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Boston and Melbourne: Separated at Birth?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Sydney, Australia, and New York are superman destinations, wrestling for attention and flying onto the world's front page. Boston and Melbourne? They're more like spectacled Clark Kents. And each is secretly glad.

Fourth of July! Who Celebrates It Best? East vs. West

Peek | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel
Peek

It seems as though the East would have a leg up on celebrating our Independence, if not entirely due to its historical tours, but we have yet to be convinced. We found activities in the West that rival all of the best activities on the East.

A Long Weekend In Boston

George Hobica | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can honestly say that none is more beautiful, especially now that the hideous Central Artery roadway has been placed underground.

The Bay State Has History, Music And Baseball

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Cape Ann boasts America's oldest seaport and art colony. You can go to the docks and watch fishermen come in with the day's catch.

BlackVoices History Quest: The Northeast Edition

Posted 02.24.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Northeast. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful ma...

Let Freedom Ring! Exploring the Freedom Trail

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 12.11.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Ever since we'd first learned about the Revolutionary War in fourth grade, I'd wanted to visit the sites where the events had occurred. So I showed up early, camera-in-hand, to visit the Freedom Trail, a very high priority on my "Must-See" list.

Sarah Palin Disses Immigrants on Her Way to Visit America's Monument to Immigrants

Disgrasian | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

I'm guessing in the "lots of things" that Sarah Palin reads but has trouble naming, you won't find the "Brief History of Ellis Island" among them.

5 Free Boston Activities (SLIDESHOW)

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
CheapOair

Located in the heart of New England, Boston is more than just a city of great history. Luckily there are plenty of free activities to keep your wallet aside for some great souvenir shopping.

Hiking in Cities

Michael Koenigs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Koenigs

Making cities "walkable" again has become an imperative for urban planners seeking to lure populations back from the sprawling suburbs.