Hampshire County: The Other Side of Massachusetts

Here’s why you need to travel to Hampshire County, “the other side of Massachusetts.” Massachusetts is so much more than Boston. While Boston is a fabulous city, I’m drawn to the small towns. How about you? And when they’re within a stone’s throw of gorgeous natural scenery, it’s even better. This is essentially Hampshire County in a nutshell. It’s a … Read More

Montreal Lantern Festival – Explore the Gardens of Light

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Montreal celebrates the harvest season with the Gardens of Light fall festival. It’s an annual tradition at the Montreal Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of lanterns flood the Chinese and Japanese Gardens with light, illuminating the landscape with bursts of bright colors. The lights transport you to another place for the evening. I felt as though I was in China. Yet here … Read More

Doge’s Palace Secret Itineraries Tour Venice

Discover the secret world inside the Doge’s Palace. Learn about this fascinating history. If you’re visiting Venice, you’ll certainly want to spend some time in one of the most popular areas. While I do enjoy wandering to the lesser known spots, sometimes you have to see the famous tourist traps. There’s a reason why they are so beloved, and usually … Read More

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