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:
“There is no return to normalcy after that.” (Dream Euro Trip)
This sentence sums up my life since that day 6 years ago – has it been that long? – when I quit my job to move to Europe and study for 2 years as a scholar of the European Commission. I wanted to chase and live my dreams. – See more at: http://www.dreameurotrip.com/there-is-no-return-to-normalcy-after-that/#sthash.PdOX7eaj.dpuf
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DJ Yabis

MALAYSIA
Bon Ton Resort: Chic and Gay Friendly Boutique Hotel in Langkawi (Nomadic Boys)
The Bon Ton and Temple Tree resorts are very popular and well known institutions on Langkawi island.
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Nomadic Boys

MALAYSIA:
Luxury in the Green at the Frangipani Langkawi Resort and Spa (Nomadic Boys)
The Frangipani Langkawi is a luxury, eco friendly resort ideal for couples and families.
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Nomadic Boys

MALAYSIA:
Ambong Ambong: A Gay Friendly Romantic Stay on Langkawi (Nomadic Boys)
The Ambong Ambong resort in Langkawi is situated in the middle of a lush green rainforest and makes the perfect romantic retreat for gay couples, nature lovers and honeymooners.
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Nomadic Boys

USA, CALIFORNIA:
Photos: Leather Daddies Rule The Streets At Up Your Alley (Queerty)
Nearly 15,000 enthusiasts turned out for this year’s Up Your Alley in San Francisco, with leather daddies, cubs, otters, jock strapped twinks and the like dominating for a day the streets of San Francisco’s South of Market district.
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Dore Alley

USA, MARYLAND:
Thousands Celebrate Baltimore Pride (The Washington Blade)
Any concerns about the shift of dates for Baltimore Pride from its customary June event to the weekend of July 25-26 were put to rest as thousands descended on Mount Vernon on a sun-baked Saturday to cheer on the Pride parade and celebrate at the block party. – See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2015/07/28/thousands-celebrate-baltimore-pride/#sthash.ZWFVolqx.dpuf
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USA, MARYLAND:
Photos: Baltimore Pride Parade (The Washington Blade)
The 40th annual Baltimore Pride Parade was held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 along Cathedral Street.
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Baltimore Pride - The Washington Blade

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