Showing posts from July, 2017

Post WorldPride2017 Rest & Relaxation in Sitges

So what does one do after a whirlwind of a week in Madrid for World Pride 2017?  Well, for our group, a quick flight to Barcelona and a quick train ride to Sitges was just what the doctor ordered! Just arrived in Sitges for a few days of rest & relaxation after #WorldPride2017 @VisitGaySpain #gaytravel #gayspain — Matt Skallerud 🔆 (@MattSkal) July 3, 2017 Let's start with some tapas y sangria @visitGaySpain @visitgaybcn #ilovegay ... — Fabrice Tasendo (@FabriceInLA) July 6, 2017 What a great town... it's reminiscent of so many Mediterranean seaside villages from Spain to Italy, with a hotels and a seaside promenade lined with open air restaurants serving all varieties of Mediterranean culinary delights! What's different about Sitges is that it's become such a gay mecca over the years... during the day, everyone seems to flock to the gay beach just south of the ce

Matt Skallerud Does World Pride Madrid 2017

Our team here at Pink Banana Media has decided to start writing from a more personal angle on our adventures and travels throughout the world, especially as they relate to LGBTQ Travel.  Included will be embedded social media posts along the way. My adventures with World Pride 2017 in Madrid started upon arrival on Wednesday evening, June 28th, when Richard and I arrived in Madrid and got ourselves settled in at the cozy Marriott Princesa hotel.  We immediately headed on down to the Chueca area of Madrid, where we met up with our friends for dinner and drinks, just to get ourselves started and oriented on the Madrid way of life! First 24 hours in #GayMadrid for @WorldPride2017 #WorldPride2017 #Orgullo2017 @ILoveGayMadrid @VisitGaySpain — Matt Skallerud 🔆 (@MattSkal) June 29, 2017 The next morning I headed straight on down for the NYC press conference, where they announced the exciting news that World Pride 2019 was to be held in New