Going Places in Boston

A Travel Blog

6 09, 2020

How to support your local restaurants

2020-09-06T10:43:39+00:00September 6th, 2020|

As news of yet another classic Boston establishment is shuttering due to COVID-19, many New England residents are wondering how they can continue to support their favorite local establishments while staying safe at home. We have a few ideas for how you can get started. Many restaurants and local suppliers sell off-menu products like gift cards and other merchandise. A gift card is not only a great gift idea for others, [...]

24 08, 2020

Still not ready to dine out? Here’s a few tips to spice up your home meals

2020-08-24T19:07:49+00:00August 24th, 2020|

As coronavirus continues to affect the United States, businesses in some states are continuing to open up, leaving many confused. While eating meals at home saves money and helps you to improve your cooking skills, cooking the same spaghetti bolognese every night gets, well, boring. We all can’t wait to dine out normally… but here are a few ways to stay sane in the meantime. While many of us are looking [...]

16 08, 2020

Latest Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions: Here’s what you should know

2020-08-16T10:25:08+00:00August 16th, 2020|

New restrictions come in accordance with a worrying uptick in Massachusetts positive cases. Last Tuesday, these stricter COVID-19 restrictions, announced recently by Governor Charlie Baker, went into effect. The new rules affect face mask protocol, outdoor group sizes, restaurants, and fines — here’s everything you need to know. For those looking to gather outside with friends, the previous rules which allowed for 100 people have been reduced to 50 people in a [...]

3 08, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about Boston schools reopening

2020-08-03T14:08:21+00:00August 3rd, 2020|

As coronavirus rates continue to grow across the country, Massachusetts has introduced new restrictions regarding travel and isolation. However, a recent spike in cases has many worried about what will happen when schools are due to reopen in the fall. Here’s everything we know so far. While plans depend on the school district in question, Boston Public Schools will likely take on a hybrid model — there are all-remote and all-in-person contingency [...]

27 07, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about Massachusetts’ new coronavirus travel rules

2020-07-27T12:50:25+00:00July 27th, 2020|

As COVID-19 rates continue to soar across the country, Massachusetts has seen relative success in getting the cases under control. However, an increase in cases over the past couple of weeks has seen new restrictions added to visitors traveling to the commonwealth. Last week, Governor Charlie Baker announced new travel requirements. Travelers from out of the state have been asked to self-quarantine since March, but the new rules say failure to [...]

30 06, 2020

How to celebrate July 4th at home

2020-06-30T20:02:12+00:00June 30th, 2020|

July 4th, American’s most iconic holiday, is fast approaching. While COVID-19 rates in the states are still increasing, Massachusetts is slowly opening up, leaving many residents unsure of how to spend America’s birthday. We’ve pulled together a few fun ways to bring the Independence Day celebrations to your own home. If you usually spend the holiday with friends and family who are spread far, why not organize a family event day [...]

17 06, 2020

Here’s the latest on COVID-19 restrictions in Massachusetts

2020-06-17T18:23:09+00:00June 17th, 2020|

As of last week, Massachusetts has entered the second phase of its four-phase reopening plan. “This terrible virus and the terrible toll that it takes will be with us until there are medical breakthroughs with respect to treatments or vaccines,” Governor Charlie Baker said. “But thanks to your hard work and your sacrifices, we’re bringing the fight to the virus and we’re moving forward, and Massachusetts is continuing to reopen.” What [...]

1 06, 2020

How to celebrate Father’s Day from home

2020-06-01T19:06:29+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Father’s Day is fast approaching. How are you celebrating the dads in your life? While lockdown restrictions are slowly lifting, the safest — and most stress-free — way to spend the day is at home, while socially distancing. We’ve written up a mini guide on some fun ways to celebrate Father’s Day 2020, whether you’re with your dad at home, or sending love from afar. Just because you’re spending the day with [...]

10 05, 2020

The best ways to celebrate Mother’s Day at home

2020-05-18T23:54:30+00:00May 10th, 2020|

Mother’s Day is here! And it certainly looks a lot different than most. Luckily for us all, Mother’s Day is a great day to spend at home. Whether you’re spending today at home with your mother or want to celebrate her from afar, we’ve pulled together a few fun and creative ways to spend the day, and let your mother know how much you appreciate her. If you’re spending the day [...]

4 05, 2020

How Bostonians are celebrating essential workers through COVID-19

2020-05-19T00:00:56+00:00May 4th, 2020|

Watching the news during the coronavirus pandemic can be stressful, anxiety-provoking, and dizzying with all the new information, facts, and figures out daily. While trying to stay up-to-date on the latest, it can be easy to miss stories of hope and celebration — and in Boston, a city rife with tight-knight communities, there are many worth noting. Here are some of the most heartwarming stories of Bostonians honoring essential workers during [...]

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