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  • Weekend Getaway at Copake Lake

    When I decided a couple of years ago to go back full-time at work and stay put in NYC, I knew what I was in for: no traveling extensively abroad like I used to.…

    June 11, 2017
  • loveantoinette | Flamenco Beach, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

    Escaping Winter in NYC for Puerto Rico

    Que Bonita Bandera When my friend Laura suggested we go somewhere for her birthday in the middle of a dreadfully long winter in New York, I couldn’t say no.  With relatively cheap round trip…

    February 9, 2017
  • loveantoinette | City Hall subway station in NYC tour through New York Transit Museum

    The Old City Hall Subway Station in NYC

    Growing up in New York City, I have never thought twice about any of the hundreds of subway stations scattered all over the five boroughs.  All I really cared about was knowing where I…

    August 9, 2016
  • loveantoinette Gorgeous spring day in the Conservatory Garden, Central Park

    Coming to Terms with Settling Down

    FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL For the past few years I put so much of my heart into traveling.  I lived and breathed travel; I thought and I talked about it with so much fervor, similar…

    January 29, 2016
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery Peanut Butter Rum Caramel Cronuts

    Dominique Ansel Cronuts Craze – Score!

    I first read about the unique cronuts pastry sensation by Chef Dominique Ansel several months ago when I was abroad.  By the time I came back home in New York for three weeks during…

    February 1, 2014
  • Capture the Colour WHITE | IMAGINE in Central Park NYC

    Capture the Colour 2013: New York City

    This post goes out especially to Tahira, a wonderful blogger and fellow critical care nurse like myself, whose blog I’ve followed for quite some time now.  I owe her this post since a few…

    October 7, 2013
  • The Crack is Wack mural by Keith Haring, 1986 Harlem NYC

    The Crack is Wack Playground in Harlem

    In a city like New York where public transportation is readily available 24/7, there are some things one stumbles upon only while driving or as a passenger in a yellow cab. It’s never fun…

    April 5, 2013
  • The Highline Park revisited New York

    The Highline Revisited in 10 Photos

    Every time I know I’m about to embark on another journey abroad, I always find myself spending time with my first and foremost love affair – my New York.   I make it a…

    February 15, 2013