After 24 long hours of flying, we’re finally back home. We went from 34 Celsius degrees and sunny to minus 4 and windy. We’ve missed our little Cuggits so much and are taking turns kissing and petting her. We’re going over our photos and are seeing them for the first time on a big screen. What a wonderful trip this has been!
Hi Everyone. It’s 8AM here in NY and we’re running out the door to take the subway to JFK. The A train goes from right here at 43rd and 8th Ave all the way to the Air Train which connects to our departing terminal. It’s a long ride but we can bypass the snow, traffic and stay out of the cold. Stay tuned to hear more from us “on the other side”. See you in Asia!
For the past few days, I’ve been checking the weather forecast in Phu Quoc (dreamy island, pristine beach, sunny destination and my home for a week in about 4 weeks). To make myself feel even better, I open the NY weather forecast in a new tab right next to Phu Quoc weather and smile…
This is my 3rd winter in New York and I am definitely not getting used to it. True, I stopped converting to Celsius (it’s too scary to see those temperatures in Metric system) but that doesn’t mean I stopped complaining. In Israel, there’s only 1 thing you can always count on-gorgeous weather. It’s sunny, it’s warm and winter there feels more like a week long mistake than a real season. As soon as New York winter starts, I am all ready to go away to some tropical destination, I check plane ticket prices daily and have a mental suitcase all ready to go.
Leaving the cold, the rain and the snow in a few days is one of the things I am most looking forward to.
So goodbye coat, goodbye scarf, hat, gloves, socks and hat, I shall not miss you at all.
This is the second time in the past year that Iâ€™ve looked into airfare from the US to Vietnam, specifically from New York. Iâ€™ve tried all of the usual online places like Expedia, Travelocity and Kayak.com. However, the best fares Iâ€™ve found both times have come from taking a little trip to New Yorkâ€™s Chinatown to visit Wa Minh Travel on Grand Street. This small agency is run by Happy and her cousin, Susan and is tucked away just up a flight of stairs on the second floor. Happy and Susan are friendly and very helpful and their prices are cheaper than anything Iâ€™ve found online, usually by a couple hundred bucks.
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