BEA Recap This Time Last Week (Day 1)

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I am so behind in writing up my  recap post from BEA but I honestly have to say that I am physically and mentally burned out from the trip. I always have a problem with re-entry back into a normal life. Does anyone else encounter this problem?

I think we are all so high on adrenaline and the excitement of NYC/BEA and lack of sleep that we don’t really realize it at first but it hits on the way back home or even at home.

Anyways lets get on with these recap posts shall we.

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Day one is literally spent traveling. If you travel with me you will discover that I try to get pre-boarding and I always manage to get it. Its not that I don’t like standing in lines but when the line is super long I like to take advantage of a service if its available and it always is.

We pulled out of the Montreal train station at about 10:30 am. The train was packed like it always is and I think its because it was memorial day weekend and everyone was traveling. Thankfully the train ride to NYC was uneventful and we arrrived in NYC roughly around 9pm. We even breezed through customs without a huge delay.

I should mention that I was traveling with Laura from Library of Clean Reads  and i Read Book Tours and her friend Debra and we decided before hand that we were going to share a room.

Our hotel for the next 5 nights was going to be Hotel Pennsylvania. I plan on doing on review of the hotel sometime this week.

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I love the train ride down to New York City because of the scenery so I though I would include some photos I took along the way. I think sunsets are my favorite time of the day.

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When ever I travel I tend to over pack and this was no exception. Here is what I had at my seat. I ended up buying various magazines to read (Oprah, Marie Claire, Glamour, People, In Style, Life & Style etc) because they are light and fluffy reads, I brought my iPad as well because there are games and ebooks on that (and I actually ended up using it more then I thought I would) I brought my iPod to listen to music, some snack food (just because buying food on the train tends to get a little expensive), hand sanitizer, mints, charger for phone/iPad/iPod and my BEA notes that I wanted to go through so I could plan out my trip. Not shown in the photo was water, ginger ale, cue cards, pens and business cards. You know I couldn’t go to NYC without bringing my owl tote bag.

What do you bring with you when you travel?

“Home” ward Bound

As you guessed from the title of today’s post I am leaving NYC to go back to Montreal. I always have so much fun in NYC but I have to admit towards the end of my trip I always look forward to going home.

Stayed tuned as I will be recapping my NYC and BEA trip.

New York Bound

I am on my way to New York this morning and I am so excited as you can probably tell.

When I think of NYC Empire State of Mind always comes to mind. Does anyone have that one song that comes to mind when they travel to a city?

What’s On Yours? (Episode 12)

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Come join us for episode 12 of What’s On Yours? To watch the show all you need to do is click on the above image.

What’s On Yours? (Episode 11)

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Hi Everyone. I am a little late in posting this but our 11th episode is now posted. All you have to do is click on the above image to take you to the show.

What’s On Yours? (Episode 10)

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A minor milestone – the tenth episode of “What’s On Yours?” is now available on line! Just click on the above image to take you directly to the episode.

What’s On Yours? #9

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Hi Everyone. I am happy to announce that our ninth weekly episode of What’s On Yours is now up. I hope you will take the time to go and watch it/subscribe to our channel. All you have to do is click on the banner and it will take you to YouTube so that you can watch it.

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