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10 Tips to Stay Healthy on Vacation

. “Vacation is the time to change locations, mindsets, and have a break from your ‘regular’ life. Unless you’re hiking the Appalachian Trail, it’s often a time of indulgence and excess. But it can still be a healthy time too… so take advantage of…

February 25, 2015
Mexico Travel Yoga

Sayulita, Mexico

Sayulita It’s about an hour drive from the airport in Puerto Vallarta to Sayulita, a wonderful beach town, filled with a nice combination of Mexicans and hippie tourists.  This festive beach town has an easy-going, laid-back vacation vibe. Golf carts, bikes, people, and cars…

March 31, 2014
Boston Food

Boston | Beacon Hill: Deluca’s Market

Deluca’s Market Beacon Hill:  11 Charles St.     (617) 523-4343 Back Bay: 239 Newbury St. (617) 262-5990   Deluca’s has cornered the market in Beacon Hill and Back Bay.  Corny jokes aside, it’s a gem of a store, with two locations.  Prices are not cheap, but…

March 28, 2014
Boston Lifestyle Yoga

Boston | Back Bay Yoga Studio

If you like Yoga, and you go to Boston..  bring your mat on over to Back Bay Yoga. The schedule of classes is online, and like many yoga studios, Back Bay Yoga is encouraging signing up online.  Don’t have a mat? Don’t worry.  Mats…

March 26, 2014
Mexico Travel

Christmas Luxury in Punta Mita, Mexico

Punta Mita “Casa Canta Rana” House of the Frog Song The flight to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is just a few hours from LA, Phoenix and other US destinations.  The PV airport was very easy to navigate and Hertz was right on site.  Just watch…

February 5, 2014

10 Days Without My Phone???

3:50 AM. Checking my phone in the lobby. The familiar cycle: first the text messages, then the emails, then Facebook.  Nothing particularly exciting. But it fills the nine minutes before Boston cab company arrives. The cab comes and one by one we hand the…

December 22, 2013
Delicious France NANTUCKET Travel

Beaune Market (Burgundy)

  The Town of Nantucket and the city of Beaune were officially twinned (jumelage in French) five years ago. A number of Nantucketers travelled to Beaune to celebrate the fifth anniversary that ended this past weekend. (More details) Anyone who knows Denis Toner knows it is…

September 9, 2012
France Recipes Travel

Umami of Burgundy: The Truffle Farm

Umami of Burgundy: The Truffle Farm By Sara Boyce Bonjour and greetings from one of your foreign correspondents, on the ground in France. The plan was that Mark Donato would meet up at Charles de Gaulle airport Monday morning and go directly to Beaune with one…

November 1, 2011