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Dazzling Christmas Trees Around the Country

Frosty temps, the chance of snow, peppermint mochas, 24/7 holiday music, Hallmark movie marathons, shopping deals, parties, sugar cookies, hot cocoa…While all these things signal the start of the holidays, to many, the holiday season officially kicks off with the lighting of a gorgeous Christmas tree. According to The History Channel, the beginnings of the […]

10 Gorgeous Gardens to Visit

Strolling around a beautiful garden is a great way to add on a bit of nature and relaxation to any vacation experience. There are dozens of fantastic gardens in cities across the US. From exotic cacti in Tucson, to an extravagant fall pumpkin display in Dallas, to a beautiful bonsai collection in Asheville, each of […]

8 Amazing Pubs to Visit this St. Patrick’s Day

Some of us may only be a wee bit Irish, however, the ambiance and energy of an authentic Irish pub, especially on St. Patrick’s Day, has most of us reaching for a Guinness, green beer, or Fish & Chips this time of year. Parades and Irish cultural festivals continue to dominate the lineup of local […]

Attraction of the Week: Boston Common and Public Garden

Anyone who has ever vacationed in Boston knows that you are in for a lot of walking if you plan on exploring all the historic sites downtown. Walking The Freedom Trail & exploring the North End, Beacon Hill, and Newbury Street are all fantastic must-do experiences. However, exploring all of these on a single trip […]

A Fall Cruise Along the Gorgeous Charles River

A leisurely afternoon cruise along the beautiful Charles River is the perfect laid-back way to take in all the historic architecture of both Boston and Cambridge. This 80 mile long river runs a 23 mile course , from Hopkinton  (a small town just 30 min outside of the city most well-known for being the starting […]

20 Free & Fantastic Things to Do in the Greater Boston Area

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of America’s oldest & most influential cities. For history buffs, there is no better destination. With The Freedom Trail, gorgeous old architecture, and numerous notable landmarks, the city is rich in historical significance. Boston is a great city to visit anytime of the year. There are plenty of year-round […]

Exploring New England’s Past: Beautiful Historic Massachusetts & Rhode Island Architecture

New England is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in the world. Massachusetts and Rhode Island are no exception. Both of these gorgeous states are comprised of historic towns with charming historic buildings. Many of these buildings are over well over 100 years old. Below I have compiled an assortment of beautiful pictures […]

Middlesex Fells Reservation: A Picturesque Hiking Oasis Near Boston

Middlesex Fells is a beautiful natural oasis ideally located just a short drive from Boston (the reservation is located in the towns of Wincheser, Stoneham, Medford, Melrose, and Malden). Walking amongst the beautiful tree-covered trails, you will feel as if you took a 3 hour drive up to New Hampshire or Vermont, although you never […]

Attraction of the Week: Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Harvard University, established in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. This private Ivy League school is located in Cambridge, just a few miles north of Boston. Harvard was named after the first benefactor, John Harvard. In front of University Hall, you will find a bronze statue of John Harvard. […]

Vegan Eats and Treats in Boston

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit 2 vegan hotspots in Allston, a neighborhood on the west side of Boston. Allston is one of the best places in the city for vegan food with a number of enticing options. Mike and I visited Root (a vegan restaurant and juicery)  and FoMu (a vegan […]