New York in Spring 2017 Day 5 and 6: Flushing and the Long Journey home

 New York travel blogging

Day 5 and 6 in New York

May 1, 2017.  Day 5:  On the last day of our trip, we packed up and waved good-bye to the hotel that housed us for the last four nights.  It was a bittersweet moment because New York had been so fun but it was time to go home.  We looked up our route and because we wanted to stop in Flushing before we headed to the airport for our late afternoon flight. (where Flushing was close to the LGA airport anyway), we decided on taking the Long Island Rail Road to Flushing from Penn Station.  It was only Continue reading

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New York in Spring 2017 Day 4: Central Park, Halal Guys, Lombardi’s

Central Park photos

Day 4 and seeing Central Park 🙂

April 30, 2017: Day 4.  For our last full day in New York City, we tried to make the most of it by visiting more of the bookmarked places on our map.  It was a cloudy and somewhat windy day; a much bigger weather change when compared to the past two days of sunshine and heat.

We decided to head to Central Park in the morning and grab food as well on the way there.  We had slept in that morning and by the time we arrived at the Italian restaurant I had found online, it was already Continue reading

New York in Spring 2017 Day 3: Broadway, Best Cheesecake, Carlo’s Bakery

 Times Square, New York

Day 3 of our New York trip!

April 29, 2017:  Day 3 of our New York trip began with a long-awaited desire to watch a musical on Broadway!  We hopped on the subway in the early morning around 9:30 and dashed towards Times Square where the home of Broadway was.  Seeing Times Square and the surrounding big box stores, lights, and billboards was a surreal moment after having only seen it in movies or photos before.  It was every bit as exciting as I imagined it to be.

Two friends had told me about the discounted musical tickets available at TKTS.  This ticket merchant sold heavily Continue reading

Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 7: Mitsui Outlet Mall and Last Day

breakfast at Mecure Sapporo Hotel

Another wonderful breakfast at Mecure Sapporo Hotel

October 8, 2016 ~ Day 7 in Hokkaido, Japan.

A week has passed by just like that!  Today’s itinerary was nothing more than a stop to the Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kitahiroshima and flying back to Hong Kong.

We started with a later morning than usual with checkout time at 9 a.m.   Continue reading

Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 6: Miniature Horse Farm, Sapporo Museum, and More Food in Sapporo

Daiichi Hotel views

View outside Daiichi Hotel

October 7, 2016 ~ Day 6 in Hokkaido, Japan.

Today, before leaving Daiichi Hotel, we had a amazing spread of breakfast downstairs in a dining room next to the one we had the Kaiseki dinner last night.

I was so impressed with the variety and spread of food that was available.   Continue reading

Norwegian Getaway Cruise 2016 ~ Day 4: Dunn’s River Falls, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Dunn's River Falls, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Dunn’s River Falls, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Wed. Feb. 10, 2016

Today was Day 4 of the West Caribbean Cruise.  Halfway there already! 😦

Woke up early to have breakfast at 7 a.m. with the others.  We decided to have an early breakfast so that we could get to the port early.  We had arrived in Jamaica today.  Yay!! ^_^   Continue reading

Europe 2016 ~ Day 6: Keukenhof Gardens, Zaanse Schans, Amsterdam

Amsterdam!

Monday, April 18 Day 6.  Amsterdam.

Omg today was so fun and so packed with events!

First, we had continental breakfast downstairs at the Hampton Hotel and it was nice! 🙂  Breakfast was a bit rushed though since I had gone down a little later than usual.   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Comfort Hotel Airport CDG (Paris, France)

Comfort Hotel Airport CDG front view

Comfort Hotel Airport CDG located at 1 bis Rue de Paris, 77990 Le Mesnil-Amelot in France

This blog post is a review on the Comfort Hotel Airport CDG hotel that I stayed at in Paris, France for four nights in April 2016.

On our first night in Paris, France, we checked into Comfort Hotel Airport CDG.  It was a medium-sized hotel located at 1 bis Rue de Paris, 77990 Le Mesnil-Amelot in France.   Continue reading