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Bicycling in Brooklyn

I love biking in New York City. There’s nothing like going through the five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island), each with at least fifty distinct neighborhoods. This post explores a swath of Brooklyn for a three-hour bike ride (not counting stopping). Brooklyn was mostly known as a

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Biking in the Bronx

Bicycling in the Bronx

New York City is a remarkable place to bicycle. There are five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island), each with at least fifty distinct neighborhoods. While I’ve been restricted from international travel because of the Covid-19 pandemic, I continue to explore NYC by bike and am continually amazed

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Woman in Hijab with Black Lives Matter Sign

New York City: Black Lives Matter Protests

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis after a police officer arrested him for allegedly using counterfeit money and knelt on his neck for almost ten minutes. There was a public revulsion over this incident In NYC, as elsewhere, resulting in demonstrations and marches supporting

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Never Give Up New York City

NYC: Emerging from The COVID-19 Pandemic

Nothing in my lifetime has affected world travel and my daily living than the Covid-19 pandemic. Tragically, it has infected tens of millions, killing over a million worldwide. The illness, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (a type of “coronavirus”) first appeared in China in late 2019. On March 9 NYC

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San Francisco Psychedelic Bus

24 Hours in San Francisco? Here’s What To Do

San Francisco is one of the most exciting cities to visit in the United States. There is so much to do in terms of culture, entertainment and just hanging out. Even only one day there can be a fantastic and memorable experience. How We Visited San Francisco In October 2019,

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Pismo Beach

San Francisco to Los Angeles – Highway 1 Coastal Drive

The scenic drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles is one of the best American road trips, offering rocky coasts, wide beaches, hiking trails, charming towns, historic mansions, and wildlife viewing. You can spend as little as two days or over a week exploring, not counting the time spent in

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Bicycling in Brooklyn

I love biking in New York City. There’s nothing like going through the five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island), each with at

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