ShermansTravel Goes Gay

Photo courtesy GayWhistler.com Luxe-for-less travel website ShermansTravel.com has launched a new gay travel blog. Named simply Gay Travel, the blog is helmed by Justin Ocean, formerly editor of the gay travel standard The Out Traveler, which is no longer published as a printed magazine. Justin seeks to “uncover the globe’s gay-friendliest destinations, hippest hotels, andContinue reading “ShermansTravel Goes Gay”

Berlin’s Annual Festivals and Celebrations in 2010

Photo courtesy Berlin Tourism German’s undivided capital presents an extensive schedule of yearly festivities, highlighted by festivals, parades, and special events. Alongside the annual mainstream events, Berlin’s tourism officials proudly promote festivities for gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual visitors. Check out a few highlights here. For more information and to access the entire calendar ofContinue reading “Berlin’s Annual Festivals and Celebrations in 2010”

Gay Cruise Companies Raise Money for Earthquake Relief in Haiti

From our friends at Atlantis Events, RSVP Vacations, and Olivia: With everyone’s eyes on the unimaginable tragedy that took place in Haiti, we’re happy to be able to share a bit of positive news showing the LGBT community reaching out in a very tangible way to help those suffering from the devastating effects of theContinue reading “Gay Cruise Companies Raise Money for Earthquake Relief in Haiti”

Marriott Hotels Launches Gay Microsite

Check out MarriottGayTravel.com. You’ll get 20% off weekend stays (Thursday-Sunday) at participating hotels around the world now through Jan 22. (Select resorts in the Caribbean, Latin America and Hawaii are offering up to 40% off. See MarriottGayTravel.com for details. According to contact person, Bob Witeck of Witeck-Combs Communications, Marriott today is truly committed to communicateContinue reading “Marriott Hotels Launches Gay Microsite”

Hunky President. George Washington Like You’ve Never Seen Him

Image courtesy of NCC. This image of a handsome, bare-chested George Washington is part of a new exhibit coming to the National Constitution Center (NCC) called, Ancient Rome and America (Februar 10-August 1, 2010). The statue in the photo is by Horatio Greenough, 1840. It’s paired with a similar, bear-chested, seated image of the EmperorContinue reading “Hunky President. George Washington Like You’ve Never Seen Him”

Breakfast and Bed with Ed on Sirius/XM

Be sure to listen in to the Derek and Romaine Show on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio on OutQ channel 109 Tuesday December 22 from 7pm-8pm ET when I’m a guest of their show. We’ll be talking about holiday travel, new products offered by R Family Vacations, and other exciting news. I’ll be heading to Park City,Continue reading “Breakfast and Bed with Ed on Sirius/XM”

Making Waves with Sweet

Story and photos by Aefa Mulholland Things get raunchy at the pool party on Sweet’s Caribbean cruise to Costa Maya, Belize City, Roatan and Cozumel. Despite a fast approaching hurricane, my friend Maggie and I practically galloped up the gangplank to get on board the very first Sweet Caribbean cruise — the inaugural voyage byContinue reading “Making Waves with Sweet”

India: Challenging and Oh, So Rewarding

Story and photos by Ed Salvato Leave your preconceptions at home. Yes, it’s chaotic and crowded, but India’s also sublimely beautiful, rich in culture and history and rewards all visitors with life changing experiences. India is a country renowned for its sights, sounds, colors and aromas. It’s also known to be challenging and difficult —Continue reading “India: Challenging and Oh, So Rewarding”