Category: New England

Hiking The Franconia Ridge Loop

So my brother and I have officially decided that this summer we are going to tackle the New Hampshire’s Presidential Traverse. The Presidential Traverse is a pretty daunting (humblebrag alert) 23 mile hike in New Hampshire’s White Mountains that summits 8 peaks over 4,000 feet, and gets its name because all eight peaks, Madison, Adams,

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New England Seafood Feasting in Philadelphia

I have to confess something. On its own I find lobster to be overrated. Now, before you get all up in arms, remember that overrated does not mean bad. Lobster is delicious. It’s sweet, it’s light, and drowned in drawn butter, it’s a quintessential summer experience. It’s just that for the amount of money you

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Portland Maine, Day 1

You know what I haven’t done in a long time? Taken an impromptu roadtrip. Being the king of planning and all, I can’t even remember the last time I just packed a bag with no plans, reservations, and just hit the road, so I was pretty pumped this past 4th of July weekend, when my

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Summering on the Cape

One of my life goals is to be the type of person who’s financially stable enough to use the word summer as a verb. You know the type; the summer in the south of France, or they summer in Bermuda, or maybe they summer in the Hamptons-no matter the destination, it’s usually somewhere a bit exclusive, classy

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8 Ideas for “Winter-Fun” Getaways

Like it or not winter is coming, so it’s time to get prepared. My friends and I have started to plan our annual pilgrimage to Lake Placid, for our annual “winter fun” trip. This will be our third year going and honestly I’m in love with the town and area. It’s got everything I look

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Weekend Trip Idea: Portland Maine

A few weeks ago my cousin texted me to say he was in Portland Maine and that I should write about it for one of the weekend trip ideas.  I said great send me some pictures and he did not, mainly because he’s a dick, so here we have this pictureless Portland post. Portland, a city

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Halloween In Salem

Halloween is my third favorite holiday after Christmas (how could Christmas not be anyone’s number one?) and parade season.   The Fourth of July and Thanksgiving are heavy contenders, but with both of these I enjoy the social aspect, annual gatherings of family and friends, rather than the customs the holidays entail (I think fireworks are overrated,

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