Product Review – Anderson Design Group

ANDERSON DESIGN GROUP – Award Winning Graphic Design Firm based in Nashville, TN Every season (or sometimes every month….week….ahem) I like to re-decorate! I like the home my partner and I live in to truly reflect our personalities.¬† Since we are both travel lovers we are ALWAYS on the lookout for cool new travel art. … Continue reading

The Colonnade Hotel – Boston, MA

The Colonnade Hotel / 120 Huntington Ave / Boston, MA 02116 / 1-800-962-3030 The Colonnade Hotel is an exceptional luxury hotel located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Many factors make The Colonnade stand out from the competition, such as being home to Boston’s only rooftop pool located 11 stories up in the … Continue reading

Chatham Bars Inn – Cape Cod, MA

Chatham Bars Inn / 297 Shore Road / Chatham, Cape Cod, MA¬† 02633 / 1-800-527-4884 ¬† Chatham Bars Inn is known as New England’s finest oceanfront luxury resort & spa. It has been called “One of the top resorts in the world” by Conde Nast Traveler (Gold List). It has a 4 Diamond AAA Award … Continue reading

Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac – Quebec, Canada

Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac / 1 rue des¬†Carri√®res /Qu√©bec, Canada / 1-866-540-4460 This past December my partner and I had the pleasure of reviewing Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac. It has always been a dream of mine to experience this opulent hotel, so I was truly grateful for the opportunity. ¬† Wide eyed and jaw to … Continue reading

The Colonnade Hotel – Boston, MA

The Colonnade Hotel / 120 Huntington Ave / Boston, MA 02116 / 1-800-962-3030 The Colonnade Hotel is an exceptional luxury hotel located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Many factors make The Colonnade stand out from the competition, such as being home to Boston’s only rooftop pool located 11 stories up in the … Continue reading

Gay Friendly Lodging – Hyatt Regency Boston

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234 I had heard a lot about the beautiful renovations Hyatt Regency Boston completed in 2012, so I was eager to experience the hotel first hand.¬† ¬† My wife and I were immediately¬†impressed as soon as we stepped inside.¬† Splashes of purple … Continue reading

Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac – Quebec, Canada

Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac / 1 rue des¬†Carri√®res /Qu√©bec, Canada / 1-866-540-4460 This past December my partner and I had the pleasure of reviewing Fairmont Le Ch√Ęteau Frontenac. It has always been a dream of mine to experience this opulent hotel, so I was truly grateful for the opportunity. ¬† Wide eyed and jaw to … Continue reading

Gay Friendly Business Spotlight – Cabeau

Cabeau – Innovative Travel Pillows and Comfort¬† I have been eager to spotlight Cabeau’s travel pillow / travel kit since receiving my own earlier this month!¬† Cabeau¬†(pronounced CAH-bo), founded in 2009, is your one-stop shop destination for innovative travel pillows,¬†comfort products, and on-the-go gear.¬†Cabeau‚Äôs goal is to provide a comfortable and restful experience to commuters … Continue reading

Gay Friendly Business Spotlight – Gola

Gola¬†– Styles of yesteryear combined with today’s most sought after trends.¬† The holiday’s are upon us and I could think of no better gift than that of new sneakers — not just ANY sneakers, mind you — Gola sneakers!¬† Oh. How. I . Love. Sneakers.¬† One of my absolute favorite brands, Gola, feeds my sneaker … Continue reading

Gay Friendly Business Spotlight – Kikkerland

KIKKERLAND¬†‚Äď MAKING PEOPLE SMILE FOR OVER 20 YEARS!¬† The Holidays are upon us and if you are (gulp) anything like me you are constantly searching for that gift that will either a.) shock the pants off of someone b.) cause an uncontrollable fit of laughter or c.) cause an uncontrollable fit of laughter while the … Continue reading

