No more jackets on beds, please. I got these three things and they’ve helped with clutter and organization when a bunch of people show up.
But I felt as if I was let down by The Standard East Village. The lobby was great, but the rooms seemed off-brand. Different from all the others I have stayed at (LA, Miami, High Line). I decided to do some research into how this location was acquired by The Standard.
Jet Aviation is one of the largest business aviation services in the world.
They are one of the best places in the world to have your private jet serviced. I visited their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland several times during my time with Flight Display Systems. I was always amazed at the scale and scope of their operations. Some of the world’s biggest, most luxurious private jets are finished (finalized) at Jet Aviation.
Its 50-year history — and the story of the family behind it — are pretty interesting. This post looks at Carl Hirschmann and his sons.
These are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about ninja.
Q. How did one become a ninja?
A. As a general rule, the profession was hereditary, with the skills being passed down from parent to child, generation after generation. In most cases, if you were born into a ninja family, you received the training to become a ninja. Training began around the time that children learned to speak. The more talented of the trainees would begin professional duties as early as age 12.
Q. What do ninja eat?
The Forbes Gallery which was located on Fifth Avenue between 12th and 13th St. in Greenwich Village went dark in November 2014. Then Forbes sold the building to NYU. I want to know: what happened to the art in the galleries?
I love this ninja artwork from a guidebook I found called “Ninja Nippon Guide Book.” I think this is the first time they are being shared on the internet. Related: Ninja FAQ
The first page of the guidebook says, “The purpose of the Japan Ninja Council is to position ninja as part of Japan’s cultural heritage in tourism strategies such as the Cool Japan strategy.”
Last week, I went to Grand Central Station in New York City. I entered via the old Campbell Apartment entrance, I took the elevator to the 4th floor, and I played some tennis.
Keep reading to learn more about my first experience playing tennis at Vanderbilt Tennis Club, the super-secret tennis court inside Grand Central Terminal. I’ll even tell you how you can get 30 minutes of court time — free thanks to a postcard I found in the lobby.
In my last post, I told you my favorite places to see, sleep and eat in Mexico City. Now it’s time to share the great recommendations that my friends gave me in those same categories.
These friends live, work or have traveled extensively to the city. Therefore, their recommendations are very detailed and informative.
Below, I’ve put it all together to make a painstakingly detailed, insiders’ guide to the best places to hit when you go to Mexico City.