The capital and biggest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston is regarded as one of the oldest cities in the United States. During the latter part of the 18th century Boston was the setting for many major events that took place during the American Revolution. These special events include the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre.

Boston is known to share several cultural roots with greater New England which are evident in the accent known as Boston English and a regional cuisine with a heavy prominence on seafood, salt, rum and dairy products.

Boston shopping has a history of its own. Filene’s basement opened its doors in 1908. It was housed in the country’s most famous off-price store. Faneuil Hall Marketplace is set in three refurbished 19th century buildings. It has some 125 shops and almost two dozen restaurants. Faneuil Hall offers “A Taste of Quincy Market” on the first Wednesday of each month through which people can savour free samples from 5 to 7 pm.

CambridgeSide Galleria which occupies a picturesque waterfront location has over 120 stores that include Apple Store, H&M, J. Crew and much more. Copley Place Shopping Galleries comes with shops like Tiffany & Co, Gucci, Christian Dior, A/X Armina Exchange, Neiman Marcus and Louis Vuitton.

Prudential Canter offers shops that include the area’s only Saks Fifth Avenue. It also features over 60 boutiques and restaurants. The many museums in Boston are great places to purchase some great treasuries.

Apart from the delectable seafood, Boston is well known for offering a uniquely fine banquet of cuisine. Boston is a place to savour the best of Thai, Albanian, Brazilian and Venezuelan food. Some of the most tempting restaurants to visit include 33 Restaurant, 75 Chestnut, Ashmont Grill, Chef Chow’s House, Botucatu Restaurant, La Casa de Pedro and much more.

Boston is also home to some of the world’s best hotels. Visitors can also conveniently stay at a Spa in Boston. Boston lies in close proximity to the many lavish Boston Spas. For instance, Chuan Spa Boston is a haven of tranquillity and charm.