Transatlantic Cruising on the Cunard Queen Mary 2

Just the mere mention of the Queen Mary 2 conjures up images of voyages of old, transatlantic cruising on majestic ocean liners fit for royalty. The utter romance of sipping decadent cocktails on the veranda deck, strolling the promenade in the evening breeze, and dancing the night away to a string orchestra. You know, the fancy parts of the movie Titanic that made you dream of luxury cruising! For seven days in January those dreams became reality as I boarded the legendary Queen Mary 2 in the port of Brooklyn, New York and set sail for Southampton, England.

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Photo Diary: NYC From Above with FlyNYOn

One of the most amazing experiences I've ever had was doing an open-door helicopter flight over NYC, and I've been lucky enough to do it twice. There's nothing quite like being strapped in and having a helicopter turn sideways over skyscrapers, leaving you staring straight down from a long way up. But as a photographer, there's no better way to capture the cityscape.

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Checking In: The Library Hotel (New York City)

Any book lovers out there? I have the perfect hotel for you. Situated just blocks away from Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library, the Library Hotel in New York City is a luxury boutique hotel that is a haven for literature-loving travelers. Each floor and room is dedicated to the Dewey Decimal System. For example, floor 8 is Literature, with room 800.003 as Poetry. During my stay, I was in the Money room, or 300.005 in the system, and all the decor and books there fit the theme of money. 

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