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Newport Beach Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Newport Beach Visitor Guide

As popular in pop culture as anywhere in California, Newport Beach has been the setting for such television reality shows ...
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A Local's Guide to Chicago // Brittany from Boston

A Local’s Guide to Chicago

I love Chicago, it's such a beautiful and vibrant city. But I've spent limited time there and I really wanted ...
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California Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

California Photo Diary

In my travels I meet a lot of people who have been to America or want to come visit. And ...
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Dallas Travel Guide

I haven't yet had the pleasure of visiting Dallas, and the last time I was in Texas at all was ...
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Autumn in Acadia // Brittany from Boston

Autumn in Acadia

Acadia National Park has been on my Travel To-Do list for a long time now but the timing was never ...
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A Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland // Brittany from Boston

A Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland

The draw of the exotic usually has me chasing down adventures in far-flung places across the globe that require a ...
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NYC Bucket List // Brittany from Boston

NYC Bucket List

I'm so excited to share with you an expert's opinion on the best things to do in NYC. Due to ...
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Ten Things To Do in NYC in Summer // Brittany from Boston

Ten Things To Do in NYC in Summer

Summer in New York City is so fun, the weather is finally perfect and everyone is spending as much time ...
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How To Visit Joshua Tree National Park // Brittany from Boston

How to Visit Joshua Tree National Park

I’m on a mission to visit every national park in the US, because they’re our most precious natural resources and ...
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Palm Springs Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Palm Springs Visitor Guide

Hidden away in the desert near Joshua Tree Park, Palm Springs is a desert oasis, the perfect retreat just a ...
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Top 20 Things To Do in San Francisco // Brittany from Boston

Top 20 Things To Do in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of my favorite cities ever! It has the happy sunny California vibes, the bustle of a ...
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Wine Touring: Sonoma Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Wine Touring: Sonoma Visitor Guide

I better start this off by answering your first question…No, I didn’t go to Napa! Napa gets more press than ...
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Big Sur Road Trip // Brittany from Boston

Big Sur Road Trip

You may have heard the rumors…Big Sur is the perfect road trip. I heard this too, so I went to ...
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Top 10 Things To Do in San Diego // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things To Do in San Diego

This was my first time to San Diego, although I’ve heard such great things and have wanted to go for ...
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Top 10 Things To Do in Santa Monica // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things To Do in Santa Monica

Santa Monica is the beautiful beach town in Los Angeles, completely laidback with that beachy vibe. To visit Santa Monica ...
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Top 10 Things To Do in Toronto // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things To Do in Toronto

As the largest city in Canada, Toronto has so much to offer visitors! There’s no shortage of things to see ...
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Top 20 Things To Do in NYC // Brittany from Boston

Top 20 Things To Do in NYC

New York City is this crazy and wonderful city so big it could swallow you up. There’s so much to ...
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The Ultimate Girls Getaway Weekend in Boston // Brittany from Boston

The Ultimate Girls Getaway Weekend in Boston

In need of a girls getaway weekend? Look no further than Boston! This city has everything you need to have ...
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Sex & The City Guide to NYC // Brittany from Boston

Sex & The City Guide to New York

I love the Sex & The City tv shows and movies, and I always catch myself dreaming about NYC when ...
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Toronto Weekend Visitor's Guide // Brittany from Boston

Toronto Weekend Visitor’s Guide

Whether you’re coming to Toronto for the Film Festival, the Pride Parade, the Chihuly Exhibit, the Photography Festival, the Liminato ...
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Tourist Fashion at the New York Public Library // Brittany from Boston

Tourist Fashion at the New York Public Library

There are few buildings more beautiful and iconic in NYC than the New York Public Library. Its grand marbled façade ...
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My 10 Favorite Bars in Boston // Brittany from Boston

My 10 Favorite Bars in Boston

Boston has a ton of great bars to choose from, so your best bet is to know which ones you ...
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The Best Asian Fusion Restaurants in NYC // Brittany from Boston

Best Asian Fusion Restaurants in NYC

There are some things that New York City just does better than any other city, like mixing different cultures together ...
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SoHo Street Style // Brittany from Boston

