Naked Southwest France – Gay Star News

Author: , January 6th, 2018

Naked Southwest France - Jean-Pierre Leclerc

If you’re looking for some travel inspiration for your next vacation, then LGBTI travel specialist Jean-Pierre Leclerc suggests that the southwest of France should be top of your wish-list.
We spoke with Leclerc, a veteran of the travel industry since 1994, to find out what makes Bordeaux and the beaches of the Aquitaine coast a must-visit destination in France.

What makes the southwest of France a good destination for LGBTI travellers?

No other French region offers such a great lifestyle. Not only are there plenty of monuments, museums, history, and regional traditions, where else can you find the unique combination of beaches, mountains, forests, and rural life? Plus there’s our gastronomy – foie gras, truffle, traditional pastries, and a vast assortment of cheese and wines.

If you’re looking for an active vacation, this is a great region for surfing, kite surfing, biking, cycling, and boating.
It’s also a region that enthusiastically welcomes LGBTI travellers. Plus it’s one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations for naturists.

By Gareth Johnson – Full Story at Gay Star News

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Nude At The Bottom of the Grand Canyon – Nude Raft Trips

Author: , December 19th, 2016

Nude At The Bottom of the Grand Canyon – Nude Raft Trips

By Beverly B. Price for GayTravelersMagazine

Grand – and magnificent, splendid, glorious, superb, impressive, awe-inspiring, majestic.   It is impossible to be in the depths of the Grand Canyon and believe that the word “grand” says it all. 

I have traveled with other nude passengers all 280 miles of Colorado River from Lee’s Ferry to Lake Mead.  I have been in the majority of the stunning (and all different) side canyons.  I have also made shorter trips to be hauled out by chopper at Whitmore Wash.  Each trip is unique.

The rafts splash through numerous rapids.  The water is cold and deep and swift.  Or they float along in serenely where only the descending call of the canyon wren can be heard.  Or they pull up to a campsite for the night next to the warm water of a side stream.

The canyon bighorn sheep are unafraid of the rafts. The stars are endless.  It is a spiritual experience and one that should not be adulterated.

Teddy Roosevelt perhaps said it best on January 11, 1908, when he stated, “Let this great wonder of nature remain as it now is. You cannot improve on it. But what you can do is keep it for your children, your children’s children, and all who come after you, as the one great sight which every American should see.”

If you would like to experience the great wonder of nature – and do so naturally – there are nude raft trips planned.  Simply send a message to bbprice@aol.com  and ask for information.  Please put “Grand Canyon Raft Trip” in the subject line.

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We have visited multiple AANR member locations including Cypress Cove Nudist Resort, and Lake Como Family Nudist Resort and Community and we have enjoyed Florida’s Haulover Beach for years. As a gay, married couple, we have always felt accepted. There truly is something liberating, tranquil and very social about nudism and naturism.

To search for American Association for Nude Recreation clubs, visit http://www.aanr.com/places-to-go/aanr-clubs

To learn more about the American Association for Nude Recreation clubs, visit http://www.aanr.com/
 
Beverly B. Price is the President of the American Association for Nude Recreation.


Article and photos provided by Beverly B. Price for Gay Travelers Magazine
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World Naked Bike Ride Day in Manchester

Author: , June 17th, 2015

World Naked Bike Ride day - Manchester

Hundreds of nude bikers rode through the gayborhood of Manchester, UK this past Friday celebrating World Naked Bike Ride Day (yes, that’s a thing).

The international holiday was established to not only raise awareness for cyclist safety on city roads, but also body positivity. Revelers in Manchester gleefully took to the streets in droves, unabashedly baring it all for the world to see.

By Carey O’Donnell – Full Story at New Now Next | Northwestern England Gay Travel Resources | Other Gay Travel Events

Best Places to Vacation Naked

Author: , February 5th, 2015

Vacation NudeFace it. The staycation is not for you. An island paradise or mountain getaway, sipping cocktails while wiggling your toes in the surf and basking in the sunset and, oh, what the hell, slipping off your clothes off – that’s more your style. Completely exposed, yet refreshingly private. Some of the most beautiful places in the world to be naked while vacationing are out there, just waiting for you to visit.

We believe that sun, sand and seclusion complete the winning formula for a sexy nudist vacation – but go beyond the beach and nude vacationing becomes a journey of discovery. Some of the world’s sexiest hangouts are overtly hedonistic while others are refreshingly laidback. If you’re ready to throw in the towel on vacation planning, we highly recommend throwing off your clothes instead.

1. Nude cruising – Bare Necessities Tour & Travel

Imagine packing for a 14 day cruise and fitting everything into a neat little carry-on. Bare Necessities specializes in nude cruising, whether it’s a grand tour of the Mediterranean or a Caribbean sightseeing cruise. The 3,000 or so guests are encouraged to indulge in nudity throughout the ship but clothing is required for dinning and when the ship docks in port. As well, guests need to be clothed for shore excursions but many of the ports of call feature stops at nude beaches. Double win.

By Julia Rosien – Full Story at Go Girlfriend