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Gifts for the Luxury Traveler

Gifts for the Luxury Traveler

Nowadays, traveling for pleasure is in and of itself becoming something of a luxury, but the fact remains that a great many folks are still setting off for destinations far and wide, and when they do, they often want to do it in grand style. So beyond giving the gift of travel this holiday season,...
A World of Holiday Shopping

A World of Holiday Shopping

  I know that the holidays are supposed to be about family and friends, togetherness and all that jazz, but let’s face it—they really are also all about shopping and the sights and sounds of what is undeniably one of the most magical times of year (for most people anyway). As we head into the...
The Sweet Side of San Diego

The Sweet Side of San Diego

So as we enter the final weeks of summer, I thought there would be no better time than the present to wrap up my “Staycation Vacation” series with a look at our next door neighbor, San Diego. After re-introducing myself to Malibu, Beverly Hills and even West Hollywood in recent months, I turned my attention south...
London 2.0: Undiscovered Gay London

London 2.0: Undiscovered Gay London

London 2.0: Undiscovered Gay London  Duane Wells 7/8/2010 London may be a grand old dame of a destination, but don’t be fooled into thinking it has lost one ounce of its spunk or legendary cool with the passage of time. After years of being thought of as one of the world‘s leading gay-friendly destinations, London remains...
Tel Aviv Calling

Tel Aviv Calling

Tel Aviv Calling  Duane Wells 10/14/2010 Contrary to what you may have read or seen in the news about Israel generally, Tel Aviv specifically is an oasis of beauty and decadent delights with chutzpah that rivals and indeed surpasses many of the most popular gay destinations in the world. Hence the reason that life in...
World Pride 2012 London Recap

World Pride 2012 London Recap

World Pride 2012 London Recap Duane Wells 7/12/2012 All photos by Jeffrey James Keyes It is no secret that World Pride 2012 was plagued by a series of widely reported calamities along the way, but in the final analysis, out of what might be called chaos arose a global celebration worthy of the title World Pride....
Surf and Sin: Spain’s Sultry Costa del Sol

Surf and Sin: Spain’s Sultry Costa del Sol

  Surf and Sin: Spain’s Sultry Costa del Sol Duane Wells 6/3/2011  Sun, sex, glamour, history and a bevy of beautiful people—what’s not to love about Costa del Sol? As an established meeting place of the mega rich and the substantially pretty for decades, the legend of Spain’s sultry Costa del Sol precedes itself. However, in terms...
Staycation Vacation Malibu: Rosenthal Wine Tasting Room

Staycation Vacation Malibu: Rosenthal Wine Tasting Room

Okay, so I know what you’re thinking…is Malibu known as a wine producing region? Well the short answer is no. However if you were to ask if there are quality wines being produced in Malibu, well then the answer would be yes and the most notable estate doing so belongs to legendary Los Angeles entrepreneur,...
Pride Guide 2012

Pride Guide 2012

Pride Guide 2012  Stephan Horbelt & Duane Wells 5/10/2012  As summer quickly approaches, one thought on the minds of many LGBT individuals is the litany of Pride celebrations taking place locally and abroad. Why restrict yourself to the fun Pride festivals of SoCal? Put some stamps in your Pride passport by checking out these various celebrations...
The Style of Stockholm

The Style of Stockholm

The Style of Stockholm  Duane Wells 8/17/2011  I’ve got a little issue. It seems that I have contracted a fashionable new strain of Stockholm Syndrome. I use the term ‘fashionable’ to describe my particular version of the psychological affliction, because rather than a group of sympathetic bank robbers, I am instead being held captive by the...
Size Isn't Everything

Size Isn’t Everything

Gay News – FrontiersLA – Breaking Gay News | Size Isn’t Everything. Size Isn’t Everything  Big things come from small ship cruises Duane Wells 7/15/2011 I’m not self-hating, nor am I the least bit uncomfortable acknowledging my deep affection, abiding appreciation and ongoing attachment to the more intellectually and physically gifted representatives of my own...
Levi Kreis: Accepting Broadway Success with ‘Grace and Ease’

Levi Kreis: Accepting Broadway Success with ‘Grace and Ease’

Levi Kreis: Accepting Broadway Success with ‘Grace and Ease’ Duane Wells 12/16/2010 In more charismatic churches down South, there is a thing called the Holy Ghost that is anything but benign. To the true believers in these churches, the Holy Ghost does not sit quietly on the sidelines and demurely acknowledge the penitent prayers of...
I Am Changing

I Am Changing

I am changing I’m not who I used to be And I’m not afraid to fight For what I feel is right For me — “I Am Changing” Jason Walker Jason Walker began singing at the age of four. At first he mimicked the vocals of the iconic divas whose music filled his mother’s rather...
Pride Spanish Style: The Party Don’t Stop

Pride Spanish Style: The Party Don’t Stop

Pride Spanish Style: The Party Don’t Stop Duane Wells 6/11/2010 If it’s true that the French have mastered the art of living well, then it is equally true that the Spanish have mastered the art of celebration. All across Spain, and particularly in her major cities, there is an intoxicating party atmosphere almost year-round that permeates...