Patric Sandri

Learning the tools and treats of house swaps

A house swap erases the cost of accommodations and takes much of the pressure out of international travel. By Stephanie Ebbert

// Quebec zoo offers an overnight adventure

At Zoo Sauvage in St-Félicien, Quebec, the Nature Trail Park section is the unique part.

// The VIP Lounge: Lauren Kuhn

The 2014 Miss Massachusetts still has places she wants to go – namely Iceland.

// Father-son budget spree to D.C. recalls and adds memories

When my son turned 10, we took on a challenge: Spend three days in D.C. for under $1,000, round trip from our home in New Hampshire.

// How to design a family cruise

It’s more popular than ever for extended families to travel together, and a cruise vacation accommodates clans of all ages and interests.

Hey Air New Zealand, what happened to my Skycouch?

Susan Crookall wants Air New Zealand Skycouch to compensate her. But should it?

Michele McDonald for the boston globe

Viewfinder: Olneyville New York System

Despite the name, Olneyville New York System, a diner-like restaurant that opened in 1946, is in Providence.


// 1670s needlework heirloom rich in its old age

A needlework picture made by Sarah Phillips, the daughter of Reverend Samuel Phillips, was the top seller at Skinner’s American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction.

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// Nantucket daffodil festival, global travel advice, and more

News, apps, deals, and gear from New England and beyond.


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// Chill: Shake it up

The newest gear, hottest peaks, and coolest places to warm up after a long day of chasing snowy thrills.

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// Spring travel

Find your paradise two hours from Boston, plus lessons from a Disney vacation.

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