Maine on my Mind: Tips for a Visit to Vacationland

Maine, with the state motto Vacationland, had been on my New England bucket list for as long as I can remember. Rugged coastlines dotted with lighthouses, quaint beach towns, and fresh-from-the-sea lobster were what attracted me to this northeastern most state. Maine did prove to be a lot of what I imagined, but it threw in a few surprises along the way. So, here are my tips for a visit to Maine.

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A Day in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is a historic city, and America as we know it today was largely influenced by historical events originating here. It’s not all just history though – Boston is a educational hub, has vibrant nightlife, excellent restaurants, and sports teams with die-hard fans. So here’s how to spend a day in Boston.

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A Day in Bath, England

Set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, the city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known for its Roman bath houses and honey-colored Georgian architecture. Only a one and half hour train journey from London Paddington station, or quick fifteen minute ride from Bristol, Bath makes a great day trip destination that is compact and can easily be seen on foot. Here’s my guide on how to spend a day in Bath. Continue reading “A Day in Bath, England”

7 Easy Ways to Save Money on a Cruise

A cruise at first look may seem like a good deal, that is until you get on board and feel overwhelmed with the extra costs for beverages, excursions, and activities.

Rather than feel like you’ll break the bank, here are seven easy ways to keep your wallet happy while still enjoying your cruise vacation.

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