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Eat your way through Copenhagen when Copenhagen Cooking opens its doors for the 10th time

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From 22 - 31 August the summer edition of Copenhagen's food festival Copenhagen Cooking is being held for the tenth time and the people behind Copenhagen Cooking are busy planning the programme. Over ten days, Copenhagen's restaurants, streets and lanes - as well as some rather unusual spots in town - will be bristling with gastronomic events. More than 150 unique events will be taking place and they will cater for all tastes, whether you're into a spit roast at one of the city's central squares or a gourmet dinner accompanied by a musical piece composed specially for the dinner.

There will be both tried and tested events as well as brand new ones on offer on the festival programme, which has not yet been published. The events, Taste the World in Prague Boulevard, where a number of Copenhagen restaurants with international cuisine offer small dishes at special prices, and Nordic Taste where top restaurants from Scandinavia offer tastings at Gefionspringvandet (Gefion …

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Sparkling Hill Resort Welcomes the LGBT Traveler

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Nestled in the vibrant hills of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia's Wine Country, is the LGBT-welcoming Sparkling Hill Resort... Luxury on Lake Okanagan.

The Okanagan Valley has become quite popular as one of the top ten wine regions in the world, and their local Mission Hill Winery recently won the coveted International Trophy for ‘World’s Best Wine’ at the 2013 Decanter Awards in London, England for their 2011 Martin Lane Pinot Noir against the leading wineries in the world.. "World's Best Pinot Noir."  In addition, Travel & Leisure named Mission Hill Winery’s Terrace Restaurant as 1 of the top 5 winery restaurants in the world... “it is the centerpiece of the Canadian wine tourism industry and one of the most glorious dining experiences in the world.”


As such, the Okanagan Valley has become one of the most sought after locations for destination weddings, and the Sparkling Hill Resort has become one of the top resorts in Canada for hosting incredible LGBT …

LGBT #Hashtag RoundUp: #OutInThailand

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Welcome to our first of a new series we're launching here at Pink Banana Media... the LGBT #hashtag RoundUp.  These are "social media stories" told by the folks out there Tweeting, posting their photos to Facebook and Instagram and sharing their videos on YouTube and Vine... all using a unique #hashtag and posting with a purpose!

For our first LGBT #hashtag RoundUp, we've chosen Thailand... as a destination, they've been incredibly successful in utilizing social media in their LGBT marketing outreach, starting with the work Carlos Melia (www.CarlosMelia.com / @CarlosMelia) did for Tourism Authority of Thailand (www.tourismthailand.org and www.gothaibefree.com / @ThaiGayTravel) in 2012 and 2013 and culminating in an LGBT trip in April/May 2014, bringing together a variety of LGBT travel writers, tour operators and travel agents including Out Adventures, Man About World and more.

Their adventures are told below in Social Media Storyboard format, where their Tweets…