Eagle Creek Luggage – Inspired by Travel

EAGLE CREEK – Luggage, Packing Solutions, Travel Accessories and Everyday Bags As frequent travelers my partner and I are always searching for great new luggage. My partner is a fanatic when it comes to organization so she (and I) were in heaven when we discovered Eagle Creek luggage!¬† Eagle Creek, which was born in the … Continue reading

The Colonnade Hotel – Boston, MA

The Colonnade Hotel / 120 Huntington Ave / Boston, MA 02116 / 1-800-962-3030 The Colonnade Hotel is an exceptional luxury hotel located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Many factors make The Colonnade stand out from the competition, such as being home to Boston’s only rooftop pool located 11 stories up in the … Continue reading

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – GAY TRAVEL EXPERTS

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – ONLINE GAY TRAVEL AGENCY SERVING THE LGBT COMMUNITY SINCE 1999   Out & About Travel, one of the Internet’s top LGBT travel agencies, will be celebrating their 15th anniversary this August.¬† Here is an interview Andrew Collins of About.com’s Gay & Lesbian Travel did with Desiree Sousa, owner of Gay … Continue reading

Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks – Wildwood, NJ

Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks¬†/¬†3501 Boardwalk / Wildwood, NJ 08260 / 1-609-729-0788 Move over Disney!¬†Morey’s Piers, located in Wildwood, NJ on the infamous Jersey Shore, is a magical, affordable, safe destination worthy of some serious applause!¬† Morey’s Piers is a¬†true classic seaside amusement park¬†and I have fallen hard for it. The¬†excitement of the three amusement … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency – Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234 ¬† I had heard a lot about the beautiful renovations Hyatt Regency Boston completed in 2012, so I was eager to experience the hotel first hand.¬† ¬† My wife and I were immediately¬†impressed as soon as we stepped inside.¬† Splashes of … Continue reading

New England Inn and Lodge – North Conway, NH

NEW ENGLAND INN & LODGE / 336 Route 16A (Intervale Resort Loop) / Intervale, NH 03845 / 1-800-826-3466 This past December my wife Jennifer and I set out to “find Christmas”. No, this isn’t going to be some religious, “I want world peace” type article (I mean, who doesn’t, right – lol)?¬†No, this is about … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE¬†Besos¬†Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.¬† I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading¬†Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Victorinox Swiss Army Explorer Jacket

Gay Travel Information Victorinix Swiss Army – Companion For Life I don’t mean to burst your summer bubble, but fall and winter are right around the corner. As a person who looks forward to the leaves changing color, the season’s first snow fall, roaring fireplaces and¬†Apr√®s-Ski, I was excited to learn about (the always fashionable) … Continue reading

The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s – Provincetown, MA

The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s¬†/ 102 Bradford Street / Provincetown, MA / 1-508-487-3232 ¬† Located at the base of the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, MA,¬†an¬†arrival¬†at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s is like pulling up¬†to the¬†enchanted garden. ¬† The courtyard has an array of multi-tiered decks, fountains, gardens, bar-b-que area, paths to the park, outdoor fire … Continue reading

The Colonnade Hotel – Boston, MA

The Colonnade Hotel / 120 Huntington Ave / Boston, MA 02116 / 1-800-962-3030 The Colonnade Hotel is an exceptional luxury hotel located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Many factors make The Colonnade stand out from the competition, such as being home to Boston’s only rooftop pool located 11 stories up in the … Continue reading

Cabo Cado – A Cape Cod & Island Original

CABO CADO / 1-917-568-4305 / Email info@cabocado.com Cabo Cado is a Cape Cod based company that creates fun, environmentally friendly, re-usable tote bags and other souvenir items.¬† The company is run by artist, Vinnie Arnone.¬† Vinnie is an Illustrator / Lobsterman living on the banks of the Cape Cod Canal.¬† After getting married and designing … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks – Wildwood, NJ

Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks + Starlux Boutique Hotel / 3501 Boardwalk / Wildwood, NJ 08260 / 1-609-729-0788 Move over Disney!¬†Morey’s Piers, located in Wildwood, NJ on the infamous Jersey Shore, is a magical, affordable, safe destination worthy of some serious applause!¬† Morey’s Piers is a¬†true classic seaside amusement park¬†and I have fallen hard for … Continue reading

Bonefish Grill – Cranston, Rhode Island

Bonefish Grill / 2000 Chapel View Blvd / Cranston, RI 02920 / 401-275-4970 Bonefish Grill’s motto is to embrace happiness, laugh more and worry less. To swap out boredom and routine for an inspired dinner and to open your eyes.¬† After dining at the new Bonefish Grill in Cranston, Rhode Island, I can honestly say … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Rue de L’Espoir – Providence, RI

Rue De L’ Espoir / 99 Hope Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-751-8890 Rue De¬†L’Espoir¬†is a Rhode Island institution. The Rue, as it is affectionately¬†referred to, opened in ¬†May 1976. Over the past 36 years, The Rue has experienced continued success and has been featured in travel books and magazines, including Esquire, Bon¬†Appetit, Food … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Boston – Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234 There are so many things to love about the Hyatt Regency Boston! The decor! The location! Service! Food!¬† ¬† Let’s¬†start with the stunningly beautiful renovations that completed in 2012.¬† ¬† My wife and I were immediately¬†impressed as soon as we stepped … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE¬†Besos¬†Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.¬† I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading¬†Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse – Providence, RI

Coco Pazzo¬†/ English Cellar Alehouse / 165 Angell Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-454-3434 Coco Pazzo is slang for¬†“crazy crazy”¬†(Crazy in Italian and Crazy in French) but I think it should be slang for¬†“brilliant brilliant”¬†or, better yet,¬†“Oh my God, this brilliant restaurant has some of the best food I have ever eaten!”¬†Yeah, that’s it.¬†THAT¬†is … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Salvation Cafe – Newport, RI

Salvation Cafe / 140 Broadway / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-2620 A visit to Salvation Cafe in Newport, RI is like visiting a local celebrity.¬†It is a locals favorite (also popular with tourists) and as “cool as can be”, hip, eclectic and fun. It’s not a follower, it is a leader and stands out with … Continue reading

New England Inn & Lodge – North Conway, NH

NEW ENGLAND INN & LODGE / 336 Route 16A (Intervale Resort Loop) / Intervale, NH 03845 / 1-800-826-3466 This past December my wife Jennifer and I set out to “find Christmas”. No, this isn’t going to be some religious, “I want world peace” type article (I mean, who doesn’t, right – lol)?¬†No, this is about … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub – Fall River, MA

Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub¬†/ 75 Ferry Street / Fall River, MA 02721 / 508-567-0550 The Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub, located in Fall River, MA (well known for Lizzie Borden, Portuguese Culture, and Battleship Cove),¬†will make you feel as if you have been transported to a rustic Apr√®s-ski¬†hangout in some hip ski town. I felt my … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Trattoria Roma – Providence, RI

Trattoria Roma / 310 Atwells Ave / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-331-5000 Stepping into Trattoria Roma is truly like stepping into Italy. The smells, the ambiance, the friendliness of the staff are all so authentic you will forget you are in Rhode Island!¬† However, Rhode Island you are and Roma Providence, an icon in my … Continue reading

Gay Travel – XO Cafe – Providence, RI

XO Cafe / 125 North Main Street / Providence, RI / 401-273-9090 ¬† ¬† XO Cafe is one sexy place. I have been writing reviews for over a year now and I am truly at a lost for words on how to describe this amazing restaurant. ¬† Here goes… ¬† The first thing that struck … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Product Review – RHEYN Clothing

RHEYN – High quality sportswear with contemporary styling and value-adding details in the trims. I love when I discover hot new fashion, as is the case with RHEYN, founded in 2009. Background info:¬† I had the pleasure of reviewing their Short Stop Henley in Blue and Varsity Hoodie.¬† My first impression was of the absolute … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Product Review – Tretorn & Radii Footwear

