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Dining Out—-Buzios, Brazil

Dining Out—-Buzios, Brazil

By Roy Heale With over twenty fabulous beaches, great nightlife, and the best gourmet dining in Brazil it is little wonder that Buzios has developed a reputation for fun, relaxing gay vacations. Located only 120 miles north east from Rio de Janeiro, the small peninsula of Armacao de Buzios is becoming renowned as the up […]

Exclusively Gay Our House, Buzios, Brazil

Exclusively Gay Our House, Buzios, Brazil

By Roy Heale No visit to Brazil can be considered complete without a visit to Armacao de Buzios which is just a short two hour drive from Rio de Janeiro. This fabulous peninsula was discovered in the 1960s by French supermodel and movie actress Brigitte Bardot when during a vacation she was trying to escape […]

Eco-Friendly Florianopolis, Brazil

Eco-Friendly Florianopolis, Brazil

By Roy Heale On my second visit to Florianopolis I was fortunate enough to be hosted by local experts Marta Dalla Chiesa and Lesley Cushing, the co-owners of Brazil Eco Journeys, who are the only LGBT tour operators in Southern Brazil. Although it was my second visit to this wonderful, natural paradise island they managed […]

Enchanting Chez Wadi—Buzios, Brazil

Enchanting Chez Wadi—Buzios, Brazil

By Roy Heale Every now and then during my travels I am fortunate enough to stay in remarkable accommodations that have their own unique and memorable features. Such was the case when I walked though the front door of Chez Wadi Pousada in Buzios, Brazil. The aura of peace and tranquility was instantly apparent, but […]

Sun, Surf, and Fabulous Beaches—Buzios, Brazil

Sun, Surf, and Fabulous Beaches—Buzios, Brazil

By Roy Heale Just one hundred and twenty miles north of Rio de Janeiro lies a small peninsula known as Armação dos Búzios. It is only eight kilometers long and adorned with over twenty magnificent beaches which are bathed in brilliant sunshine year-round. Some beaches are small and accessible only by short hikes or water […]

Iguazu Falls—Nature’s Wonderland

Photos and Story By Roy Heale One of Mother Nature’s great works can be found on the Iguazu River creating the natural frontier between Argentina and Brazil. Discovering the site of 275 waterfalls—dropping over eight-two metres—it soon becomes apparent to any observer that the Iguazu Falls must be one of the great wonders of the […]

HIV Travel Information

If you are HIV positive travelling to another country is always a challenge knowing whether you need a visa, can you enter the country,  can you bring medication, can you get travel insurance and more. A good resource is the Global Database on HIV Related Travel Restrictions website www.hivtravel.org The database purpose is as follows: […]

Canada

Great Boutique Hotel in Beltline Community

Hotel Elan, Calgary, Alberta, Canada By Roy Heale In the heart of downtown Calgary the trendy, residential community known as the Beltline is close to the business center of the city plus the hip restaurants, clubs, and boutiques of the 17th Avenue Entertainment District. For this reason a number of boutique hotels have recently located […]

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