What happens when you confine 20 travel bloggers to a private karaoke room in New York City?
New York City
Last Thursday night, I descended upon 92YTribeca in NYC for a panel discussion called Travel Gets Social: The New World of Travel Media. Also in attendance: Maggie Soladay whose tweet about it first caught my eye, Michaela from Briefcase to Backpack, Sherry from Ottsworld, and Brian from No Debt World Travel. Later, I gathered that […]
…you can chase a shot of Jameson whiskey with pickle juice to cut the bite.
I saw a pair of husky puppies w/Oswald “Newton” Marshall, musher for the Jamaica Dogsled Team.
Andre Aciman, Matthew Power, and Elisabeth Eaves all read for 5-10 minutes from their contributions.
I met my friend Kai at the corner of St Mark’s Place and something. This neighborhood in the East Village use to be a lot edgier – the domain of punks and the down and out. But that was then, and now there are just a few shops and people left to reflect that old […]
I met up with Sean and Alisha from Sosauce the afternoon following the networking barbecue in Brooklyn. The Grey Dog’s Cafe in the West Village looked vaguely familiar, and I became certain it was one of the many places my friend Kai had taken me on NYC trips past. It was lunchtime, and the place […]
After leaving the barbecue, I turned my attention to salsa dancing. I’d made it out for a few dances the prior night at LQ, but having arrived after the band had finished also meant most of the people had left as well. Still, I got a chance to check out the bar and dance space […]
Brave New Traveler was one of the first travel blogs I began to follow back in early 2007, and I still recall how it was something of a “must-read” for those of us figuring out how to write for a travel blog when we’re not actually traveling. And I still remember when the editor, Ian, […]
Nevada Smith’s in New York’s East Village is a prime spot for watching soccer in the city. My friend Kai took me there for an English Premiere League game a few years ago. It was a bright, sunny afternoon but once we stepped through the front door, we were in a completely different atmosphere. The […]