Tretorn Footwear / Radii Footwear – Unique shoes with modern style.¬† Who doesn’t like a new pair of shoes or sneakers, right? Two companies I recently came across are ¬†Tretorn Footwear¬†and¬†Radii Footwear. Tretorn is all about taking you from the woods to the city. Tretorn celebrates lifestyle lived largely outside with functional and stylishly understated … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Tazza – Providence, RI

Tazza / 250 Westminster Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-421-0031 I call them as I see them and Providence’s Tazza is HOT!¬†I’m talking European chic, hot. Think high ceilings with ¬†organically inspired chandeliers, the soft glow of candlelight, the pulsating beat of New Age pop, an extremely attractive (and friendly) staff, community tables made … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Product Review – Eyepster

Eyepster – Current, Fashionable, Unique and Attractive Sunglasses Eyepster was born in Miami as Glasiz, where sunglasses are as indispensable as house keys. Since early 2010, when the company officially launched, they’ve been pushing the limits of creativity and self-expression by putting their own twist on an already fun fashion staple.¬† Eyepster changes the way … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Product Review – Tego Audio

Tego Audio – Wireless & Portable Mini Speakers with a BIG Sound! Tego Audio (pronounced Tey-Go) has produced the perfect mini portable speakers. The quality, sound and style are of the highest standard and will not disappoint!¬† Tego’s philosophy is that every product sold must be superior in quality, sound, and style. You will find … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Eagle Creek Luggage

EAGLE CREEK – Luggage, Packing Solutions, Travel Accessories and Everyday Bags As frequent travelers my partner and I are always searching for great new luggage. My partner is a fanatic when it comes to organization so she (and I) were in heaven when we discovered Eagle Creek luggage!¬† Eagle Creek, which was born in the … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – ATTO

ATTO – A New Urban Classic ATTO¬†: pronunced¬†‚Äú√†t-to‚Ä̬†¬†is a small brand, dedicated to personal accessories design, a language, intended to express a certain view. They believe in a product that can live out of trends made of¬†hard work full of passion. With Christmas right around the corner we couldn’t wait to spotlight ATTO’s Hero bag. … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Kikkerland

KIKKERLAND¬†‚Äď MAKING PEOPLE SMILE FOR 20 YEARS!¬† The Holidays are upon us and if you are (gulp) anything like me you are constantly searching for that gift that will either a.) shock the pants off of someone b.) cause an uncontrollable fit of laughter or c.) cause an uncontrollable fit of laughter while the person‚Äôs … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – BUILT

BUILT – Bags, Totes & Cases.   One of the things I love most about my job is discovering great companies such as BUILT and reviewing their products. BUILT is a New York-based company that designs fashionable and functional bags, totes, and cases for life on the go. Drawing inspiration from the city that never … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – SPENGLISH

SPENGLISH (SP∆éNGLISH) – Supporting Happiness, Reinforcing Love and Celebrating Diversity I have a lot of T-shirts. A lot. No, seriously – A LOT OF T-SHIRTS. ¬† Just sayin.¬† SPENGLISH (SP∆éNGLISH) stands out in my ever growing collection. The QUALITY is unlike any other tees I own. They use 100% Premium Cotton with a very special … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – KEEN Footwear

KEEN – Innovative and comfortable products that transition seamlessly from work to play, and enables people to pursue a Hybrid lifestyle: create, play and care. Some brands are just cool, as is the case with KEEN.¬† Keen exudes a youthful, healthy, environmentally involved vibe. The outdoors. Supporting good causes. Adventure. Fun. Life.¬† ¬† They have … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Prajaa Shoes

PRAJAA – High end street fashion, uniting the elegance of formal footwear with its casual, sneaker-inspired base.   Every once and awhile you discover a new product that instantly becomes a favorite. That is the case with Prajaa.¬† I currently own two pairs of Prajaa shoes and I can honestly say they are some of … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Dreamlets

