Category Archives: Retro-Travel

My Little Town

Westport is a quiet hunk of Connecticut shoreline originally populated by the native Pequot tribe. Nestled between the Saugatuck River and Long Island Sound, this pretty tidal treasure is a mere 47 miles of commuter rail from New York City, … Continue reading

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Maine: Mother-Daughter Blue Highway

Bright blue sky and sunny tales of summer, originally published in the Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald in June, July & August of 2013. I hear there’s a street called Pineo Court in Bar Harbor. “Roadtrip!” says my daughter Sarah, … Continue reading

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Innovation Destination: East Bayside

My sunny summer travel series continues on this snowy day, originally published in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July & August of 2014. After a formal “foodie tour” of Portland, I’m feeling restless. As a local, I … Continue reading

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The Maine Cottage II: Living History

More tales of summer warmth for a cold winter, published in June, July & August 2014 © Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. Maine cottages of all shapes and sizes offer charm and comfort. Some also offer a sense of history. … Continue reading

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The Maine Cottage

More summer stories for a chilly season that originally appeared in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July and August of 2014. The Maine cottage is making a comeback. Originally designed as small vacation dwellings for working people, … Continue reading

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Retro Roaming: The Green Side of the Road

© Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram If you’re interested in a nostalgia-fueled vacation, Maine is the place to be. If, like me, you like a little green with your getaway, rediscover classic comfort at these old-time, recycled retreats. … Continue reading

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