a little adventure just outside of boston (sharon itinerary)

who knew the outskirts of boston were so awesome?! well, i’m sure everyone that grew up here did. unlike many of my colleagues, friends, and boyfriend, i’m still considered a newbie when it comes to new england. i don’t say “wicked”, and i sure as hell still can’t say “parked my car” with a boston accent. (although i’m not sure i really want to). it … Continue reading a little adventure just outside of boston (sharon itinerary)

four ways to save money on a road trip

if you’ve been following me on instagram, you may have noticed that i just came back from a nine-day road trip around iceland. the trip was spectacular. beyond the amazing sight-seeing, my boyfriend and i booked several different activities like atving, white water rafting, and horseback riding. that, plus the plane tickets, hotels, and car rental, was beginning to really empty out our wallets. so, … Continue reading four ways to save money on a road trip

how to pack for iceland

i just come back from a spectacular nine-day trip to iceland with my boyfriend rob. we packed fairly well, but could have honestly still been a little more prepared. below you will find some pro tips on what to bring on your upcoming trip. rain jacket: it rains, a lot! do yourself a favor and get a good jacket that will keep you warm and cool throughout your … Continue reading how to pack for iceland

6 reasons why you should get a fenway victory garden

not more than a month ago, rob and i applied (and got – yay!) a plot at the fenway victory gardens. i’ve been wanting one of those plots for over a year, so this was a huge deal. the application process isn’t terribly difficult, you just have to make sure you’ll be available for their “new application sessions.” but before even getting into that small-ish detail, … Continue reading 6 reasons why you should get a fenway victory garden

4 reasons why the north shore is better off-season

with the weather getting warmer, rob and i have started to explore a little more of what new england has to offer. this past weekend, rob took me to gloucester and rockport, two fishing towns in what is referred to as cape ann. (and yes, also part of the north shore.) on the way up, as i was yelping and googleing like crazy on “things to do,” i … Continue reading 4 reasons why the north shore is better off-season

5 super cool facts about montreal, quebec

Montreal is filled with a ton history, art, and culture. There is so much to know about this one place and I’ll be honest, I’m no expert. However, I did go on a two-day adventure jam-packed with food and activities, so I’m pretty confident on the things I learned throughout. Here you will find 5 super awesome facts about Montreal as well as some traveling tips and … Continue reading 5 super cool facts about montreal, quebec