Purple Roofs LGBT Travel Round-Up – January 4th
In addition to our regular travel articles, we’re starting a regular travel round-up, for those stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn’t have time to add. Enjoy!
Sex, Survival, And Five Things I Learned On The Poz Cruise (Queerty)
Each year, several hundred people living with HIV – primarily gay men – embark on the HIV Cruise Retreat (“The Poz Cruise”) for a week of fun and frolic on the high seas. The event started with a group of poz friends and has grown. All the organizing volunteers pay their own way.
Best Places in the World to Vacation Naked (Go Girlfriend)
Face it. The staycation is not for you. An island paradise or mountain getaway, sipping cocktails while wiggling your toes in the surf and basking in the sunset and, oh, what the hell, slipping off your clothes off – that’s more your style. – See more at: http://www.gogirlfriend.com//reviews/best-places-vacation-naked-30310#sthash.IjL0SPI0.dpuf
Photos: Manama Skyline From The Fort (Keep Calm and Wander)
If you want to see Manama skyline, you better head out to the city’s 16th century Fort. It’s 15 minutes drive away from the city without traffic. Manama’s streets can be really congested during peak hours and you won’t like it. I had developed 1000+ wrinkles while stuck in a traffic.
12 Romantic Greek Landscapes To Celebrate Civil Partnerships (Gay Star News)
We’re taking a look at 12 of Greece’s most gorgeous landscapes – all of which would make stunning backgrounds for any civil partnership!
25 Amazing Photographs That’ll Make You Want To Visit Spain (Queerty)
Queerty shares some amazing gay travel photos from Instagram.
Pedro’s Spain: 8 of Almodovar’s Most Iconic Film Locations (Queerty)
Few world filmmakers have portrayed their homelands as lovingly as Pedro Almodovar, Spain’s best known director and a true groundbreaker of global LGBT cinema. The man who’s given us Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz has also painted vivid portraits of his beloved country, using scores of intriguingly beautiful Spanish backdrops located mostly in and around his adopted hometown of Madrid.
USA, NORTH CAROLINA:
Easy Southern Escapes: Cashiers, North Carolina (Sherman’s Travel)
Cashiers, North Carolina is a scenic little hamlet nestled in the highest plateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 62 miles from Asheville.
See Why All The Boys Love Woody’s In Philadelphia (GayCities)
A multitude of rooms cater to the different moods of the patrons at Woody’s in Philadelphia.