First Thanksgiving in New York City, check! I wanted to document my Thanksgiving break, so be prepared for lots of pictures. Hopefully this will be informative for you if you want to come to NYC for Thanksgiving next year : ) Autumn in Central Park is a must see. I suggest starting from the southeast entrance, work your way to the Gapstow Bridge, then exit at Columbus Circle. If you’re only here for Thanksgiving, you will probably go to a fancy restaurant and have a three-course dinner. If you’re a NYC dweller like me, remember to go grocery shopping early… View Post

I was recently in Chicago for work, but was able to check out some touristy spots in the city. The Bean – aka Cloud Gate, aka the most famous thing in Chicago. It is a giant sculpture made of stainless steel plates and located in┬áMillennium Park. If you’re at the Millennium Park, go check out the Buckingham Fountain too, it is magical. I stayed at the Bean for about half an hour to take pictures from all angles (it showcases the skyline very well) and to relax in the park. You also get a great view of the Bean from… View Post