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When I planned my first major travels with my 8-year-old twins, there were so many things I wanted to do I had to make a list of all my lists. We were going to four very different countries over 12 months.
I was most excited about visiting New York City. I had visited several times in my 20’s and in a few short visits it had grabbed my heart, chewed it up and spat it out again never to be the same. I had fleeting moments stuck in my head; catching a New York Taxi, having drinks in the Meatpacking District, an amazing night with friends at Tortilla Flats and that overwhelming thought, ‘I could live here.”