The Essential Plymouth: a local’s guide to the perfect weekend

In 2020 Plymouth commemorated 400 years since the landing of the Pilgrims. The town welcomed visitors from all over the world in preparation for the anniversary. But even without Plymouth's history, it draws visitors as it is one of the best day trips from Boston! Plymouth's beaches, waterfront, and parks make it ideal for a … Continue reading The Essential Plymouth: a local’s guide to the perfect weekend

Best Things to Do in Barcelona in One Day … or longer!

Barcelona rivals Paris in the beauty of its architecture and parks. We had visited years ago, but were jet-lagged and short of time, so didn't appreciate the city. When we booked a Windstar cruise out of Barcelona, we decided to add a few days to the trip to really get to know this enchanting city. … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Barcelona in One Day … or longer!

One Day in Dubrovnik: how to make the best of your day in port

Dubrovnik has been on our destination list forever. I’d visited Dubrovnik as a child and remember well the imposing walls and red roofs of the old city. Dave had never been and it was primarily for this port that we chose to take the Windstar cruise – Italy and the Dalmatian Coast.  As our ship … Continue reading One Day in Dubrovnik: how to make the best of your day in port

One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks

Image by skeeze from Pixabay As a Bostonian I can’t really encourage you to spend JUST ONE DAY in Boston, but if that’s the time you have, then make the most of it! Boston boasts history, culture, great food, and gorgeous gardens. Downtown Boston is also the perfect place for walking, which is a great … Continue reading One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks

3 days in Amsterdam: a guide for first time visitors

Amsterdam is a top travel destination. It has something for everyone - rich history, world class museums, and romantic canals. You could spend a month in the city and not see it all. Choosing what you do with just 3 days in Amsterdam, a short visit, is difficult. Read through our suggestions to put together … Continue reading 3 days in Amsterdam: a guide for first time visitors