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Day 2 v2: Walk About

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | Views [250]

Turns out we stayed at Value Inn LAX last visit. Walk about and coffee day...


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Day 73: Bday buoy

Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | Views [193]

Walked Brooklyn Bridge in bitterly cold wind conditions. Best thing to do in NYC hands down. Ferry to midtown 34th Street. Mike checked out Toms Restaurant and Harlem, while E headed for the Hook and Ladder...no no not a strip club, but rather Ghostbustes ... Read more >


Day 72: Yelp

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | Views [228]

Visited Michelle at the fancy NYC Yelp office - complete with coffee shop, swing and ping pong. I saw a clear view from the 86th floor of Empire State. Pretty crazy it took under a year to complete. Walked to Upper West Side, enjoying a coffee in the ... Read more >


Day 71: Snow Flake

Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | Views [213]

Lazy morning because of the snow, but ended up walking through frozen Central Park. Found the apartment block from Ghostbusters at 55 Central Park Ave and a few ice sculptures (snowflakes). Had a surprise dinner idea: Emmett's Chicago style, deep dish, ... Read more >


Day 70: Big Gay

Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | Views [169]

Participated in another unique NYC experience: Soul Cycle  https://www.soul-cycle.com/studios/unsq/9/    Classic American "Greasy Spoon" breakfast - french toast, eggs, bacon and maple syrup at John Junior's Diner. Spent a good hour in ... Read more >


Day 69: Mormon Lottery

Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | Views [204]

Bikram yoga NYC style. Put our names in 2 lottery pools to get cheap tickets for Book of Mormon...but only won cold toes and noses waiting in the street. Checked out chilly time square, crazy cold weather today with a top of only about -6 degrees. Doughnut ... Read more >


Day 68: Snowy Heart

Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | Views [232]

Started off slow chatting in the apartment, then rode the metro to Brooklyn Flea  http://brooklynflea.com/markets/winter-flea-holiday-market/  Indoor market, super hipster hang out so I wore skinny jeans for the occasion. Mix of food stalls, ... Read more >


Day 67: Bagels!

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | Views [253]

Had a great nights sleep on our queensize blow up mattress. Jason took us for a locals tour, first stop: the most incredible bagel shop  http://www.tompkinssquarebagels.com  Then off to Little Italy, Soho, Chinatown and found the $15 jar of ... Read more >


Day 66: Hat Trick

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | Views [191]

Had a successful triple MegaBus experience, good review coming your way. Only 5 hours to NYC, skyline looks pretty at night. Got in late to Jason and Michelle's and they had made us dinner - tacos, woop!! They are super excited to have us for 8 days.... Read more >


Day 65: Chicken Waaaings!

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | Views [137]

Very touristy of us today, we hit Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington Needle and Pentagon. Took advantage of the bike share thing, seeing as though it was $7 for the day in half hour blocks. We crossed over into Virginia in Pentagon city with the ... Read more >


Day 64: Gravity slippers

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | Views [183]

Chatted with Dean and Sam this morning, then off to day 2 of Smithsonian exploring. Checked out American History (Dorothy's ruby slippers!) and Air and Space. Mike walked on the moon and I became the next US president. And Important people like us get ... Read more >


Day 63: Mummy bones

Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | Views [203]

OMG we slept in. Overcast day, cold, perfect for Smithsonian baby!! We decided on Natural History - Ocean, Dinosaurs, Insects, Bones, Mummies, live butterflies, holding cockroaches and caterpillars, gems and the Hope Diamond, geology. Spent 5 hours in ... Read more >


Day 62: Panem

Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | Views [206]

Arrived in The Capitol at 9:30am on tha dot. So much warmer, Mike went running, I did some yoga in the yoga nook (my fav kind of nook). Enjoyed some King of the Nerds...did I mention I'm quite into that!? Think we dodge another Boston dump, alright!! ... Read more >


Day 61: DC yo!

Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 | Views [176]

We spent the morning chilling at the Dorchester mansion then to South Station for another long MegaBus wait. I played A LOT of Tetris and Mike gave the juggling balls a crack. There's not a lot of love for MegaBus online, but we've had 2 good experiences ... Read more >


Day 60: Green machine

Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | Views [194]

Minus 12 today, yeah! Checked out Back Bay - the Soho of downtown Boston. Warmed our cold bones in a fantastic paper shop  http://www.papersource.com  Boston library has a collection of rare books, some written and decorated by St Jerome in ... Read more >


Day 59: Holy Cannoli

Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | Views [247]

So we woke today to soft, chunky snow. A light dusting that encouraged me to stay in bed until midday...then headed out. Laughed at the Bawston accent with a guy from the visitor centre, who gave us a map and a hot cannoli tip. Modern Pastry is down ... Read more >


Day 58: Bo fro snow show yo

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | Views [199]

Left our cigarette smelling, tap running, bed crumbling budget hotel and across the road to SeaTac!!! Alaska is a great airline if anyone is reading this. We met Jennifer, who holidays in Costa Rica as her dad lives there, so we exchanged details and ... Read more >


Day 57: Grey Day

Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | Views [175]

Exited our Capitol Hill apartment and downsized to an oh so familiar budget hotel for the night. I'm currently at one of the airport's various Starbucks - so seeing as though this is the most exciting thing happening today (so far) it's photo of the ... Read more >


Day 56: In a galaxy far far away...

Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | Views [289]

EMP Museum - legendary music, Sci-fi and pop culture collections. Star Wars exhibit showcased key outfits from all 6 movies and expressed how each outfit brings depth to the character. The subtle design of the Jedi robes and exuberance of Armadala's ... Read more >


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