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Postcard Perfect: The Boston Skyline

Postcard Perfect: The Boston Skyline March 15, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
New England’s cultural and economic capital is also one of America’s oldest and most well-rounded cities. Founded in 1630, Boston’s long relationship with the Atlantic Ocean and the Charles River (pictured here) make it a hub for marine recreation, gastronomy, and transportation....

Postcard Perfect: Tree in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postcard Perfect: Tree in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts March 5, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Founded in 1831, the Mount Auburn Cemetery marks a transition in colonial-era burial traditions. It is known as, “America’s first garden cemetery” and features an astounding array of flora, including around 700 varieties of trees. This National Historic Landmark is located just outside...

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

Future of Green Foodie Travel? Farmer’s Market Wine

Future of Green Foodie Travel? Farmer’s Market Wine August 23, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
For all you vino-sippers and farmer’s market junkies, you can now get the best of both worlds: a new law in Massachusetts states that local wineries will be allowed to sell their products at farmer’s markets. Local farmers will be able to apply for temporary liquor licenses to both sell wine...

8 Abandoned American Theme Parks “Open” for Exploration

8 Abandoned American Theme Parks “Open” for Exploration May 26, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Amusement parks walk the fine line between fun-ish and semi-creepy. Maybe it’s the combination of sketchy rides, circus folk, questionable attractions, and way too many screaming kids, but there’s something a little unsettling about them. Add an ill-advised theme into the mix, and you’ve...

New Plane Designs By MIT To Reduce Fuel Consumption By 75 Percent

New Plane Designs By MIT To Reduce Fuel Consumption By 75 Percent May 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s no doubt about it – mankind is entering a changing world, one where fossil fuels are no longer available to simply use and discard without a second thought. Now, many of the side effects include such unpleasantness as pollution, the destruction of the ozone, and prices that would make...

Right Whale Saved By Modern-Day ‘Robin Hood’

Right Whale Saved By Modern-Day ‘Robin Hood’ May 11, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
When one pictures environmental activists, seldom does a crossbow-wielding team of whale enthusiasts come to mind. However, this is exactly the image given off by the team representing the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies when they used a crossbow and a razor-embedded arrow to free a Right Whale...
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