Like a river, connections with loved ones can course, strong and flowing, for years, then one day just dry up to a trickle. Maybe the rain of communication is in drought, or perhaps a dam formed from a build-up of what’s unsaid. But all you know is that lately, you can’t talk to your friend… [Read More]
New England Getaways
Romantic getaways in New England, and family or solo travel ideas for a weekend or vacation near Boston: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Connecticut.
Rule #1 of travel with two kids under 4: Get the munchkins out of the rental house, or they will destroy the rental house. Thus it was that during our recent trip to Williamstown — that bucolic green-hilled town in Western Massachusetts — we quested for an activity. “What about that modern art museum in… [Read More]
Fun Things to Do With Kids in Hampshire County, Massachusetts! Just two hours west of Boston and three hours north of New York City, the town of Amherst, Massachusetts snuggles amid rolling hills. Are you seeking a New England getaway destination that’s yummy for kids and adults alike? Read on, because this region brims with… [Read More]
Fun New England getaways within three hours from Boston have become my new passion, since having two kids under 4 years old makes a simple trip out the front door of our house seem like a complex rocket expedition. How thrilled am I, therefore, to finally discover Northampton and its surrounding goodies in Hampshire County,… [Read More]
Do you swoon for curves and color of splendid old architecture? Enter the Southeast Lighthouse of Block Island, RI! Built in 1874, this 150-year-old Rhode Island building beckons you with textures to take your breath away. Join me now as we open the door and climb that historic spiral staircase! History of the Block Island… [Read More]
Looking for a perfect short trip from Boston that feels a world away? Zip north just one hour, and the seaside haven of Rockport, Massachusetts shall embrace you with its salt air charm and fresh lobster. As a lifelong Bostonian, I’ve happily visited Rockport every summer, and recommend it far and wide. My favorite thing… [Read More]