’s Biggest Gay Circuit Party: gCircuit during Songkran

The entrance was totally unassuming at first. Arrived in a taxi to the hotel, I meandered my way through the massive lobby, up an escalator, around a corner. At first, there were few signs that nearly 20,000 gay men were here in the hotel, but as I got closer to the party entrance, that’s when I spotted them: guys in gold shorts (much too short even for this sweaty Thai weather), bulging biceps, feathers everywhere, a drag queen in platform shoes. We followed this assortment of characters around another corner and that’s when we saw the giant sign in purple and…

Orvieto – Dolly Travels

Good morning, everyone, You can tell that I am excited about returning to Italy. I thought I might go back and read some of my blog posts where I wrote about places that I will revisit this coming June. I have had Orvieto on my mind for some time. I love that…

The House of Romeo – Keep Calm and Wander

In Verona, after I visited Casa de Giuletta (Juliet’s House), I wasted no time but walked to the house of Romeo. It’s just 3 minutes walk to and from each other. However, it took me 15 minutes to finally figure it out because the street was so quiet. I expected a bit of a crowd but I saw…

Gay Toronto – The Nomadic Boys

Watch our weekend in Toronto as we set out to discover the gay scene and the nightlife. We went to gay bars like Woody’s, which have the best drag shows, and we danced at awesome gay clubs like Fly. We also had a yummy brunch at Lola’s Kitchen. All of these places are located in Toronto’s gay village. We also did some sightseeing in Toronto, such as the CN Tower and …

Glynn House Inn – White Mountains Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay: The romantic Glynn House Inn is situated in the heart of New Hampshire’s spectacular White Mountains and Lakes Region. The historic – circa 1895 – Inn is the perfect choice for romance, recreation and relaxation. You and your partner will experience elegant surroundings, delicious …

Your Ultimate Guide to LGBT Gay Travel Resources

By Adam Groffman At lunch earlier in the day, over a bowl of guacamole, I’d sat with my friends looking through a copy of Echo Mag—one of Phoenix’s three (three!!!) print LGBT magazines. On the second to last page was a map of downtown Phoenix with short descriptions of each of the bars, shops and clubs. There were at least 20 different ones and…

Queer Berlin – Your Guide to Berlin’s Best LGBT Hotspots

By Adam Groffman Summertime is one of Berlin’s best times (if you ignore all the rainy days), and one of the summer’s best festivals is also the most queer: Berlin Christopher Street Day. It’s coming up this week when hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets with glitter and rainbow flags. This year should be especially fun because of the recent vote toward marriage equality. #EheFürAlle Berlin has a long history as an LGBT hotspot and as an LGBT-friendly destination. In the 1920s, Berlin was at the center…

30+ Essential Resources for the Modern LGBT Traveler

I’ve added an LGBT column for the website to make the site more inclusive and talk about issues that affect some members of our community. In this column, we will hear from voices in the LGBT community about their experiences on the road, safety tips, events, and overall advice for other LGBT travelers to get the most out…

Gay Orlando

Florida has an array of amazing destinations, and many are famously LGBTI-friendly. Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Key West to name but a few. But there’s something special about gay Orlando; a magical draw that sets it apart it from its beachside brothers. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been desperate to go since you were four years old. It’s known worldwide …

Cuba’s LGBT Culture Soars

By Cary Harrison As Global Correspondent for HE Travel and KPFK (Los Angeles) Public Radio, I’ve seen some of the best and not so best versions of everything across the globe.  Imagine Broadway-level drag Cabaret with high-end professional ballet dancers for the cost of a rum and Coke or a $1.50 bottle of domestic Cuban beer.I just lead a mixed gay and straight group of 20 travelers to Cabaret Las Vegas in Havana and watched the jaws impressively drop, one by one. Many of these …

La Casita Del Sol LC – Tucson, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay: Stay with us at La Casita del Sol, an historic 1880’s adobe rowhouse home in the El Presidio Historic Neighborhood in downtown Tucson, Arizona. La Casita del Sol has five hundred feet of living space, with two rooms and a bath, reflecting the simple lifestyle of the late 19th century workers who lived here – tradesmen, blacksmiths, bartenders, and more. La Casita del Sol keeps its …

DJ Yabis is Back!

The last few months have been a spiritual awakening experience. It sounds weird or new-age hogwash to say it but I just feel it. I don’t know how to verbalize it. But there’s no denying I am living in a new kind of world. I’ve been trying to make sense of it and learn as much as I can. But like with everything in life, you just have to go with the flow and the mysteries of life…

TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: The Historic New Orleans Collection

While visiting New Orleans we found a  very interesting place to visit. “The Historical New Orleans Collection” is housed at 533 Royal Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Hours are Tuesday thru Saturday, 9:30 to 4:30 and Sunday, 10:30 to 4:30. Closed on Mondays. The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher …