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Travel Guide: Discover State History and Great Seafood in Seattle

STAY Fresh Digs Seattle’s a city with a lot of quirk, and the Palihotel Seattle is no exception. With a Moonrise Kingdom-meets-Chateau Marmont vibe, the […]


Cape Cod’s Ocean Edge Resort Is Turning into Hogwarts This Presidents’ Week

Still trying to nail down vacation plans for school-break week? Why not hop aboard the Hogwarts Express with the whole family in tow (or, you […]

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Totally Standard Vacation Package Costs $113K, Includes Dog and Car

As far as plans for Valentine’s Day go, spending the weekend in a luxurious suite at a four-star Rhode Island resort that overlooks the Atlantic […]


Five Romantic Airbnbs You Can Still Book for Valentine’s Day Weekend

A Modernist Manse Weston, Connecticut Price: Starting at $995 per night Accommodates: 8 guests Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 4 It’s not exactly the cheapest option, but […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for India

Number of Bostonians with Indian Heritage: 10,447 For centuries, Hindu ancestors have made pilgrimages to the ancient city of Haridwar, where a loved one’s ashes […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Jamaica

Number of Bostonians with Jamaican Heritage: 11,710 Despite centuries of colonization, Jamaica has developed its own truly unique culture, which became popular worldwide after it […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for France

Number of Bostonians with French Heritage: 12,612 Oldways president Sara Baer-Sinnott, who’s curated food-centric French tours like this one since 2005, encourages heritage travelers to […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Colombia

Number of Bostonians with Colombian Heritage: 9,009 Shirley Cardona, vice president of sales for EF Go Ahead Tours and a Colombian-American herself, put together this […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Puerto Rico

Number of Bostonians with Puerto Rican Heritage: 35,082 While the effects of Hurricane Maria still linger on some parts of the island, San Juan and […]


A Heritage Travel Itinerary for England

Number of Bostonians with English Heritage: 30,090 This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s journey to Massachusetts. In honor of the milestone, the […]


A Look at the Countries Bostonians Emigrated From

Germany Bostonians with
 German Heritage: 30,436 Although some Germans made their way to the Hub in the late 1700s to escape hardship in the southwestern […]


Discovering My Roots in Ireland: Jay Cashman

Jay Cashman Boston construction magnate Number of Bostonians with Irish Heritage: 93,102 When I was young, my Great-Aunt Cabby was the historian of the family. […]

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Discovering My Roots in Cape Verde: John Barros

John Barros Chief of Economic Development, City of Boston Number of Bostonians with Cape Verdean 
Heritage: 15,197 My parents are from the island of Fogo—which […]


Discovering My Roots in Haiti: Linda Dorcena Forry

Linda Dorcena Forry Suffolk Construction executive and former state senator Number of Bostonians with Haitian Heritage: 23,614 Before my trip in 2015, I had been […]


Discovering My Roots in China: Janet Wu

Janet Wu Boston-based Bloomberg reporter and anchor Number of Bostonians with Chinese Heritage: 32,667 When my family returned to China for the first time, I […]