In search of the missing ships!

BERMUDA Overview When: June 30 - July 4, 2017 Where: AirBnb at Warwick, Bermuda Transportation to the island - Boston, MA (BOS) to L.F. Wade International Airport, Bermuda (BDA) direct flight on Delta Transportation within the island - taxis, mopeds, ferry, bus Must see and do - Horseshoe Bay Beach, Crystal Caves, Tobacco Bay, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse,... Continue Reading →

Closest thing to France on this side of the Atlantic

QUEBEC, CANADA Overview When: Friday-Monday- three day weekends in August 2015, May 2016 and May 2017 Where: Acadia Hotel Old Town of Quebec in 2015, Best Western Plus City Center Hotel - Saint-Roche/Downtown area in 2016 and 2017 Transportation: 6.5 hr drive from Boston Must see/do: Montmorency Falls, Chateau Frontenac, Old Quebec, Plains of Abraham, La Citadelle... Continue Reading →

Sunsets, acai bowls and pure magic!

HAWAII (OAHU, MAUI, KAUAI) Overview When: January 1- January 15, 2017 Where: AirBnb in Oahu (not listed anymore), Bed and Breakfast in Maui booked through AirBnb and Kauai beach Resort in Kauai, booked through AirBnb Transportation from Boston, MA (BOS) to Oahu, Honolulu (HNL) on United airlines miles Transportation from Oahu (HNL) to Maui (OGG)... Continue Reading →

Home sweet home…

LITHUANIA Overview When: 26 July - 9 August, 2016 Where: Mom's house (childhood home) in Kaunas, family friend's place in Palanga Transportation: from Boston, MA (BOS) to Vilnius (VNO)- Lufthansa airlines Transportation within country: mom's car Must see/do: Vilnius (capital)- Old Town, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), St. Peter's and Paul's Church, Gate of Dawn... Continue Reading →

Sleepless in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA / VANCOUVER, CANADA Overview When: 9 June - 13 June, 2016 Where: AirBnb downtown Seattle and downtown Vancouver. Neither are listed anymore Transportation: Boston, MA (BOS) to Seattle, WA (SEA) on Delta airlines, Seattle to Vancouver, Canada- Amtrak bus, Vancouver, Canada (YVR) to Boston (BOS) flight on Delta Transportation in the cities-  Uber... Continue Reading →

Dancing, food and tropical beaches!

COLOMBIA Overview When: 26 February- 6 March, 2016 Where: Bogota - friend's parents house, Cali- friend's relatives place, Cartagena-Estellar Grand Playa Manzanillo hotel Transportation: Flight from Boston (BOS) with layover in Atlanta, GA to Bogota, Colombia (BOG) on Delta airlines. Flights from Bogota to Cali (CLO), Cali to Cartagena (CTG) and back to Bogota on Avianca... Continue Reading →

Nobody does New Year’s like Rio!

BRAZIL Overview When: December 25, 2015 - 8 January, 2016 Where: Salvador- hotel Casa do Amarelindo, Lençóis (Chapada Diamantina)- guest house Canto das Aguas, Rio de Janeiro- Bed and Breakfast Pouso Verde, Ilha Grande- Pousada Mara E Claude Transportation from Boston, MA (BOS) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) - American Airlines, Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Salvador da... Continue Reading →

Escape to Paradise

PUERTO RICO Overview When: One week in April 2013 and a four day weekend in October 2015 Where: San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa Puerto Rico Transportation: Boston, MA (BOS) direct flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) on JetBlue airlines Transportation within the island:... Continue Reading →

Hidden gem in the Ionian Sea

LEFKADA Overview When: 25 August - 30 August, 2015 Where: Lefkada Beach Hotel Transportation to the island: Round trip ferry from Brindisi, Italy to Igoumenitsa, Lefkada on Grimaldi Lines Transportation within the island: rental car Dirent a Car Must see/do: Vasiliki, Milos Beach, Porto Katsiki Beach, Egremni Beach, Macedonia Palace boat excursion around the island... Continue Reading →

The Land of the Rings

NEW ZEALAND Overview When: 14 February - 28 February, 2014 Where: North Island: Auckland- friend's place,  Mt Maunganui - Downtown Mount Bed and Breakfast, Rotorua- Lake Lodge B&B, Tongariro National park- Adventure Lodge & Motel, Wellington- Gourmet Stay.  South Island: Christchurch- Magnolia Rose Bed and Breakfast, Twizel- Aspen Court Motel, Queenstown- Melbourne Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Te... Continue Reading →

Temples, monkeys and surf!

BALI Overview When: 14 September - 22 September, 2013 Where: Vasanti Seminyak Resort Transportation: round trip from Bangkok (BKK) to  Denpasar (DPS) on Air Asia airlines Transportation within island: hired driver/guide, moped rental Must see/do: Seminyak, Kuta, Uluwatu Temple, Sanur Beach, Jimbaran Bay, Ubud (town and the Monkey Forest), Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Kintamani Volcano, Pura... Continue Reading →

The Land of Smiles!

THAILAND Overview When: 26 February - 10 March, 2012 Where: Bangkok - Lebua at State Tower hotel, Chiang Mai - Sirilana hotel, Ao Nang, Krabi - Aonang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa Transportation: Flight from Boston (BOS) to Beijing, China (PEK) on American airlines, from Beijing to Bangkok (BKK) on Air China airlines Transportation from Bangkok... Continue Reading →

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