A Perfect Fall Getaway

East Haddam was featured in USA Today Travel as one of eight secret New England towns perfect for a fall getaway. Nearly 60 square miles of rolling countryside, historical farmsteads, and a waterfall or two — this is East Haddam, a place so idyllic that Gilmore Girls used its exteriors as the fictional town of Stars […]

Sherlock Holmes in Gillette Castle

SHERLOCK HOLMES in GILLETTE CASTLE 100-YEARS-LOST FILM FOUND AT CINÉMATHÈQUE FRANÇAISE William Gillette (July 24, 1853 – April 29, 1937) was an American actor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage and in a 1916 silent film long thought lost: the 1916 Sherlock Holmes […]


The Luxury Travel Diary Charity Auction! (Ended 2015) We have donated a 2-night weekday stay in a Deluxe King Room including complimentary daily breakfast worth approximately $600. You can Bid as long as you have registered with Luxury Travel Dairy and have a Paypal account. There is no reserve, so grab yourself a bargain! Profits from the Luxury Travel […]