Where did we last leave off on the recap of our adventure? Oh yes, our road trip to Philadelphia! On Monday afternoon, we picked up our rental car and left NYC. As we were driving through New Jersey, Sarah remembered that Princeton University wasn’t far off from the highway, so we decided to make a quick detour and check out yet another Ivy League school.
On Saturday morning, I woke up in Boston with what was only the beginning of a wicked head cold (that I still have today). I grabbed a box of cold/flu meds on our way down to South Station, popped it on the Amtrak and napped for part of the train ride back to NYC. We got in around 5:30pm and were both starving. In the mood for sushi, a quick Google search pointed us to MEW in Koreatown, which was just a short walk from Penn Station.
Last Wednesday, Sarah and I woke up at 4:00am PST to catch our first of two flights to New York City. When we decided to go on this trip, we set out to save costs wherever possible (obviously) – and that started with our flight. While it would’ve been easier to fly into Boston, train all the way down to DC and fly home from there, it also would’ve added hundreds of dollars to our total costs. Instead, we opted to fly in and out of New York City, and after redeeming some WestJet dollars + using a $99 companion flight, it only cost us $250 CAD/each (all taxes in).