New York City

A Day of Sailing on Winnebel with Captain Alex

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During a Sunday in August, a few of us Antinanco members decided to go sailing. It was one of those unbearably
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June is National Rose Month

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Someone once told me that people either love the smell of lavender OR rose. We were having a conversation about Neal’s
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Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles and the Statue of Liberty

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When my grandmother set sail for America with her family in the early 20th century, she was a young girl who
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Learning about Frankincense, Myrrh and other resins at the New York Botanical Garden

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Like most city dwellers, I often yearn for green spaces to recharge and clear my head from the daily stresses and
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My day tweeting for the United Nations

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My friend Vendula, who has worked for the Department of Public Information (DPI) at the United Nations in various capacities, asked me
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First visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum

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Earlier this month, a friend and I set out to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  I had researched ticket availability ahead
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Christmas Eve in New York City

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For the last few years, my first order of the day on Christmas Eve has been to shop for the food
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The New York Botanical Garden

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One of my favorite pastimes is discovering secret oases and hidden gems in and around the city. Last month I visited the
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A Day in New York City with Citibike

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A couple of weeks ago I organized an excursion into New York City, built around a day pass I’d gotten from
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A meetup in NYC for tea lovers and the meaning of tea

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Yesterday I embarked on a new adventure: attending my first meetup in Greenwich Village for tea lovers. This was the second
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