12+ Best Day Trips from Boston

The bright white Portland Head Lighthouse, standing on a rocky outcropping jutting into the bright blue ocean.

What are the best day trips from Boston? Have I got the post for you! Boston is a brilliantly situated city, surrounded by seaside towns, cool beaches, and natural wonders. Whether you’re staying in downtown Boston or out in the suburbs, whether you’re traveling with kids or on your own, there’s so much to see

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What NOT to Do in Boston

A small suspension bridge over a pond in the Boston Public Garden, a swan boat with a wooden swan in the front and people sitting on red benches, floating down the pond.

What is the worst thing you could possibly do in Boston? Throw a one-woman “Dunkin’ Sucks and I Love the Yankees” parade? In January? In flip-flops? Wow, actually, that might be the most “what NOT to do in Boston” moment I can imagine. I grew up 20 minutes outside Boston, spent several years living in

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When You Get a Sign, LISTEN.

If you’re a longtime reader, you remember how I decided to stop dreaming and actually start traveling.  It began in January 2010.  Within a two-week span, everything in my life seemed to fall apart. First, my relationship ended. Next, I lost my freelance job writing about Boston nightlife. Third, I lost my job. And finally,

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