All posts tagged: Travel

Halloweekend in Boston and Salem

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Ah, Halloween. What a complicated relationship I’ve had with you. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of the hype that surrounded this highly-celebrated holiday. It usually started somewhere in the middle of summer with the premature arrival of Halloween decorations in Target. And soon to follow was the excitement of picking out that year’s costume at Party City, carving the familiar jack-o’-lantern designs into our pumpkins in the front yard, then sneaking early pieces […]

Three Days in Ireland

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Ireland was never one of those places I traveled to in my preteen day-dreams. I instead had my heart set on one day making my way to other far-off places like Australia and Greece, or more tropical destinations like Fiji and the Caribbean. This disposition likely had something to do with the fact that when I was a kid, I had an irrational fear of leprechauns (among hundreds of other things), and the negative associations […]