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APRIL 2016 SCHOOL VACATION TO DO’S IN BOSTON

APRIL 2016 SCHOOL VACATION WEEK TO DO’S IN BOSTON

There is always so much to do in and around Boston – whether you are having a staycation or visiting the area for the first time. Here are my picks for April 2016 vacations: CELEBRATE The week starts off with Patriots’ Day celebrations around the state to commemorate the battles of the American Revolutionary War.  …

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Figure Skating World is coming to Boston March 28-April 3, 2016

Boston might have withdrawn its Olympic bid, but this week we have a chance to see the elite of world’s figure skating here for World Figure Skating Championships 2016.  The world’s biggest annual skating competition is coming to Boston’s TD Garden on March 28 – April 3.  Close to 200 athletes representing 38 countries are …

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Boston Ballet takes us to Paris: new program Kaleidoscope is on stage March 17-26

No travel plans for this spring? Don’t despair!   This week Boston Ballet takes us to Paris in its new program  Kaleidoscope, a colorful springy fusion of four pieces of modern choreography (at the Boston Opera House, March 17-26). Going to Boston Ballet performances is a family affair in our house.  While my husband prefers modern pieces (especially …

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ONEGIN BALLET RETURNS TO BOSTON FEBRUARY 25 – MARCH 6, 2016

Do you have a favorite ballet? I believe I just found mine. It’s John Cranko’s ONEGIN which comes back to Boston Ballet after 14 years (February 25 – March 6 in Boston Opera House). Cranko’s passionate ballet is based on the famous novel in verses by Alexander Pushkin “Eugene Onegin”, set in 19th century Russia.   …

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Our 2015 Year of Weekend Celebrations in Pictures

Our 2015 Year of Weekend Celebrations in Pictures

When I  asked (rhetorically) who would be interested in reading another family’s travel year recoup, Vit  immediately retorted: “I WOULD!“  So this post is for my husband and travel partner Vit (also known as a person behind most of the pictures on the blog) in gratitude for helping to make our family weekend celebrations a reality.   And …

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Things to Do in Boston during February school vacation week 2017

Holiday Winter Traditions in and around Boston.

Paraphrasing a famous Tolstoy quote, all happy families are rich in traditions.  Here in Boston, with the abundance of natural and cultural resources, it is easy to create your own family traditions for each season. (Read about our Fall and Summer favorites;  spring list will be my new challenge next year). Here is my list …

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