Great atmosphere (restaurant)

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided ;) We went back to Broadway in

Great atmosphere (restaurant)

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided ;) We went back to Broadway in

Bricks and fire escapes!

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would

Bricks and fire escapes!

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would

Pizza at Lombardi's (first pizzeria in the USA)

First Timer in NYC

I’m just back from my first trip to New York City. I know lots of people who say they will never go to New York because they don’t like cities, they don’t like crowds, it’s too expensive, or there’s too much crime.

Pizza at Lombardi's (first pizzeria in the USA)

First Timer in NYC

I’m just back from my first trip to New York City. I know lots of people who say they will never go to New York because they don’t like cities, they don’t like crowds, it’s too expensive, or there’s too much crime.

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Away in New York

Luxurious brunch today at Candle79. Just saw the original Winnie-the-Pooh stuffed toys here at New York Public Library. Next: Japanese book store and Times Square!

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Away in New York

Luxurious brunch today at Candle79. Just saw the original Winnie-the-Pooh stuffed toys here at New York Public Library. Next: Japanese book store and Times Square!

(Photo via sarahbowling.me, original source unknown)

Time to Myself

How much time do you get to yourself? Depends what counts as free time: Not working Not getting ready for work or commuting Not studying Not looking after children Not looking after elders Not making or keeping medical appointments Not

(Photo via sarahbowling.me, original source unknown)

Time to Myself

How much time do you get to yourself? Depends what counts as free time: Not working Not getting ready for work or commuting Not studying Not looking after children Not looking after elders Not making or keeping medical appointments Not

If you are not afraid of my black cat, you should be - she will bite and scratch!

Very Superstitious

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada! It is one of my favourite weekends of the year. Today I was thinking about superstitions – when I first heard about them, and how they’ve affected me. I expect my very first exposure was through traditional

If you are not afraid of my black cat, you should be - she will bite and scratch!

Very Superstitious

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada! It is one of my favourite weekends of the year. Today I was thinking about superstitions – when I first heard about them, and how they’ve affected me. I expect my very first exposure was through traditional