New York City in moments

  • Overhearing an African American husband discuss about the merits/awesomeness of ‘the Indian arranged marriage system’ from a book on world marriages  to his Chinese wife
  • Exchanging an Indian one rupee coin in a barter system for a comfort doll
  • While reading ‘ The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ on the subway a cute girl walks up to me and asks ” What book is that ? Everyone seems to be reading it these days. Is it that good ? ” haha
  • Helping tourists on the Brooklyn bridge by clicking pictures of them with their cameras with them replying back in a genuine emotion ‘that’s a really nice picture’
  • really getting black comedy
  • Being mistaken for a Bangladeshi/ Pakistani/ Srilankan
  • When sauntering in central park with a friend whose wearing a San Francisco hoodie a girl points at him and yells ‘YEAH SAN FRAN’
  • getting to know about poor vs excellent strip clubs from cab drivers
  • savoring exotic cuisines
  • discovering neighborhoods ,nooks and crannies
  • a minimum of 8 miles of walking on a weekend
  • showing visitors/friends around the city