Tag: NYC

Visiting The Strand, a Famous New York Bookstore

As a book lover, I make it a point to pop into used bookstores during my travels and I’ve even blogged about another famous one (Powell’s in Portland, OR). Today, I would like to introduce you to the Strand Bookstore in the East Village neighborhood of New York City! The store is on 12th and

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7 Tips for Riding an Unfamiliar Metro (or Subway)

I’m from San Diego. We have a trolley but almost everybody drives everywhere. I grew up in Colorado, another car-based society. I am definitely not a mass transit native. The first time I rode the D.C. Metro during a family vacation at the age of 16 I was flabbergasted at how easy it was, and I felt so

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