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The Royal Sonesta Boston: Where Boston meets Cambridge

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018

To enjoy Boston from another perspective, away from the tourist crowds, consider staying  on the other side of the Charles River, in Cambridge.

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City Winery, Boston

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018

For cosmopolitan food, wine and cultural experience all in one, City Winery is one of Boston’s best bets.

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Exploring Boston from the other side

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018

U.S. News & World Report named Boston the #1 Best Summer Vacation Destination in New England for its sights, culture and food. 

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The Historic Inns of Rockland, Maine

Posted by on Jul 29, 2018

The four Historic Inns of Rockland are unique bed and breakfast accommodations that offer gracious service and outstanding amenities in exceptional historic buildings

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Portland, Maine: a getaway by land and sea 

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018

The Portland by Land and by Sea package is a four day, three night getaway that includes a one night stay on the mainland followed by two nights on an island in the harbor. There is time to explore the attractions of the city then relax at a private island enclave in a unique historic setting.

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The Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, Maine

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018

If you are not on the guest list for the Bush family compound, then the family-owned Nonantum Resort is a next best option for a stay in Kennebunkport.

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NCL’s Breakaway: Florida and the Bahamas cruise from New York

Posted by on May 10, 2018

People who live within driving distance of New York and can eliminate the expense and inconvenience of a flight with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Bahamas and Florida cruise aboard the Breakaway.

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Rockland, Maine: Lobster Capital of the World and so much more

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018

Rockland is a great place to savor the freshest of food in a variety of venues. It is one of the world’s largest lobster shipping centers and is known as The Lobster Capital of the World.

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250 Main: hip and artsy accommodations in Rockland, Maine

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018

Rockland’s first boutique hotel, the 26 room 250 Main, is a hip and artsy alternative to the city’s well-established bed and breakfast inns. 

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Biltmore Estate Winery: the most visited winery in America

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018

Biltmore Estate’s Winery is the most visited winery in America. 

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The Vintage Bouquet Bar in the Pearl, San Antonio

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018

Who knew that making a floral arrangement could be this easy? At San Antonio’s Vintage Bouquet Bar everything was in place to make it happen.

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JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018

The Texas-sized JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is the largest JW Marriott Resort in the world.

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San Antonio’s cuisine: innovative and multicultural

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018

Spanish colonists, Mexicans, Germans and others who came to San Antonio created a multicultural legacy that extends to its cuisine.

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San Antonio: The Tourism Capital of Texas

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018

As you might expect, people were taking selfies in front of the Alamo when we visited San Antonio in December. But something was a little different from usual.

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La Tamalada at the Witte Museum

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018

San Antonio’s Witte Museum held a Christmas-themed Super Saturday event, La Tamalada, a workshop on the Mexican traditional holiday party for making tamales.

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St. Augustine, Florida: a step back to grandeur of the Gilded Age and Downton Abbey

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017

Sunbirds and vacationers heading south have a unique opportunity to step back to the Gilded Age in St. Augustine, Florida. 

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The Black Point Inn: a classic oceanfront resort at its best

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017

Even a leisurely dinner feels like a getaway at the Black Point Inn, a classic and historic oceanfront resort. This landmark on Prouts Neck is just outside Portland, Maine but feels worlds away.

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The M/V Sophie C: the mail boat on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017

Drive to Weir’s Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee for a 2-hour ride aboard the mail boat M/V Sophie C., a full service floating U. S. Post Office complete with stamps and supplies.

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Reflections on Golden Pond: the best of Squam Lake

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

This stucco and shingle estate was completed in 1907 as a summer residence for wealthy businessman Isaac Van Horn and his debutante wife, Madeline. The Van Horns employed over 100 craftsmen from around the world to build a place to relax and entertain their Boston society friends.

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Squam Lake Boat Tours, Holderness, New Hampshire

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017

Squam Lake Boat Tours are 90-minute cruises in canopied pontoon boats that feature the serenity and wildlife of the lake as well as film sites from the movie “On Golden Pond.”

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