Eating & Drinking Our Way through NYC (Day Two)

For breakfast on our second day, I was trying to figure out this place I saw Top Chef Brooke Williamson post about in Chinatown that sold Cantonese rice noodle rolls (腸粉). Apparently there are a lot of places in Chinatown who make these fresh and I could not find the Instagram post (maybe it was …

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Eating & Drinking Our Way through NYC (Day One)

Last year in 2020, Jetblue had a giveaway where you could nominate a healthcare worker to win two roundtrip flights. One of my friends, a public health nurse, that I nominated won a pair and with the tickets expiring at the end of 2021, we were brainstorming where to go and decided on New York …

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Central Europe (A Globus Tour): Vienna, Austria

On the morning of the third day, I finished packing and left my suitcase outside my door for it to be collected and placed on the bus.  Your tour director gives you a luggage tag to attach to you bag to make it easy for it to be collected and placed on the correct bus.  …

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Central Europe (A Globus Tour): Budapest, Hungary

When I arrived at my hotel in Budapest, my tour group already finished their introductory meeting and was headed into the hotel restaurant so I missed all their introductions and review of the itinerary and optional excursions.  Luckily, my parents had arrived in the morning so they got all the information otherwise I would have …

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Central Europe (A Globus Tour): Introduction

As a quick summary, this next series of posts will be about an escorted tour I took with my parents through Central Europe last December.  I'll start by going over the booking process and everything leading up the the trip, then review the actual trip and lastly my final thoughts on taking an escorted tour …

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