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!

ARGENTINA:
Photos: Buenos Aires Gay Pride 2015 (The Advocate)
Celebrants at Buenos Aires Pride festival and parade earlier this month had plenty of fun while also getting political.
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GERMANY:
What You Need to Know About Gay Berlin (Travels of Adam)
Berlin is a vibrant, gay-friendly city—one of Europe’s most popular destinations for LGBTQ tourists. But like any tourist to Berlin will discover, there’s a lot more to the city’s gay scene than the traditional gay hotspots.
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MEXICO:
Burly Bears And Leather Daddies Run Wild In Mexico City (Queerty)
BearMex is a club night based in Mexico City that hosts some of the city’s wildest bear, leather and fetish parties at various venues in the Zona Rosa. Now in it’s seventh year, BearMex has become the city’s premier monthly hangout for bears, cubs, otters, chubs, daddies and their admirers.
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SPAIN:
10 Amazing Hotels & Resorts To Get Hitched In Spain (Queerty)
As one of the first countries to legalize marriage equality way back in 2005, Spain’s already a seasoned pro at gay weddings, having hosted them now for more than a decade.
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UK:
The New Traffic Sign In Manchester’S Gay Village Gets It Absolutely Perfect (Gay Star News)
IMPORTANT NEWS: Manchester’s Princess Street is now open to two-way traffic. Ok, fine, it’s not the most thrilling news in the world, but it’s pretty important if you’re a fan of the city’s road system – especially in its famous Gay Village.
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USA, CALIFORNIA:
Seven San Francisco Can’t-Miss Events During The Holiday Season Of Love (Queerty)
The City by the Bay turns magical in the fall and winter, from cool, gray skies to the festive tree lighting up Union Square shopping to, well, the men decked out in holiday drag.
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