Underground Boston: The Hub’s Best-Kept Secrets By Stephen Hartshorne Millions of people visit Boston and Cambridge every year to see its many historic and cultural attractions. It’s really a splendid city, and I’m not just saying that because I’m from there. It’s a very walkable city with friendly neighborhoods, great architecture, fabulous food and lots of […]
Massachusetts was one of the original 13 colonies, and the state is where GoNOMAD has its headquarters. Read articles about the Bay State, from the excitement of Boston to the beauty of Stockbridge in the Berkshires and everything in between.
I Saw a Ship a-Whaling New Bedford Whaling Museum offers an impressive collection looking back through history By Jamie Kimmel After heading to New Bedford for the weekend I had so much fun at the New Bedford Whaling Museum I spun off the experience into its own article. This is a truly impressive place to […]
Sail Away: Revitalized New Bedford Mass Has Much to be Proud of By Jamie Kimmel New Bedford Massachusetts is a city full of artists, and also home to America’s #1 fishing fleet. While many other cities along the coasts have seen their waterfronts gentrified and condo-ized, in this old city, scores of workers still go […]
Take a Page Out of New England: Travel to famous literary sites that are home to many authors in history By Jamie Kimmel Massachusetts has been home to many well-known writers pretty much since it was first colonized in the early 1600s. This is something people can often overlook when visiting this great state but […]
Serendipidous Discoveries and Dockside Lodgings By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD Editor The island of Martha’s Vineyard and the town of Edgartown, Massachusetts resonates with me deeply. I spent 45 years visiting my grandmother’s house atop a hill in this historic former whaling village. So when I was asked to come back to the island in 2012, […]
Salem Massachusetts: A visit to the witch stores and museums of Salem, and a consultation with a second-degree priest of the Cabot Kent Hermetic Temple.
A Rock and Roll Itinerary: Sites Across Massachusetts Where Rock History Was Made By Elayne Badrigian Pop culture historian Chris Epting was 13 years old when he became a giant fan of the Rolling Stones. His “emotional attachment” to rock ‘n’ roll was formed when his father took him to see Mick Jagger and the […]
Welding is one of many arts and crafts taught at Snow Farm in Williamsburg, Massachusetts. Shown here is our instructor, Pat Bennett. Snow Farm: Learning New Skills in a Beautiful Scenic Location By Stephen Hartshorne This summer I took an intensive welding workshop at Snow Farm in scenic western Massachusetts, and I came home with […]
Gloucester Massachusetts: America’s Oldest Seaport Reconnects to its Roots By Elayne Badrigian For anyone who has never visited Gloucester, Massachusetts, the image they often associate it with most is actor George Clooney’s handsome face. Indeed, the actor helped make the small fishing town on the Bay State’s rocky coast famous for both its long time […]
By Stephen Hartshorne It’s always a thrill for a Boston boy to visit Ireland, but to visit Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day, and to ride with the other international reporters in a bus at the head of the parade… to hear Seamus Heaney and 30 other great Irish writers read their work at the new […]