Your Guide To The Best East Coast Ski Resorts in the USA

The best skiing on the East Coast of the USA tends to be overshadowed by the premier ski facilities you find in the resorts of the West Coast. There is plenty of variety and great skiing to be had at East Coast ski resorts. The best ski resorts in Vermont, ski resorts...

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Love, Loss and the Edgartown Lighthouse

The picturesque Edgartown Lighthouse stands in the harbour to the pretty whaling town of Edgartown in Martha’s Vineyard, an island located off the coast of Massachusetts.  Across from the lighthouse, you can see the sometimes-island of Chappaquiddick (known locally as...

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A Quirky Take on Asian Fusion at Shojo Boston

Nestled among the usual suspects in the handful of streets that make up Boston's Chinatown, the unassuming stark contemporary exterior of Shojo leads into a dimly-lit interior. I knew this restaurant would be different because it wasn't advertising dim sum on the...

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Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Boston’s Chinatown

I've been on this mission to check out the Chinatown in whichever city I find myself.  Earlier this year, I had a chance to check out Boston's small but historic Chinatown. Cool Facts About Boston's Chinatown The Chinatown in Boston is the third largest in the United...

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American Ninja Training at Cape Cod Inflatable Park

My kids love the Cape Cod Inflatable Park in Yarmouth with an intensity that defies logic.  Or maybe I'm just an old grump. Every year, they beg to go to the Cape Cod Inflatable Park during our summer vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.  According to them, with its new...

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It’s Morning Glory in Edgartown Anytime

Morning Glory Farm in Edgartown is a bit of an institution on the island of Martha's Vineyard, an island off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.  Although billed as a humble farm stand, Morning Glory has the reputation and faithful clientele that would make any...

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Drama while Dining at Ninja New York

I am not surprised that The New York Times food critic wrote a scathing review of Ninja New York.  Ninja is a Japanese ninja-themed restaurant in TriBeCa.  Unless you have experienced the hell that is a Chuck E. Cheese or similar, you will not appreciate how high up...

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The L Street Tavern Has The Luck of the Irish

The lucky owners of the L Street Tavern had just bought the bar a few days earlier in March 1997 when they were approached to use the bar as a movie set.  The movie, Good Will Hunting, went on to become an Oscar-winner which launched the careers of its screenwriters,...

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Marvellous Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut

Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, an aquarium and a research centre in Mystic, Connecticut, has been around since the 1970's.  The aquarium I remember from my childhood is very different from the aquarium we visited last summer.  It's bigger and better than anything I...

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From Sea to Shining Sea

Riding on this cycle path made from former railway tracks is a great way to explore the area around charming Falmouth in Cape Cod.

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Crossing into History

We spent Christmas Day doing something completely different.  We went to the 61st annual re-enactment of George Washington's historical crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas night in December 1776.  The area is now designated as Washington Crossing Historic...

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Homes Fit for Hansel and Gretel on Martha’s Vineyard

Ever wanted to live in a gingerbread house?  The Cottage City neighbourhood in Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard gives you an entire gingerbread neighbourhood.  Hansel & Gretel wouldn't have known where to start. Cottage City dates back to the 19th century when...

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Road Trip USA: Martha’s Vineyard

When many people think of Martha's Vineyard, they automatically think of it as a celebrity vacation spot.  Yes, lots of rich and famous people spend their summer vacation here, among them the Obamas.  The Vineyard, however, is so much more than the occasional...

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Amazing Vanderbilt Grace

In Newport we stayed at the Vanderbilt Grace, which  we loved so much we stayed an extra night.  This boutique hotel is situated in one the former Vanderbilt homes.   Built in 1909, the building has gone through several incarnations before becoming a hotel.  When we...

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The Best Newport Attractions To Visit Including With Kids

Haven't had enough of American nouveau riche extravagance with The Great Gatsby?  Newport, Rhode Island is the city for you. Newport was a major trade hub and military port in the 18th century before becoming the summer playground of incredibly rich socialites in the...

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Experiencing Amish Country with Children

My children were fascinated with Amish country.  What do you mean no TV?!  Not even DS?!  Confusion abounded that such a world existed today and not in the time before dinosaurs (when their mother was a little girl). With the children's curiosity piqued, our family...

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Roadtrip USA: The Pennsylvania Dutch Countryside

Before he met me, Mr. N and his best friend always did a yearly road trip in the United States.  We've reinstated that tradition with the children in the last couple of years.  This summer we are driving up the East Coast from Pennsylvania where my family lives...

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