February 2004 | Essentials Listings
By OUTTraveler Contributer | FROM THE FEBRUARY 2004 ISSUE OF THE OUT TRAVELER
If you saw a reference in the print magazine for "Web links with additional information," this is the place you want to be. All links were active at press time, but if you have trouble reaching a site, please let us know.
Planning travel to Edinburgh or elsewhere in Scotland? Check out ScotsGay
Magazine and Britain
Inside & Out.
Out in Las Vegas
Las Vegas is rediscovering its hedonistic ways. If you want to be
in-the-know when traveling to Sin City, visit the Las
Vegas Bugle newspaper's site. Other resources can be found at GayVegas.com
This Portuguese-speaking nation in South America truly does have sights to marvel
at. Review the country's background
Would you like to go on your own Atlantis
Events cruise or other vacation? Find your favorite place among the upcoming
travels that are set.
Have a great time in this Central American locale--just like Chad Allen and
his friends. Here are sites that writer Jeremy Blacklow mentioned in his article
in The Out Traveler.
Accommodations In Tamarindo
? El Diria Hotel Capitan
? Best Western
? Hotel Milarepa
? Hotel Milarepa
In Manuel Antonio
? Si Como No
? La Mariposa
? Makanda by the Sea
? Hotel Costa Verde
? Villas Nicolas
In San Jose
Key West, Our Fantasy Island
The Official Tourism
Council of the Florida Keys and Key West know all about how to make your
trip the best possible when you want to head to the southernmost spot in the
Columns and Departments
State of Our Unions
Massachusetts might just be the most gay-friendly state in the nation
now. Enjoy these activities and welcoming businesses.
? Bay State Cruise Co.
? Boston Harbor
? Cape Air
? Crown Pointe Historic
? Brass Key Guesthouse
? Land's End Inn
? Atlantic Bay Real Estate
? Ptown Bikes
? West End Salon
? Front Street
? Red Inn
? Atlantic House
? Northampton, Mass., Traveler
Heading to the Bahamas? Do not forget to visit the Rock
memorial is a must-see spot in Amsterdam.
In Laos and feeling the need to nibble? Visit the gay-owned l'Elephant
Rangers to the Rescue
Heading toward Yellowstone for some outdoorsy fun? You might consider staying
at the gay-owned (by former Yellowstone park rangers) Lehrkind
Mansion Bed and Breakfast in nearby Bozeman, Mont.
The Maine Event
Four extraordinary lesbians begin their fabulous fifth season at their opera
house in Stonington, Maine. Find out more on their endeavor at Opera
House Arts and on the area at the Deer
Isle Chamber of Commerce site.
Bluestockings is a lebian cafe/activist center on Manhattan's trendy lower
? The Bloomberg
Currency Calculator can give you exchange rates on more than 200 currencies.
? The U.S.
State Department Travel Warnings for American citizens lets you know what
is still safe travel in the world.
? The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention keeps up-to-date on worldwide health issues for U.S.
Stop by self-proclaimed "Europe's oldest standing gay bar," Barfusser,
to wet you whistle while in Zurich. Customs
For a hike across the harbor bridge in Sydney, Bridge Climb tours
are held daily at 15-minute intervals. Try a sunrise or sunset walk if the weather
is good. Be sure to book in advance by calling 61-2-9240-1120 or visit the Bridge
? If you need to house-swap for a distant getaway, contact one of these businesses.
Gay agencies: Mi Casa, Su
Casa; At Home
Around the World; One
World, One Family. General agencies: Intervac
International Home Exchange Network, HomeLink
? Visit the El Capitan
Canyon "luxury campground" for a stay-clean visit to the outdoors.
? Stay at the Black Bear
Inn at Lake Tahoe for a gay-friendly respite.