Plug Into the Poconos – LGBT Family Travel

PLUG INTO THE POCONOS By: Manny Velasquez-Paredes Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to simply unplug – unplug from the everyday, from work, from technology, from – dare I mention it – Facebook! But as a working parent, it is extremely important to disconnect from the…

Budget-Friendly Barcelona

A BUDGET-FRIENDLY VACATION IN BEAUTIFUL BARCELONA By: Ross Christianson Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Beautiful Barcelona is a European city that combines the old with the new in a stunning array of architecture, museums, parks, markets, beaches, and more. Visiting this city should be on everyone’s bucket lists who wish to…

Money Saving Tips in Las Vegas – Have a Gay Old Time

LAS VEGAS MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR THE BUDGET-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER! By: H. Luiz Martinez Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite “All-inclusive” facilities are NOT necessarily the best deals. The so-called “savings” may very well be a few bucks as opposed to buying your own meals when tallied at the end of your vacation….

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina – New Orleans New Adventures

NEW ORLEANS, NEW ADVENTURES By: Ross Christianson Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Many images come to my mind when I hear New Orleans … Mardi Gras, Dixieland jazz bands, alcohol shots, ironwork balconies, people flooding Bourbon Street, more shots, cabaret, even more shots, you get the point! Frenchmen Street is synonymous…

Gay London: 5 Things To Do for Free or Cheap!

THE LURE OF LONDON: 5 THINGS TO DO FOR FREE OR CHEAP! Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite London is the capital and most populous city of England. Standing on the River Thames, London is a leading global city, and some consider it to be a cultural mecca. It is among the…

Like to Travel and You Are on a Budget? Then Travel Lite!

Connextions Magazine Issue #19: “Travel Lite” provides you with resources to create your perfect LGBTQ trips even when on a budget! In this issue, we take you on a gay journey to places like New Orleans and Las Vegas, where the parties never stop. We also take you on a budget-friendly European adventure through Barcelona…

Amsterdam Gay Pride Welcomes the World – August 1st

The Amsterdam Gay Pride festival is a spectacular party, which at the same time constitutes a powerful plea for the emancipation of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities. Together with its partners, the Amsterdam Gay Pride Foundation organizes and facilitates a nine-day festival offering a range of events from debate, art and theater…

2 Hitchhikers on a Travel Lite Mission in Colorado

 Connextions Magazine, the Travel & Lifestyle Magazine for the LGBT Traveler, takes you on a Budget Travel mission. Read as 2 Hitchhikers roam around the mountains in Colorado and hitchhike their way to Denver meeting different drivers along the road. Let the Savings Begin! As soon as we locked in on the idea to get…

Travel Paris Like a Gay Local

Connextions Magazine, the Travel & Lifestyle Magazine for the LGBT Traveler, brings you a personal and detailed story of how a Gay Traveler spends the day in Paris. The Gay Locals,  Paris’s first LGBT tour guide company, will organize a private tour of the Marais including unmissable highlights in addition to lesser-known tidbits that will…