35 Fun and Unique Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard (2022)

Just four miles off the coast of Massachusetts lies the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Though it's a short distance, Martha's Vineyard is a world apart from the mainland of New England. A trip to the island, whether it's a day trip or a Martha's Vineyard vacation, will refresh you and fill you with wonder. There … Continue reading 35 Fun and Unique Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard (2022)

How to Pack Light for 2 weeks: Top Tips for Carry-On Travel (2022)

Travel has become very challenging these last few years. Airlines have added fees for everything from choosing a seat to when you can board and, of course, what luggage you can take on your flight. Adding even more stress to the traveler are all the recent news photos showing rooms full of 'lost' luggage. What's … Continue reading How to Pack Light for 2 weeks: Top Tips for Carry-On Travel (2022)

Packing List For a 7 Day Cruise in the Caribbean (free packing list)

A mid-winter getaway is a treat for New Englanders like me. Spending a week on a cruise ship sailing among Caribbean islands and you’ve made a snowbird's dream come true. If you’re looking forward to a week in the Caribbean read on for my packing list for a 7-day cruise in the Caribbean. So what … Continue reading Packing List For a 7 Day Cruise in the Caribbean (free packing list)

Apple Picking in Massachusetts: 17 best pick-your-own farms (2022)

It’s not fall in Massachusetts until we’ve taken the kids to an apple picking farm. Being outside in a beautiful orchard on a crisp New England day is the epitome of autumn. Now that we’re grandparents we get to enjoy this wholesome activity again at some of the best apple picking farms in Massachusetts. In … Continue reading Apple Picking in Massachusetts: 17 best pick-your-own farms (2022)

21 Best Reasons to Visit Cape Cod in the Fall (2022)

Ask any New Englander when the best time of year is to visit Cape Cod and they'll tell you it's the fall. Cape Cod in September and October is glorious. The weather is lovely, the crowds have gone, and with the crowds, the traffic. If you're thinking of a trip to New England to enjoy … Continue reading 21 Best Reasons to Visit Cape Cod in the Fall (2022)

25 Essential Things to Pack in Your Cruise Carry-On Bag (2022)

It's embarkation day! You’re off on that most relaxing of vacations, a cruise! But when you arrive at the cruise terminal your luggage (with well-marked luggage tags) is whisked away from you with the promise that it’ll be in your cruise cabin later that day. If you know what to pack in your carry on … Continue reading 25 Essential Things to Pack in Your Cruise Carry-On Bag (2022)

15 Best Personal Carry-On Bags for Your Flight (2022)

We've all been there - finally settled into the seat when you realize your sweater - book - whatever - is in the overhead compartment. Your choice is now to do without your needed item, or squeeze back into the aisle, jostling your neighbors as you wrestle your bag from the packed bin, dig through … Continue reading 15 Best Personal Carry-On Bags for Your Flight (2022)