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Boston Hotel Spotlight: Element Seaport

Finding a hotel in any metropolitan city can be a little mind boggling. There are the posh hotels downtown that risk being party central, budget busting, or just too close to the hustle and bustle to be conducive to a good night’s sleep. There are the hotels that claim to …

The Porches Inn: North Adams

   North Adams is an interesting little spot in Western MA.  We like to go there in the Fall for a little hike, a little art, and a little r & r.  We also love going there in the Winter for some outdoor winter swimming, some small beans family resort …

Winter Break Do-Over: Your Silver Lining Playbook 

More often than not, there are two versions of Winter break.  There is the postcard perfect, Hallmark made for tv movie, Disney dreamland version of Christmas and New Year’s Eve (and everything in between) and there is the “this didn’t go at all as planned” version.  Maybe it was the …

Suite Escape: Fireside Sweets at Taj Boston

Whether it is toasty toes or toasted marshmallows that makes you tingle with excitement you can find either or, or both at the Taj Boston when you book one of their Fireside Suites. 42 of the Taj Boston’s suites feature wood burning fireplaces with complimentary fireplace concierge service. The menu …

Family Fun at the Marriott Burlington

The Burlington Marriott is in the suburbs but perfectly situated so that there is plenty to do within minutes of stepping outside the door. The Marriott has a great space if you want to just hibernate and not leave the property.  The lounge area is spacious and has a sleek, …

Downtown at Boston's Hyatt Regency

I have parked under the Hyatt Regency dozens of times without quite realizing that there was an elegant completely renovated hotel above me with a pool, the cutest little CEO (Cannine Executive Officer) Remi the Boston Terrier, and one of the most exquisite private dining rooms and patios I have …