Mark Thompson Author

A member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and New York Travel Writers Association (NYTWA), Mark Thompson is an editor, journalist, and photographer whose work appears in various periodicals. The author of the novels Wolfchild (2000) and My Hawaiian Penthouse (2007), Mark has been awarded residencies at various artists’ colonies, including The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and Blue Mountain Center. He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies.

Visit Vancouver and See Why the City and LGBTs Love Each Other

From “Hollywood North” to soaring mountains, this adventure will make you feel on top of the world. Catch Vancouver Fever When a pearl white Jaguar awaits you in front of your...

Enchanted Estonia: Baltic Beauty and LGBT-Friendly Atmosphere

It’s a country where a love of music meets a love of freedom, and it’s inviting you to join its people in celebrating a very big birthday. At twilight, one evening in estonia,...

Discover the Gay Helsinki Tom of Finland Never Drew

It’s possible that the single most indulgent course I’ve ever eaten was on a tasting menu at a restaurant in Helsinki; that says a great deal about what you can expect from...

Exploring New York beyond the Five Boroughs

We seek out spectacular architecture, fab food and wine, splendid scenery and unforgettable art in New York — and we’re not talking about the city. Throughout my childhood,...

Everybody Is a Star at These Celebrity Destinations

Hit the heights like George Clooney, see Baja like Eva Longoria and make a great getaway with Sarah Jessica Parker. It’s not often that one receives a transfer by Rolls Royce,...

Meet the Michelin Men of the Black Forest

Visit a remote region of Germany renowned for its culinary pedigree and explore what it takes to earn Michelin’s stellar accolades. Published since 1900, the Michelin Guide is...

Songdo: City of the Future

It’s no sci-fi movie set: Half a world away, visionary designers have built the metropolis we once could only imagine....

You’ll Absolutely Love the Continental Charm of Copenhagen

The American ambassador to Denmark introduces us to the unique hospitality of Copenhagen, where visitors can walk in the footsteps of The Danish Girl. One of the more popular...

Views from Aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

The largest privately-owned passenger rail service in North America, the Rocky Mountaineer traverses historic rail routes to destinations in the Pacific Northwest of the United...

A San Francisco Itinerary for the Boldface Name Fan

We head to the Bay Area in search of cinema-worthy settings, celeb-quality accommodations, and even check out a low-key little sports event known as “The Super Bowl.”...

Destination Norway

We chart a chilly course across Norway to discover amazing art, natural wonders and plenty of places to have fun in the snow. In the United States, more than 4.7 million people...

A Look at Gay Parenting — Exploring the Journeys of These Parents

Now more than ever, gays and lesbians are choosing to raise kids. So Metrosource set out to explore the journeys of these parents — with two dads who’ve been raising sons for...