Every issue of ManAboutWorld is packed full of essential and inspiring travel information including City Seen, a round-up of new (or new to us) hotels, restaurants, attractions and events brought to us from global gay destinations by our correspondents.
Folsom Street Fair, the biggest, most legendary leather fetish party in the world is getting ready to takeover San Francisco on Sunday.
In every issue of ManAboutWorld we bring you a slice of the gay world, including six cool places to go now in our City Seen section. This month hie thee to:
San Francisco is pretty much always ripe for a visit. It’s perfection in the spring, they host the world’s craziest Pride in summer, and three big gay street fairs, culminating with Folsom in the fall. Even their winters are charming. But for a city so full of crazy parties, the Bay-to-Breakers street party — a 103-year-oldContinue reading “San Francisco’s Zappos Bay to Breakers: Not Your Grandma’s Civic Trot”
The gays have been grieving, riled up on Twitter and flinging hashtags — basically aghast at HBO’s short-sighted decision to end the only gay drama on cable. Here we had a show to call our own, real and gritty and heartfelt and sexy, and HBO goes and pulls the plug. Luckily, we still have Game of ThronesContinue reading “Finding The Best Of San Francisco Inside HBO’s Looking”
Ask a gay friend who’s never been on a cruise if he’d like to go on one, and he’ll probably decline. “I wouldn’t be caught dead on a cruise!” Then ask a friend who’s been on one and he’ll likely say it was the best vacation he’s ever had. In our experience, it’s pretty muchContinue reading “In the March issue: Cruising, Dallas, San Francisco, Ft. Lauderdale + Davey Wavey’s West Hollywood”
Just before Market crosses with Church at the entrance of the Castro district, you’ll find a small, dark lounge with old newspaper on the walls, pool tables, and a bar crowded with cute gay boys (and some straight ones, too!) This isBlackbird, the best bar in San Francisco, straight-owned but the gay patronage is strong.Continue reading “Where We Meet: Blackbird (San Francisco)”
Update: What did you think of HBO’s Looking which debuted Sunday, January 19? LA Times loved it. How did SF look? *** Like just about every gay man in America we are eagerly anticipating Looking, HBO’s new series about three men in San Francisco seeking love debuting tonight (Sunday, January 19). If you decide toContinue reading “HBO’s “Looking” Debuts With San Francisco As Its Beautiful Backdrop”
I’ll be speaking today at 2pm PT and tomorrow at 1:30pm PT at the San Francisco Travel Show. Click here to download a PDF version of my presentation, which includes recommendations for great LGBT-friendly destinations, events, tours and cruises.
I’m missing these events all taking place the first week of San Francisco (I’m leaving Monday, October 1. Drats!) But you don’t have to. If you hurry, you can catch one of the following fun events, whether you’re proclivities tend towards the sporty, the literary or the queer. (Or all of the above.) America’s CupContinue reading “San Francisco Packs In Early Fall Events”