WHOOPS! 24 HOURS IN NEW YORK CITY!

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I was working a trip this week, and it somehow fell apart! If you’re not familiar with flight attendant schedules or legalities, let me explain. I can only work for a certain amount of hours per day (for safety reasons), and if a flight gets delayed, or cancelled, or there’s bad weather somewhere, my entire trip can change based on the needs of the company and how long I’ve already been working for the day.

I was supposed to go to Fort Myers, Florida but my plane was over 3 hours delayed in Newark, New Jersey. When I called scheduling to have my trip changed, they gave me 24 hours in Manhattan before I had to go back to work! Hotel and transportation included. DO YOU KNOW HOW EXCITED I WAS?! 

The first time I went to NYC, I was definitely hesitant to get out on the streets and explore by myself. But not this time! All I had were ripped jeans, a tank top, and flip flops (I was supposed to be in Florida, remember?) but that didn’t stop me! There I was, typical California girl wandering through Midtown in flip flops. But I didn’t care! 

I got up early, threw my Florida clothes on, and headed out into the concrete jungle. I walked through a part of Central Park, stopping at the zoo along the way. Walked past Rockefeller Center, the NBC studios, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. I wish I could have done more, but I only had limited time because I needed to get back to the hotel for a quick nap before I worked that afternoon. 

The funny thing is, I used to be the type of person that HATED change. Okay, I still don’t like change. But this time, it worked out. This change was much better- and I completely enjoyed myself. I can’t wait to go back to New York City, I’m already starting to plan my next trip. I can’t wait to share the pictures I took!

 

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13 MILES IN NYC

Whew, I am exhausted! By the time this posts, I’ll have been back from NYC for a week or so but I just have to give a quick update on my latest adventure. Probably my craziest adventure! 

If you’ve read my previous blog posts, you know that I picked up a trip with a 32 hour layover in NYC. I’ve never been before, and I hit the ground running! I ended up walking more than 13 (YES THIRTEEN!) miles throughout the city exploring Central Park, Times Square, Grand Central Station, the Empire State Building, and several flea markets. 

I can’t wait to show you all the pictures from NYC, and I can’t wait even more to go back! 

CANNOT WAIT FOR NEW YORK CITY!

I am just so excited! I picked up a trip to New York City in two weeks. I’ll have 32 hours to explore and I’m like a kid in a candy store. I have never been to NYC before, and can’t wait to experience the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Coming from California, I know that my personality is the complete opposite of the east coast. But since I started flying, I’ve become a bit obsessed with the other side of the U.S. I can’t wait to share all of my adventures in NYC, wish me luck in not getting lost! Maybe I’ll even try the subway for the first time! If you have any suggestions or tips for my trip, please let me know!