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New York City With a Newbie

Posted by 10 months ago 0 Comments 1960 views

Ah yes, the joy of traveling to New York City with a 10-year-old who has never been there on July 4th. The sister and I decided that July 4th would be a good day to take my niece to New York City for the first time.  At first, I thought she was crazy for wanting […]

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Jamaica to Coney Island With the Dogs

Posted by 2 years ago 1 Comments 195 views

Well, I did it. I took the dogs with me on a mini vacation to New York City. The husband and I planned to go to Brooklyn and stay the night because he was running in a 10K race through Prospect Park.  But, to stay at a dog-friendly hotel in Brooklyn would mean that I […]

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GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Ridin’ the Train

Posted by 2 years ago 6 Comments 386 views

If you don’t read my other sites you probably missed all the hoopla about the “Today” show. In a nutshell, I submitted a turkey burger recipe and was selected to showcase it on air. Click here for the whole story. As one of the finalists, the “Today” show would fly me out to NY, cover […]

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Voluntourism?? Who knew.

Posted by 3 years ago 2 Comments 4743 views

This term is defined as a : Voluntourism: the practice of taking a holiday which combines leisure and sightseeing with the opportunity to work for a charity or other worthwhile cause. www.voluntourism.org I think when we go on a vacation, especially to another county, we ALL think about this but do we ever DO IT ? […]

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Our 9/11 World Trade Memorial Memories

Posted by 3 years ago 6 Comments 1893 views

Jen:  I know we were in New York to learn, but I felt compelled to make the time to come and see the memorial.  I knew someone who died here. I did not know what to expect with my emotions. I was anxious and A LOT of horrible memories came rushing back. Where I was. […]

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REVIEWS

Burning Lips Boonrasa

Posted by 3 years ago 7 Comments 4774 views

Strolling in the Financial District of Manhattan, right next to the 9/11 Memorial, we spotted Boonrasa. After being fed conference food for 3 days we salivated at the thought of a fresh warm meal, but were hesitant to try this unknown restaurant that was completely empty at 6 PM on a Saturday. Don’t judge a book by it’s […]

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Nighttime New York Camera Play

Posted by 3 years ago 5 Comments 626 views

Tonight we strolled through the streets of New York on a hunt for Dylan’s Candy Bar. It was a nice excuse to leave the hotel after a long conference day. Here’s some shots I took along the way. Tomorrow I hope to make it to MoMA.

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Solo in Central Park

Posted by 3 years ago 3 Comments 158 views

Instead of taking a nap, I decided to walk .  I realized that I have been to New York MANY times and have never walked through Central Park…weird.  So….when I looked at the hotel window and saw trees, I decided this was going to be my afternoon adventure.  It could not take me more then […]

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Road Tripping to NYC

Posted by 3 years ago 9 Comments 657 views

Why oh WHY did I decide to drive to NY from Baltimore? Jen warned me. She wanted to take the train and normally I am a train person but for some reason I just didn’t want to deal with mass transit. I just wanted to hop in the car and go. Speaking of, have you […]

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Hibernating at the Sushi Den!

Posted by 3 years ago 4 Comments 243 views

Walked two blocks , made a right and saw this sushi place that Roni and I decided to try.  It was literally four blocks from the Hilton and was a “local” place.  We definately are not the FORMAL type. The menu was fairly normal with the california roll, spicy tuna rolls, and even a crunchy […]

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