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Tuesday Deal Day: Fireside Season at the Taj Boston

Fireside Suite Celebration at Taj Boston

Welcome the crisp evenings of Fall with a warm and wonderful getaway at Taj Boston, the landmark hotel at Arlington and Newbury streets overlooking the Public Garden. Treat yourself to a Fireside Suite Celebration and enjoy a romantic wood-burning fire and the services of a Fireplace Butler who will build and light your preferred wood […]

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Revolutionary History at Boston’s Old North Church

Students spends lots of time learning about the revolutionary history of the country, and some of the heroes from that era. I remember memorizing the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow describing the famous ride of Paul Revere: One if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready […]

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Paul Revere House in Boston’s North End

Paul Revere House in Boston

In Boston’s North End you’ll find the small wooden home that was the starting point for Paul Revere’s infamous ride.  He lived in the home with his wife, five children, and mother, remaining in the home long after the ride that made him a legend.  The house was eventually sold around 1800. The Paul Revere […]

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Books to Read on Your Next Flight

In honor of World Book Day, I’m updating my progress in the 2017 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge – and in […]

A Dozen Gardens From Around the World

Since the flowers in my garden are not terribly impressive yet - things will be in full color in another few weeks - I turned to some of my blogger friends to get a take on some of their favorite gardens around the world. I selected a dozen of them, one for each month of the year, and hope you can work a visit into one of them during your next vacation.

The days are getting longer, and with flowers blooming in the yard along with a few peeks of the sun […]

Celebrate World Wildlife Day

Today, March 3rd, is UN World Wildlife Day. The UN General Assembly made this proclamation four years ago as a […]

Sail off on a Viking Homelands Cruise

I know that lots of you still haven’t made your big vacation plans for the year. Last year I took […]