Newburyport, Mass.: Very English in New England

Newburyport and Plum Island are excellent day trips from Boston.

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Pine Island: Florida Lost in Time

A Florida Island Destination Back in Time Having lived in Florida for nearly thirty years and having traveled around the state many times for business and leisure it is rare that I find an area so vast that I have never explored but this most recent weekend trip took us to a place we'd not … Continue reading Pine Island: Florida Lost in Time

Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas

There's a Good Reason for Visiting Hot Springs, Arkansas We often don't spring for a visit to places that have T-shirt shops, magnets with the name of the town on them and coffee mugs made in China that are marketed strictly to tourists.  But there are times when you must. Hot Springs was something we … Continue reading Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas

Sparta: Small Town Charm and Pottery in Tennessee

Surprisingly Delightful Sparta, Tennessee - Worth your Stop If you happen to be travelling along the I-40 and you are near Sparta, Tennessee, we really suggest a stop here instead of some exit destination that features the same gas stations and restaurants as just about any other exit.   And if you don't have much time, … Continue reading Sparta: Small Town Charm and Pottery in Tennessee

Reasons to Discover Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee

Historic and Charming Jonesborough Tennessee Jonesborough is the oldest town in Tennessee from what I learned doing a bit of reading before visiting.  This was a purposeful stop because my partner's ancestor had a home in the town still standing from the 18th century so we figured this would be an interesting stop along the … Continue reading Reasons to Discover Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee

A Dog-friendly hotel in the heart of Fort Lauderdale

The Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale is a Perfect Sunny Urban Retreat This trip I was going on business so I would be spending most of my time in meetings and social events so the location was our primary choice and I'd been at this property for meetings in the past.  So I booked it even … Continue reading A Dog-friendly hotel in the heart of Fort Lauderdale

Beach, Snorkeling and Town visit to Cozumel Mexico on your own

One inexpensive shore excursion you can do on your own: Cozumel, Mexico As with past posts, this is to provide you with all you need to know to do a cheap shore excursion on your own in port.  Many cruise ships call in to Cozumel.  The last time we visited there we did a round … Continue reading Beach, Snorkeling and Town visit to Cozumel Mexico on your own