Halifax, Nova Scotia: Atlantic Canada’s Gay Heart Celebrates Milestone

One of the friendliest spots in Canada (and that’s saying something considering how amicable our northern neighbors are generally speaking) is Halifax, Canada. It’s also beautiful, rich in history and into its gay and lesbian culture. To wit, they are unspooling their first annual OUTeast Queer Film Festival this weekend (through June 17). And theyContinue reading “Halifax, Nova Scotia: Atlantic Canada’s Gay Heart Celebrates Milestone”

Hello Sailor! A Must “Sea” Exhibit in Nova Scotia

I stumbled upon this exhibit while researching an article about the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. Hello sailor! Gay life on the ocean wave at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in gay-friendly Halifax Nova Scotia  is the first museum in North America to explore the lives of gay and lesbian mariners in thisContinue reading “Hello Sailor! A Must “Sea” Exhibit in Nova Scotia”

Tour of the Week: The 100th Anniversary of the Titanic’s Maiden Voyage

By Jeff Guaracino Today’s cruise ship companies endlessly announce the “newest” or “world’s largest ships” but one passenger liner still captures our imaginations and respect, the RMS Titanic. The “unsinkable” ship struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, and sank on 15 April 1912, resulting in the deaths ofContinue reading “Tour of the Week: The 100th Anniversary of the Titanic’s Maiden Voyage”

Princely Welcome in Canada’s Smallest Province

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com With a scant 140,000 inhabitants, Prince Edward Island is Canada’s least populous and physically smallest province or state. An island which only OK’d the stunning, 8-mile Confederation Bridge, an architectural marvel, to the mainland of New Brunswick, another of Canada’s lovely Maritime Provinces, about 13 years ago, sort of likes toContinue reading “Princely Welcome in Canada’s Smallest Province”