Going Places in Boston

A Travel Blog

23 05, 2023

Have you made your plans yet for Memorial Day?

2023-05-23T08:54:37+00:00May 23rd, 2023|

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, which, after a long winter, is something to celebrate. Have you made your plans yet for the long weekend yet? We’ve got your plans here. Memorial Day usually means warm weather, so since we all have Monday off work, why not find a sunny patio somewhere for brunch, dinner or a few drinks in the sun? Don’t leave it until the last [...]

24 04, 2023

The Best Springtime Weekend Getaways in New England

2023-04-24T17:12:05+00:00April 24th, 2023|

Spring is well underway, and while we love spending time in the city as the weather warms up, we don’t blame you for wanting a nearby escape. In fact, there’s no better time to experience everything New England has to offer. So what are the best places to go for a weekend escape? Here’s our list. First, the Berkshires are perhaps one of Massachusetts' most highly revered destinations, the rural region [...]

9 04, 2023

Boston’s Swan Boats are coming back for their 146th season

2023-04-09T20:01:26+00:00April 9th, 2023|

The opening of the Swan Boats’ next season has finally been announced. As of April 15th at 11 am, visitors from far and wide can grab their tickets and hop on board one of Boston’s longest running treasures.  But how much do you know about the Boston Swan Boats? Here are a few fun facts to get you started: The Swan Boats were opened in 1877 by Irish immigrant and shipbuilder [...]

29 03, 2023

UK airports to drop liquid restrictions for carry-on luggage

2023-03-29T16:34:41+00:00March 29th, 2023|

It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for — liquid restrictions for hand luggage are on their way out, starting in the UK. The old rules, which meant all passengers on domestic and international flights needed to squeeze 100ml bottles of liquids into tiny plastic bags, have been around since 2006. The UK Government has announced the rules will be lifted at all airports by June, 2024. London City Airport will be the [...]

11 03, 2023

St. Patrick’s Day in Boston? Here’s what you need to know

2023-03-11T15:21:31+00:00March 11th, 2023|

As a city with proud Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day has been a cornerstone of Boston’s calendar, with its annual Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade gracing the city’s streets since 1901. So if you find yourself in Boston, or in New England, on March 19, you’ll want to make sure you’re around for the big events. First and foremost, it doesn’t need to be St. Patrick’s Day to explore Boston’s rich [...]

20 02, 2023

It’s President’s Day. Stuck without plans? Read this

2023-02-20T21:26:12+00:00February 20th, 2023|

President’s Day is here. And if you’re reading this, odds are you don’t have any plans. So how can you spend today without having made prior plans? While the weather forecast for today isn’t fabulous, take the opportunity to find a local walk — because if you live anywhere in New England, a beautiful hike isn’t far no matter if it’s rain or shine. If you’re coming from Boston, we’d recommend Hopkinton [...]

13 02, 2023

Tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day — here’s how to pull off last minute plans

2023-02-13T13:31:18+00:00February 13th, 2023|

February 14th is one of the most beloved — and dreaded — days of the year. And while time is running out to plan a romantic dinner at a restaurant, there are still plenty of fun, creative ways to show your loved one, friends or family how much you care about them. While restaurants will likely be booked up by now, if you’re not too picky about the place to go, many [...]

22 01, 2023

Here’s how to avoid luggage disaster

2023-01-22T12:42:08+00:00January 22nd, 2023|

With flight and airport traffic reaching record levels, and global airline staffing issues, travelers to the airport can expect long lines, overbooked planes and lost luggage. So what should you do if the dreaded lost luggage scenario actually happens? Two employees who work for airports in Toronto and Vancouver recently gave their top tips for avoiding lost luggage. These include: Removing old tags from your luggage, as they could confuse the [...]

11 01, 2023

The return of the masks

2023-01-11T18:12:58+00:00January 11th, 2023|

Many of us have been feeling as though the coronavirus pandemic was over, using past tense when talking about its horrors and complications. But in reality, it’s still very much in the present. Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are climbing again after the winter holidays, with Boston-area data showing a steep spike in Covid levels. But it’s not the same as it was. The latest Covid-19 strain to hit New England is [...]

22 12, 2022

Christmas is fast approaching: Here are our tips for avoiding travel mayhem

2022-12-22T19:11:04+00:00December 22nd, 2022|

After Thanksgiving, the December holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year to travel. In fact, a report from the AAA shows an estimated 112.7 million people are likely to travel between December 23, 2022 and January 2, 2023. And if that number brings to mind long lines and big delays, you’re not wrong — while getting to your holiday destination, whether it's to family spread far and wide [...]

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