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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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It’s My Blog Anniversary!

On March 17, 2006, I wrote my first blog post ever on my travel blog then named Flyaway Cafe. You […]

Visiting the Ruins of Pompeii: From Tragedy to Tourism

The ruins of Pompeii are a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ruins of Pompeii have become one of Italy’s most visited sites. On August 24th, 79 A.D., erupted in a […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

It seems like everyone thinks about romance in February, but once Valentine’s Day passes, romance gets short shrift. One way […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]