S: Boston and New York!
BC: Credits Photos taken by Christy, Beom, and Yoon Oh Journal by Christy Oh Information gathered from Wikipedia
FC: Boston and New York | all about my trip to Boston and New York! | by christy oh | 7.16.2011-8.5.2011
1: in this scrapbook... | -my travel journal -pictures from places i went -fun facts | My parents for taking me on this awesome trip to the east coast!! I had so much fun. :) | special thanks to...
2: 5:28am (WA time) - Just woke up. We're heading to the airport around 6 am and I'm going to eat breakfast. 6:42 - At MasterPark Lot B, getting our luggage onto the bus. 8:24 - Just boarded the plane. I don't like this plane. It smells weird. 8:45 - The plane just started moving! 8:57 - We're in the sky! 9:52 - I just woke up from my nap. I slept for about an hour. 12:51pm - The captain says we're going to land in 50 minutes. 4:54pm (Boston time) - WE JUST LANDED!!! YES!! 5:38 - At Enterprise, the car rental place. We got free water!! 6:54 - At the hotel, Homewood Suites. It's really cool. OUR ROOM IS COOL! It's room 209. AND THERE'S A SOFABED! 7:43 - We're at Kaya, a Japanese-Korean restaurant. I ordered a Nabeyaki Udon and some Tamago. It was really good, but the udon had a lot of veggies... 8:47 - We're back at our hotel unpacking now. 9:21 - We're at the pharmacy next to our hotel. Then we're going to go to Whole Foods. 11:33 - We're going to do QT and then watch TV then sleep. 1:23am - Bedtime! We haven't gotten used to the time difference yet... | Monday: 7/16
3: 8:47am - I just woke up. We're going to go to the breakfast bar to eat breakfast soon. 9:38 - Back at the hotel room. The breakfast at the breakfast bar was OK. I didn't eat much so I'm eating a banana right now as I type this. 11:21 - We're at Harvard Square right now. It's really hot and my legs hurt from walking a lot. 12:46pm - We're sitting on a bench inside Holyoke Center. We're really tired. It's so hot outside! And we don't even have a map... 12:51 - Mom went outside to look for a map. But then i looked behind the bench we were sitting on and I found a map! And it's clean! 12:59 - At Pinkberry, eating a small original with mochi. It was good. 1:39 - We're in the car going to H-Mart now. I shopped at the COOP and I got a T-Shirt and a beaver doll. I also got pens and pencils for me and Rebecca. 2:31 - At H-Mart eating lunch. I ordered a jjam-jja-myun. It was actually pretty good. There was this big shrimp that still had the head, whiskers, and the eyes and it scared me. It looked REALLY creepy. :O 3:38 - I'm on my way back to the hotel. We bought bread at Tous les Jours. The bread was really good. I liked the triangle toast. It was like toast, but it was way thicker and it was a little sweet. 7:58 - Just finished dinner. We ate at our hotel. My mom cooked. We had rice, Spam, tofu, seaweed, and miso soup. It was really good. :) 11:12 - Bedtime! | Tuesday: 7/17
4: 6:53am - Just woke up. I'm getting ready to go to camp. I'm going to have mac&cheese for breakfast. 12:32pm - At lunch during my DMA Adventures in Art and Graphic Design camp. I had red sauce spaghetti and frozen yogurt. and it was good. My friends there are Alexa, Caitlin, and a few other people. They're really nice. We ate lunch with a bunch of college people, well we didn't eat with them, we kind of ran into them a lot and they were looking at us. 4:52 - Just got out of DMA. It was really fun. I drew pictures of cute animals and pop art. 5:49 - I had a snack at Panera Bread. I had a bagel. Now I'm back at the hotel. 8:33 - Ate dinner at Ittyo. It's in Lesley University. I had udon and rice. The udon had tempura batter in it - which i LOVE - and it was really good. 8:52 - Back at the hotel. I'm on the computer right now. I'm also going to shower in a few minutes. Can't wait for camp tomorrow!! | Monday: 7/18
5: Tuesday: 7/19 | 7:09am - Just woke up. I had kal-gook-soo for breakfast. It was good. 12:20pm - Having lunch at DMA. I'm having pizza and mac&cheese. I also had fro-yo again. It was really good. Today at DMA, we learned stuff on PhotoShop and it was really fun. I made pop art. It turned out really well. 5:33 - Back at the hotel. We're going to eat dinner soon. 7:24 - At Lesley University. We're eating dinner at a restaurant named Ittyo. I'm having tempura batter udon and rice. It was really good. 11:19 - Bedtime! | Wednesday: 7/20 | 7:32am - Just woke up. My mom woke up late too. I'm going to have miso udon for breakfast. 12:20pm - Having lunch at DMA. I'm having mac and cheese, rice, and tortilla chips. It was really good. The rice was too dry though. 5:01 - Going to Whole Foods. 7:03 - Going back home from Lesley University again. We ate dinner there... at Ittyo again. ;) I had a tempura batter udon again. It was good. 8:01 - Just got out of the shower. 10:09 - Bedtime!
