Global Volunteers Launches LGBT Travel Program

Global Volunteers

Global Volunteers, a private, non-profit organization partnering with local leaders in communities around the world to provide crucial services with the aid of short-term “volunteer vacationers,” has launched International LGBT Volunteer Vacations and People-to-People Programs. These ground breaking programs will engage lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in meaningful short-term exchanges with local partners worldwide.  […]


Now Pre-Boarding: Traveling with Small Children

Trey from Matt and Trey Adopt working his first flight as a Captain in 2008.

By Trey Darnell   Air travel is stressful, emotional, and exhausting -and that’s just when traveling alone.  Add a child, diaper bag, stroller, car seat, and blanky and you begin to question humanity, Dora the Explorer, and why you ever left the house.  We are on our journey to grow our family through adoption, so […]


Family Travel to Big Bear


By Brandy Black It’s a family tradition to see snow around the holidays. Typically we’ll drive somewhere for the day but this year we decided to get a cabin in Big Bear, CA at Christmas.  This turned out to be a great destination for our family because it’s only 2 hours away from Los Angeles, […]


New Travel Website Provides Novel Way to Plan Vacation


By: Shannon Ralph World Travel Holdings (WTH) recently announced the debut of a new website offering a fresh take on planning the perfect vacation. provides a new and novel way for the traveler to search for and create a customized trip based on their travel style and their specific reasons for traveling. Unlike other […]


Gay-Friendly Hotels in Nevada

gay friendly hotels in Vegas

By: Shannon Ralph Nevada Tourism Commission has launched a new website catering to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender traveler. The site,, lists gay-friendly hotels and events of interest to the LGBT community. Several Las Vegas resorts are listed as gay friendly. Among the Las Vegas events listed on the website are Gay Nights […]


Traveling with Little People


By: Heather Somaini   I’m about to go on a rant.  Traveling with babies, toddlers, and kids is amazing and wonderful and super terrible all at the same time.  We’ve had some very fun trips completely ruined by flight attendants and other passengers.  Come to think of it actually – it’s always been flight attendants.  […]


An American Tourist Goes to China


By: Madge I just returned from China on a 33-person tour with a high-end company, and I have some advice for travelers looking to visit the country. First, you must decide whether you want to travel with a group (small or large), or individually (with maybe just one partner).  Secondly, you must pay close attention […]