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Nantucket in December — holiday charm abounds
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Nantucket in December — holiday charm abounds
Nantucket may be a quintessential New England summer destination, heavily populated by those in a high tax bracket, but in December, it transforms into an egalitarian winter wonderland focused on supporting small businesses and celebrating the holiday season.
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In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
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In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
Visitors to San Antonio, Texas, can hear the music of Dia de los Muertos before they see the celebration. The upbeat strums of Mexican folk songs waft through the streets of the historic La Villita neighborhood.
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The enduring lure of Cape Town, South Africa
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The enduring lure of Cape Town, South Africa
The spectacular setting along the southern rim of the African continent, a precious bowl encircled by mountains, is just one reason Cape Town consistently ranks first among the world’s most beautiful cities.
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Out & About: Autumn on Cape Cod
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Out & About: Autumn on Cape Cod
As temperatures cool and foliage paints itself across the Massachusetts landscape, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club on Cape Cod is rolling out its fire pits and dusting off comforters. For the well-known resort, staying open year-round on a coastal peninsula requires finesse — and cranberries.
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Airstream adventure: coastal camping comes to Falmouth, with a heavy dose of glamour
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Airstream adventure: coastal camping comes to Falmouth, with a heavy dose of glamour
Nestled off a quiet residential street in Falmouth sits an army of shiny, retrofitted Airstreams offering up a coastal getaway for urbanites who like the idea of camping but would prefer not to sleep on the ground. AutoCamp Cape Cod is Massachusetts’s newest glamp-site, renting the luxury campers and similarly styled tents just one mile from the Cape Cod coastline.
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Monique Y. Wells: An African American in Paris
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Monique Y. Wells: An African American in Paris
For visitors looking for an African American community in Paris, there is no longer a specific site like the legendary Chez Haynes restaurant in the 9th arrondissement. Wells, however, feels there is a true community of African Americans, in that “we know where we are, and how and when to reach out.”
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A taste of Tuscany
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A taste of Tuscany
Traveling north out of the city of Florence, Italy, my drive into Tuscany meandered through rolling vineyards blanketed in distant fog. Even with limited vision along the roadways, the exquisite Tuscan landscape was almost too much to absorb all at once. The grapes, the farmhouses and the misty air appeared almost digitally enhanced as I arrived in the village of Castelfalfi.
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The summer flavors of the picturesque state of Utah
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The summer flavors of the picturesque state of Utah
Summertime in Utah is when snow fanatics disband and the weather seduces kayakers, mountain bikers, hikers and glamping enthusiasts.
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The Venice Biennale art show on view through Nov. 26
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The Venice Biennale art show on view through Nov. 26
Utopias, dreams, losses, memories and hard truths all have a place in the carnival midway that is the Venice Biennale, which every two years for more than a century has turned its host city on the Adriatic into a showcase of both the state of contemporary art and the state of the world.
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Silver Line pilot aims to show bus rapid transit time savings
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Silver Line pilot aims to show bus rapid transit time savings
Member of BostonBRT hoped to demonstrate the benefits of implementing bus rapid transit on the Silver Line by piloting one BRT element — boarding without having to line up and wait to pay fares.
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deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum features modern and contemporary art in both indoor and outdoor settings
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deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum features modern and contemporary art in both indoor and outdoor settings
Among all the great museums spread across Massachusetts, deCordova is a special one. deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum features modern and contemporary art in both indoor and outdoor settings
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There’s something special about lighthouses.
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There’s something special about lighthouses.
Whether it's a day trip or a long vacation, lighthouses capture the imagination like few other relics from years gone by.
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