6: Thursday: 7/21 | 7:32am - Just woke up. 12:12pm - Eating lunch at DMA. I'm having lasagna and tater tots. 4:44 - Just got out of DMA. Today we finished up our projects. It was fun. :) 6:31 - Just finished dinner. We had rice, miso soup, eggs, potatoes, and chicken. I only ate a little bit. 9:50 - Bedtime! | 7:32am - Just woke up 12:34pm - Having lunch at DMA. I had pasta. 2:31 - Preparing for the showcase! 4:04 - At the MIT museum. I got a Clocky! The museum was really cool. I saw a bunch of robots, holograms, etc. 4:57 - At a bakery called Au Bon Pain. I'm having a strawberry pastry. 7:01 - I was at Prudential Center, which is a shopping mall. We ate there at the food court. I had pizza, chow mein, and clam chowder in a bread bowl. We also went to Prudential Tower, which has a viewpoint at the 50th floor. You can literally see all of Boston there! When we went up the elevator, my ears popped because of how high we were! 7:50 - Back at the hotel. I have to shower. 10:14 - Bedtime! | Friday: 7/22
7: Saturday: 7/23 | 8:12am - Just woke up. We're going to have breakfast at the hotel. 9:46 - Finished breakfast. It was pretty good. 10:13 - At Starbucks, waiting for the Harvard Tour. 11:02 - At the Harvard tour. Our tour guide's name is Nick, and he's really funny. I learned a lot about Harvard. 1:13pm - At the Harvard Museum of Natural History. It was awesome! I saw glass flowers and they were amazing! 2:35 - Back at the hotel to eat lunch. We're going to have ramen! 4:48 - Leaving the hotel to go to MIT. 6:26 - Just finished seeing MIT. It was pretty cool. We couldn't go into many buildings, but we could go into the Stata building. It's shaped really weirdly and it had a few giant chalkboard things you could write on. I wrote on it, and I also found a lot of Korean writing on it. It was really cool. 8:10 - Just finished dinner at Kaya. It was pretty good. I had a nabeyaki udon again. 11:21 - Bedtime!
8: Sunday: 7/24 | 8:56am - Just woke up. We're going to go eat breakfast at the hotel again. 10:23 - In the car going to Brown and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). 11:29 - Arrived at Brown! It's really pretty here. 1:01pm - Just finished eating at Viva. It was a Sunday brunch buffet. The food was OK, but it wasn't bad. 2:26 - At the RISD Art Museum. It was pretty cool. 3:33 - Back in the car to go back to the hotel. 3:59 - At a drive-thru at Starbucks. I ordered a strawberry frappuccino. 5:06 - Back at the hotel. I'm so tired!! 7:57 - Just finished dinner. I ate a lot because a) it was really good and b) I was really hungry. I'm going to read now. 11:42 - Bedtime! | Monday: 7/25 | 7:43am - Just woke up. It's the first day of my acting and film-making camp! 12:32pm - Eating lunch at DMA. It's fun, but there are only two girls - me and Raizi in the class. She's nice. 5:22 - Going home from camp. We stopped at Whole Foods on the way back. 6:28 - Going to eat dinner. We're having pasta. 9:28 - Bedtime!
