“Breakaway Backpacker” Jaime Davila is currently trekking through Patagonia and taking some obscenely beautiful photos along the way. Davila, 29, publishes at Breakaway Backpacker and on his Instagram and is currently on his second trip around the world, with no return date, after quitting his job and cutting his ties with corporate America.
MoretravelIt’s basically what many of us dream of doing but just don’t for whatever reason. Says Davila: “Life is short…why not do what makes you happy and let others do what makes them happy too.” Sounds like a pretty good philosophy.
So Davila now finds himself in Patagonia. Patagonia sits at the southern tip of South America and is a region shared administratively by Chile and Argentina.
Lapland’s LGBTI community took to the streets over the weekend for the region’s annual Pride celebrations.
Arctic Pride, which takes place in Lapland’s commercial centre, Rovaniemi, was set up to provide a safe place for sexual and gender minorities to meet in one of Europe’s most northern cities, which lies just six miles from the Arctic Circle.
The weekend offered attendees the chance to get a taste of LGBT theater, music, exhibitions and work shops, as well as the opportunity to take part in a Pride parade through the streets of Rovaniemi.
India shocked us but we quickly fell in love with it as we made out way through this beautiful country and colourful culture.
We spent a month dancing through India, from Bollywood dancing in Delhi to visiting the breathtaking monument of love, the Taj Mahal, through Rajasthan, over to Varanasi then down south to Kochi in Kerala.
Spending Diwali in Jaipur also made this trip very special for us. This is our India video diary of our best moments in October 2014 as we danced through this beautiful country
Cirque Ziva! Created by the artistic director of the fabled Golden Dragon Acrobats, Danny Chang, Cirque Ziva http://glynnhouse.com/events accomplishes the impossible, transforming gravity-defying acrobatics with sleek, colorful costumes and evocative lighting. Eye-popping, fast-paced fun for the family, the show offers a bounty of visuals for a more sophisticated audience as well. Don’t miss the show March 5th.
The romantic Glynn House Inn – situated in the heart of New Hampshire’s spectacular White Mountains and Lakes Regions – offers guests an exceptional experience. A full gluten free breakfast menu is always available. Bring your favorite four-footed canine pal on holiday too. Reserve one of five pet friendly rooms.
Venture away from the Inn and antiquing, art galleries, boating, fine dining, fishing, golf, hiking, historic sites, ‘tax free’ shopping and scenic drives along tranquil country roads. Visit the Glynn House website http://www.glynnhouse.com for additional information about the Inn and local activities.
West Side Story! On the mean streets of New York City, two gangs are in a long-lasting duel. The Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang, grapple with the difficulties of assimilating into American society. The Jets, the American gang, want to resist newcomers entering their territory. In the midst of this rivalry, a Jet, Tony, falls in love with a beautiful Shark girl, Maria. After a fight between the Jets and the Sharks, Tony makes a rash decision and ends up paying for it in a huge way. West Side Story http://glynnhouse.com/events has had 12 Tony nominations. Don’t miss the show March 5 – 7,
The romantic Glynn House Inn – situated in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains and Lakes Region – offers guests and exceptional experience. A full gluten free breakfast menu is always available. Bring your four-footed canine pal on holiday too. Reserve one of five pet friendly rooms.
Venture away from the Inn and enjoy antiquing, art galleries, boating, fine dining, fishing, golf, hiking, historic sites, skiing, snowmobiling, “tax free” shopping and scenic drives along tranquil country roads. Visit the Glynn House website http://www.glynnhouse.com for additional information about the Inn and local activities.
Tired of straining to put a name on the familiar, iconic San Francisco places of HBO’s “Looking”?
To make your life even better, we’ve rounded up some of the hotspots for your enjoyment…
The San Francisco Staple
The looking cast certainly enjoyed its share of shots sitting atop the most arguably gay plot of earth in the world. Quintessentially San Francisco, Gay Beach at Dolores Park is a classic hotspot. With spectacular views (not just of the city), this is to where every gay – from hippies and hipsters to gym rats in speedos – flocks to ogle and flirt and get drunk. Grab your blanket, lotion, and friends for a day on the “beach.”
Have you longed to visit Italy for years and love the art of writing? Blend these two passions this September and take the plunge. Spend a week on Lake Como with fellow travel inspired women and the creative team behind Italy, in Other Words. Kathryn Abajian is thrilled to announce a new Villa location for 2015 in Varenna, a charming town on Lake Como in the Lombardy region, just north of Milan.
The Villa Monastero, a former nunnery and noble home featuring stunning botanical gardens and an art-filled Villa, will be the relaxing setting for lodging and instruction.
Enjoy a private room with a calming view of Lake Como, morning instruction in a group of supportive writers, and afternoons exploring a variety of cultural excursions into the countryside with plenty of solitude for writing and contemplation lakeside.