David Duran

David Duran

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Gay Polo Returns to Palm Beach for Its 7th Year

The 7th annual International Gay Polo Tournament took place at the world-renowned International Polo Club Palm Beach just the other weekend and it was hot, hot, hot! No really, the temperature was scorching, but that didn’t stop attendees from lining the sidelines with their version of a (gay) tailgate party.

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FancyBeard: Cycling Europe

The cycling tour with VBT was going to take me through Czech Republic, Germany and Austria. I was traveling alone so when meeting the group of strangers for the first time, I was a bit freaked out, but thankful that I had opted to bring along my personal Wi-Fi device, so at least I could continuously post about how awkward it was to be where I was. Instead, I used that unlimited Internet to post my daily accomplishments to social media and brag about how great I looked in bike shorts.

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FancyBeard: Soaking Up Sexy Tel Aviv on the Cheap

Introducing our new FancyBeard series, in which a hirsute, globetrotting gay man makes peace with his limited budget and an affinity for the finer things in life. This trip: the Beard Hits The Hold Land.

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FancyBeard: Learning the Three B's of Berlin

Introducing our new FancyBeard series, in which a hirsute, globetrotting gay man makes peace with his limited budget and an affinity for the finer things in life. This trip: thrilling, thrifty Berlin.

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A Weekend With Harrah's San Diego... and Joan Rivers

Sometimes we all need a little break, but we can’t all afford two-week sojourns to Punta Cana. That’s what weekend getaways are made for. For anyone in Southern California, Nevada, or Arizona, there’s a new option: the newly-branded Harrah’s Resort Southern California.

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We Found Your Hawaii Honeymoon Hotel: Maui's Grand Wailea

The Grand Wailea on Maui's South Shore is the ultimate Hawaii experience for new couples — or singles who need a break from the stressful mainland.

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Sydney Mardi Gras: A Gay Post-Mortem

By 1989, the numbers of revelers reached 200,000, and in 1993 the number skyrocketed to 500,000. At this point in time, New South Wales was receiving over $38 million for their economy from the Mardi Gras festivities. Now, Mardi Gras is a combination of approximately 100 different art events, a 70,000 person daytime picnic, the parade, and the post-parade party.

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Flying High With Legendary Air Hostess Pam Ann

World traveler David Duran yukked it up with Pam Ann, née Caroline Reid, to discuss her upcoming performances at Sydney Mardi Gras and in-flight disasters.