Berlin, Germany By Bike

One of my favorite ways to get to know a new city is to take a bike tour. You get a lay of the land, are able to cross off some major tourist attractions of your to-do list and are able to justify any and all tasty treats you eat before, during and after, because hey,Continue reading “Berlin, Germany By Bike”

Upcoming Art Events in Berlin

Berlin is a super gay-friendly destination and still one of the best bargains in Europe even though prices are starting to spike. Why not go now? Here are a few art events through October to time your trip with courtesy of our friends at Berlin Tourism www.visitBerlin.com. Photo above by Troels Johannesen via Flickr Creative Commons Continue reading “Upcoming Art Events in Berlin”

Berlin: A Year of LGBT Events

We recently covered Berlin Pride (Christopher Street Day) and Folsom (below) but there are a lot more gay reasons to put Berlin on your travel radar this summer from exhibitions and street festivals to a queer night at the zoo. EXHIBITIONS  “Homosexuality_ies” on History of Homosexuality June 26 until December 1, 2015 In cooperation withContinue reading “Berlin: A Year of LGBT Events”

Berlin Examines the History of LGBT Porn

  One of our favorite correspondents, Paul Heney, is back with another great piece about his recent travels to Berlin: Berlin took a little time to grow on me, but after four trips here over the years, it’s a place I love to visit. The city’s eclectic style, extensive arts scene, in-your-face “German-ness” and plentifulContinue reading “Berlin Examines the History of LGBT Porn”

Europe’s Top Gay Travel Destinations

This article samples one originally published in Iberia Airline’s blog Love2Fly. To read the rest of this article, click here or the link below. When it comes to LGBT travel, few experiences are as rewarding as travel to Europe. There’s such an amazing variety of cultures, environments, climates, and experiences – all on the most liberal continent on the planet,Continue reading “Europe’s Top Gay Travel Destinations”

Correspondent Update: Eating Berlin

ManAboutWorld Global Correspondents Niazi Rubez and Marcio Chapman ate and sipped their way across Berlin. Here are their favorite restaurants. Gustav heuriger A typical grastropub: cozy, the atmosphere is relaxed. Patrons greet the waitress by her name. The menu is based on Austrian food. The wine selection is small, focused in Austria and Germany. Wines by the glass are a goodContinue reading “Correspondent Update: Eating Berlin”

Travel Geeks Take Note: New Airport in Berlin Opens in June

This just in from the folks at http://www.visitBerlin.com: On June 3, 2012 the brand-spanking new Brandenburg BER airport in Berlin opens and the two remaining airports, Tegel and Schönefeld, will be shut down permanently. (Tempelhof airport was closed in 2008.) There is a lot of information about the new airport that is interesting and exciting like its convenientContinue reading “Travel Geeks Take Note: New Airport in Berlin Opens in June”

Carnival in Berlin: Do Take Candy From These Strangers

Wear a warm costume. Carnival in Berlin takes place February 12, 2012. Then again, you may warm up from friction as you rub up against spectators and participants. Organizers are expecting more than 1 million spectators and participants at the 11th annual Berlin Carnival Costume Parade. (Break out your German dictionary for this site.) According toContinue reading “Carnival in Berlin: Do Take Candy From These Strangers”