Travel

A Spring Sojourn in Cool Vancouver

A Spring Sojourn in Cool Vancouver

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Jun 1, 2011

On a beautiful spring day in the oft-rainy city of Vancouver, British Columbia, where Out There was there doing a little gay reconnaissance, it seemed the whole urban populace was outside, enjoying the natural light.

Russian River Gets Hotter For Summer Season

Russian River Gets Hotter For Summer Season

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • May 30, 2011

Just a 90-minute drive from San Francisco, the Russian River has a long history of being one of the Bay Area’s favorite getaways. "It’s gays meet hippies meet rednecks - and we all get along," says one Guerneville resident.

Out There :: San Jose Sojourn

Out There :: San Jose Sojourn

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Oct 13, 2010

"Do you know the way to San Jose?" Dionne Warwick famously asked, channeling Burt Bacharach and Hal David . Yes, Out There does, but truth be told, we don’t find ourselves driving SJ-bound all that often.

Gay Getaway: Escape to LA

Gay Getaway: Escape to LA

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Oct 8, 2010

People from Los Angeles love to make fun of San Francisco and vice versa. We might not admit it openly, but behind the rivalry, we kind of like each other.

Out There: Positano Postcard

Out There: Positano Postcard

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Oct 2, 2010

We love our job, really we do, most days it’s just as much fun as a tickle party at former Rep. Eric Massa’s house. But it’s important to get away every now and then...

San Diego :: More than just nice weather

San Diego :: More than just nice weather

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Apr 16, 2010

San Diego was in crisis during my trip earlier this month. For the first two days of my visit, the temperature didn’t get above the mid-50s. It was windy. At one point, there was even light rain.

Plenty to do  in gay-friendly Palm Springs

Plenty to do in gay-friendly Palm Springs

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Feb 22, 2010

I was bundled up as I walked through the snow in a pristine forest earlier this month. Kids and adults were cross-country skiing, sledding, and playing in the snow. Just an hour later, I was at a patio restaurant in a T-shirt in the warm sun looking for a table with shade.

Las Vegas rolls the dice - Visiting the new CityCenter deluxe

Las Vegas rolls the dice - Visiting the new CityCenter deluxe

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  • by Kevin Mark Kline
  • Feb 17, 2010

Las Vegas, once home to all-you-can-eat buffets and gritty gambling grottos, now shoots for the stratosphere with the opening of the 67-acre CityCenter. At a cost of $8.5 billion, CityCenter is the most expensive private construction project in America.

The dollar is strong in the ’Paris’ of South America

The dollar is strong in the ’Paris’ of South America

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  • by Michael Wood
  • Jan 7, 2008

A look of shock came across the face of an Argentine woman I met while we were waiting in the subway in Buenos Aires. I had been talking to her in broken Spanish about the Bay Area’s transit system. I mentioned that it costs $1.50 to ride buses and the subway in San Francisco and even more to take BART outside of the city.

Rough Sailing :: Olivia heads to San Francisco Court

Rough Sailing :: Olivia heads to San Francisco Court

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  • by David Foucher
  • Sep 27, 2007

Having just sailed on her company’s Alaskan cruise with lesbian rock duo The Indigo Girls, Olivia founder and president Judy Dlugacz is preparing for another trip - this time to San Francisco Superior Court.