SoHo Street Style

The NYC neighborhood of SoHo is the height of fashion and shopping. Take a look around and be impressed by ...
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Ultimate NYC Girls Getaway Weekend

The Ultimate NYC Girls Getaway Weekend

Here’s Brittany and Mary’s Ultimate Girls’ Getaway Weekend Guide to NYC. You could say it’s “Mary tested, Brittany approved.” Chock ...
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Beacon Hill Christmas Walking Tour

Christmas Walking Tour of Beacon Hill

It's no secret that Beacon Hill is the most beautiful neighborhood in Boston, but during the holidays is when it ...
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NYC Skyline

Mary in Manhattan Shows Me How to Have the Ultimate Girls’ Weekend in NYC

There's nothing not to love about NYC! It's got the arts and theatre, culture and history, great eats, excitement and ...
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Top 15 Reasons to Visit Boston // Brittany from Boston

Top 15 Reasons to Visit Boston

Being away from my home and beloved city of Boston during this most gorgeous time of year, the descent from ...
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Cape Cod Spotlight: Orleans // Brittany from Boston

Cape Cod Spotlight: Orleans

Perfectly positioned on Cape Cod to be secluded yet accessible, Orleans is a small town with a lot to offer ...
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Cape Cod mansion

Cape Cod Spotlight: Chatham

Chatham, MA is the center of all the preppy, summer action in Cape Cod. Well-to-do vacationers spend their summers here, ...
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Living the Chill Life in Puerto Escondido, Mexico // Brittany from Boston

Living the Chill Life in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

I hear the rhythmic crashing of waves upon the rocks nearby as the hot Mexican sun beats down on my ...
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Tasting & Touring at the Newport Vineyards // Brittany from Boston

Tasting & Touring at the Newport Vineyards

A short drive away from the idyllic seaside town of Newport, Rhode Island is the source of wine for the ...
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The Colors of Oaxaca City, Mexico // Brittany from Boston

The Colors of Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca City exudes a relaxed vibe that contrasts the hurried energy of the capitol Mexico City (if you want to ...
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Cape Cod Spotlight: Wellfleet // Brittany from Boston

Cape Cod Spotlight: Wellfleet

Wellfleet has perhaps the most waterfront for its landmass in Cape Cod, owing to the fact that its shorelines seem ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Mexico // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Mexico

Have you visited Mexico? Well before I did, I had no idea what to expect! I didn't realize how much ...
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Hiking Mt Monadnock // Brittany from Boston

Hiking Mt Monadnock

The second most popular mountain for hiking in the whole world (after Mt. Fuji in Japan), Mt Monadnock in New ...
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The Best of Mexico City // Brittany from Boston

The Best of Mexico City

The bustle of daily life in Mexico City begins early, as shopkeepers, restaurant owners, and various entrepreneurs head out to ...
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Cape Cod Spotlight on Eastham

Cape Cod Spotlight: Eastham

Further out along the Cape than most casual day trippers will venture, Eastham preserves the quiet and quaint charm of ...
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4th of July in Boston // Brittany from Boston

4th of July in Boston

Every American city celebrates the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day, in proper fashion with lots of American flags, fireworks, ...
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The Best Historic Sites in Boston // Brittany from Boston

The Best Historic Sites in Boston

Boston is the oldest cities in the US, it’s where the American Revolution began and the country started, so naturally ...
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Boston architecture

Visitor’s Guide to Newbury Street

Centrally located in Boston and perfectly charming, Newbury Street is one of my favorite spots to spend a Saturday morning, ...
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Springtime in Boston: 8 Must-Do Activities

Boston in Springtime: 8 Must-Do Activities

Spring is that magical time of year when we shed our puffy jackets and embrace 55 degree weather with our ...
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Visitor's Guide to the North End // Brittany from Boston

Visitor’s Guide to the North End

Walk into Boston’s historic North End neighborhood and you’ll instantly feel transported into the streets of Italy. The North End ...
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10 Fun Free Things To Do in Boston // Brittany from Boston

