New Yorker and newly ex-ex-pat.
MY BAD!!! It's been awhile since I lived on the 1/2/3 - from Times Square, take the subway (2 or 3 train, downtown) to Chambers Street then switch to the 1 (also downtown) to South Ferry. Will let you off a block from the ferry terminal. See More
Two options I can speak to here: first, is Red Rocks Park which is just outside of Denver and has some pretty lovely hikes and scenery (as well as the Red Rocks Amphitheatre so bonus points for checking out a concert here). You... See More
Smalls Jazz Club, Terra blues (more for blues obviously but still a great place) & Cafe Carlyle on Monday nights (Bemelmans Bar for nightly jazz and general incredible scenery) & Metropolis... See More
I love New York for an endless list of reasons. When you need a breather, check out any number of beautiful places within the city itself for a *bit* of quiet. (see: Brooklyn Bridge Park; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Central... See More
Few very easy ways: 1. Ask friends to connect you with someone they know and/or 2. Go to a place you feel comfortable (cafe/bar/restaurant/park/sports field/dive shop/book store/etc) and chat up some strangers. This technique is doubly effective if your travel involves... See More
This is a very thorny question and the answer, more or less, is that It Depends. For instance, going vegan or vegetarian might be a surefire way to avoid GI problems in the developed world, but it could be the most immediate way to get GI problems in parts of the developing... See More