Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

On our most recent trip we went on a cruise to Alaska, and then spent a few days in Vancouver. I must say that this trip was one of the best holidays in my life (it didn’t beat my 30th birthday extravaganza or honeymoon, but I’d say it would make my top 3). Below was … Continue reading Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Gambit and I went away with LQ (our friend visiting from Hong Kong) for Memorial Day weekend to Philadelphia. Saturday – May 28 We took the 9:05am Amtrak from Penn Station. After we dropped our bags off at our respective hotels – Gambit and I stayed at the Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, and LQ stayed … Continue reading Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Memphis in May (and a little bit of April)

We visited Memphis over a long weekend (April 30 - May 2) . I didn’t know it at the time of booking but it was the same weekend of the annual Beale Street Music Festival. I was super excited to see that Meghan Trainor was the headline for the Saturday night – the day we were flying … Continue reading Memphis in May (and a little bit of April)

Venturing around Brooklyn and walking the Brooklyn Bridge

The day we checked out Smorgasburg in Williamsburg, the group of us decided to just venture around and walk aimlessly. Gambit and I had nothing planned for the day as we just had visit Brooklyn in store. So we started walking. We walked through a large area inhabited by a Jewish community. I later read … Continue reading Venturing around Brooklyn and walking the Brooklyn Bridge

Smorgasburg in Williamsburg & the infamous Ramen Burger

  Our first trip ever to Brooklyn was to visit the Smorgasburg - http://www.smorgasburg.com/ in Williamsburg. Smorgasburg is a weekly event where loads of different food vendors set up a site and sell their food.  Anything from ribs, burgers, buns to cookies, ice-cream sandwiches and popcorn. It was the first weekend the Smorgasburg returned to … Continue reading Smorgasburg in Williamsburg & the infamous Ramen Burger

The night John Legend rocked the Houston Rodeo

To see John Legend was one of the reasons I went to Houston (well, besides the obvious). Just skip below if you want to read about John Legend because I need to just quickly write up about the rodeo so I cover this as being a rodeo post and all... FOOD As soon as we entered … Continue reading The night John Legend rocked the Houston Rodeo

My flight from LaGuardia to Houston

Gambit is currently in Houston for work and while I am still unemployed I decided to go visit him half way through his job. I used skyscanner.com and kayak.com to find the best flight prices and I ended up booking a Wednesday flight out and a Monday flight back in to LaGuardia. Getting to Laguardia, … Continue reading My flight from LaGuardia to Houston