After you cross the Charles River, Moody Street offers a wide diversity of eateries on the city’s “Restaurant Row.”

Find time to enjoy the charms of the ‘Watch City’

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By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer Waltham - “Watch City” is a common nickname for Waltham. It can be traced to the industry that started here...

Key’s West offers hidden corners, enticing attractions

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There’s much to be said for traveling to Key West, Florida, in winter. It’s fun and funky, and the sun casts its warming glow on lotion-slathered bodies. However, my recent visit to the Sunshine State had a different goal. I wished to check the claim that other islands in the chain boast hidden corners and enticing attractions that many visitors miss.

Sicily- a place of great beauty, history, food and wine

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“You can steal my money but not my food.”  “If you want things to go exactly as planned, don’t come here.” Those words spoken by my Overseas Adventure Travel tour guide in Sicily, who actually loves his homeland, tell a lot about it.

St. Kitts offers Caribbean flair and historical attractions

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A view of one of St. Kitts’ inviting beaches. By Victor Block The islands are about two miles and a 45-minute ferry boat ride apart. They...

Rhodes: An outdoor museum of ancient cultures

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Hearing the word “Greece” can conjure up multiple images. Whitewashed villages gleaming in the sun. Seas that range in a spectrum of color from light turquoise to dark blue.

Chincoteague, where the ponies roam free

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Mention Chincoteague Island, Virginia, and you’re likely to be asked, “Isn’t that where those ponies are?” The answer is “yes.”

Mayan culture meets resort Mecca

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The legacy left by the Mayans included written language, magnificent architectural treasures, and sophisticated systems of astronomy and mathematics.
Massachusetts offers an extensive snowmobile trail system, mostly on state land, for winter fun when the snow flies.

Massachusetts snowmobile trail system stretches across the state

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By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - Sunkissed snowflakes sparkle like winter diamonds across a wide field of fresh white powder. As you cut the...

5 money saving tips for exchanging currency

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Some currency exchange tables in airports and tourist areas offer bad rates, taking more of your money. And some credit cards and banks can add fees when you buy something with your card.

Hawaii – So much more than beaches

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Some vacationers soak up sun on beaches with white, black and even green sand. Nearby, skiers speed down snow-covered slopes of a dormant volcano. Other people check out a surreal moonscape of hardened pitch-black lava and hike through a lush tropical rainforest. If this sounds like a continent-wide choice of activities, it’s because the island of Hawaii in ways resembles a miniature continent. Since it shares its name with the state, it’s often referred to as the Big Island to avoid confusion, and with good reason. It’s almost twice the size of the other Hawaiian islands combined.