The Westin Jersey City, Newport
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Today we decided to explore some of the smaller districts of Manhattan. This began with us exiting the PATH train at 9th street and heading through Greenwich Village to Washington Square Park. The arch in the park is famous as it is the park opposite Will Smith's house in "I Am Legend" (all the diseased, zombie people run through it). The park is a …
We awoke early again on Monday morning and got the PATH train into Manhattan. This is a quick and easy service but be warned you can not use a normal metrocard on the service.
We walked up Broadway to Times Square which can only be described as busy, loud and incredibly tacky and yet it really captures the essence of New York. Our main …
... calories in one sitting. We were messing around with Siri, the automated woman who comes with the iPhone, and asking her all kinds of challenging questions. Her response to “what is a pygmy hippopotamus” was “I don’t understand, pick me up a hippopotamus.” When we asked her again, she responded, “getting directions to Atlantic City!” Ah, the wonders of technology.
From San Diego I headed up to Seattle and ...
... in NYC for 5 days or so, it will be good to see some old friends again and be legally allowed to drink this time.
Got a really cool Canadian lady sitting next to me, she brought an iPad which her 9 yr old put a bunch of games on, literally a life saver atm. There was some hectic turbulence for over an hour, one of the food trollies almost tipped over but I cought it. After that the flight attendant was like, '****a dis I’ma sit my assa down’, except he said it ...
... waiting, we started a pleasant conversation with two teachers who were from Jersey.
In fact, it seemed there were many people from New York / Jersey on this particular cruise. Almost 8 times out of ten when you asked where a person was from, you would get one of these two cities as the answer.
Once we boarded the cruise ship, Joanne and I decided to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
The room we had here was gorgeous. Massive bed. Good, helpful reception staff. Really nice meal at the Fire & Oak restaurant even if it was a bit expensive.
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