The Misadventures of a Travel Writer

In the nearly eight years that I’ve been writing this column, I’ve had several readers tell me they love reading about beautiful hotels and interesting places to visit but are surprised that I never seem to have anything negative to say about them. It’s true, and it’s intentional. With only six issues of mvm a… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

Great Winter Getaways

Although many people don’t think of it, January and February can be ideal months to travel locally.  You can get great deals on hotel rates, and the prices at restaurants and attractions tend to be lower than at other times of the year. There’s also the added bonus of having very few other visitors around,… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

Christmas at The Red Lion Inn

Created for McCall’s magazine in 1967, “Home for Christmas” (Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas), is one of Norman Rockwell’s best known paintings. It depicts the western Massachusetts town center — shop windows aglow — all decked out for the holidays. When we think about an old-fashioned Christmas, it’s this image, or one like it, that… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

Get Away and Enjoy Yourself This Thanksgiving Weekend

Freeport, Maine, and the Harraseeket Inn Most of us know Freeport, Maine, as the home of L.L. Bean or as the site of all the factory outlet stores, but the town has a lot more to offer visitors than great shopping. Overflowing with antiques and home to more than 20 wood-burning fireplaces, the Harraseeket Inn… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost
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