Archive for the category "boston"

The Middle East in Cambridge and the MG US Tour

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Boston and I had a tumultuous relationship. I moved there alone not knowing anyone or having ever visited the city before. I had a new role with my company, a new house, and new friends to seek out, which wasn’t easy. One thing that I was able to go out and do by myself (that […]

Miss604 Poll: Coffee and a Skytrain

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The smell of roasted nuts and hot chocolate mixed with exhaust is what I would experience every morning at Harvard Square T station. Sweetness combined with mechanics mmmm good morning!. A friend of ours who just recently moved to Canada from England pointed something out on her blog: One thing we have noticed, bus stations […]

Bruins Connection

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m not talking about the Chilliwack Bruins (sorry Duane). Every hockey fan can have their alternate team they cheer for can’t they? I mean the best part about my duo is that they’re in different conferences. However don’t think for a second that if my two teams meet up in the Stanley Cup finals that […]

Homecomings

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On quiet Saturday afternoons after a busy week your thoughts can wander away from work and schedules and reflect on some of the more important things like… making a personal blog post. I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving and I must admit this is one of my favourite times of year. When we were young, […]

Lack of Fare Options for Visitors Using Transit

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a week goes by that I am asked some sort of question by a tourist on the street and usually it’s about the bus. Sure, the Translink “Trip Planner” seems to be a decent “A to B” service, although getting from the Westin to Granville Island really isn’t an FAQ I encounter. It’s more […]

Boston Flashback – Kings and Bukowski's

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We went for a walk this evening and ended up in English Bay. With our bellies running on empty and not wanting to wait in line for a spot on the Milestone’s patio to enjoy some unimpressive spinach dip, we hopped into the Denman Street Free House. Aside from them not having the wine that […]