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My Budget Business Trip to New York City

I welcome business trips to New York City with mixed emotions. Sure, it’s terrific my employer picks up (most of) the tab for the trip but I also cringe because of the expenses I’ll have to personally incur, expenses associated with travel but not reimbursed by my employer. I love visiting New York and exploring Read More »

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O is for Old

Whew! I’ve gotta be honest, I’m beat but know I made a commitment to participate in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (more so to myself) so here I am. I began this post at 9:45 p.m. and although I’m ready to crawl into bed, I’m thinking of something witty to say related to Read More »

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Exploring Las Vegas, New York City and More with Gay Travel Buddy

Traveling through Japan with my gay travel pal Matt back in 2004 was a blast. During our adventure, he demonstrated his keen instinct for finding the coolest restaurants and coffee shops in what appeared to be sketchy areas but turned out to be glorious gems. Almost like an explorer, he found his way to Tokyo’s Read More »

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History Lesson in a Speakeasy: Context Travel Offers Birth of the Cocktail Tour in New York City

Last summer, I experienced a taste of Brooklyn thanks to the folks of Context Travel. The walking tour was intimate, had a good pace and the docent (aka: guide) was personable and knowledgeable. Today, visitors to New York have a new walking seminar (tour) option with Context Travel called, Birth of the Cocktail, a Drinkable Read More »

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Mario Batali Brings Italy to Manhattan with Eataly

An Italian mega-eatery and shop has moved into Manhattan’s Flatiron District thanks to celebrity chef Mario Batali and his partners. Called Eataly New York the super store opened on Aug. 31, 2010, and I tasted a little bit of it last week during my trip to New York. My friend Cordelia, who lives in Manhattan, Read More »

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Wordless Wednesday: Brooklyn’s Cobblestones

One of the groovy things I got to do during my trip to New York last month was take a walking tour of Brooklyn with Context Travel. The guide, called a docent, pointed out Brooklyn’s cool little things such as these cobblestone streets. Love it and hope you do, too.

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Wordless Wednesday: Seeking Love in NYC

Walking Lexington Ave. in New York over the weekend, I spotted this sticker and it called to me. It’s so simple yet, intriguing. Read on for the full image.

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Sunday Summary of NYC & TBEX ’10

I’m back home absorbing everything learned and experienced during TBEX ’10 in New York City. While everything ferments, following is a quick rundown of Sunday’s activities. Understand, I had intentions of posting this last night but figured I could use my sole free 90 minutes to catch a nap before heading to the airport. And Read More »

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New York City Update: TBEX Begins!

The alarm sounded too early this morning and think the same will happen tomorrow, but it was a good day in TBEX ’10 world, especially once all attendees settled in their seats. I learned quite a few things over the course of the day while other tips of advice were reinforcement. My struggle with blogging Read More »

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