  Dreamlets¬ģ Dreamlets is a Seattle based company founded in 2006 to put smiles on faces by reigniting the childlike part in all of us; the place where creativity is conceived and dreams are never limited by our present understanding. Dreamlets believes that dreams do come true, and creativity has the power to make the … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – ADZIF

ADZIF – Unique Collection of Self-Adhesive Products ADZIF¬†has been working since 2007 with artists to create unique collections of self-adhesive products. All products are made entirely at their Canadian production facility with purchased high quality raw materials from North American suppliers. This gay friendly company had a head office in Montreal, Canada and two distribution … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – HOMOSAYSWHAT

HOMESAYSWHAT – Cute Clothes for people with Dirty MindsHOMOSAYSWHAT has something gay to tell you!¬† That is the tag line on owner, Adam’s, Kickstarter page. This is Adam, say hello! It goes on to say that:¬†HOMOSAYSWHAT designs & screenprints Tshirts that use cute drawings to make dirty jokes so you can get away with wearing … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Reviews – Coney Island Craft Larger

CONEY ISLAND CRAFT LARGER – SHMALTZ BREWING COMPANY The Coney Island Brewing Company is the “world’s smallest brewery”. How do we know? Well representatives from the Guinness Book of World Records tells us so! ūüėȬ† The micro-brewery produces lager one gallon at a time!¬† Owners say that their recipes are¬†inspired by the local artistic and … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Reviews – Waviators

WAVIATORS – Unsinkable Shades Waviators were created to solve a simple problem. Sunglasses that look good don’t float. The creators played in the water. They wore sunglasses. Their old shades sank too many times.¬† WELCOME WAVIATORS! ūüėÄ These unskinkable, fashionable shades come in four hot colors – Blue, Red, White & Yellow.¬† As an avid … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Boccia id. Watch Configurator

BOCCIA id. Watch Configurator Now here is something cool….. How would you like to design your own watch? You can pick everything from the case, bezel, dials, hands, strap and crystal!¬† I recently designed a watch using The Boccia id. Watch Configurator. There were so many options that I will have to keep adding to … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Sebago’s Filson Knight Shoe

SEBAGO SHOES Today I am going to spotlight one hot pair of boots – Sebago’s Filson Knight ($170). These rugged blucher moccasins can handle any kind of weather or conditions! You can choose from full grain waterproof leather / Filson tin cloth upper , waxy full grain leather or waterproof leather uppers.¬† Rawhide laces stay … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Anderson Design Group

ANDERSON DESIGN GROUP – Award Winning Graphic Design Firm based in Nashville, TN Every season (or sometimes every month….week….ahem) I like to re-decorate! I like the home my partner and I live in to truly reflect our personalities.¬† Since we are both travel lovers we are ALWAYS on the lookout for cool new travel art. … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Gola

GOLA – Styles of yesteryear combined with today’s most sought after trends.¬† Fall, my absolute favorite time of the year, ¬†has always meant new fashion to me! I am a sucker for bulky sweaters, colorful scarves and, of course – sneakers. Oh. How. I . Love. Sneakers.¬† One of my absolute favorite brands, Gola, feeds … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Paragon & Viva – Providence, RI

Paragon & Viva / 234 Thayer Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-331-6200 There are many aspects that make Paragon / Viva great, one being it’s central location on thriving Thayer Street near Brown University. Then there is the alfresco dining. The beautiful interior. Their huge Sunday Brunch and incredibly delicious food.¬† Caf√© Paragon opened … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Review – Tula Hats

TULA HATS¬†   I do a lot of traveling and spend a lot of time in the sun. For awhile now my partner and I have been looking for the perfect hat to protect us from the sun while still being stylish.¬† Luckily I came across Tula Hats! Not only do these hats pack easily, … Continue reading