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

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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 […]

The Matthew Shepard Foundation Gay Ski Week in Crested Butte, CO

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Brought to you courtesy of The Seattle Lesbian This spring, the Matthew Shepard Foundation Gay Ski Week will make its grand debut! With the sunshine and snow, there will be a full series of fun ski events and parties.  This will all bring attention to the foundation’s mission and expand its message of tolerance, advocacy […]

Hawaii Series: Visiting Oahu

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This article is brought to you courtesy of The Seattle Lesbian What to take: The plans were complete, however the packing was not! Being a person who hates to be caught unprepared, I packed all of those just-in-case items –you know, just in case I’d need them. When it’s 36 degrees in Seattle, it’s difficult […]

A Vacation Fit For Parents


By: Susan Howard Tucked away and surrounded by rolling hills sits La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA (near San Diego). As a private trainer, I am often concerned that my clients will lose headway when they go on vacation. High fat foods, an abundance of cocktails, and nowhere to workout except the one […]

Behaving Like Grown-Ups at San Francisco’s Clift

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By: Tosha Woronov We are parents, which means our recent family getaways always seem to involve some over-blown resort with a swimming pool, water-slide, splash zone. I had grown tired of it, and missed the vacations my husband and I used to take, in those halcyon days before having our son –exploring a city through […]