9: Tuesday: 7/26 | 7:52 - Just woke up. 12:25pm - Eating lunch. I'm having pasta and tater tots. 5:00 - Just got picked up from DMA. It was really fun! We filmed our commercials and edited them. I'm almost done editing mine. We used Final Cut Pro, and it's interesting. 6:41 - I'm going home from a mall right now. I had Burger King for dinner. We also bought Dunkin Donuts Munchkins. They're good. 10:10 - Bedtime! | 7:43am - Just woke up. I'm going to have rice and miso soup for breakfast. 12:28pm - Eating lunch at DMA. I'm having pasta and chicken strips. It's OK. 5:02 - Going home from camp. We filmed our movie a little bit today. 6:51 - I just finished dinner. We ate at the hotel. 7:34 - We're going to see the sunset! 9:34 - I'm getting ready for bed. We didn't see the sunset because we couldn't find parking... We'll try again tomorrow. ;) 10:51 - Bedtime! | Wednesday: 7/27
10: Thursday: 7/28 | 8:03 - Just woke up... I'm going to be late!! 12:12pm - Eating pasta and rice at DMA. Today, we filmed our movies. It was fun. After lunch, we're going to edit them on Final Cut Pro! We can also make music on Garage Band. 6:25 - Going to eat dinner and see the sunset! :D 8:24 - We had dinner at UNO. I had pizza and fries. We also saw the sunset. It was really pretty. We almost missed it. 10:34 - Bedtime! | Friday: 7/29 | 7:34am - Just woke up. 12:32pm - Eating my last lunch at DMA. I'm having a corn dog. I finished my movie before lunch! I can't wait for the showcase! 2:34 - Preparing for the showcase! We just made our DVDs. They look awesome!! 4:39 - We just watched my movies. They were the last ones. I got a lot of applause. 6:30 - Just finished dinner. We had ramen, and it was really spicy. My tongue is on fire!! ;P 8:45 - Just finished packing. We're leaving for Yale tomorrow morning. 10:27 - Bedtime!
11: Saturday: 7/30 | 7:41am - Just woke up. We're going to Yale today. 8:53 - Just finished breakfast at the hotel. It was okay. 9:30 - Leaving the hotel for Yale! We just checked out. 10:49 - Just passed the 'Welcome to Connecticut' sign!! YESSS!! 1:02pm - Finished eating lunch at Subway. I had a Philly Cheesesteak and it was really good. 3:09 - Finished the Yale tour. It was interesting. Our tour guide was Chris. I like Yale. :) 4:41 - At our hotel, the Omni Hotel at Yale. We're in room 1118. I got a shirt at Yale. 6:47 - Eating dinner at Sushi at the Chapel. It was okay. 8:59 - Watching TV at the hotel. I have to shower soon. 10:44 - Bedtime!
12: Sunday: 7/31 | 7:19am - Just woke up. We're going to Princeton and NYC today! 8:21 - Got our bags in the car. We're going to Dunkin' Donuts for breakfast. 9:01 - In the car going to Princeton. I had an egg, bacon, and cheese breakfast wrap at DD. It was good. 10:15 - Just entered New Jersey! 11:23 - At Princeton! 12:11pm - Eating lunch at Massimo's. I had Hawaiian pizza. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't good. 2:24 - Just finished our Princeton Tour. It was really hot outside, and we only had a half-bottle of water with us, so I was sweating like crazy. I think Princeton is okay. 4:24 - Just passed the 'Welcome to New York' sign!! Yay!! :D 5:42 - Just checked into our hotel. It's the Marriot Marquis at Times Square. We're in room 1446. 7:52 - At the Forever 21 in Times Square, in front of the hotel. They have a kids thing there and I got a skirt and shorts. 8:28 - At TGI Fridays. I'm going to order a cheeseburger and fries. 12:20am - Bedtime!
13: Monday: 8/1 | 10:21 - Just woke up! We're going to have breakfast at McDonalds. 12:50pm - Going to leave the hotel soon to go to Julliard and the American Museum of Natural History. 2:28 - I shopped at the Julliard store. We rode a subway to get there. It was chaotic and hot at the station. I heard a man play this weird instrument at the subway station. It was cool. 3:46 - At the American Museum of Natural History. It's interesting. We're going to go see an IMAX movie. 7:51 - Just finished dinner at the hotel. I had macaroni and cheese with fries. It was pretty good. Now we're heading outside to look around Times Square. 9:14 - Back at the hotel. We went to M&Ms World and I bought a lot of candy. 11:23 - Bedtime! | Tuesday: 8/2 | 7:30am - Just woke up. I had a fever last night. I'm ok now. 11:27 - Taking a NYC tour. Right now we're heading towards our lunch and bathroom break location. 1:58pm - Just got off the boat... We saw the Statue of Liberty. I got really seasick and I threw up. :( 4:06 - Back at the hotel. I'm exhausted!! 7:10 - Eating at the hotel again. 9:34 - Bedtime!
