Flower Chasing Around New England

I find spending time in fields of flowers a gloriously peaceful thing, so visiting them is something that I do often. It is even more charming when the field is made of one kind of flower. I have chased flowers around the world, but there are many great fields right here around New England. Here … Read more

The Best American Sweets: Iconic State Desserts

US Dessert by state

Often inspired by local produce or immigrant culture, each of the US States has an iconic dessert of its own. So, as the next in my series about the best desserts around the world, I present Iconic State Desserts of the United States. Alabama Lane Cake Visit Alabama to try Alabama Lane Cake, a southern … Read more

Things to Do in Mystic Connecticut

What to do in Mystic Connecticut

The small village of Mystic in southeast Connecticut is the perfect spot in for a family day or a Connecticut weekend getaway. It is full of history but also has a small, quaint downtown on the Mystic River, the nation’s largest maritime museum, and a world-class aquarium. Read on for things to do in Mystic, … Read more