I have written a couple of travel info posts (like this one about Portland) and have really been wanting to write about New York City, but I'm having a hard time sorting out the wealth of information. However, here's one tip that I can share with the whole Works-for-me-Wednesday crowd.
Any time we go to New York City, I pull up a central spot on mapquest, like our hotel if we are staying overnight, or in this case, the theater at which we saw Mary Poppins. I use the zoom button to get the map at just the right size to include all of the locations where we will be. I number them at the top, including any additional information, like the time of our reservation at Tony DiNapoli's, and add the number to the map.
Since we mostly walk while in NYC, it's really helpful to just pull this one sheet out and know where I am going. I've never used it on another destination, but I'm thinking that it would also work to print the one page map of a city with our hotel mapped and any other spots to which we would be driving.
I still want to do a piece on Destination: NYC, but it seems so overwhelming. If anyone has any specific questions (or generalized inquires) that you would want to see in a travel piece, let me know. That might help me get started, or make me feel even more aimless in tackling the whole piece. Who knows.
Pop over to Rocks in my Dryer to see even more WFMW tips.