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Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill surrounded by history

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill is a good location in the city near the Charles River. Beacon Hill is an historic neighborhood of Boston in the center of the Shawmut Peninsula of the city. The Massachusetts State House  is at the top of Beacon Hill (1795 – Architect Charles Bulfinch). The state government is often referred…

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Boston Walks – Back Bay to Harvard Yard

I like to walk. I spent six days walking around Boston in July 2015. As a tourist in Boston, I stayed in three different parts of downtown. My first stay at the InterContinental Boston on the Boston Waterfront was a good location for colonial Boston history with The Boston Tea Party Museum, Faneuil Hall, Quincy…

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Free Boston Rocks Outside the Box

The woman seated next to me on the WOW Air flight from Reykjavik to Boston last Thursday said she was going to Boston Common to see Gin Blossoms in a free concert that night. Gin Blossoms had two hits in 1993-94 when I was a grad student at UMass Amherst with Hey Jealousy and Found…

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InterContinental Boston History Walking Tour

Downtown Boston has changed significantly since I went to graduate school in Massachusetts in the early 1990s. The InterContinental Boston Hotel where we stayed on one of our IHG Into the Nights promotion free nights earned last fall is a modern hotel less than ten years old. InterContinental Boston is glass façade building in center,…

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HHonors Reward Analysis Boston 2013

The changes to Hilton HHonors with new reward categories, variable and peak season rates on March 28, 2013 makes this a good time to look at hotel reward rates in five U.S. cities. My objective is to show the comparative value of HHonors points in different cities with different HHonors award types. I read a…

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