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Boston Vacation Day Thirteen

By Thursday I was truly at a loss as to how to spend my remaining time in Boston. But I did have the idea to go on a harbor cruise. I took the Silver Line to South Station, the Red … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Twelve

By Wednesday I had truly run out of ideas on what to do in Boston so I decided to do something far down on my list which I had not even scheduled. I decided to visit the Forest Hills Cemetery … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Eleven

I had breakfast at Caffe Nero again and this time I got a new loyalty card. I took the Silver Line bus to South Station and got out at South Station. I took photos of both sides of South Street … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Ten

On Monday I had run out of planned things to do but I decided to visit the Back Bay to take photos of some theaters located there. I took the Silver Line bus to South Station and transferred to the … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Nine

On Sunday I had to buy a new 7-Day Link pass which is good until May 27, 2018 at 7:27 a.m. I went to CVS Pharmacy and bought some aspirin. I took the Red Line to Park Street and then … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Eight

On Saturday my goal was to visit the New England Aquarium. To get there I took the Silver Line to South Station, the Red Line to Downtown Crossing, the Orange Line to State Station, and the Blue Line to the … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Seven

On Friday I explored the Back Bay. I left for the Prudential Center at 9:00 a.m. and got there at 9:30 a.m. I saw the Barnes & Noble store at The Shops at Prudential Center and then followed signs to … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Six

On Thursday I returned to Cambridge to see the other Harvard museums, the Harvard Art Museums. I took the Silver Line bus to South Station and transferred to the Red Line subway. I got off the subway at the Harvard … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Five

On Wednesday I began my exploration of Cambridge, a separate city from Boston which is easy to reach using public transportation. At around 8:30 a.m. I took the Silver Line to South Station and transferred to the Red Line. I  … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Four

On the fourth day of my vacation in Boston I decided to concentrate on the Seaport District area which was where my hotel was located. At 10:00 a.m. I went to the Institute of Contemporary Art just as it opened. … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Two

Since YOTEL does not offer a complimentary breakfast I walked to a nearby Caffe Nero at 7:30 a.m. and had a Cafe au lait, a yogurt, and a Kouign Amman croissant. They gave me a loyalty card which will come … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day Three

On Monday I started my day with breakfast at Caffé Nero. This became my routine and I almost always ordered the same thing; after grabbing a yogurt parfait I also got a croissant and a medium cup of café au … Continue reading

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Boston Vacation Day One

Today was the first day of my vacation in Boston. I drove down to Philadelphia to catch a flight to Boston since Harrisburg does not offer any direct flights. It was raining most of the day and it was even … Continue reading

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Irish Repertory Theatre New York City Trip

Yesterday I made my first bus trip to New York City for 2018. The main goal on this trip was to see The Seafarer at the Irish Repertory Theatre. But I also visited some minor museums and did some shopping. … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Seven – Friday

My final day in Chicago was mostly spent at the Museum of Science and Industry. This museum is far south of the downtown Loop so I had to use the Metra system to get there, the trains for suburban commuting. … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Six – Thursday

I spent almost an entire day at the Field Museum of Natural History. The Field Museum is one of Chicago’s most famous museums and it is huge. I was planning on also visiting the Adler Planetarium and the Shedd Aquarium … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Five – Wednesday

I began the fifth day of my vacation with a complimentary breakfast at my hotel. Today they served omelets, French toast sticks, and Canadian bacon. I then went to the Walgreens on State Street but their ATM was not working … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Four – Tuesday

Tuesday marked the point in my vacation where I had definite plans which eliminated the need to find something to do. For breakfast, we were offered turkey sausage and scrambled eggs. I spent most of day at the Art Institute … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Three – Monday

On the first weekday of my vacation I still didn’t have anything major planned so I decided to explore the Wicker Park neighborhood. For breakfast I had an omelet and a cheesy muffin. I went to Walgreens at 8:41 a.m. … Continue reading

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Chicago Vacation – Day Two – Sunday

The second day of my vacation began with breakfast at the hotel. Then I went to the Walgreens on State Street at 8:56 a.m. and bought a little notebook, a set of scissors, and blister band-aids. I needed a little … Continue reading

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