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July 2019 • Table of Contents

Instagram feeds are inspiring travel plans now more than ever. Dive into this issue to learn more about the growing influence that social media and #FOMO has on travel. Read on to discover the charming waterfront neighborhood of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, get solid budgeting advice from financial experts, find out the pros and cons of car infotainment systems and more.


Modern-day travelers are heading to social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, searching through gorgeous sunset shots, seas of smiling faces and destination hashtags for travel inspo.

Anyone who’s been through it knows it’s a time of transition for both parents and kids. While a driver’s license offers a new freedom to teens, it can also be a source of concern for parents.

From the Eastern Oyster to the Knobbed Whelk, here's a simple guide to what you might find on Northeast beaches this summer.

Financial expert Neale Godfrey and Shannon McLay, CEO of the NYC-based personal financial planning service Financial Gym, offer tips on what you need to have in your “toolbox” to build a budget that works for you.

You can’t control the weather. Make sure your home and any special events you have planned for the future are protected from storms.


Here's a quintessential list of places to find a frozen favorite.

Bites, bugs and viruses can turn a great vacation into a dud. Here's how to avoid infections while traveling.

The vibrant city is filled with culture, good eats and – oh yeah! – theme parks galore.

Portsmouth, N.H.  – settled in 1623 and incorporated as a city in 1849 – is known for its rich history. While many visit to discover the city’s legacy firsthand, once they arrive they’re pleasantly surprised to find lively waterfront neighborhoods packed with boutique shops, cafes and restaurants galore.

Are you trendy enough? Check out these new and cool snacks, hair elastics and more! Plus, experience the great outdoors!

Devers is now comfortably settled in his new home city of Boston. But long before any of his big league success, Devers was cruising around his native Dominican Republic in his first car.


For the Masiellos, the trip of a lifetime led to a feast for the eyes - and a path to their hearts.

family-friendly outdoor adventures poconos

For a memorable vacation just two hours from New York City, head to the Pocono Mountains.

northeast island vacation

They may not be tropical, but these Northeast islands vacations are just as relaxing and only a drive away.

business apps

Six business apps that accomplish next-level productivity, efficiency and teamwork

culinary adventures in new york

For top chefs, waterfront dining and locally inspired menus, explore the vibrant food scenes of Long Island and Lake George.

budget for new homeowners

Purchasing a house is a huge expense but the spending doesn’t stop there. Having a budget will help with the costs that come with building a home.

bimini water excursions

Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Bimini is a paradise for swimmers and ocean adventurers. Dive in!

washington spy trail

On the Long Island Heritage Trail, you and your family can smuggle secrets with George Washington’s revolutionary spies, get a taste of the Gilded Age and party through Prohibition.

american southwest

Guests are immersed in some of the most awe-inspiring national parks during an eight-day expedition in the American Southwest.

environmentally friendly hotel

Rest easier during your next trip with a stay at an Earth-conscious hotel.

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Editorial Staff

Managing EditorJerry AsciertoEditorsAimee Carrier
Sarah Hopkins
Dana Rae Laverty
Marisa Perjatel
Andrew Sheldon
WritersAngelica Beneke
Rebecca Galib
Graphic DesignersElisabeth Clarke
Dana Niedzwiadek
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