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Angry birds and taxis: A journey through Manhattan
Chronological / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / New York / United States

Angry birds and taxis: A journey through Manhattan

Nothing rivals the thrill of riding in the back seat of a taxi in Manhattan. I’ve parasailed, zip-lined, swam with sharks, and inhaled Pixy Stix through my nose, but all these adventures pale in comparison to the cocktail of fear and adrenaline mixed at the hands of a sleep-deprived, hyper-caffeinated New York cab driver.

Ode to Brooklyn: A Bum Goes Home
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Ode to Brooklyn: A Bum Goes Home

Brooklyn, New York —In returning to one’s roots, there is often a single defining moment that lets you know your journey is complete, and mine came at the intersection of Montague and Clinton in Brooklyn Heights when I heard a heartwarming shout that almost brought tears to my eyes:

Living Life in the Past Lane
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Living Life in the Past Lane

Houseboating on the Erie Canal is the perfect multi-generation vacation. It turns a fun vacation into a learning adventure. You don’t need your own boat…