On Assignment: To New York and Back Again

Gertrude Stine once said, “America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.”

While I have an affinity for the French capital (and croissants), my true allegiance lies with New York City and its bagels. Before joining the Marriott Alumni Magazine staff, I spent two and half years living and working in America’s biggest metropolis. As you can imagine, I jumped at the chance to return to the city to interview Kimberly Clark for the fall issue. The interview and accompanying photo shoot took an entire day’s work, but thanks to a holiday weekend and a few vacation days, I was able to extend my stay. Here’s my visual travel diary.