Thanksgiving for Mike and I brought more than just a long weekend of gluttony. It brought home friends who have moved far away. And they had a great idea for catching up that encouraged us to get adventurous, locally. The Blue Hills Reservation stretches through the towns of Quincy, Dedham, Milton and Randolph, MA just […]
Archive for November, 2011
Some of us could never be landlocked. There’s just something about an unending horizon that makes you feel like you’re not alone, like we’re all connected by something, no matter how far away. What makes you feel connected?
What I love most about Anthony Bourdain is his honesty – and I don’t just mean his candid portrayal of food and places. He builds his episodes around a theme and makes his intentions clear. It would be impossible to capture all that every city has to offer in an episode, so, Tony makes sure […]
I very rarely offer travel advice here because despite the fact that this is a travel blog, I just don’t consider myself an expert. Yes, I may travel more than the average person, but my 9 to 5 job keeps me grounded most of the year, literally. Even so, in my real life I am […]
When I travel I collect whatever I can get my hands on. Things like guidebooks, coasters, plane tickets and post cards live in my carry ons for months, years even, after each and every one of my trips. When I return home though, I almost always let them go to waste. I’m sentimental until my urge […]
Taveling with an architect is a unique experience. Yes, buildings infiltrate your agenda, but you also begin to look at your surroundings a lot differently. When you travel with an architect – at least my architect – a DOT building or college dorm becomes a critical destination on your exploration of a city not because […]