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Adelaide only Australian City on New York Times List of Places to Go

Adelaide only Australian City on New York Times List of Places to Go

Never mind Sydney and forget the Great Barrier Reef — New York is telling the world to visit Adelaide this year. It is Australia’s only city to make The New York Times list of 52 places to go in 2015. The Big Apple’s prominent newspaper says Adelaide has “an energetic arts scene — anchored this […]

The Top 10 Gay Wedding Destinations

The Top 10 Gay Wedding Destinations

Lonely Planet recently posted a listing of the Top 10 Gay Wedding Destinations and you will be spoiled for choice! With marriage equality spreading around the world, the LGBTI community are now flocking to open and accepting havens to say “I do” and take in the bliss that these locales offer. (Stunning Queenstown, New Zealand awaits […]

Hobart Gets Chalked in Celebration

Hobart Gets Chalked in Celebration

Tasmania’s capital, Hobart, has a famous neighborhood called Battery Point. The residents of this suburb were recently canvassed door-to-door to get a count of how may support Australian Marriage Equality: 72%c said they did and signed a marriage equality petition. To celebrate, Battery Point’s iconic Kelly’s Steps were rainbow chalked. Thanks for the photos, Andrew […]

The Most Gay Friendly Places on Earth

The Most Gay Friendly Places on Earth

Lonely Planet has done it again and put out the go-to guide on some of the most gay friendly places on Earth! From the hot springs of stunning Iceland to the desert heat of California, this Lonely Planet guide has got you covered. The hot spots on the list are: Berlin, Copenhagen, Palm Springs, Toronto, Sitges, […]

LGBTs are Travellers, not Tourists

LGBTs are Travellers, not Tourists

I read an article about “Millennial Travellers” who supposedly hate the idea of being considered “tourists.” Born well before the millennium, I, too, think of myself as a traveler, not a tourist. If you like this, you’re not a tourist… Are you the kind of visitor that explores a destination, seeking real and authentic experiences? […]

Historic Game: Sydney Convicts

Historic Game: Sydney Convicts

Australia’s first gay rugby union team (the Sydney Convicts) will make history when they become the first gay rugby team in the world to play as part of a professional match. In fact, it’s only the second time in the world that a gay team has been invited to play a curtain raiser ahead of […]

#LoveTravels when you can be yourself — Marriott

#LoveTravels when you can be yourself — Marriott

The Marriott hotel chain launched its #LoveTravels marketing campaign this month, targeting lesbian and gay customers with a booking and information website designed to “convey the company’s commitment to make everyone feel comfortable being who they are.” The campaign is timed to attract attention at LGBT Pride celebrations in New York, Washington and San Francisco. […]

When in. Stay Hilton. Go Out.

When in. Stay Hilton. Go Out.

In honor of National LGBT Pride Month, Hilton Hotels & Resorts is demonstrating its continued commitment to the gay and lesbian community through serving as the official host hotel or hotel partner of LGBT events, including WorldPride in Toronto [20-29 June] and Capital Pride in Washington, DC earlier this month. In 2012, Hilton introduced its […]

Pink Dot 2014 – For Family, For Friends, For Love

Pink Dot 2014 – For Family, For Friends, For Love

Pink Dot 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, 28th June, at Hong Lim Park, the sixth year for this non-profit event held in support of gay Singaporeans and allies. Participants of the Pink Dot events gather to form a giant pink dot in a show of support for inclusiveness, diversity and the freedom to love. Website: […]

Are dumb tourists ruining great places?

Are dumb tourists ruining great places?

Everyone knows them. Those tourists that stand out like a sore thumb and when you hear them speak, you internally hope that they don’t share your accent or passport. An interesting article, linked below, shares some insight into where these tourists are flocking and how to ensure that you don’t become one of them! Travel should […]

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Rainbow Rambler on Travel Photography

Tip: When visiting a new land, listen to the locals, listen to your fellow tourists, put down your cameras and just be. Anyone who’s been to the Louvre in Paris or Borobudur Temple in Java will have seen that kind of tourist who walks around everywhere with their selfie-stick phone or camera in front of […]

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