8 Ways to Kickoff Christmas in Chicago

For the first 29 years of my life, I celebrated the holidays in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. While we’re not a religious family we have deep-rooted holiday traditions that I cherish more than I could ever put into words. There will never be a day I forget what our homemade popsicle stick star looks like, the taste […]

8 Tips for the Best LGBT Miami Trip

Miami is one of the world’s most popular vacation spots. As cliche as it is to say, Miami really does have something for every type of traveler – from the trendy nightlife of South Beach to the vibrant LGBT scene to the gorgeous architecture of the Art Deco district, every Miami vacationer will find something […]

3 Day Lesbian Philadelphia Guide

While Meg and I were living and working full time in Washington, DC we were constantly looking for quick getaways to maximize our time together. I was working in the car business, and Lord knows they don’t care if I ever spend time my wife. Averaging just 6 days off a month and never two […]

10 Reasons Louisville is Awesome for LGBT Travelers

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Go To Louisville. The opinions and text are all mine. Most Americans would consider Kentucky to be a southern state, but in Louisville, folks seemed to waver on this opinion. Louisville is influenced by both Southern and Midwestern culture which makes for an interesting […]

Travel Guide to Louisville Kentucky

We stumbled upon the city during a crazy busy weekend filled with ESPN’s GameDay featuring Clemson vs the University of Louisville, the Louisville Pride festival, and a Bryson Tiller concert all while the city was still in the midst of Bourbon Heritage month. There was so much going on in town that we wish we […]

Travel Guide to Austin, Texas

Austin has been on our radar for a long time, we just hadn’t been able to make it work schedule-wise. So when we were contacted by Visit Austin we were super pumped to get there. Because it was Meg’s birthday we splurged and spoiled ourselves just a bit more than usual. Check out our Austin […]

Travel Guide Tampa Bay

There are tons of great reasons to visit Florida. Disney, the beaches, Wynwood Walls – just to name a few but Tampa Bay really is a hidden gem. It’s a great warm weather city escape for the long weekend traveler. I recently spent four days visiting Tampa in collaboration with Visit Tampa Bay. I was […]

5 Delicious Eateries in Columbus, Ohio

Lindsay and I were recently invited to Experience Columbus, Ohio for Stonewall Columbus Pride. My first Columbus experience, was not what I’d expected. I pictured Columbus to be a huge sports town focused on all things athletics. Turns out, there’s a lot more to Columbus that tailgate parties. My favorite part of the after Pride […]

My First Columbus, Ohio Experience – Not What I Expected

Turns out, Columbus is surprisingly young and hip. It could be because of the proximity to Ohio State University, the third largest university in the US, or it could be just because of the open minded and easy going nature of the locals. Either way, we were pumped to experience the incredible restaurants, shopping and […]

LGBT Friendly Hotel Review: The Hotel Astor at Miami Beach

Palm Trees in Miami Beach

The Hotel Astor is a recently redesigned boutique hotel in the heart of the art deco district of Miami’s South Beach. My partner Lindsay and I were invited to check out the new design and enjoy the South Beach area in exchange for this honest review. South beach is a louder, more party-oriented area, but […]