What’s Hot: Charleston, SC

Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina, y’all. Down South you’ll find an unexpectedly fun LGBT travel option, one where horse-drawn carriages wheel down cobblestoned streets lined by stately Antebellum mansions. This city has a storied past and a bright future, filled with thoughtful perspective of its deep history dating back to 1650 and a rich LGBT life. ItContinue reading “What’s Hot: Charleston, SC”

CheckOut: Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

THE RITZ-CARLTON KEY BISCAYNE: TOP/BOTTOM LINE The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is a luxurious escape that’s great for gay families, including those of us aiming to fulfill our guncle duties with a little extra help. Drop your kids off at Ritz Kids for a kickball game or an interactive marine biology lesson, and enjoy a cocktail by the adults-onlyContinue reading “CheckOut: Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami”

Help Rebuild LGBTI Lives in the Caribbean through Alturi

Most relief work in the Caribbean is administered by religious organizations, which often leaves LGBTI people without help. Our friends at Alturi show a way to directly fund the Caribbean’s most vulnerable communities.

The Gay Montreal Hot List

The renaissance of Griffintown and Little Burgundy, along the Lachine Canal, is in full swing. Trendy stores and restaurants have been opening and luxury condos are rising on the shores of the canal, as the city tries to retain the neighborhood’s industrial “charm” while accommodating the gentrification resulting from Montreal’s influx of tech/AI companies. ForContinue reading “The Gay Montreal Hot List”

CheckOut: Blue Waters Resort & Spa in Antigua

There’s a gorgeous gem of a resort tucked into the northwestern corner of Antigua, just where the Caribbean Sea seduces the shore. The elegant resort recently completed a major renovation and presents a refreshing mix of luxury and seclusion with 69 rooms & suites, 28 Cove Suites, and three unique villas. Prince Harry recently stayed atContinue reading “CheckOut: Blue Waters Resort & Spa in Antigua”

CheckOut: Chicago’s Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel

This year makes the 147th year the Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel is open and the rich history, distinguished service, with fine combed layers of subtle modern upgrades makes this property the place to stay in downtown Chicago. The current Palmer House is actually the third Palmer House. The first Palmer House opened in 1871 but burned downContinue reading “CheckOut: Chicago’s Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel”

May Day is Lei Day in Kauai

Yep, you read that right! May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii. But stop thinking what you’re thinking. Not that kind of lay. Sheesh. A lei is a Polynesian garland of flowers but it’s so much more than that. It symbolizes welcome, peace, love and much more (like the multifaceted word aloha). Every May 1 theContinue reading “May Day is Lei Day in Kauai”

Basque Country Foodie Road Trip by Paul Bachant

A Basque country foodie road trip is not the first think people think of when planning a trip to Spain. This autonomous region in the north of Spain contains a dramatic scenery of rugged coastlines, interior mountains and rolling vineyards, with strong culinary and cultural traditions existing alongside avant-garde art and architecture, all of which is well-worthContinue reading “Basque Country Foodie Road Trip by Paul Bachant”

Listen to Some Really Good Gay Travel Storytelling with Dennis Hensley and Ed Salvato

“I booked a gay cruise (Atlantis) last week and knew I made the right decision after hearing you on the podcast. You were so good on Dennis’ show, so upbeat and positive, and such and good storyteller.” Listen here.