Top Five Memories of New York City

12769_10201786581610316_1488010543_nExactly two years ago, I hopped a Megabus to visit NYC for the first time. It took me over 22 years to visit The Big Apple, but it was well worth the wait — and I’ve since returned a few times, having made the eight-hour journey five times in the past two years. (That doesn’t include a bus layover in NYC on the way back from DC, either.)

Each visit, I’ve tried to see at least one new thing; I know there are a great variety of things to do and see in NYC, and though I haven’t been since September 2014, I know I’ll return someday soon. Either way, I’ll always cherish some of the best memories I have from my NYC trips of the past.

Today, I thought it’d be neat to look back at some of my past NYC trips and pick out five of my best memories from those great adventures:

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Another Adventure to the Big Apple

Photo: Melissa Kania
Photo: Melissa Kania

It took me 22 and a half years to make my first trip to NYC; that happened last June, when I went for a day-long excursion with my mom. (It was also her first trip.) Having a tendency to be a bit of a wanderlust, I booked a trip for us to return to the city in April, where we’ll be attending a Broadway show and a New York Rangers game.

Of course, that wasn’t enough to satisfy me…. so in a spur-of-the-moment decision back in late, late December, I bought a pair of Megabus tickets to visit NYC in February. I figured, hell, I’ll find SOMEONE to go with me, and they were at a reasonable price, so… why not! I asked my friend Liz to go with me and… that was that.

So at 3:15 am this past Saturday, my best friend and I hopped a bus to the Big Apple for a day-long adventure and a gorgeous day in an incredible city.

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