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!

GENERAL:
Life Lately And Upcoming Travels: November 2015 Edition (Globetrotter Girls)
I started the month in Germany, where I hugged my family goodbye and hopped on a plane to New York. The rest of the month was spent between Manhattan and Brooklyn, and a few days upstate first for my fall foliage road trip and then again for Thanksgiving.
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GENERAL:
Trans Woman Wants Refund for Transphobic Treatment on Cruise (The Advocate)
Sherry Donegan of Fresno, Calif., had never taken a cruise before when she joined 17 others last month aboard the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas for a six-day vacation. But a comment from an anti-LGBT employee aboard the ship and being relegated to the back of a ballroom certainly didnt make a good first impression.
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EUROPE:
Calling All Snow Bunnies: Get Your European Gay Ski Week 2016 Deets Here (Gay Star News)
Better get your skates (or skis) on next years European Gay Ski Week is just four months away.
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European Gay Ski Week

ITALY:
Romance In Rome: 7 Pictures Of Loved Up Gays In The Italian Capital (Gay Star News)
One of its nicknames is city of lovers and judging by these pictures, same-sex couples are just as likely to fall under Romes romantic spell as their straight counterparts.
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SPAIN:
LGBTI People to Gather in Madrid for WorldPride 2017 (FTNews)
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association recently formed a global partnership with Asociacion Turismo de Madrid to share in the promotion of WorldPride 2017, a celebration of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people worldwide. WorldPride 2017, scheduled for 29 June to 3 July, will coincide with the 40th anniversary of Madrid Pride.
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THAILAND:
Recipe for Thai Tom Yam Soup (Nomadic Boys)
Thai tom yam is one of the popular foods you will encounter in Thailand and Laos, mixing salty, spicy and sour flavours.
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Nomadic Boys

USA:
National Gay Pilots Association Gains Sky-High Partnership with United Airlines (Passport)
The National Gay Pilots Association announced today that it has partnered with United Airlines after the airline became the organizations sole Diamond Level partner.
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National Gay Pilots Association

USA, CALIFORNIA:
Gay Bars in Los Angeles 10 Best Places to Party (Travels of Adam)
Los Angeles is the ultimate playground for adults with its warm weather, eternal sunshine and seemingly endless amount of good-looking guys.
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This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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