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!

Can You Find These Hidden Beaches in the Mediterranean? (Sherman’s Travel)
Is there anything worse than a crowded beach? In some of the most popular summer hot spots, seemingly hour-long waits for the toilet, bursting restaurants, and gelato lines that wrap around the block are all common sights. To combat these irritating predicaments, we’re taking you on a tour to some of the more “hidden” beaches in the Mediterranean — all largely inaccessible by ferries, cars, or cruise ships. You’ll find these sunny stunners via hikes, unmarked trails, and perhaps a local fisherman’s boat (with a small fee).
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San Diego Breakfast Spots: 5 Yummy Places to Rise and Shine (Sherman’s Travel)

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SDGLN’s guide to FilmOut’s San Diego LGBT Film Festival (SDGLN)
Tab Hunter: Confidential – In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was #1 at the box office and on the music charts. He was Hollywood’s most sought-after star and America’s designated boy-next-door. Romantically linked to Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren, nothing could damage Tab Hunter’s career. Nothing, it seems, except for the fact that Tab Hunter is secretly gay. In TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL we meet, for the first time, the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us his whole story as a happy, healthy, survivor of the Hollywood roller coaster. Appearances by Debbie Reynolds, Lainie Kazan, John Waters, Connie Stevens, Clint Eastwood, Robert Wagner, George Takei and a multitude of archival interviews!
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PHOTOS: Leather Daddies, Rubbermen And Kinksters Take Over Chicago For International Mr. Leather (Queerty)
Thousands of leathermen, leatherwomen, gearheads, jocks, twinks, bears, rubbermen and other assorted kinksters came together this Memorial Day Weekend for the 37th annual International Mr. Leather Competition in Chicago. Over 50 men competed for the coveted top title, which ultimately went to Patrick Smith, Eagle L.A. Mr. Leather and Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015. We can hardly wait for next year!
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Provincetown’s ‘Crown & Anchor’ Has a Hot Summer Line-Up For You (
Summer is preparing to kick into full gear and for many of you that means a trip to Provincetown, Massachusetts at the tip of Cape Cod where the salt air, sandy beaches, delicious cuisine, gay nightlife, and wealth of performers provides a vacation experience like no other.
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18 Highlights for Your Summer Las Vegas Itinerary (
With Memorial Day now in the rearview mirror, you may be suffering from an acute case of summeritis, itching to get away and let loose. While we’ll have to wait for the solstice on June 21 to officially cannonball into summer, there is another season that’s already underway, one you may have been waiting all year for: Vegas Season.
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Over 100 Photos Of DC Black Pride (The Advocate)
Thanks to the folks at the Center for Black Equity for these great photos by Rocky Ferguson for Rockzilla Productions. Learn more about this inspirational event that has spawned other Black Pride events around the world.
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DC Black Pride

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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