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The importance of a comfortable bed

THE IMPORTANCE OF A COMFORTABLE BED

NOTE: This blog post features some products I've received as complimentary gifts. You'll see it disclosed in the text along with unique...

Philadelphia for hipsters - Cool things to do

PHILADELPHIA FOR HIPSTERS - COOL THINGS TO DO

FACT: Philadelphia is cool. You might think Philly is all about the history. And while it's an important part of the city, there's...

 
 
 
EXCLUSIVE: Win a trip to Philadelphia!

EXCLUSIVE: WIN A TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA!

To celebrate the launch of the new Hipster Guide to Philadelphia , I've teamed up with Visit Philadelphia to offer the exclusive chance...

An honest guide on how to find an apartment in NYC

AN HONEST GUIDE ON HOW TO FIND AN APARTMENT IN NYC

Before moving to NYC, I heard from countless friends who had made the move before: finding an apartment in NYC isn't easy. For one,...

 
 
 
Blogging then and now

BLOGGING THEN AND NOW

Hey internet, A few weeks ago I was sitting in a cocktail bar in Brooklyn with two new friends. As it always happens, the topic of...

Highlights from NYC Pride 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM NYC PRIDE 2018

I've been to a lot of gay and LGBTQ pride festivals around the world, but this year was my first time at the New York City Pride. It's...

 
 
 
10 Things You Didn't Know about Sending Mail

10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT SENDING MAIL

SPONSORED - Here's a little secret. I'm kind of obsessed with sending mail. I'm not always good at-I've missed a lot of holidays when...

Don't buy a Rainbow Bagel this Pride Month

DON'T BUY A RAINBOW BAGEL THIS PRIDE MONTH

Okay, I don't want to rain on your parade , but I just wanted to share a little pet peeve of mine. As many of you might know, this...

 
 
 
5 essential travel tech gadgets for your next trip

5 ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TECH GADGETS FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP

Listen, I can see you rolling your eyes already.. Travel and technology go hand-in-hand, and it's a tired topic to be honest, but here's...

My experience as a gay travel writer

MY EXPERIENCE AS A GAY TRAVEL WRITER

It was 2012. I'd just visited Jordan for the third time. While I was in Amman, I did as any other tourist these days does: I looked...

 
 
 
Five ways to visit Amsterdam

FIVE WAYS TO VISIT AMSTERDAM

Fact: Amsterdam is one of Europe's prettiest cities. Not just because it's relatively compact and has a history, but because the city...

A weekend in Philadelphia's gayborhood

A WEEKEND IN PHILADELPHIA'S GAYBORHOOD

For years my friends have been trying to convince me to visit Philadelphia. So many of my college friends either moved out to Philly...

 
 
 
A guide to tipping around the world

A GUIDE TO TIPPING AROUND THE WORLD

One of the first things to shock me since moving to America was the constant need to tip. And to not just tip-but to tip BIG. Just...

Why Gay Pride Still Matters

WHY GAY PRIDE STILL MATTERS

Today, May 17th, is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia - IDAHOT. I wanted to take the occasion to share...

 
 
 
Europe's Top 10 Best Countries for LGBTQ Rights

EUROPE'S TOP 10 BEST COUNTRIES FOR LGBTQ RIGHTS

Since 2009, the ILGA-Europe has released an annual ranking of European countries and the legal and policy situations for LGBTQ people...

Gay relationships on full display in off-Broadway play Afterglow

GAY RELATIONSHIPS ON FULL DISPLAY IN OFF-BROADWAY PLAY AFTERGLOW

This past week I was invited to attend a showing of an off-Broadway play, Afterglow. It's been playing at the Davenport Theater for...

 
 
 
My First Month in Brooklyn

MY FIRST MONTH IN BROOKLYN

Well, life happened. It's still pretty hard to imagine how it happened. But here I am. It's been a whirlwind month of stories I probably...

Travel Hacking: Save on Your Next Trip with Acorns Found Money

TRAVEL HACKING: SAVE ON YOUR NEXT TRIP WITH ACORNS FOUND MONEY

There's no secret formula to traveling for free, but I find the more people travel, the more ways they find to make the experience...

 
 
 
A Gay Guy's Weekend Guide to Brighton

A GAY GUY'S WEEKEND GUIDE TO BRIGHTON

When people talk about “ gay England ,” there's almost always one city they're referring to. The seaside town of Brighton has and always...

Dear Travelers, Send Your Mom A Postcard This Mother's Day

DEAR TRAVELERS, SEND YOUR MOM A POSTCARD THIS MOTHER'S DAY

There are always distractions, sights to see, things to do, people to meet. It's a delicate balance to take in the adventure of travel...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Stance, the popular sock company that was once the official sock of the NBA...

Stance, the popular sock company that was once the official sock of the NBA, now makes t-shirts and underwear - here's how they stack up

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The New York City real estate market has gotten so bad that people are...

The New York City real estate market has gotten so bad that people are paying millions to live in the basement

Sean Pavone/Shutterstock New York City real estate is so outrageous that homebuyers are paying millions for underground apartments, according to a New York Times... Read more ...

American Express is offering exclusive perks to cardmembers who attend the...

American Express is offering exclusive perks to cardmembers who attend the US Open - here's what you'll get

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. US Open American Express is... Read more ...

9 people share the hardest question they were asked in an interview - and...

9 people share the hardest question they were asked in an interview - and how they answered

Shutterstock/ESB Basic You want to be as prepared as possible for a job interview , but some questions you just can't plan for. Thousands of people on Reddit chimed in with... Read more ...

2 goats are on the loose on Brooklyn subway tracks, and the MTA is making...

2 goats are on the loose on Brooklyn subway tracks, and the MTA is making bad puns about them

NYCT Subway New York City transit officials spotted two goats wandering along Brooklyn's N-line tracks on Monday morning. Their escape comes just five days after more than 20... Read more ...

Delta has announced a limited-time offer for its Amex credit cards - and...

Delta has announced a limited-time offer for its Amex credit cards - and it's one of the best we've ever seen

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An Exclusive Culinary Event at Four Seasons Hotel Doha Hosted by Chef Nobu

An Exclusive Culinary Event at Four Seasons Hotel Doha Hosted by Chef Nobu

Four Seasons Hotel Doha, an award-winning oasis-like property ideally located on a private beach in the heart of Doha's cosmopolitan city, in partnership with acclaimed Chef... Read more ...

Netflix's latest rom-com, 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before,' has critics...

Netflix's latest rom-com, 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before,' has critics obsessed and a 93% score on Rotten Tomatoes

Netflix "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is the latest Netflix rom-com that critics are gushing over. In June, Netflix released "Set It Up," a formulaic rom-com about young... Read more ...

Chelsea Handler defended former senator Al Franken by saying groping is 'not...

Chelsea Handler defended former senator Al Franken by saying groping is 'not sexual assault'

Netflix Comedian Chelsea Handler came to former senator Al Franken's defense in an interview with Profile by Buzzfeed News. Franken resigned in January after multiple women... Read more ...

British Woman Fell Off Cruise Ship In Croatia, Treaded Water For 10 Hours To...

British Woman Fell Off Cruise Ship In Croatia, Treaded Water For 10 Hours To Stay Alive

Kay Longstaff, 46, was rescued from the Adriatic Sea by the Croatian coast guard on Sunday. Read more ...