pan3 March 03 2015

The Mysteries of Mount Washington

New Hampshire has one of the richest histories in the U.S. It’s one of the original 13 colonies, and was the first state to enact its own constitution. With such a storied history, it’s no surprise that NH is full of mysterious tales. Many of them center around North Conway’s own Mount Washington! Here’s three of Mount Washington’s most intriguing mysteries: Ghosts In 1902, construction … Read More

Wine tasting at restaurant March 01 2015

New Hampshire: The Best in Food and Wine

The best places for food and wine in New Hampshire. New Hampshire has a lot to offer in regards to fine wine and dining. Finding these gems may be difficult, so we’ve compiled a list of hidden gems that cannot be missed in the area. Feel free to bookmark this page as it has everything an NH Foodie Getaway could ever want. Stonehurst Manor Stonehurst Manor has what … Read More

Brunette woman relaxing in jacuzzi February 26 2015

Hydrotherapy: Why Jacuzzi Hot Tubs Relax Us

Imagine you’re lowering yourself, this very instant, into a jacuzzi, the water’s warm bonding molecules clinging comfortably against your leg, and oh! the jets kick in. You lean your head back. You close your eyes, and your mental atmosphere acclimates to the calming cadence of the rushing water. No doubt, the sensation of sitting in a jacuzzi is relaxing. But what science adds to this … Read More

coin couple February 23 2015

10 Ways to Save Money on a NH Wedding

Every couple planning a wedding should have a budget. Weddings are significant events that do not need to break the bank. Here are 10 ways to get the most value in a NH Wedding. 1. Start planning early Planning in advance helps to secure the right venue, florists and catering options at the perfect price point. Remember that vendor calendars fill up quickly so give … Read More

AT - Franconia_Ridge February 21 2015

Hike the Northern Appalachian Trail

Hiking the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. It’s one of the state’s main attractions for summertime visitors, a unforgettable experience for all. Rugged paths, beautiful overlooks, and demanding climbs highlight the Trail, which stretches 2,100 miles from Maine to North Georgia.  The New Hampshire portion measures 161 miles and is considered the most challenging. Several hiking clubs maintain the trails … Read More

woman-deciding February 18 2015

How to Choose a Wedding Destination

Selecting the right location for a destination wedding is a challenging task. A bride and groom will want to consider several factors before deciding on the perfect destination. Fortunately, some key factors make it easier to identify an appropriate location and narrow down the choices for the perfect wedding plans. Consider the Guests A destination wedding must consider the guests and their mobility. For example, … Read More

man in a fur winter hat February 16 2015

5 Winter Clothing Myths

Staying warm isn’t exactly a science, but there are some myths out there that need to be dispelled. 1. Hats with ear flaps help prevent ear infections. Hats with ear flaps help keep ears warm, but that’s all. Ear infections are not caused by cold ears. According to the Mayo Clinic, ear infections are sometimes caused when a person gets the cold virus and the … Read More

valentines-day February 14 2015

5 Unique Valentine’s Day Traditions

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance and enjoy time with loved ones, but some of the traditions that arise during the holiday are surprising. During the holiday, planning a getaway with a special individual is not the only way to celebrate love and relationships. Giving Chocolate to Men Giving chocolate is not an unexpected tradition, but in Japan the tradition differs from other … Read More

persian-lamb-tagine February 08 2015

5 Perfect Winter Recipes

During the winter months, eating a warm and filling meal is comforting. The chilly outdoor weather makes a warm soup or simple meal appealing. Although personal tastes vary significantly, some winter recipes are a favorite choice to warm up after coming in from skiing, making a snowman or enjoying the outdoor activities that are only possible during the winter. Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup … Read More

ice-carving February 06 2015

How It’s Made – Ice Sculptures

Ice sculptures are beautiful works of art that can create unexpected results. Depending on the way that the ice is sculpted and created, it is possible to create a waterfall effect, beautiful statues or useful trays that keep foods or beverages cold. Although the image and sculpture varies significantly, the process of making an ice sculpture is similar. Creating Clear Ice An ice sculpture requires … Read More