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Ten signs it’s finally spring in New England (Travelers’ edition)

Yep, and I do mean finally spring. We get a lot of faux springs here in the Northeast. You know, the kind that gives you three uninterrupted balmy days and persuades you to put away all your woolies just before … Continue reading

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The Trip from Heck: Part 1

Traveling Gal hasn’t been so good lately about keeping up with that New Year’s resolution about more frequent posting, but dear readers, you are about to start getting a lot more. I’ve been traveling, and there’s so much to tell … Continue reading

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Boston’s snow record: Enough yet?

Here’s an update for my dear readers. You know how I said no adversity builds character like snow adversity? (Well, something like that.) Well, Boston has now officially busted the record. Although the snowfall in the metro area this past … Continue reading

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Snow biz for travelers

You know how they say that adversity builds character? Naturally you know¬†what you need the character for: handling more adversity. Here in New England we’ve been undergoing some major character-building in the past two-three weeks, with snowstorms of all sorts … Continue reading

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Make your next trip a road trip

Planes will get you there faster, always barring those proliferating delays. Trains will get you from Point A to Point B without your having to think about it. But for thoroughly enjoying your entire journey, my vote goes to road … Continue reading

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