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My Kindle would be the most important, along with a smartphone for maps and email, and my camera. But those would all seem to fall in the "usual suspects" category. It may be too basic to be a "gadget," but for me, a good, small knife is indispensabl... See More
Lumosity for brain games. Memrise for learning all kinds of stuff, though particularly languages, and Duolingo for language learning as well. Sudoku Daily. Download TEDTalks before the flight on the TED app and watch or listen to them on the flight. ... See More
I'd throw my vote behind Szechuan Gourmet and Grand Sichuan as well for the food. The other really obvious answer would be to head down to Chinatown; it's about a 10 minute subway ride and you'll have dozens of restaurants to choose from. See More
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Hi Hannah, 1. Check out AirAsia for cheap flights all over Southeast Asia. Also Hipmunk.com is a good resource for checking out other airlines. It's currently showing prices as low as $162 for Bangkok to Hanoi. $1000 is an insane amount to pay for re... See More
That won't be hard to find. Almost every block has a greasy counter Chinese takeout place, though Times Square would probably be the hardest place. Head west a few blocks. Probably around 9th or 10th Avenue you shouldn't have much trouble. Or anywher... See More
Singapore is fantastic, though one of the priciest cities around Southeast Asia. Bangkok and Chiang Mai are unbeatable, with some of the best street food in the world, as well as fine dining. Penang in Malaysia. Hanoi or Saigon in Vietnam, though I t... See More