There are places that feel like home, no matter where you grew up. That is my Colorado. My first trip to the mountains was a family summer vacation when I was 12-years-old. I had never been west of the Mississippi and had never seen mountains, especially those covered in snow in June. I felt like … More 72-Hour Rocky Mountain National Park High
Julie and I have been together almost four years, but up until this year we had never celebrated Pride together in Chicago. So we readied our livers, dug through our closets for gobs of glitter and beads, and had my amazing out-of-towner cousin in tow so we couldn’t phone it in. This Pride was going … More Gay big or stay home: 48 Hours of Gay Pride Chicago
I came out when I was 34. Unlike so many of my fellow LGBTQ brothers and sisters, I was not thrown in a locker in high school for liking girls. I was not called a dyke or a faggot when I was 15. I wasn’t spit on, bullied, or worse. But I know what it … More What gay feels like today
Read how the little-known Carribbean island called #Anguilla stole our hearts. … More 11 Things to Love about Anguilla, BWI
Why a staycation at the Chicago Athletic Association is worth every penny. … More 22 Hours at The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel: Staycation Birthday Edition
Get a glimpse of what it’s like to #heli ski in #Alaska, baby! … More Heli yes, Heli Ski Alaska!
Forget what the guide books say, renting motorbikes in Vietnam is a good idea! … More When in Vietnam, rent motorbikes!
Earlier in the ski season I shared how to do #Vail like a local, now read how to do it on a sheshe budget! … More Vail, CO on a SheShe Budget
So this is pretty rad. A few weeks ago I came home to a huge box of free travel schwag from a friend who has read my blog and works at a company who makes some pretty great travel gear. I’ve said many times that I’m not writing this blog to make millions and quit … More Travel Schwag I Didn’t Know I Was Missing
Talk to any New Yorker who hasn’t moved there in the last year and they’ll tell you the High Line has transformed Chelsea from a scarcely visited no man’s land of art galleries and vacant buildings to a burgeoning mecca for tourists and locals alike. Construction cranes have taken over the skyline and condos, boutique … More Galleries, Gays and Now What?: 11 Things to Do in Chelsea