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Troy Petenbrink

Troy Petebrink is a strong believer in Mark Twain's philosophy that "travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts." He has been a freelance travel journalists for more than a decade and his
publication credits include TravelChannel.com, CruiseCritic.com, and The Miami Herald among many others. Follow him on Twitter: @thegaytraveler,
on Facebook: The GayTraveler, and Instagram: @TheGayTraveler

The Ten Best U.S. Vacation Destinations for LGBTQ+ Families

We’re celebrating Pride Month and the start of summer with our roundup of Best Vacation Destinations for LGBTQ+ Families. Read on, get inspired, and get packing!   LGBTQ+ parents know that they struggle with many of the same issues as their straight counterparts–getting their kids to eat better, trying to understand new math, and picking …

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Quebec City with Kids – Canada Family Vacation Guide

CANADA FAMILY VACATIONS: Quebec City with Kids – With its French-speaking residents, 17th and 18th century European inspired architecture, and beautiful countryside, Quebec City is often regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world. And while that might make it responsible for the conception of many children, it is also a wonderful …

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Great New Gadgets and Gear for the Traveling Family

More than 160,000 square feet of space (that’s nearly the size of three football fields) of the Las Vegas Convention Center was recently filled with exhibitors at the 2017 International Travel Goods Show. The annual show is when all the new and updated travel goods are introduced to the market. I had the pleasure—and exhausting …

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