Meet us at our Booth and Travel Panel at the Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show March 25-26

Come see the ManAboutWorld team at the Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show March 25-26 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in the heart of downtown Philly. ManAboutWorld’s Ed Salvato will moderate a fun, information-packed LGBT travel panel at the Show on Saturday, March 25 at 3:45pm. Register here for a free ticket but hurry we only have a limited supply. AllContinue reading “Meet us at our Booth and Travel Panel at the Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show March 25-26”

Trans-cendent News Out of Fort Lauderdale

Our correspondent Jeff Guaracino fills us in on some bigs news hitting Fort Lauderdale in 2015: Always ahead of the curve, Ft. Lauderdale announced last week at the 15th annual Community Marketing International Conference on Gay and Lesbian Tourism a groundbreaking transgender travel initiative. For the next three years, the Southern Comfort Transgender Conference willContinue reading “Trans-cendent News Out of Fort Lauderdale”

Nation’s First Gay Jazz Festival Takes Over Philly

For three days in late September, the nation’s first showcase of LGBT jazz composers, performers and arrangers will delight the crowds at Philadelphia’s OutBeat Jazz Festival, featuring performances, panel discussions, and master classes. More than a dozen concerts take place at venues throughout Philadelphia, and the festival concludes with an all-day jam at Union Transfer. TheContinue reading “Nation’s First Gay Jazz Festival Takes Over Philly”

Miss Richfield’s Selfie Tour of Philadelphia Outtakes

We love the new Miss Richfield commercial for gay-friendly Philadelphia but I think we love the outtakes even more! If you want to check out what Miss Richfield 1981 is up to on her blog.  

Philadelphia Gets Its Summer Gay On

Celebrating a decade of getting its history straight and nightlife gay (riffing off their groundbreaking LGBT advertising campaign), the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection is promoting a very gay summer (and early fall). Here’s a look at some of the most popular events to plan a weekend visit around. (Before you go, download our September 2012Continue reading “Philadelphia Gets Its Summer Gay On”

Quick (New) Hotel Getaways in PA and MD

By ManAboutWorld Global Correspondent Jeff Guaracino Do you need to getaway quick? Does room service and a maid sound just fabulous?  Travel doesn’t always have to be far away from home (just far enough!). Could it be as easy as checking into a local luxury hotel that is part treat and part escape. When you travelContinue reading “Quick (New) Hotel Getaways in PA and MD”

Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade Becomes A Drag

And that’s a good thing! For the first time in its very long history, the Mummers Parade — a fantastic costumed/sequined/choreographed extravaganza that takes place every New Year’s Day in Philadelphia — there will be an all-drag contingent. Lead by Philly drag star Ms. Brittany Lynn, the Drag Brigade will be part of what is normallyContinue reading “Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade Becomes A Drag”

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia: Gayot Named It One of Top 10 Hotels

I stayed at the fabulous new Hotel Monaco Philadelphia this past weekend. I only got to spend one night but with a late check out I felt as though I was able to get a good feel for the new property. Gayot named it one of the top 10 new U.S. hotels. The property is inContinue reading “Hotel Monaco Philadelphia: Gayot Named It One of Top 10 Hotels”

Which Gay Philly ‘Hood Is Gay-Tastic? Lady Gaga Tix In The Balance

Want a shot at winning Lady Gaga tickets, an overnight stay at the brand new Hotel Monaco Philadelphia – A Kimpton Hotel and more? Here’s your chance to Visit Gay Philadelphia and find out what neighborhood you would have a gay-tastic time in. Click on Visit Gay Philly’s “Which Philadelphia Neighoborhood is Gay-Tastic? contest to enter toContinue reading “Which Gay Philly ‘Hood Is Gay-Tastic? Lady Gaga Tix In The Balance”

Gay Philadelphia Just Got A Little More Social

The LGBT-friendly folks at VisitPhilly, the City of Brotherly Love’s official tourism organization, announced three new ways for lesbian and gay visitors to plan their Philly trips. Rolling out up-to-date content on Foursquare Foodspotting and Pinterest, VisitPhilly directs visitors to the best spots to find great food, drinks and gifts among other like-minded visitors andContinue reading “Gay Philadelphia Just Got A Little More Social”