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Exploring and Whale Watching in Provincetown, MA

I first saw Provincetown on Twitter and it was recommended a few more times. There are many small towns in Massachusetts’ famous Cape Cod but Provincetown looked like a good bet for a place to spend the day. I was so right – Provincetown is absolutely adorable!

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Provincetown, MA

A little bit of history: Provincetown today is located at the end tip of the Cape Cod spiral. The area of Provincetown had been inhabited by the local Wampanoags and Nausets for millennia before the pilgrims from Europe arrived. The famous … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Destinations
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A Day Trip to Montenegro: Perast & Kotor

Sometimes I like visiting countries for the sake of it, and when I was in Dubrovnik, I opted to take a day trip down to Montenegro. It was beyond my expectations and so worth a trip. Kotor actually ended up being one of the highlights of my vacation! So without further adieu, here’s a wrap-up of Perast and Kotor in Montenegro.

Perast, Montenegro

Perast, Montenegro

A little bit of history: Perast’s most notable history is a lot more recent than some surrounding areas. It became a part of the Venetian Empire from 1420-1797, which is when it thrived and developed the look … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 in Destinations
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The Site of a Murder? Exploring Rough Point

I love, love, love Newport. On our last trip, we got to visit one of the mansions there, Rough Point. Rough Point was the home of Doris Duke, an incredibly wealthy heiress and socialite during the mid-20th century. You may know her more famous home, Shangri-La in Hawaii. We came in expecting a beautiful home but there was a little surprise in store for us.

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Exploring Rough Point Mansion

Rough Point is owned by the Newport Restoration Foundation rather than the Newport Mansions, but it’s still a mansion in … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Destinations
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