How to explore the lavender fields of Provence
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Provence- this very word brings a wide smile to my face as if it is a substitute for happiness. And why not- it has beautiful panoramas, delicious cuisine and super-friendly locals. I understand there are various other regions having similar … Read More

Eat up, says Charleston
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Pleasant or otherwise, you may be in for a surprise with the dining situation in Charleston. Especially if your server shares stories about her southern grandma who seasons “even her greens” with pork. I imagine all you meat eaters nodding … Read More

6 Vermont fall foliage drives through back roads
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With this guide on Vermont fall foliage drives, you can see some of the most stunning colors that central Vermont has on offer. Strap your seatbelt and go!

Notes & Photos: Óbidos, Portugal’s Town of Queens
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How was a Moorish village resembling a Greek island born in a small corner of Portugal? This question crossed my mind momentarily as we planned our road trip through Portugal, and receded soon enough. Lost in my disorganized thoughts that … Read More

Staying with winemakers in Portugal’s Douro Valley
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My greatest pursuit prior to visiting Douro Valley was not about finding the best port wine or the choicest stay. I was obsessed with the idea of finding a vineyard that has its own historic rabelo (a vintage boat found … Read More

Fall weekend bliss in the Berkshires
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Last year, when I packed my bags and moved halfway across the world, I didn’t really fathom the degree to which seasons can affect people. India is a tropical country and checking weather updates days in advance is a alien … Read More

Leaf-Peeping around New England
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Note: Excuse the overload of photos accompanying this post. We almost wanted a photo for each color that we spotted, but our cameras failed to preserve every shade in the palette of colors offered by this season! This has been … Read More

5 Things to do on a perfect Spring day in Boston
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While I continue to shield myself in fleece jackets, Boston has graduated to spring dresses and brave long legs. The transition from snow to warmer temperatures has lifted the city’s spirits. People are thronging the streets, public spots and bars. … Read More

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