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BookCon 2015 – Saturday, May 30

I attended the BookCon earlier this year, and my main reason for going was to see Mindy live.BookCon is like the famous ComicCon but for.. well, books and authors. It’s relatively new as the first one was only held last year. The 2016 event will be held in Chicago. Bodhi the menswear dog - http://mensweardog.tumblr.com/ The… Continue reading BookCon 2015 – Saturday, May 30

Expat - New York · Nth America

NYC Cheesecake hunt – Eileen’s Cheesecake

I had bought a Groupon voucher for Eileen’s Cheesecake while Husband's parents were in town. Eileen’s were celebrating their 30th anniversary at the time and through Groupon, I paid $30 and received $40 to spend in store. I had been dying to try Eileen’s for a long time as I had heard amazing things about… Continue reading NYC Cheesecake hunt – Eileen’s Cheesecake

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New York to Montreal – Amtrak Adirondack Adventure

I was really excited to go to Montreal. I had never been to Canada so this trip would help me tick off the country. I heard it was a mini-France and I was excited to eat as many croissants as I could. I read in my Lonely Planet guidebook that it was a foodie haven.… Continue reading New York to Montreal – Amtrak Adirondack Adventure

Expat - New York · Nth America

Venturing around Brooklyn and walking the Brooklyn Bridge

The day we checked out Smorgasburg in Williamsburg, the group of us decided to just venture around and walk aimlessly. Husband and I had nothing planned for the day as we just had visit Brooklyn in store. So we started walking. We walked through a large area inhabited by a Jewish community. I later read… Continue reading Venturing around Brooklyn and walking the Brooklyn Bridge

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Smorgasburg in Williamsburg

Our first trip ever to Brooklyn was to visit the Smorgasburg - http://www.smorgasburg.com/ in Williamsburg. Smorgasburg is a weekly event where loads of different food vendors set up a site and sell their food.  Anything from ribs, burgers, buns to cookies, ice-cream sandwiches and popcorn. It was the first weekend the Smorgasburg returned to its… Continue reading Smorgasburg in Williamsburg

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My new favourite place in NYC – The Ziegfeld Theatre

On Friday afternoon I was near Husband’s office. Instead of going home, I was happy to find somewhere to waste some time I waited for him to finish work. And that is where I discovered my new favourite hangout – The Ziegfeld Theatre. The theatre instantly reminded me of the Hayden Orpheum Theatre Palace in… Continue reading My new favourite place in NYC – The Ziegfeld Theatre

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Coal fired pizza from Lombardi’s

Last night we walked to Little Italy for pizza from Lombardi's Pizza - 32 Spring St. New York, NY 10012 after a recommendation to go there because they had coal ovens which they cooked the pizzas in. [We had our starter from Urban Lobster Shack which you can read here] When we arrived we were given a… Continue reading Coal fired pizza from Lombardi’s

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Our trip to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Yesterday we went on the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour. This is one of the first big tourist sites we have actually visited since moving over. We advance purchased our Statue of Liberty with Crown access. Our ferry departed from Battery Park at 1PM and arrived at Liberty Island. It didn’t seem like it was a… Continue reading Our trip to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island