LJ’s BBQ – Pawtucket, Rhode Island

LJ’s BBQ / 727 East Avenue / Pawtucket, RI 02860 / 401-305-5255 Sometimes a place is just TOO GOOD to spotlight only once as is the case with LJ’s BBQ in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Gay Travel Information originally reviewed LJ’s back in April 2011. You can read that review HERE. Since then, LJ’s has been … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Provincetown, MA – Spring & Summer Events 2011

Provincetown Events for May, June & July   Quick Links   Restaurant Week & Gallery Stroll – May 20-26    Single Women’s Weekend – May 20-22    Town-Wide Monumental Yard Sale – May 21-22     National Women of Color Weekend – June 2-5    Provincetown International Film Festival – June 15-19    Independence 2011 – … Continue reading

Fabulously Kitschy Dining at The Friendly Toast – Cambridge, MA!

Dine on Delicious Food  in an Americana Kitsch Museum! My partner, Melanie, and I have been to some pretty interesting restaurants within the past four years, but Friendly Toast is, by far, one of the most unique!   Having experienced the original Portsmouth, NH Friendly Toast (and falling head over heels in love with it), we couldn’t … Continue reading

The Back Bay Hotel – Boston – Perfectly Located in Gay Friendly South End!

The Bay Bay Hotel / 350 Stuart Street / Boston, MA 02116 / (877)-587-9774 Boston Pride runs from June 3-13, 2011 and there is no better place to stay than Boston’s Back Bay Hotel. The Back Bay Hotel is located on the border of Boston’s historic Back Bay area and vibrant, gay friendly South End. … Continue reading


LJ’s BBQ / 727 East Avenue / Pawtucket, RI / (401)-305-5255   SO GOOD, IT’LL MAKE YOU CURSE!   LJ’s BBQ is so much more than just delicious, award winning BBQ. It is about the LOVE that goes into the preparation of food. It’s the passion. The pride. The enthusiasm. The authenticity. The confidence in knowing that you make … Continue reading

Beaconlight Guesthouse + Ciro & Sal’s Italian Restaurant = Perfect Provincetown Getaway!

Beaconlight Guesthouse / 12 Winthrop Street / Provincetown, MA / 1-800-696-9603 Ciro & Sals / 4 Kiley Court / Provincetown, MA / 1-(508)-487-6444      Provincetown is truly a fantasyland for gays & lesbians. It is one of the few places, if not thee only place, where gays & lesbians seem to outnumber the “straight folk”. Where lesbian … Continue reading

Stowe Cabins in the Woods – Perfect, Gay and Lesbian Friendly Accommodations!

Stowe Cabins in the Woods / Route 100 / Waterbury, VT / 1-(802)-244-853   Beautiful Vermont Cabins in a Picturesque New England Woodland Setting     After my recent stay at Stowe Cabins in the Woods in Waterbury, Vermont, it’s clear that proprietor since 2007, Edward Drill, is a man that not only takes great pride … Continue reading

Greetings From Jamaica, Wish You Were Queer by Mari SanGiovanni!

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL BOOK RECOMMENDATION! If you don’t mind laughing out loud at the beach on your next vacation, pick up a copy of GREETINGS FROM JAMAICA, WISH YOU WERE QUEER by Mari SanGiovanni.   The Advocate: “A breezy romp!”   AfterEllen.com: “Damn if I didn’t actually laugh out loud while reading it — several … Continue reading

Cider House BBQ & Pub in Gay & Lesbian Friendly Vermont!

CIDER HOUSE BBQ & PUB / 1675 US ROUTE 2 / WATERBURY, VT / 1-802-244-8400   SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY in NORTHERN VERMONT!    I fell in love with Cider House BBQ & Pub before we ever “met”. It was one of those, “love from afar” crushes. We met on the Internet. I had been reading about Cider … Continue reading

Sweet Summer Rafting Tours for Lesbians!

Looking for a great way to spend your summer vacation? Sweet offers four epic adventures for women, from 3 to 11 days, that you’ll be bragging about all year long. Sweet WestWater canyon rafting June 23-25, 2011 Grand Canyon, Grand Shmanyon. It’s too big! There’s too many people. Besides, everything is getting smaller these days. … Continue reading

The Salem Inn – Salem, MA – Gay and Lesbian Friendly Ghosts!

The Salem Inn * 7 Summer Street * Salem, MA 01970 * (978)-741-0680     Myth! Magic! Fantasy! Ghosts! Super Moon!?   March 19, 2011    Irony: I was supposed to attend an event in Caritas, Alabama on March 19, 2011 celebrating the apparitions of “The Blessed Mother” occurring in a small village in Bosnia called … Continue reading

Coming soon – Desi’s OUTing’s!

Out & About Travel is beyond thrilled with all the feedback we have been receiving about our new blog, Gay Travel Information! We look forward to all the exciting features we have planned for the near future!   One of these features will have me personally reviewing properties throughout the country that promote themselves as gay & lesbian owned … Continue reading

Q & A with Gay & Lesbian Travel Guru, Desiree Sousa!

  I was recently asked a series of questions for a project I am working  on within the travel industry.    1.) How long have you been a gay & lesbian travel specialist?   Ever since I started out in travel, back in 1996, I have specialized in gay & lesbian travel. As a lesbian … Continue reading

Twenty FREE iTunes downloads from Southwest Airlines!

  SPECIAL GIFT COURTESY OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES   To celebrate 40 years of flying and the launch of their new InAirtainment portal, Southwest has put together a list of artists “about to fly”. To get your iTunes promo code, head on over to the Southwest Airlines InAirtenment page and click on the large iTunes banner.

Matthew Shepard Gay Ski Week – Crested Butte, CO March 19-26, 2011

MATTHEW SHEPARD FOUNDATION GAY SKI WEEK CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO MARCH 19-26, 2011 StraightOut Media & Marking, producers of Telluride Gay Ski Week, present the first annual Matthew Shephard Foundation Gay Ski Week which has been developed by both the Matthew Shepard Foundation and beautiful Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  The week will be full of great … Continue reading