Beantown: A Boston Photo Diary

I had the best time in Boston visiting a good friend from college. The last two times I traveled to the Boston/Cambridge area were for the annual Yale/Harvard football game and were extremely brief visits, and the time before that I was a toddler so I don’t remember the trip at all! I didn’t have a lot of things planned and left our itinerary in the hands of my very capable friend, who was a wonderful guide. Boston definitely has a more relaxed pace than NYC and it was great to slow down a little and explore a new city.

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// our first stop on Saturday- The Boston Common // 

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// my lovely friend and tour guide for the weekend // 

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// Charles Street had the cutest shops and boutiques // 

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// my friend knows I love to shop, so we had to stop by Newbury Street //

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// so many vintage goodies at the Sowa Market- I really wanted this New York map print! //

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// near the waterfront (I felt like there was water everywhere in Boston!) // 

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// Cambridge! This area I recognized // 

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Tell me: Have you been to Boston?

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  1. I’ve been once, for a conference. We got to do a little sightseeing, but not enough. I’d love to go back someday for a proper vacation!

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      It is such a lovely city! :)

      Posted 8.23.13 Reply
  2. Hope Shores wrote:

    Ah, love Boston!!

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Me too- it was so great to get away!

      Posted 8.23.13 Reply
  3. Jenmarie wrote:

    I have never been to Boston but goodness, it is so pretty there! I love the trees (especially the one in the second photo) and buildings. Did you pick up anything while you were there?

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      I tried to be very careful with my spending, but I did pick up a little notebook at the store Black Ink! :)

      Posted 8.23.13 Reply
  4. Dora wrote:

    That grey dress is so cute!

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
  5. Lyddiegal wrote:

    Newbury street, of course. In my dreams, I live in one of those brownstones.

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
  6. Did you end up going to Tia’s? Hah, in another life, that is where I met the Mr! He was all, living the North End/young finance guy dream until that fateful night. Glad you enjoyed the city!!

    Posted 8.21.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      No, I didn’t actually go in, just walked by! Oh wow, that’s such a great story! I definitely did- your city is wonderful :)

      Posted 8.23.13 Reply
  7. m wrote:
    Posted 8.22.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      It was so much fun! :D

      Posted 8.23.13 Reply