What a Bargain! Canada Is a Gay Travel Deal

Check out this gay travel deal: The Canadian dollar has dropped in value compared to the U.S. dollar. In fact the exchange rate as of now is about $1 US to $1.32 CAD. Essentially US greenbacks go about 30% further in Canada. Eat, sleep and part-ay one third more right now.

Gayography Brief: Your Global LGBT Travel News Update

This column is brought to you by Ashton Giese, ManAboutWorld correspondent and editor of the GAYography newsbrief. Crazy news from Lithuania where the military is alleged to be (gay) testing conscripts by asking if they “like picking flowers” or “worked in the floral industry” to determine grounds for military dismissal! Maybe next year EuroPride willContinue reading “Gayography Brief: Your Global LGBT Travel News Update”

Yes, You Can(cun)! Gay Marriage Allowed in Popular Mexican Resort

Gay marriage is popping up all over Mexico. First marriage for same-sex couples was legalized in Mexico City in March 2010 with those unions recognized throughout the country. Next came the announcement that “thanks to a legal gap in the Civil Code,” marriage equality would be extended to lesbian and gay couples in Cancun (andContinue reading “Yes, You Can(cun)! Gay Marriage Allowed in Popular Mexican Resort”


Story and photo by Paul VanDeCarr You might find yourself intoxicated at the rooftop bar of Hotel Habita, located in Mexico City’s upscale Polanco neighborhood. And it wouldn’t be just because of the drinks, such as the tamarind margaritas. There’s also the splendid tapas, the sixth-floor view of the area, the terrace pool, the ambient music,Continue reading “SUITE DREAMS: THE INTOXICATING HOTEL HABITA”


Story and photo by Paul VanDeCarr Mexico City is a thrilling, if sometimes overwhelming, metropolis—a great destination on its own, or on the way to a beach resort elsewhere in the country. I’m pleased to report on The Red Tree House, a super-friendly, comfortable B&B that serves as an ideal base-camp for your excursions into theContinue reading “THE RED TREE HOUSE: YOUR HOME IN MEXICO CITY”