Rio Carnivale!

Our correspondent Jeff Guaracino chimes in with some news about the fantastic Rio Carnivale! CARNIVAL IN RIO: PARTY ON!  When you picture Rio de Janeiro, do you think of sexy people partying? You’d be right. Brazil’s Carnival is known worldwide as the “world’s biggest festival” full of culture, dance, food, samba, parades and music. Tourism officialsContinue reading “Rio Carnivale!”

ManAboutWorld’s October Issue Is Now Available

  Her’s the cover of our current issue. It’s chock full of the insightful, in-the-know recommendations for where to go, when to go, and where to stay, eat and play in some of the most exciting and gay-popular destinations on the planet. Download October now via the AppStore. This month we bring you the boysContinue reading “ManAboutWorld’s October Issue Is Now Available”

Brazil: Ed Salvato on Toronto’s Proud FM

The fabulous folks at Proud FM Toronto with Mike Chalut and Acey Rowe invited me on to talk about Brazil following my recent trip there. Here’s the recording from Proud FM’s most recent “Travel Tuesday.” Click here to listen (4 minutes).  

Suite Dreams: Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro

The grand dame of Rio de Janeiro is indisputably the luxurious Orient-Express hotel, the Copacabana Palace. This storied Art Deco gem opened its doors in 1923 and has hosted some of the most famous personalities in the world from Fred Astaire to Madonna. Simply walking through the lobby, past the expansive pool (surrounded by chic sunbathers)Continue reading “Suite Dreams: Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro”

Tour of the Week: Rio with Orpheus Travel

It may seem a long way away, but tours to Rio for New Year’s — one of the sexiest and hottest gay events on the calendar — get booked up fast. Celebrate New Year´s Eve in the South America’s main gay holiday destination. Witness the biggest New Year´s party in the world, visit one ofContinue reading “Tour of the Week: Rio with Orpheus Travel”

Bump! Gay TV Travel Series Announces Smartphone Apps

The producers of the world’s most watched LGBT travel series unveils a nifty new series of apps for iPhone and Android-powered smartphones. They currently cover 13 gay-friendly cities: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Miami, Montreal, Mykonos, Paris, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Tel Aviv. I got to try Antwerp, pictured at left.Continue reading “Bump! Gay TV Travel Series Announces Smartphone Apps”

Tour of the Week: New Years in Rio with Zoom Vacations

Originally published in New Years in Rio de Janeiro has been firmly established as a popular gay high holiday. Every year, thousands of gays and lesbians from the U.S. (and many other countries) flock here to ring in the new year. Rio is exotic, beautiful, and charming. And the locals, known as Cariocas, areContinue reading “Tour of the Week: New Years in Rio with Zoom Vacations”