Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

The Worst Attraction in Las Vegas

There are plenty of sub-par destinations in Las Vegas.  Creepy buffets.  Smoky casinos.  Fully-clothed all-male revues. And then there’s the haunted house at Madame Tussaud’s. On our second trip to Madame Tussaud’s, my friends Beth and Lisa and I decided to try the Screamo room — Madame Tussaud’s haunted house.  Never mind that we don’t [...]

Photo of the Week: Pops Goes the Fourth

Patriotic confetti fills the air at Boston’s Hatch Shell on the Fourth of July.

Travelers’ Night In — USA! USA!

This week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, focused on the USA!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for the week: Q1. Where is your favorite [...]

Winter Honeymoon Ideas

The other day, I received an email from my friend Marie, a former coworker of mine. She’s getting married in December and she’s looking for a winter honeymoon destination.  Here are the details: We are able to travel between December 18 or 19, 2010 and January 2, 2011 and I think we want to go [...]

Photo of the Week: Buenos Aires Angel

An angel commands atop a sarcophagus at Cementario de la Recoleta in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Los Angeles Is the Void.

Image: Trig’s I’ve been to Los Angeles twice, and while I’ve always enjoyed my time there, I knew I couldn’t live there. I hated how Los Angeles was so spread out and you needed a car to get absolutely anywhere.  I hated how Los Angeles seemed to be controlled by stars, wannabe stars and their [...]

The Most Irish City in America

The most Irish city in America is up for grabs. It could be Boston, Massachusetts. Image: Don’t Wake Me, I Plan On Sleeping In It could be Chicago, Illinois. Image: celikins Or it could be Mobile, Alabama. (Yes, this video is older than YouTube.  And it’s my required viewing every St. Paddy’s Day!)

Wanderlusting: Top 5 Sunny Destinations for March

March is often a month when I get away.  By this time, Boston has been such a mess of rain, snows and dark afternoons that I can’t take it anymore!  This year, I’m not running off to South Padre Island to dance with Vanilla Ice again, like I did in 2007, but a girl can [...]

Photo of the Week: Quebec Ice Slide

Scooting down a frozen slide in Quebec’s Hotel de Glace — the Ice Hotel!

Travelers’ Night In — Sun and Fun!

This week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, focused on sun and fun!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for the week: Q1. What is the [...]