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Great Island Common, New Castle NH

On a quick weekend trip to Portsmouth, we only had one day to experience the New Hampshire coast! So many beaches to choose from I was swimming in decisions. I do declare I picked the perfect little beach, Great Island … Continue reading

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Off the beaten path in Venice

Scala Contarini del Bovolo, S. Marco, 4301, 30124 Venezia, Italy You want to get a great view of the city, but shutter at the thought of the crowds and lines you’ll find near the St Mark’s Campanile. What if I … Continue reading

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Kent Falls State Park, Connecticut

If I can make it a three state day, count me in. From New York, through Massachusetts, into the Southern Berkshires that reaches to Connecticut…it sounds a lot more intense that it actually is – but Kent Falls State Park … Continue reading

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Scott M Matheson Wetland Preserve, Moab

Moab is a Mecca for the outdoorsy. Most flock to the national parks or state parks, it is easy to overlook the townie preserve. Scott M Matheson Wetland Preserve [820 Kane Creek Boulevard, Moab, UT 84532] is a vacation from … Continue reading

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Yoshi Sushi, Latham Eats

Dinner here is different. There is one sushi chef so if it’s busy, and it normally is, you’re going to have to wait. It’s worth it though. The place is Yoshi Sushi [Latham Plaza, 640 New Loudon Rd #5, Latham, … Continue reading

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E.K. Cibo’s, Schenectady Eats

I know my weaknesses. I don’t generally go for Italian food for that reason. When I see bread and pasta there is no stopping me. So I only have my affair with Italian once in a blue moon. Most recently … Continue reading

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Mapparium, Best of Boston

I’ve always been fascinated by geography and loved looking at maps or globes. Normally you look at these things from the outside, but if you know where to go you can look from within. The Mapparium [200 Massachusetts Avenue, The … Continue reading

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