14: Wednesday: 8/3 | 10:21am - Just woke up. 1:03pm - Going to the Empire State Building. I had brunch at Olive Garden. It was OK. 2:08 - At Starbucks. I don't feel very good right now. 5:24 - I just woke up from my nap. We went back to the hotel in a taxi and I fell asleep. 6:59 - Going to see Wicked! 11:08 - Just got back from Wicked. It was good. It was kind of scary though. It was pouring rain when we were going back to our hotel, so my TOMS got soaked in the rain. We didn't catch a taxi. 12:23am - Bedtime! | Thursday: 8/4 | 11:02am - Just woke up. 11:49 - Eating brunch at Brasserie Athenee. I ordered eggs&bacon. It was ok. 2:24pm - Just went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 4:01 - We just finished looking around at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art). 4:28 - Back at the hotel. We're going to eat dinner soon. 6:14 - Eating lunch at Kodama. I ordered an udon. It's pretty good. 7:51 - We shopped at Times Square for a little bit. My dad got a Swatch watch. I got a dress at Forever 21. 12:34am - Bedtime!
15: Friday: 8/5 | 9:44am - Just woke up. Today we're going back home! :( :) 11:52 - Eating brunch at Alfredo. I had a fetuccini alfredo. It was pretty good. 1:23pm - We are going on the 'Top of the Rock,' which is basically going on the top of the Rockefeller Center. The view up here is amazing! I think it's way better than the view on top of the Empire State Building. 3:35 - In a taxi going to the JFK Airport. 4:39 - At the airport. We're checking in right now. 5:47- Eating dinner at SoHo Bistro in the airport. I'm having calamari. It's good. Our flight starts boarding at 6, so we better hurry! 6:15 - Just boarded the plane!! 7:42 - Just woke up from my nap. 9:32 (Washington time) - Just landed! 12:11am - Bedtime!
16: Digital Media Academy | caitlin! | bibi! | aimee!
17: Digital Media Academy (DMA) was really fun. You get to learn about technology and other stuff you wouldn't normally learn at school. There are many locations for the camp, such as Harvard, Stanford, and othere colleges. The camp I went to was located at Harvard University. There are a lot of courses to choose from. I took two one-week courses: Adventures in Art and Graphic Design & Acting and Filmmaking. I learned how to use programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Garage Band, and Final Cut Pro. | About DMA...
18: Harvard University | i rate this school | ****
19: Harvard University was established in 1636 in Boston, Massachusetts. Their school color is crimson. The name Harvard comes from the college’s first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown. Harvard University is made up of 11 principal academic units — ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
20: MIT | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MIT is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research. It was founded in 1861.
21: i rate this school | ***
22: Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School and the School of Engineering. | Brown University | i rate this school | ****
23: From its incorporation in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design has stood out as a leader in art and design education. In 1877, the members of the Rhode Island Womenâ€™s Centennial Commission voted to invest their groupâ€™s surplus funding of $1,675 in founding RISD. | Rhode Island School of Design | i rate this school | ****
24: Yale University | i rate this school | ***** | Yale University is a private Ivy League university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.
26: Princeton University | i rate this school | **** | Founded in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.
28: The Juilliard School | i rate this school | *** | The Juilliard School, located at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, is a performing arts conservatory which was established in 1905. Julliard trains about 800 undergraduate and graduate students in dance, drama, and music. Juilliard is considered one of the most prestigious performing arts conservatories in the world.
29: The MIT Museum
30: Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
31: Harvard Museum of Natural History | glass flowers! they're made of real glass!
32: The Metropolitan Museum of Art | The Met
33: MoMA | Museum of Modern Art
34: Times Square | yellow cabs! | standing in front of a light-up billboard at aeropostale!
35: Empire State Building
37: OnBoard NYC Tour
38: On Top of the Rock
39: The Statue of Liberty
40: The New York Subway