New England

Maine Windjammer Cruise: the Magic of the J. & E. Riggin

Maine Windjammer Cruise: the Magic of the J. & E. Riggin

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a Maine windjammer cruise and leisurely sail along the state’s rocky coastline, gazing at lighthouses, feasting on lobsters, and sipping wine under the stars? Well, I got the chance to do just that in […]

enVision Hotel Boston Everett Review: My First Staycation

enVision Hotel Boston Everett Review: My First Staycation

Are you looking for a unique boutique hotel in Boston for this summer? If so check out my enVision Hotel Boston Everett review! 

Hotel Northampton Review: A Hampshire County Gem

Hotel Northampton Review: A Hampshire County Gem

Here is my Hotel Northampton review. I stayed at this historic Northampton, Massachusetts, property during my Hampshire County road trip with Vicky of Buddy the Traveling Monkey. 

Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Each year when my dad and I attend the Green River Music Festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, we look for new places to explore on our way to or from my home in Boston. Together we’ve wandered around some of my favorite Massachusetts towns including Concord and Northampton, and once, after […]

A Visit to Colby Farm Sunflower Field

A Visit to Colby Farm Sunflower Field

Given that I was recently away from Boston for 11 days visiting family in New Jersey and friends in Colorado, I really wanted (and needed) to be productive this past weekend. But that went out the window when I heard from my friend Kristin that the Colby Farm sunflower field […]

A Visit to Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

A Visit to Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

I haven’t traveled internationally since April, but I really didn’t mind staying put this summer because there’s so much to do in and around Boston during the few months of warmth we get here.

There’s something for everyone in the Pioneer Valley!

There’s something for everyone in the Pioneer Valley!

As much as I love living in Boston, I also love getting out of the “big city” from time to time and experiencing what the rest of New England has to offer. Fortunately I have a lot of fantastic road-trip destinations to chose from right here […]

Girls’ Getaway at the Hawthorn Inn

Girls’ Getaway at the Hawthorn Inn

Maine’s motto is “the way that life should be,” and it’s no surprise that once you cross the border, the air seems cleaner, the trees seem taller, the roads seem wider, and the people seem way nicer.

A Wintery Weekend at the Deerfield Inn

A Wintery Weekend at the Deerfield Inn

It was damp, grey and cold on the Friday I left for Deerfield and my overnight stay at the Deerfield Inn. A snowstorm was predicted to roll into Boston on Saturday, so it wasn’t the ideal time to take a roadtrip. However, since I had been […]

How the Manor on Golden Pond Got Me in the Christmas Spirit

How the Manor on Golden Pond Got Me in the Christmas Spirit

When I pulled out of Boston last Friday afternoon to make the two-hour drive north on 93 to the small town of Holderness, in the heart of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, it didn’t really feel like Christmas was less than two weeks away. After all, […]