Travel

Italy's 'big three' delight travelers

Italy's 'big three' delight travelers

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Nov 26, 2019

It's no wonder that Italy has romanced and captured the imagination of writers and travelers.

Portugal is among the top destinations for LGBTQs

Portugal is among the top destinations for LGBTQs

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  • by Charlie Wagner
  • Oct 30, 2019

My husband and I kept seeing Portugal listed as one of "the places to visit in 2019." The Spartacus Gay Travel Index rated it as tied with Sweden and Canada for the world's most friendly LGBTQ destination. It's full of colorful and ancient buildings.

Online Extra: New travel company markets to entire LGBTQ+ community, including kink

Online Extra: New travel company markets to entire LGBTQ+ community, including kink

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  • by Ivan Quintanilla
  • Oct 17, 2019

As I crossed the gangway to board the Celebrity Cruises' Summit for VACAYA's maiden voyage this summer, the Scissor Sisters serenading over the speakers reassured me that "a kiki is a party for calming all your nerves."

Life's a beach in Laguna and on Catalina Island

Life's a beach in Laguna and on Catalina Island

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  • by Charlie Wagner
  • Sep 25, 2019

Play on a warm beach. Dive into the Pacific without a wetsuit. Explore an exotic and mostly uninhabited island without flying to Hawaii. My husband and I did all that and more on a Southern California road trip.

Puerto Vallarta offers deals, beaches, gay nightlife

Puerto Vallarta offers deals, beaches, gay nightlife

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Sep 4, 2019

If you are on a tight travel budget, the best time to visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is right now. Anytime you can get an airfare under $400 from the Bay Area you are doing well, and right now, round-trip fares for fall flights to Puerto Vallarta are as l

Healdsburg offers a luxurious fall escape

Healdsburg offers a luxurious fall escape

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Aug 28, 2019

Sonoma is one of my favorite getaways anytime of the year, but in the fall, wine country truly comes alive with the harvest and crush season.

Classical and edgy, Prague has it all

Classical and edgy, Prague has it all

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jul 24, 2019

I felt like I went back in time, not just to an era of royalty, but also the gritty punk scene of the 1980s and early 1990s New York during a recent trip to Prague.

Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

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  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 27, 2019

Welcome to the Bay Area Reporter's special Pride section. Stories are headlined with "Pride 2019."

Boston is rich in LGBT history

Boston is rich in LGBT history

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Jun 26, 2019

While San Francisco celebrates Pride this weekend, Boston's celebration was Saturday, June 8, with a parade starting in Copley Square, through the gay-popular South End, before ending up at Boston City Hall.

Rome's dazzling architecture shouldn't be missed

Rome's dazzling architecture shouldn't be missed

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  • by Charlie Wagner
  • May 29, 2019

Rome is famous for its grand public architecture, like the greatest amphitheater ever built, the largest church in the world, and a Baroque fountain big enough to jump in.

Vienna is ready to shine for EuroPride

Vienna is ready to shine for EuroPride

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Apr 24, 2019

Rainbow flags and banners will fill Vienna's Ringstrasse as more than 200,000 people are expected to parade through the Imperial City's main boulevard to its Town Hall for EuroPride in June.

Soak up the sun and have fun in LA

Soak up the sun and have fun in LA

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Apr 3, 2019

Hollywood's best-known landmark wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a closeted gay man from San Francisco.

History and activities await LGBTs in Philly

History and activities await LGBTs in Philly

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Mar 27, 2019

As I walked by the lesbian-focused Toasted Walnut Bar and Kitchen in Philadelphia earlier this month, the first panhandler who approached me in the three days I had spent walking around the city solicited me.

NYC to have Pride of a lifetime for Stonewall 50

NYC to have Pride of a lifetime for Stonewall 50

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Feb 27, 2019

There's no question: New York City Pride, combined with WorldPride for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, is going to be historic.