Four Locals: the USA’s Northeast Corridor


Travelers like to champion locals a lot, I’ve noticed. And “travel like a local” has become the new “off-the-beaten track,” a well-intentioned mantra that’s now sort of a cliche. Still, it has a point. I’ve just finished a humbling opportunity to follow Andrew Evans’ shoes as the National Geographic Traveler’s Digital Nomad, going by train between Boston, New York, Philadelphia and DC. I … Read on

College Game Day: Boston

It’s not fair, comparing college town to college town, when you add a Boston College or USC to the mix. They get major metropolises to add to their weight. I find it unfair, so I compare Tallahassee with Chestnut Hill, the west suburb of Boston. With Miami and Cal ruining marquee matchups this week vs Oklahoma and USC respectively, ESPN’s CollegeGameDay threw in … Read on