Visit our Booth and Join our LGBT Travel Panel at the San Francisco Travel & Adventure Show Feb 11-12

Meet the ManAboutWorld team and pick up great travel information at the San Francisco/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show February 11-12 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. ManAboutWorld’s Ed Salvato will moderate an info-packed and fun LGBT travel panel at the Show on Sunday, February 12 at 2:30pm. Register here for a free ticket but hurry we only haveContinue reading “Visit our Booth and Join our LGBT Travel Panel at the San Francisco Travel & Adventure Show Feb 11-12”

San Francisco’s Zappos Bay to Breakers: Not Your Grandma’s Civic Trot

San Francisco is pretty much always ripe for a visit. It’s perfection in the spring, they host the world’s craziest Pride in summer, and three big gay street fairs, culminating with Folsom in the fall. Even their winters are charming. But for a city so full of crazy parties, the Bay-to-Breakers street party — a 103-year-oldContinue reading “San Francisco’s Zappos Bay to Breakers: Not Your Grandma’s Civic Trot”

Finding The Best Of San Francisco Inside HBO’s Looking

The gays have been grieving, riled up on Twitter and flinging hashtags — basically aghast at HBO’s short-sighted decision to end the only gay drama on cable. Here we had a show to call our own, real and gritty and heartfelt and sexy, and HBO goes and pulls the plug. Luckily, we still have Game of ThronesContinue reading “Finding The Best Of San Francisco Inside HBO’s Looking”

Where We Meet: Blackbird (San Francisco)

Just before Market crosses with Church at the entrance of the Castro district, you’ll find a small, dark lounge with old newspaper on the walls, pool tables, and a bar crowded with cute gay boys (and some straight ones, too!) This isBlackbird, the best bar in San Francisco, straight-owned but the gay patronage is strong.Continue reading “Where We Meet: Blackbird (San Francisco)”

HBO’s “Looking” Debuts With San Francisco As Its Beautiful Backdrop

Update: What did you think of HBO’s Looking which debuted Sunday, January 19? LA Times loved it. How did SF look? ***   Like just about every gay man in America we are eagerly anticipating Looking, HBO’s new series about three men in San Francisco seeking love debuting tonight (Sunday, January 19). If you decide toContinue reading “HBO’s “Looking” Debuts With San Francisco As Its Beautiful Backdrop”

A Very Happy Bicoastal Gay Pride!

Happy Pride to all from the staff of ManAboutWorld. If you need travel tips for New York, San Francisco or any of the many other destinations we’ve covered, be sure to subscribe to our magazine using this link (and get an extra two months free!).

Weekly Travel Roundup By TravelingIQ

Global Correspondent Ivan Quintanillais an actor, traveler and blogger extraordinaire. Once a week he provides a re-cap of noteworthy travel stories. We pilfer his round-up (with his permission) so you don’t have to. Follow his travels at TravelingIQ. *You can leave your heart in San Francisco, but keep your privates to yourself.  The city’s supervisors haveContinue reading “Weekly Travel Roundup By TravelingIQ”

San Francisco Packs In Early Fall Events

I’m missing these events all taking place the first week of San Francisco (I’m leaving Monday, October 1. Drats!) But you don’t have to. If you hurry, you can catch one of the following fun events, whether you’re proclivities tend towards the sporty, the literary or the queer. (Or all of the above.) America’s CupContinue reading “San Francisco Packs In Early Fall Events”