3 posts tagged with "networking"

Arthur Aveniue - Bronx's Little Italy

November 8, 2014

Want to practice your traveling networking skills? Give them a workout in the vicinity of Arthur Ave and 187th Street . It is here that the curious are warmly welcomed with their questions about where to find the best of everything - coffee - Italian pastry.  cheeses, pasta, bread and a whole lot more.

When lots of people are in a common place like a store line or sharing a large tables at a popular eatery there are great opportunities for chats to develop.

People generously give their...

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Audience Celebrity

July 31, 2017

I went to a show, “What’ s Your Problem at an Improvisation Theatre. There were two opportunities for intense engagement - putting a problem in the hat and having part of the show devoted to hearing advice or being a audience guest panel member. As a solo traveler I like the opportunity to actively engage versus being a voyeur.

I entered both lotteries realizing selection would mean a step out of the comfort zone. As we approached the final segment of the show, my name was pulled to...

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Family at Sea

February 27, 2019

I took a trip on the Norwegian Cruise Line Gem during a week there was no single supplement. The single supplement is a surcharge for single occupancy of a regular cabin.

There were 60 or so people traveling solo.  Each evening we gathered to hear about the day, see if there was interest in meeting up the next day to go ashore and who was interested in sharing a dinner table

The level of engagement was flexible and I got to see how other solos were experiencing the adventure.   It gave me...

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