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One Secret Trick to Pay Half Price for the JFK AirTrain

Like most New Yorkers, I absolutely hate paying for the AirTrain when I need to go to JFK airport. I pay quite enough each month on my MetroCard as is so knowing I need to take a $10 hit just for making a round-trip to the airport is never any fun. Amazingly, there is a […]

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Traditional PRO in the back, four pieces of salmon nigiri and a spicy scallop crunch roll

The Best Sushi in New York in an Unexpected Place

If it weren’t for the cost and our own inability to make it, Chandra and I would have no problem eating Japanese food every single day. It’s by far our favorite cuisine  and for that reason we are always on the look out for truly delicious sushi. For a city with nearly as many sushi […]

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Jumping Around the World

It’s no secret, we love to travel. Somewhere around 2006 or so we started to express our love of travel by literally jumping for joy in our photos. It all began in Egypt actually with a group jumping shot in front of the Great Pyramid. Since then, we’ve been jumping around the world. Sometimes it […]

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Chandra navigates us along midtown New York City

Exploring NYC by Speedboat

We wanted to do something really special to celebrate my Dad’s 60th birthday last summer. My Dad can be tough to impress. Museums and shows aren’t his thing and even a nice dinner out in the city wasn’t going to cut it to celebrate this milestone.  But he does love being out on the water. […]

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A Weekend Trip to Lisbon?

Last weekend Chandra and I took a trip to Lisbon. Chandra’s birthday is coming up and since I’ll be away at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, I wanted to do something extra special as an early celebration. Some people thought that since we live in New York, going all the way to Portugal for only […]

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Pork Bun at Ippudo NYC

Vacation Where You Live: New York City Food

Now that our baby girl is five weeks old, it was time for her first vacation: New York City!  It wasn’t a real vacation, since we live in NY, but rather it was a test for other trips we have planned this year.  Vacationing where you live is a nice excuse to eat only in […]

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South African Airways with Western Cape South Africa

Why you should volunteer to get bumped

Warning: this doesn’t always work, but when it does…it is so so worth it 🙂 Returning on Air France from a whirlwind trip around the Czech Republic, Hungary and the Balkans, Dave and I had a layover in Paris on our way back to New York.  The layover was short, certainly not enough time to […]

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Nielsen Office New York City

Travel for Appreciation

San Francisco is by no means geographically far from New York, but that doesn’t change the fact that the city is just different – the landscape, the vibe, the people – all different. Lately I’ve been down on NY and thinking there had to be something better than being cooped up in an office building […]

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