10 Fun Free Things to do in Boston

Boston is one of my all-time favorite places, filled with fun and interesting things to do, a rich history, and ...
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Eat Your Way Through Boston: A Boston Restaurant Guide // Brittany from Boston

Eat Your Way Through Boston: A Boston Restaurant Guide

Boston is a truly delicious city, with lots to offer the hungry visitor! Sometimes when you visit somewhere it can ...
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Visitor's Guide to Harvard Square // Brittany from Boston

Visitor’s Guide to Harvard Square

Just north of Boston is the pleasant town of Cambridge, and right at the doorstep of Harvard University is the ...
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Top 10 Wintertime Activities in Boston // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Wintertime Activities in Boston

Whether it’s one of the snowiest winters in history or just a regular winter with cold temperatures and some snowfall, ...
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My Favorite Coffee Shops in Boston

When it comes to coffee, I don't mess around. Caffeine is crucial to get through the day. And it's also ...
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Boston skyline at sunset

Top 12 Places to Visit in Boston

I love Boston and feel completely lucky to live here. It’s a city rich in history and culture, beautiful to ...
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Exploring New York's Finger Lakes Wine Region // Brittany from Boston

Exploring New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Region

Swirl the glass and watch the legs fall down its sides. Sniff in the complex aroma the wine offers. Sip ...
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10 Awesome Ways to Spend a Saturday in NYC

10 Awesome Ways to Spend a Saturday in NYC

In the city that never sleeps, there are seemingly endless ways to spend your time. There are more places to ...
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The Great American Road Trip // Brittany from Boston

The Great American Road Trip

Cruising down the highway, with windows down and the music blaring from your speakers, you see out the windshield only ...
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Your Guide to America's National Parks // Brittany from Boston

Your Guide to America’s National Parks

Is there anything more wonderful than America's National Parks? I don't think so. Out most beautiful natural treasures, preserved for ...
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Exploring the Everglades

Our boat glides gently down through the wetlands of The Everglades and we sit silently with bated breath in anticipation ...
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Grand Expectations for The Grand Canyon // Brittany from Boston

Grand Expectations for the Grand Canyon

In the last moments of the night, before the sun sneaks up over the horizon, the cool wintry air chills ...
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How To Survive Death Valley // Brittany from Boston

How To Survive Death Valley

Known for being the largest, driest, hottest, and lowest national park in the United States, Death Valley evokes horror stories ...
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The Enormity of Nature in Yosemite

Yosemite means “the killers” in the Native American language of the land’s former inhabitants. Were they killers or were they ...
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10 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles // Brittany from Boston

10 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles

Founded as the city of angels, Los Angeles was always destined to be a great city. It plays by its ...
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Walk San Francisco: A Visitor’s Guide to San Francisco

Most famous for its steep hilly streets, warm California sunshine, and the bright orange Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is ...
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Learning to Scuba in the Florida Keys // Brittany from Boston

Learning to Scuba in the Florida Keys

“Move forward until your toes are at the edge of the platform. Put your left hand on your mask and ...
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Visit Disney on a Budget // Brittany from Boston

Visit Disney on a Budget

Walt Disney World is a wonderful and magical place to visit, no matter your age! There’s fun for everyone at ...
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Cape Cod Spotlight: Provincetown

From beautiful sandy beaches to lobster rolls, kids playing in the ocean, golden retrievers on the porch, clambakes with neighbors, ...
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Nantucket: An Island of Class & Charm // Brittany from Boston

Nantucket: An Island of Class and Charm

The ferry is approaching the dock and the smooth subtle rock of the ocean dissipates in the bay. Surrounded by ...
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Top 10 Things To Do in Chicago // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things To Do in Chicago

The Windy City, Chicago is one of my favorite cities! There's so much to do here and I definitely recommend ...
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Visiting Niagara Falls // Brittany from Boston

Visiting Niagara Falls

Straddling the border of New York and Canada, Niagara Falls is a stunning act of nature that produces a beautiful ...
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