Philadelphia Bucket List // Brittany from Boston

Philadelphia Bucket List

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There is a bit of tension I think between Boston and Philadelphia because each city played such a formative role in the creation of the United States. We in Boston like to think of our city as the Birthplace of America, but so too do the folks in Philly. So when I went to visit […]

Martha’s Vineyard’s Cottage Town: Oak Bluffs Travel Guide // Brittany from Boston

Martha’s Vineyard’s Cottage Town: Oak Bluffs Travel Guide

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Martha’s Vineyard is not only the locals’ favorite summer colony, it also draws visitors from the country and world over who have heard of its quaint, traditional charm. All around the island, you’ll find Cape-style homes with bare wood-paneled exteriors weathered by the warm summer sun, and hydrangea bushes taking over their front yards. You’ll […]

Newport Beach Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Newport Beach Visitor Guide

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As popular in pop culture as anywhere in California, Newport Beach has been the setting for such television reality shows as The OC and Real Housewives of Orange County, among others. I haven’t watched those shows before, but I knew the reputation of Newport Beach as a wealthy beach town. Here the median price of […]

A Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland // Brittany from Boston

A Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland

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The draw of the exotic usually has me chasing down adventures in far-flung places across the globe that require a passport and possibly a few vaccinations. But I also love to explore locally, because my country has so much to offer. And yours does too! Adventures don’t need to include a plane ride. So in […]

Around the World in 50 Photos // Brittany from Boston

Around the World in 50 Photos

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I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list. Susan Sontag’s words ring true for me, and probably for you too if you’re an avid traveler. I’m constantly seeking out new destinations and exploring more of this big beautiful world. If you’re in need of some wanderlust inspiration or just looking for a bit of […]

Cape Cod Spotlight: Orleans // Brittany from Boston

Cape Cod Spotlight: Orleans

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Perfectly positioned on Cape Cod to be secluded yet accessible, Orleans is a small town with a lot to offer. The Cape Cod charm is in full gear, as you can see from the Cape style architecture, the hydrangea bushes, the sand dunes on the beach, and the shops on the main street. The extensive […]

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Cape Cod Spotlight: Chatham

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Chatham, MA is the center of all the preppy, summer action in Cape Cod. Well-to-do vacationers spend their summers here, bouncing between the exclusive Chatham Bars Inn, the beautiful beaches, their Cape style mansions, and the bustling main street filled with boutiques and local stores. One visit is all it takes to get hooked on […]