A great many things these days are built to last and so are constructed by materials such as concrete reinforced by steel and rebar, like in the construction of bridges and skyscrapers. So it is quite an amazing feature and an
Did you know that Augusta was once a pilgrim trading post? Because of the convenient location by the Kennebec River, the area was first used by English pilgrims from the Plymouth Colony in 1629 and was part of the fur trade of that time, later as con
Maine is known for its outdoorsy spirit and Augusta with its nearby lakes and rivers has some great spots to enjoy the outdoors. As the state capital of Maine it’s the place to go to learn about the history of the state and its early settlers.
Maine is a great place to enjoy the outdoors, but let’s face it… the weather doesn’t always agree with your travel plans. Fortunately, Portland offers some fun alternatives for those days that are just too cold or rainy to spend outside. Consider spending
October is quickly coming to a close and so goes the wonderful activities and beer drinking that comes along with Oktoberfest as well. Don’t worry beer lovers, there is always an occasion for more beer tasting and enjoying a mug or a pint with friends.
A history class taught by a teacher who has a monotone voice and has no creativity or charisma for storytelling, is a disastrously boring class in my book. Think of that teacher in the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” where the teacher is calling out the a
Quickly! What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name “Maine”? I’m not a big gambler but this time I am willing to bet that you probably thought of lobsters. No? Okay, so it wasn’t your first thought but it was definitely in your top fiv
Portland’s Historic Waterfront District is the center of tourism in the city. It’s a beautifully restored part of the city that used to be an industrial warehouse district. Connected flawlessly to the water front, you’ll enjoy the harbour, shopping, resta
Portland, Maine is a fantastic food city. People from far and wide come to town to sample some of the fantastic fare. In fact, Portland is so popular as a foodie town that there are several trolley and walking tours available for those who want to ex
Portland is an extremely historical city. The area was originally dubbed Machigonne, which means ‘great neck’ by the Native Americans that lived in the peninsula. The are became a cultural and economic hub and is thus steeped in history from events that
Being a coastal city Portland Maine has a lot of wonderful cruises, tours and adventures out on the water. Great tours of the attractions in the city are also available and are quite interesting. You can take a tour by bike or Segway to discover what
Maine has been known to have some of the freshest seafood on the Eastern Seaboard and is now nationally recognized as one of the places for food in the country. Portland specifically has been named by Bon Appétit Magazine as the “Foodiest Small town in
Portland Maine is located on the Southern coast of Maine just a little ways away from Boston Massachusetts. It is the largest city in the state in terms of population though it is a small seaside town. Portland is a charming city with a large concent