The Striking World of Burlesque (PHOTOS)

Burlesque is its own unique form of art—one that often leaves a lasting impression. The stage presence of a burlesque performance is often unique and hard-to-mimic. Ask anyone who’s been to a burlesque show and they’ll often laugh and cry trying to retell about the performance, but it’s never as good as the original.

In a new book from indie publishers Book the Film, this uniqueness is perfectly...

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Costa Rica Words and Phrases to Know Before Visiting

By Adam Groffman

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Since studying Spanish intermittently throughout my life, I’ve picked up enough basic phrases and words to get by in most Spanish-speaking countries. But when visiting Costa Rica this past winter in the heart of Central America, I suddenly found myself speechless. As I quickly learned, the Spanish they speak in Costa Rica is slightly different than that in other Spanish-speaking...

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Beginner’s Guide to Costa Rica – For First Time Visitors

By Adam Groffman

There are several reasons to make Costa Rica your next travel destination, both for work and for pleasure. Beyond the magnificence of the natural beauty, the friendliness of the Ticos, the amazing food and the extraordinary weather, Costa Rica is a small country characterized by its easygoingness and relative peace. A country without an army since 1948, Costa Ricais a paradise on...

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Win a Trip to Gay Costa Rica!

The internationally popular gay travel blog, Travels of Adam, has partnered with the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association and GayCostaRica.com to give away a 6-day, 5-night gay holiday to Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica is one of Central America’s most LGBT-friendly destinations. The capital, San José, is home to a number of different gay bars and clubs—from the mega-discotheques to the small...

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Win an LGBT Holiday to Costa Rica – Exclusive Sweepstakes!

By Adam Groffman

I visited Costa Rica this past November and fell in love with the country—the food, the natural beauty, the beaches and the Ticoculture. It’s no surprise that it tops so many “best of the world” lists. In a country that’s only the size of West Virginia, there are over 150 volcanic formations with seven active volcanos. It’s one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, with...

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5 Gay Things To Know About Florence

5 Gay Things To Know About Florence

Florenceis world famous for its art and architecture from Italian Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Machiavelli. As one would expect, this brings hordes of tourists and combined with the expensive rents in the city, the gay scene in Florence is not what it used to be, almost falling completely off the radar. A surprise,...

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Ruzafa – Valencia’s Hipster Neighborhood

By Adam Groffman

I had already been a few days in Valencia. My hotel, the Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace, was centrally located, steps from the Toledo metro stop in the Old City. I was spending my time wandering the alleys and small, cobblestoned streets of the old city, stumbling onto street art, hipster cafés and the odd historical remnant from the past (including a very old tree). There was plenty...

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15 German Words You Need To Know

By Adam Groffman

When I first moved to Germany, my knowledge of the German language didn’t go past kindergarten and gesundheit. While it has—thankfully!—dramatically improved, I still struggle with the language. The best part, though, is that I’m perpetually amazed at the new words I learn every day. While I won’t ever really know all the German words, there’s a certain charm to discovering new...

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5 Gay Things To Know About Amsterdam

5 Gay Things To Know About Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city renowned for pleasures that one can’t experience elsewhere in the world, like their red light district and legalized marijuana practices. However, there’s so much more to Amsterdam, most notably from a gay travel perspective. Take for example, a holocaust memorial dedicated to gays and lesbians persecuted during the second world war or...

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Four Play at Theatre503 – London Pub Theatre Review

By Adam Groffman

I don’t know about you, but recently everything seems to be about sex. Every think piece that comes out lately, especially those targeted at or about millennials, is about sex and/or dating. So when I heard about a new play at a small, independent London theatre pub, naturally my interest was aroused.

Four Play, written by Jake Brunger, is a new comedy about sex and relationships...

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