I’m a greedy tourist. When I travel, I want to experience it all: the old and the new, the quaint and the cosmopolitan, the historic and the contemporary. So when I heard about a city that flows with the ease of a small town while boasting beaches, museums and architectural masterpieces on par with those … Continue reading IQ in The Washington Post: Valencia
Ivan Quintanilla Traveling IQ is the travel expert talking about gay travel to Amsterdam.
After a four-year renovation, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam reopened yesterday, with a renewed focus on experiencing the Netherlands’ seafaring history through interactive presentations, voyage simulations and life-sized seafaring replicas. Read IQ’s full article in The New York Times, by clicking on the picture below: .
To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, one London gallery is honoring the real-life heroes — the firemen and policemen who protect us every day — by imbuing them with the invincible spirit of fictional superheroes. From Sept. 16 to 22, Eleven Fine Art (11 Eccleston Street; 44-20-7183-3577; http://www.elevenfineart.com) will host “Supermen … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: “Supermen”
Ivan Quintanilla is featured as the travel expert on Toronto’s Proud FM “Your Morning With Richard & Chris.” IQ talks about the thriving art and gay scenes of the surprisingly vibrant Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Click below to listen to the interview: Wanna learn more about Pittsburgh?...Check out the following articles by Traveling IQ: Pittsburgh is Poppin' … Continue reading IQ Talks Travel on Toronto Radio: Pittsburgh
Forget any preconceived ideas; today’s Pittsburgh is thriving with art, culture and a gay scene capable of satisfying your diverse desires. Greatly evolved since the days of the steel industry, today’s Burgh of Pitt is bearing much fruit—in every sense of the word. Christened “America’s Most Livable City” for the past four years, Pittsburgh is … Continue reading Pittsburgh is Poppin’
What will our cities look like in 30 years? That’s the question posed by joint shows in New York City and Amsterdam, as architecture centers in each city simultaneously display an international collaboration, “Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040.” The exhibition organizers challenged 10 architecture and design firms to imagine a healthier urban … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: “Glimpses”
Photo by Catherine Opie, Josh, 2007, courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum We’ve feared and revered them. They’ve taunted and titillated us. Now, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh explores the stereotype of the aggressive, sexualized American athlete in “Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports,” on exhibit through August 7. Featuring the works of 17 contemporary artists, … Continue reading “Mixed Signals” of Masculinity
On a recent trip to Pittsburgh, I was reminded of the gift that are our mothers. In the lobby of the The Andy Warhol Museum, hung an art installation by Yoko Ono, titled “My Mommy is Beautiful.” The temporary exhibit was essentially a long board where visitors could leave their pictures, thoughts, notes, poems, etc., … Continue reading Pittsburgh Loves Mommy
Cologne is a city of contrasts. Germany’s most catholic city is also one of its most progressive. Founded along the Rhine River as a Roman settlement in 38 BC, Cologne has managed to stay relevant through more than 2,000 years of history, culture, and artistry. Germany’s fourth largest city celebrates its distinct “Kölsch” culture by … Continue reading Cologne, Germany: Religion & Revelry