Home bound!

New York girls trips 2015

It appears that I survived and thrived! New York was a lot of fun despite of being rainy and chilly. We stayed at an Airbnb in Brooklyn and easily used the trains to go back and forth to Manhattan. The highlight of the trip for me was watching my first ever Broadway show American in Paris. I wanted to jump out of my seat and just sing and dance. The stage sets were amazing and unbelievable! The whole story was so romantic. Of course spending time with Sara, Dottie, and Maria was non stop fun! Some notables include Bedford Hill Cafe in Brooklyn (they have a buy a friend coffee board which I thought was so ingenious; and their floor is so colorful!) and brunch at Jeffrey’s Grocery in Greenwich Village.  Brooklyn Museum is worth a visit even though it isn’t as amazing as many of the Manhattan museums; the picture of the pink bike below and the painting (Heat by Florine Stettheimer) were some of my favorite pieces there.  I bought some coffee beans for Devang (Indonesian Sumatra Dark Roast) from Bean n Bean Coffee and he liked it a lot.  And the High Line of course which amazes me every time! Currently they have the Olafur Eliasson collectivity project which includes building an imaginary skyline from two tons of white Lego pieces.  It’s up till October 15 if you want to go make your mark.
It is one of those perfect trips where I am just as excited to go home because I get to hug, kiss, and eat up my kids! Hope your weekend was fun too! Do anything different?

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New York Girls Trip 2015. High Line. Art Olafur Eliasson

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New York girls trips 2015. Bedford Hill Coffee Company

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Chika Gujarathi is a freelance writer based in Raleigh, NC. She writes about everything from travel, food, books, and family. Her current project includes a series of children's books to teach Hindi. She is a native Tar Heel who has also lived in Washington DC and Chicago.

8 thoughts on “Home bound!

    1. Airbnb has been great for many of our family vacations because we enjoy the extra space, the full kitchen, the washer dryer. But in all honesty I usually end up missing the luxury (so to speak) of a hotel with staff and room service!

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