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Top 10 Destinations for Gay Travelers

Top 10 Destinations for Gay Travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
TravelNerd is kicking off Pride Month by highlighting underrated cities for gay travelers looking for fun.
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Getting to Know Thailand's Gay Side

Getting to Know Thailand's Gay Side | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There are few things as exciting as getting to take a top of the line, world-class international trip to one of the most incredible tourist destinations in the world.

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6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America

6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Mexico City passed a law in 2009 that gave gay and lesbian couples the right to marry and to adopt children.

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6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America

6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This year's edition of the “Spartacus International Gay Travel Index,” released in February, places several Latin American countries among the most LGBT-friendly in the world, belying...

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Hello Orlando! I have arrived.

Hello Orlando! I have arrived. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
It's that time of year again when over 150,000 members from the LGBT community gather in Orlando, Florida for Gay Days! I look forward to this event every year.

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Vienna Pride & Rainbow Parade - VIENNA – NOW OR NEVER

Vienna Pride & Rainbow Parade - VIENNA – NOW OR NEVER | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
This year’s Vienna Pride runs from 11 to 16 June, 2013. The Pride Village will be constructed on Heldenplatz this time around. The highlight of the event is the Rainbow Parade on Vienna's Ringstrasse on 15 June.

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The folks at Vienna really do know how to do LGBT travel marketing properly. Here's a great example.

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Lure of the 'pink rupee': Why Indian firms are investing in LGBT events

Lure of the 'pink rupee': Why Indian firms are investing in LGBT events | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

'Pink' money denotes the purchasing power of the gay community and how it has traversed from being a fringe or marginalised market to a thriving industry.

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LGBT pride parades - 80,000 participants in Brussels - Chisinau's first gay march.

LGBT pride parades - 80,000 participants in Brussels -  Chisinau's first gay march. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Brussels, Belgium 80,000 people participated in the Belgian Pride Parade in Brussels, Belgium yesterday. This year's theme was "Pride4Every1. 2013 Rainbow Families." Belgium celebrated the 10th ann...

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TRAVEL GUIDE: Valencia

TRAVEL GUIDE: Valencia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The sun poured down upon me as I stepped off the jet for my 36 hours non-stop whirlwind tour of Valencia. Now this is the kind of article I like to write. Sun, sea and Spain. I was in Valencia, Spain’s third largest city, for the launch of Ford’s brand new Kuga, but why not kill two birds with one stone, look at the car and marvel at its wondrousness and secondly get some quality time in Spain and write about one of the most gay friendly cities in Spain.


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I like these kind of first hand accounts of destinations.

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Kimpton to Build Stunning New Palm Springs Hotel

Kimpton to Build Stunning New Palm Springs Hotel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Check out the sexy new renderings of the Hotel Palomar, scheduled to open in downtown Palm Springs in 2015. (NEW DESTINATION HOTEL: Kimpton Hotels plans to build a stunning new Palm Springs hotel. Check out the plans.
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San Francisco named America's best city for gay travel

San Francisco named America's best city for gay travel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Travel + Leisure has named San Francisco America's best city for gay travel. (San Francisco named America's best city for #gay travel http://t.co/KlCJ0wNsaE via @GoPride #Chicago ranks 12th.
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Your Guide to London Gay Pride 2013

Your Guide to London Gay Pride 2013 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
London Gay Pride 2013 is just one long party - complete with fancy dress, parades, music, dancing and drinking. Here's the lowdown on how to party in England's capital to celebrate freedom and love...
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LGBT Tourism Grows in India

LGBT Tourism Grows in India | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
November 2011. A wedding is being held on the grounds adjoining the Devi Garh Hotel in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
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Gay Travel: London's East End Film Festival

Gay Travel: London's East End Film Festival | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Grab your popcorn and get ready for six days of rich, diverse international premieres, industry master classes, pop-up screenings, and exciting live events at the East End Film...

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Uruguay is Latinamerica's most gay-friendly country and ranks tenth worldwide

Uruguay is Latinamerica's most gay-friendly country and ranks tenth worldwide | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Globally Sweden was described as the most gay-friendly country while Iran was deemed the least friendly toward gay coming in dead last.

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Knoxville is a surprising LGBT weekend getaway

Knoxville is a surprising LGBT weekend getaway | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

After an eventful afternoon at the zoo, head to Cocoa Moon, a chic restaurant located on Market Square that feels like a trendy gay bar with great food.

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Venice – Biennale – Art

Venice – Biennale – Art | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
If you are a fan of art visiting Venezia between 1 June – 24 November  Gay Travel Advice recommends: Art Biennale during La Biennale di Venezia via
La Biennale

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Gay Travel: Exploring Hawaii's Big Island

Gay Travel: Exploring Hawaii's Big Island | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Hawaii's Big Island, the island that's actually named Hawaii, can be a challenging place to discover as it's not as immediately accessible, either geographically or emotionally, as...

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America's Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80!

America's Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Eighty-some years ago, when thirsty Americans snuck into basement bars during Prohibition, some speakeasies offered patrons an escape from crackdowns of another kind: those against homosexuality.

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Queer Girl City Guide: San Francisco

Queer Girl City Guide: San Francisco | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
An epic guide to San Francisco for locals and visitors and newbies written by two girls who have been here for a really really long time.
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Out of Town: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Out of Town: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The unofficial gay and lesbian summer beach resort of the Mid-Atlantic states, charming Rehoboth Beach is situated along a sweeping, sandy stretch of the Delaware shore that’s within a three-hour drive of Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.
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New Provincetown Restaurants for 2013

New Provincetown Restaurants for 2013 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Provincetown has several new restaurants opening for the 2013 season, many of them focusing on the fresh fish and seafood so readily available here on Cape Cod.

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Inside New York City's first gay resort hotel

Inside New York City's first gay resort hotel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Photos: #Gay #Travel in #NYC. THE OUT NYC Gay Hotel New York http://t.co/Uwui9diL3n
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Love Under and Over the Rainbow – Same Sex Destination Weddings on the Rise

Love Under and Over the Rainbow – Same Sex Destination Weddings on the Rise | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

ASK ME Reports 75% Increase in LGBT Destination Weddings
Destination weddings of same-sex couples is on the rise, according to ASK ME, a hotel sales and marketing company. From taking the plunge with an underwater wedding to saying "I Do" at a beach-front all-inclusive resort, destination wedding packages start at $1,299.

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London is calling

London is calling | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
London is calling - Being on the TOP 5 of my favorite cities in the world, I never say no to my beloved London, specially when being hosted at the Chambers Build
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