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10 Travel Ideas for 2017 (We'll Need It)

Jim Werner | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Jim Werner

If I were a betting man -- and I am, especially for those penny slots in the Vegas airport -- I'd venture to say that 2017 will be a year when we need...

Take Your Final Vacation in Obama's America

Jim Werner | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

We're one month away from the inauguration. Each day brings it closer to reality, no matter how many secret Facebook groups we join or pantsuits we do...

MisterBandB: Room With A Gay View

Dane Steele Green | Posted 10.04.2016 | Home
Dane Steele Green

Steele Luxury Travel has no financial ties to any of the entities mentioned within the post. You may think that Misterbandb, a short-term rental sit...

Five Can't Miss Things To Enjoy in San Francisco

Billy Kolber | Posted 09.02.2016 | Home
Billy Kolber

The end of summer can be such a melancholy time. The back-to-work blues kick in as we long for more late-night pool parties and cook outs. Except for San Francisco, where the summer months are foggy and freezing and we all can't wait for the dawn of a new autumn. Well, lucky us, because summer is over, and now the real party begins!

10 Things You Have To Do During Southern Decadence In New Orleans

Jim Werner | Posted 08.26.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

Come one, come all. Southern Decadence is known for welcoming leather lovers and bears, but they aren't the only types of people you'll see. All ages, genders, races and orientations come to party.

Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

On The Beach In Aqaba

Austin Blake Mullins | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Austin Blake Mullins

I left Damascus in the morning, sharing a taxi with an Iraqi dentist who lived in Texas, a teenage boy from Daraa, and an old woman whose hands were permanently dyed indigo from years of clothes making.

Romance in the city: 5 gay friendly experiences in Berlin

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 07.07.2016 | Home
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

Berlin is super gay. Gayness is so well accepted in every aspect of society that you’ll find sprinkles of it everywhere. Today, most people associat...

The World We Live In As LGBT Travelers

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.21.2016 | Home
Dane Steele Green

Yes, every country in the world has a thriving gay community, but being gay in New York City is very different from being gay in Cairo.

Why Orlando Attack Reinforces The Need For LGBT Pride

Darren Burn | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Darren Burn

I long for a day when we don't need to worry about where we travel and when LGBT Pride is used as only a celebration of who we are rather than the need to campaign for equality. Until then, we still have work to do. And we'll continue doing it.

Why Staying In The EU Is Important For LGBT Rights And Travel

Darren Burn | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home
Darren Burn

We need to use our collective power as part of the EU to ensure that those rights extend further. LGBT couples should be able to travel freely throughout the world without the fear of discrimination. But we have a long way to go.

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

4 LGBT Events to Enjoy Spring

Jim Werner | Posted 04.04.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

According to the calendar, it's spring, even if the weather is not cooperating. We're two weeks into the season and I'm sure you've probably seen cherry blossoms, cleaned out the attic, and went to your first kickball practice. Now it's time to plan your spring travel.

How to Talk Like a Tico in Costa Rica

Adam Groffman | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home
Adam Groffman

This is all about the words and expressions. The phrases that make Costa Rica special. And the words you really need to know when visiting...

Why It's Important to Open the World to LGBT Travellers -- Even in Places Where It's Illegal to Be Gay

Darren Burn | Posted 03.24.2016 | Home
Darren Burn

Travel broadens the mind, there's no doubt about that and as a gay man I want to be able to travel to the four corners of the globe, without feeling limited, restricted or shameful of who I am.

Most Gay People Won't Travel to a Country It's Illegal to Be Gay

Darren Burn | Posted 03.08.2016 | Home
Darren Burn

It really upsets me that in this day and age the LGBT community still feel unable to travel to any destination on earth. Clearly there is still some way to go in order to break down the barriers that exist and to ensure that the law is made equal everywhere.

The Travel Industry Needs to Stop Being Scared of Embracing the LGBT Community

Darren Burn | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Darren Burn

The travel industry has long been known as a safe haven for gay employees. But when it comes to catering for the LGBT consumer, the industry has fallen shamefully behind in its offering to provide a level of service and reassurance that we all deserve and expect.

That Time We Were Almost Arrested for Being Gay in Delhi

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

We were shocked that in India, the very people who are supposed to protect you are instead the ones you have to bribe to leave you alone.

4 Events to Escape Winter

Jim Werner | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Jim Werner

Ditch the shovel for a Sazerac, defrost the bathing suit and add these winter happenings to your calendar.

5 Reasons Gay Couples Should Travel To Asia

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

Although most Asian countries don't have the best reputation when it comes to gay rights, here are our five reasons we think traveling to Asia is fun, romantic and above all, important for supporting and inspiring local LGBT communities.

16 LGBT Must-Dos in 2016

Jim Werner | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home
Jim Werner

It's that time of the year again: resolutions! Before you resolve to volunteer more, drink less and eat healthier you should jot down ways to improve your 2016 travel calendar.

Ten Secrets To Find The Perfect Ski Condo

Chris French | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home
Chris French

When you unlock the door on any ski resort condo, you're guaranteed at least some element of surprise. Still, I don't think anyone could have adequate...

Looking Back: The Hottest Instagram-worthy Events of 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

With the New Year approaching and everyone getting ready for fanciful black-tie parties we looked back at the hottest, eye-popping, jaw-dropping most instagram-worthy parties and events in 2015 that did not require a tie.

The Baby-Steppers: LGBT Travel

Dane Steele Green | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home
Dane Steele Green

If there is one dead horse I just love to beat, it is "do your research." The world being what it is, gay travel is usually a path of least resistance, that is, going to places where the odds are in our favor we will have the time of our lives while at the same time still keeping our lives.

Gay Tourism and Marketing in Focus at LGBT Confex in Mexico

Mark Chesnut | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Mark Chesnut

As attitudes about LGBT rights and same-sex marriage evolve, so too does corporate strategy about how to address this increasingly visible market.