12 09, 2021

Want to go to a ball game? Here’s what you need to know about going to Fenway

2021-09-12T17:45:05+00:00September 12th, 2021|

Many professional and amateur sporting events were shut throughout a lot of the pandemic, leaving die-hard fans in the lurch. Boston is known in particular for having an incredible sports culture — and lucky for baseball fans, you can still buy tickets to see the Red Sox live at Fenway Park. Here’s what you need to know. Currently, Fenway Park is open for business — but they recommend anyone who is considered [...]

17 08, 2021

The best beaches within an hour of Boston

2021-08-17T20:27:20+00:00August 17th, 2021|

Summer may be in its final month, but there’s still plenty of time to get some beach days in before the end of the season. Luckily for you, New England is home to gorgeous sandy beaches — some of which are a stone’s throw away from Boston. Here’s a few of our favorites. One of the closest to Boston is Nahant Beach, which is just a 20-30 minutes drive. Massachusetts license plates [...]

9 08, 2021

What you need to know about the latest mask guidelines

2021-08-09T21:01:58+00:00August 9th, 2021|

The emergence and spread of the Delta — and Delta plus — variants of Covid-19 have many governors and public officials across the country taking another look at their mask-wearing guidelines and restrictions. Massachusetts is no different. A couple weeks ago, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced new tightened mask-wearing guidelines following a spike in positive cases, with Revere and Brockton both seeing severe increases. The latest update recommends fully vaccinated people in [...]

25 07, 2021

Still planning a European summer vacation? Here’s what you need to know

2021-07-25T22:10:05+00:00July 25th, 2021|

Back in June, the European Union opened itself to American travelers, ending a 15-month ban, and many Americans started dreaming of Italian beaches and Greek islands. But as Covid-19 rates continue to rise across Europe, prohibitive restrictions regarding travel, testing and quarantines might make these seem less appealing. If you’re still trying to make it across the pond this summer, here’s what you should know.  Currently, more EU travel options are [...]

2 07, 2021

The best Independence Day fireworks in Massachusetts

2021-07-02T10:55:53+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

July 4th is fast approaching, and as last year’s Independence Day didn’t quite go as planned, we’re all more than ready to celebrate. So where’s the best place to watch fireworks this Independence Day? Here’s our list. If you’re sticking to the city, Boston’s fireworks are some of the most iconic in the country. While the city’s signature Boston Pops July Fourth Spectacular will this year take place at Tanglewood in [...]

21 06, 2021

Massachusetts is almost at 4.1m fully vaccinated people

2021-06-21T21:35:02+00:00June 21st, 2021|

On Sunday, Massachusetts officials from the state Department of Public Health announced that 4,088,474 people are fully vaccinated in the state. This means the state is less than 12,000 Covid-19 vaccine shots away from hitting its goal of 4.1m fully vaccinated people. As the vaccine rollout has gone quickly, coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and deaths have all plummeted to record lows.  Currently, the seven-day average number of coronavirus patients in the hospital [...]

8 06, 2021

3 of New England’s most beautiful weekend trips

2021-06-08T21:12:48+00:00June 8th, 2021|

As international summer getaways hang in the balance for many, it’s good to remind yourselves that there are plenty of beautiful spots right in your own backyard — and New England is certainly no different. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, look no further — we have a list of the very best. Newport, Rhode Island, is continually cited as one of New England’s most picturesque getaways, and is beautiful no [...]

22 05, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination passports: What you should know

2021-05-22T20:42:22+00:00May 22nd, 2021|

Many countries and airlines are testing and offering vaccine passports — but what are they?  Vaccine passports are digital platforms containing passenger health information, and can prove if a person has been vaccinated or tested negative for Covid-19. For countries that are hoping to open, or already in the process of opening, their borders, vaccine passports could be the key to reinstating safe travel. Several countries, including Italy, Iceland, Greece and [...]

16 05, 2021

Here are the latest mask guidelines in the USA

2021-05-16T14:34:48+00:00May 16th, 2021|

As of Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced fully vaccinated Americans can stop wearing masks and social distancing. "Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance," the CDC now says. This reversal is a big shift from the CDC’s previous guidelines, which [...]

11 05, 2021

Here’s where Americans can travel to right now

2021-05-11T20:15:24+00:00May 11th, 2021|

While travel is still strongly discouraged in general, several countries have recently eased restrictions. This means for many Americans, a European summer vacation isn’t as far away as it seems. Anyone who travels back to the USA, regardless of destination, will be required to show a negative test result before boarding a flight home. Many airlines and airports have started to offer on-site rapid Covid-19 tests, so do check beforehand and [...]

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