Winter 2013

Looking for fun, fabulous times once the temperature cools off? Check out our series on hot destinations for Winter travel!

Portland, Maine Rolls Out the LGBT Welcome Mat

By Robert Israel | Friday Mar 8, 2013
Portland, Maine’s picturesque, laid-back, gay-friendly seacoast town, is rolling out the welcome mat for LGBT visitors.

A Taste of Vermont: Culinary Retreat Weekends

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Looking for a cozy, culinary getaway? Café Provence and the Lilac Inn are hosting a series of Vermont Culinary Retreat Weekends for visitors with a passion for cooking and a desire to experience a classic Vermont country inn.

Sweet Rocks the Hard Rock Vallarta

By Heather Cassell | Friday Feb 22, 2013
Sweet Travel, a lesbian travel company with environmental awareness, heads to Mexico for a weeklong Caribbean adventure including live music, volunteer opportunities and plenty of beach time.

5 Last-Minute Tips for Cape Town Pride

By EDGE | Monday Feb 18, 2013
Cape Town Pride is quickly approaching and for those of you heading to this ultimate South African rainbow celebration Feb. 22 - Mar. 2, here is EDGE’s countdown of can’t-miss experiences above and beyond the Pride itinerary.

It’s Showtime! Vegas Entertainment Strikes Gold

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Feb 8, 2013
Las Vegas has become the epicenter of the best in live entertainment. EDGE hits the jackpot with insider information for the hottest acts on the Strip and beyond.

48 Hours in Berlin: Sleep Not Included

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Jan 22, 2013
Sweets, sausages and sunrises conspire for an action-packed getaway to one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

Rainbows in Reykjavik

By EDGE | Friday Jan 18, 2013
Iceland’s second annual LGBT winter festival kicks off a year of pride with outdoor adventures, local tours and late-night parties.

Queen for a Day: What’s Happening in NYC’s Outer Borough

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
While many tourists head to New York City with their eyes set on the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, jump on the subway (approximately 15 minutes from Times Square depending on your final destination) and become "Queen" for a day.

Winter Rendezvous Celebrates 29th Year

By Robert Nesti | Saturday Jan 5, 2013
Winter Rendezvous, the largest LGBT ski event on the East Coast, celebrates its 29th year this month.

Six Top Travel Trends for 2013

By | Monday Dec 31, 2012
A leading adventure travel company specializing in exotic learning vacations has announced its list of the hottest travel trends for 2013.

Bodrum: The Brigadoon of Turkey

By | Saturday Dec 29, 2012
Flying into Bodrum, Turkey is a bit like finding Brigadoon: misty blue islands rising out of the silvery gray sea.

Bodrum’s Eternal Blue

By Mark Thompson | Friday Dec 28, 2012
While some people consider Bodrum to be "the Hamptons of Turkey," for me, flying into Bodrum was a bit like finding Brigadoon. From the window of the plane, I watched as a series of misty blue islands rose almost chimerically out of the silvery gray sea.

The Cultural Phenomenon of Palm Springs Dinah Shore Weekend

By | Wednesday Dec 26, 2012
Palm Springs Dinah Shore Weekend has become a cultural phenomenon; the all-women party is now turning into the hot new celebrity party trend.

Rocky Mountaineer to Launch US/Canada Coastal Passage Route

By | Monday Dec 24, 2012
The internationally-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer announced the launch of its new Coastal Passage route, connecting Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC to the Canadian Rockies.

New Year’s Winter Fun in the Adirondack Region

By | Saturday Dec 22, 2012
The Adirondacks are home to winter traditions that span centuries, generations and most importantly, enliven even the coldest winter days.

Big Winter Happens in New York State

By | Friday Dec 21, 2012
From improved snowmaking and thrilling, innovative terrain parks to a new amusement park where visitors can design and ride their own virtual roller coaster, New York State is brimming with big new things to see and do this winter.

The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: Good for Nothing

By David Perry | Thursday Dec 20, 2012
You know those vacation spots where everything beckons: places to go, people to meet, things to keep you busy morning, noon and night? Yeah, I hate those places.

Five Free Things to Do in Mexico City

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
This time of year, Mexico City makes a good jumping-off destination for travelers heading to sunny beaches for winter getaways.

Istanbul’s Magical Mystery Tour: The Photos

By | Saturday Dec 15, 2012
With a population of more than 13 million, the city of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest, is almost twice as populated as New York, with an area nearly seven times as large as all five New York City boroughs.

Istanbul’s Magical Mystery Tour

By Mark Thompson | Saturday Dec 15, 2012
As the economic and cultural heart of Turkey, Istanbul is the world’s tenth most popular destination. A center of arts and fashion, culture and history, with a median age of 23, Istanbul is also a university town with more than 150,000 students.