Ducking into The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 5, 2017

I have always loved reading with my children. Some books they selected, I disliked reading repeatedly, others we all happily knew by heart. One such book was Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. The story of a family of mallard ducks that make a home in Boston Public Garden. This year marks the 75th anniversary of […]


Family Friendly Experiences in Boston

by Mary Jo Manzanares on July 15, 2015

With experiences ranging from history and science to animals and the seafront, Boston has urban experiences to satisfy families with kids of all ages. With things to do that span all areas of interest, Boston is sure to keep every family busy. Say goodbye to a chorus of “I’m bored” in this city; the only hard […]


Paul Revere’s Boston

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 5, 2011

inside old north church boston

Full of history and historical sites, Boston is an easy destination for last minute holidays.  There’s so much to see and do, though, that the city can seem overwhelming.  And it is.  My recommendation is to break it down into bite size pieces, giving yourself plenty of chance to sightsee, soak of the ambiance of […]


Boston’s Big Dig Tour: Architecture, Politics & Corruption

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 26, 2011

Boston Big Dig - End Result

Boston’s Big Dig is more than just a construction project, although one that may seem like it will never be completed.  The Big Dig is also the story of the transformation of a city, with a lot of politics and corruption thrown in for good measure. Context Travel has launched a new walking tour of […]