Sweet, Baby: Lesbian Cruises & Tours Galore in 2012

Our gal pals at Sweet, a lesbian travel company creating fun land and sea vacations for gay women and their friends, have rolled out their 2012 vacation calendar. Kicking off February 17 with a three-day “Short & Sweet Bahamas Cruise” followed by a cruise to Alaska in May (see those glaciers before they melt!), aContinue reading “Sweet, Baby: Lesbian Cruises & Tours Galore in 2012”

Shedonism Turns Sin City into Lez Vegas

  Shedonism, a five-day gay women’s event, is set to take place in Las Vegas September 15-19. This is a first-time event so you never know how it’ll turn out, but Alison Burgos is the organizer and she’s widely respected as talented party promoter. I’ve been to her lesbian White Party Miami which was fantastic.Continue reading “Shedonism Turns Sin City into Lez Vegas”

Events for Gay Women in America’s Gay Resort

Provincetown is a terrific place to visit any time of the year for women. It’s safe and comfortable and for many women it’s the only time they can hold her partner’s hand without worrying about being harassed. Go any time but you may want to consider attending during these 5 special annual women’s events: SingleContinue reading “Events for Gay Women in America’s Gay Resort”

Lesbian Travel Information

Lesbian travel writer and passionate globe trotter LoAnn Halden spoke recently at the New York Times Travel Show about travel opportunities for gay women. LoAnn shared her top picks below. For more gay and lesbian travel info, also check out http://www.LGBT.travel Group Trips http://www.DiscoverSweet.com – Isla Mujeres Resort late April and late September http://www.Olivia.comContinue reading “Lesbian Travel Information”

Provincetown Off-season

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Most travelers know Provincetown during the height of summer, with the warm sunny months of July and August attracting the largest crowds. The year-round population of around 3,000 Ptown souls swells to an incredible 50,000 visitors and locals a day during the busiest times from the July 4th holiday through CarnivalContinue reading “Provincetown Off-season”

Kimpton Crushes on LGBT Travelers

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Write or videotape your way to a free hotel stay (and more). Kimpton Hotels, the cool “collection” (their word!) of 50 boutique lodging options found in many gay-popular cities throughout the U.S., recently launched a “Have a Crush on Kimpton” campaign in partnership with JetBlue targeting LGBT travelers. Kimpton invites youContinue reading “Kimpton Crushes on LGBT Travelers”

Philadelphia’s Gayborhood: 40 and Fabulous

Story and photo by Ed Salvato. Above: Philadelphia’s Fright Factory during Halloween. What better destination to put on your travel to-do list than Philadelphia, whose motto, “The City of Brotherly Love,” appears tailor-made to gay visitors? Bursting with history, charming architecture, a sizzling food scene, and red-hot nightlife, Philly offers loads to see and doContinue reading “Philadelphia’s Gayborhood: 40 and Fabulous”

Ed Answers Your Questions on Derek & Romaine

Photo courtesy of Derek and Romaine Travel editor, writer, and expert Ed Salvato was on Derek & Romaine on Sirius/XM OutQ recently answering listener questions. Callers threw a huge number of  questions on a wide range of topics at him, including: Gay weekend cruises in Florida; Phoenix; Gay tour operators; Gay-friendly tours to Africa; BestContinue reading “Ed Answers Your Questions on Derek & Romaine”

Ask the Expert: Quick Warm-weather Getaway

I think I’m going to need some quick sun by March — I’m really feeling a bit run down. Could you recommend a place for a long weekend (three or four nights maximum)? Probably mid-February. I don’t want to be a slave to a car. International is always preferred but not necessary. I started otContinue reading “Ask the Expert: Quick Warm-weather Getaway”

New Directions for R Family Vacations

R Family moves full steam ahead Even without Rosie O’Donnell’s participation, R Family Vacations, the world’s preeminent gay family cruise and tour company, has big plans for 2010 and beyond, including land-based vacations, gay family group cruises, new ships, and new destinations. By Ed Salvato With the changes in the personal life of Kelli O’Donnell,Continue reading “New Directions for R Family Vacations”