Category Archives: St. Pete’s

By @ 02/23/15 in Gay travel, ManAboutWorld, St. Pete's, Travel
As seen in the latest issue of ManAboutWorld, the gay travel magazine

The trendy Birchwood boutique hotel in downtown St. Petersburg

The Birchwood is the best hotel in St. Pete and our first choice when staying downtown. It has just 18 rooms, all of them spacious and tastefully designed with claw-footed tubs. No frills here: no gym, no pool, but a first-rate restaurant in the lobby — Birch & Vine — and a weekend hotspot of a rooftop bar in The Canopy. If you’ve come to the area to visit the Dali Museum and explore downtown’s ever-burgeoning scene, you’ll want to stay here.

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By @ 06/24/14 in Gay pride, Gay travel, ManAboutWorld, St. Pete's, Travel

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St. Pete Pride is going nighty night!

No, it’s not going to sleep; quite the opposite, actually. Instead, the city is embracing its young, hip gay ways and will become only the fifth pride event in the country to take place at night. And for anyone who knows the intensity of the mid-summer Florida sun, that means one very important thing: no more melting drag makeup!

It also means a raucous, fun parade, tons of parties, and a new, sexy, fun vibe to the parade. St. Pete Pride is a three-day art, music, and performance event culminating in the LGBT parade with some of America’s biggest brands representing. The event draws more than 100,000 gays from around the country. This year will also include the opening of the city’s first LGBT Welcome Center.

In our May issue, we covered pride events from all over the world including New York, San Francisco, Madrid, Tel Aviv, and Taipei. Click here to subscribe and get access to all of our insider pride coverage!

Visit St. Pete’s official website offers information of interest to LGBT travelers.

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