Tag: New England

June, July and August: Savoring Summer

June, July and August: Savoring Summer

In April and May I tried to strike a healthy balance between work, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and self-care, but then I went full-speed ahead once summer arrived. Here’s what I’ve been up to.

April and May: All About Balance

April and May: All About Balance

I mostly stayed put in April knowing May would be one of my busiest months of the year at work. Even so, I squeezed in back-to-back weekend trips to Portland, Savannah and Mexico City.

February and March: Everyday Adventures

February and March: Everyday Adventures

Even though I don’t have many vacation days yet at my new job, I’ve tried to make the most of local experiences and travels throughout New England and beyond over the past few months.

My Favorite Food Town: Northampton, Massachusetts

My Favorite Food Town: Northampton, Massachusetts

Are you looking for the best places to eat in Northampton, Massachusetts? Check out Allison Bird’s recommendations on where to go in her favorite food town.

April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

I’m writing this post slightly before the end of the month, since I’m taking off for Poland tonight! This month I put my head down on pillows in six different cities: Somerville, MA; Alpha, NJ; Asheville, NC; Milwaukee, WI; Boston, MA; and Warsaw, Poland. Even for […]

Beyond Cannolis: Exploring Boston’s North End with Context Travel

Beyond Cannolis: Exploring Boston’s North End with Context Travel

If you’re heading to Boston, check out this North End Boston History Tour by Context Travel! After living in Boston for nearly nine years, I thought I knew the city pretty well. I also thought I knew a fair amount about the North End, Boston’s […]

October: A Month of Firsts at Home and Abroad

October: A Month of Firsts at Home and Abroad

This October was definitely one for the record books! I experienced my… First Professional Soccer Game Even though I’ve been to nearly every other professional sporting event, before this month I had never been to a professional soccer game. Thanks to New England Revolution, I was […]

Massachusetts Giveaway: New England Revolution Beer Tasting & Game

Massachusetts Giveaway: New England Revolution Beer Tasting & Game

Next Saturday, October 1, I’ll be at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, doing three of my favorite things – watching soccer, drinking beer and supporting a good cause. And since I have a pair of tickets to give away, there’s a chance you can join me for free (a $70 value!).* […]

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.

Instagram Roundup: Welcome Weekend Escapes

Instagram Roundup: Welcome Weekend Escapes

Even though by Boston standards it was a fairly mild winter this year, spring hasn’t fully taken hold just yet. Much to my dismay, I had to turn on my heat this week, and today I’m wearing stockings.