Travel Tips

Everything you need to gay up your vacation.

Only You Can Prevent Cabin Fever

 

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We know you might be feeling cabin fever right about now — the holidays are over and there is not too much to plan. Well, except a thaw that might come months from now.

According to Merriam-Webster, cabin fever is an “extreme irritability and restlessness from living in isolation or a confined indoor area for a prolonged time.” While this might sound dramatic, it does affect a lot of the population. Some symptoms of cabin fever include unhappiness, restlessness, and discomfort but are not limited to those only.

Our cure: take a travel pill to combat these feelings. Read more on how to prevent cabin fever.

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Eight Hangover Cures from Around the World

There’s only a few hours until we bid fond adieu to 2016 and ring in a brand new year. This can really only mean one thing for the day after NYE: a good amount of people will have some killer hangovers and, if staying in your hometown with a dose of ‘hair-of-the-dog’ isn’t your style, we have the list for you irrespective of your location on this planet.

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Take Your Final Vacation in Obama’s America

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We’re one month away from the inauguration. Each day brings it closer to reality, no matter how many secret Facebook groups we join or pantsuits we don.

Now’s the time to book your last domestic vacation under our 44th president. This administration has given us so much, including marriage equality and our “we go high” icon Michelle Obama. Bid them farewell with a trip to one of these five Barack-inspired locales.

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Do it Like Dorothy Hamill, America’s Best Holiday Ice Rinks

Winter is here and that means liquids become solids, snow falls from the sky, and many attach blades to their feet to try out their very own triple salchow. While we can only suggest leaving the jumps and tricks to the pros, you can still try your hand (well, feet) at ice skating this holiday season.

We have curated our favorite rinks that are worth a look. Most of these rinks are open well past the holidays so there is no immediate rush, but remember, ice does eventually melt.

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Holiday Gift Guide: America’s Best Christmas Markets

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Originally a tradition in Europe, Christmas markets not only serve as a place to score some holiday cheer but also act as a central location for locals to eat, drink and catch up with friends. With vendors selling anything from sausages and schnitzels to baubles and handicrafts, each market has it’s very own flair with singing and dancing to warm the heart.

Now these markets are finding their way across the Atlantic and, for good measure, have a little taste of the old world without digging out your passport.

We can’t think a better way to get into the holiday spirit than sipping mulled wine or hot cocoa and walking from stall to stall in a Christmas market, so we’ve rounded up our picks of the neatest and most authentic markets around the country.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Jetsetter On Your List

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Have you made a dent in your holiday shopping list? We’re going to guess and say no. Maybe you were enjoying too many holiday cocktails at your town’s tree lighting or fighting the crowds at the airport, whatever the case, you might consider us your gift-giving-fairies for ideas for those on your list that have been bitten by the travel bug.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Travel Memories (Or Make New Ones)

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Gifting is hard work, but we’re here to help you give meaningful items to ensure that you win Christmas the recipient delights in your thoughtful present.

The idea: Buy gifts that are iconic to or come from a place you’ve visited with your partner, friend, or family member. Some examples to get your wheels turning:

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Campy Christmas

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Like it or not December has finally arrived, and that means the holiday season is in full swing. ‘Tis the season to embrace the ridiculous, over-the-top, jolly, sparkly, merry and bright. Naturally, the gays are all over it.

Get wrapped up in these classic and oh-so-fun holiday happenings. Consider it your gift to your inner cheeseball.

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A Flight Attendant’s Top Ten Tips for Staying Healthy While Flying

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Photo by Flickr user Desiree Williams used under creative commons

My first year as a flight attendant I was sick more times than I can count. I had to figure out a way to travel and stay healthy. Cold and Flu season is upon us and if you’re planning on getting on an airplane you’ll want to follow my tried and true tips for staying healthy!

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Five things to do in South Beach during Art Basel

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Latino food, luscious parks, lively nightlife and a burgeoning art scene which culminates with the upcoming Art Basel Fair, although it may not be known as one of the most affordable cities in the States — not many gay travel destinations can boast the same attractions as Miami. Yes, this haven on the East Coast is blessed with more than enough culture, beaches and variety to enjoy a memorable weekend but when you consider the above mentioned Art Basel, the glorious weather and endless cultural attractions, you may even want to stay longer than just a few days.

Here are five things to see in South Beach during Art Basel:

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