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Riding the Polar Express

Cape Cod Central Railroad's Christmas Excursion

The Polar Express movie was an animated head-spinning 3D journey through which the hero of the story, a doubting boy learns to believe again. While I would never want to go on a train that plummets down impossibly-steep declines, skitters across shattering ice lakes, and is inhabited by at least one ghost, I would love […]

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Rockport on a Blustery Day

Enjoying Rockport Massachusetts After the Summer Ends

We love traveling in the off season. After summer is over, after the throngs of tourists thin out and a chill wind whips up the waves that crash spectacularly into the rocky Cape Ann shores, it’s still not too late to enjoy Rockport. During the summer, you may look forward to a short boat ride […]

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The Old Old Old Massachusetts

Old Sturbridge Village Is A Dose Of Yankee Hospitality

Old Sturbridge Village has both feet planted firmly in 19th century New England. You’ll experience the dawn of prosperity and modern commerce and what life was like in a typical New England village of the time. Role playing staff in period costumes recreate authentic discussions, and demonstrations of thoughts and skills, found during this exciting […]

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Smart, Wrinkle-Free Packing of Your Luggage

How to Pack Using the "Military Roll"

Twenty-five years ago I took my first trip to Italy; two weeks of touring through Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples and Capri. I had packed enough to last me two months.   The airport ticket agent said she could tell it was my ‘maiden voyage’ by the number of suitcases I lugged to the counter. There […]

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