While attending the Travel Bloggers’ Exchange convention in New York this past June, I was invited to a presentation for a revolutionary, but relatively new flight search aggregator called Momondo. I was vaguely familiar with the company because innovations in the travel world are usually spread like wildfire through the social media realm. We (my daughter and I) were running a little late because we were caught in the moment while viewing the phenomenal skyline from the top of 30 Rockefeller Center.
Luckily, we weren’t very far from our destination at 1290 Avenue of the Americas. The company hosting the event, Kintetsu International (the Japan specialist travel agency), was kind enough to provide saki libations and crudites, fresh fruit slices, sushi and sushimi for all of the invited travel industry professionals to snack on. It was interesting to find out that the particular brand of saki that we were served was available in 50%, 60% and 70% proof. Knowing my low tolerance for alcohol, I decided to sample the 50%, god help me if I had tried the 70.READ MORE