Monthly Archives: October 2012

New York City Plunged into Darkness in 2012

I was fortunate to go to NYC earlier this month for a conference.  The weather was warm, around 25 degrees celcius and  sunny for a few days.  There was not much rain at all.   What a difference a month … Continue reading

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5 People To Tip in NYC

When I went to NYC earlier this month, I did not realise how many people you needed to tip.  I have lived in the States before, but was not aware of how much tipping was involved.  Here are the most … Continue reading

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The Best American Breakfast – D.C. and NYC

Americans are known for their generous portion size and breakfast is no exception.  An American breakfast will consist of pancakes, waffles, maply syrup, whipped butter, eggs, bacon, toast, coffee or orange juice or both. Just remember to go for a … Continue reading

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8 National Monuments to Visit in Washington D.C.

I recently spent a weekend in the nation’s capital, Washington DC.  It was the end of September, but it was in the high 20s, a good day to see all the monuments in Washington D.C. Spend at least a day … Continue reading

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