Traveling While Gay with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

Billy Kolber, co-founder of ManAboutWorld, was Melissa Harris-Perry’s guest on her eponymous show on MSNBC talking about the intersection of “traveling while black” and “traveling while gay.”

ManAboutWorld’s Points Whisperer: Stay Ahead of Changing Mileage Programs

This occasional column is penned by ManAboutWorld publisher and writer Billy Kolber who’s also a very frequent traveler and one of the world’s experts on maximizing miles and other frequent traveler programs. Mileage is no longer a proxy for loyalty. We’re hearing about it from our friends at the airlines, in industry publications and theContinue reading “ManAboutWorld’s Points Whisperer: Stay Ahead of Changing Mileage Programs”

In Siem Reap, Cambodia A Cafe That Serves Cock…Roaches

Our publisher, Billy Kolber, tours Southeast Asia with his husband Marcio and our great correspondent, Mark Vogler. Here’s Marcio in Siem Reap eating a delicious tarantula at Bug’s Cafe. Just one of the many Cambodian delicacies. (For those of you interested in seeing a video of Billy eating a live cock-roach,click here.)

#TBT: Move Over Apollo, Here’s Our Publisher on Delos Island in 2004

Our publisher, Billy Kolber, mimics an ancient Greek statue on the historic island of Delos. So what is Delos? It’s an UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Aegean Sea just a few miles from gay-popular Mykonos. It’s also the place where mythology was born, the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, known locally as the cradle ofContinue reading “#TBT: Move Over Apollo, Here’s Our Publisher on Delos Island in 2004”

Travel Tip Thursday: Top 6 Tips for Maximizing Miles

By Billy Kolber, ManAboutWorld Back in college, I worked a United promotion to earn a free first class ticket to Hawaii by booking a transcon trip in six segments and 8,000 flown miles. The paid ticket cost me $306, a fraction of the value I earned from the trip, and it launched a lifetime addictionContinue reading “Travel Tip Thursday: Top 6 Tips for Maximizing Miles”

I Flew the Dreamliner… and I Can’t Wait to Again

By Billy Kolber After months of grounding by the FAA, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is poised to take flight again in the next few weeks. And that’s great news for those of us who fly, especially in the back of the plane. (Originally published in the Huffington Post.) A lot has been made of the fuelContinue reading “I Flew the Dreamliner… and I Can’t Wait to Again”