January 2023 New York Area Chapter Meet-Up at the Travel & Adventure ShowMarch 15, 2023The New York TCC Chapter gives a hearty thanks to Cynthia Esposito for organizing the meet-up at the Travel & Adventure Show on Jan. 28. Cynthia and her husband Richard greet members as they arrive at Javits Center. Travel industry veteran Pauline Frommer presents her keynote address, “Life Changing Vacations That Won’t Break The Bank.” Pauline appeared last year on TCC’s Virtual Exploration. Chapter Co-coordinator Cathy Shelton schemes to invite another speaker from the Savvy Traveler stage. Dr. Lisa Nichols (on right) celebrates her birthday with us and a future member! Noeli and Ken Sandler search for global hot spots. Cynthia and Richard Esposito meet renowned chef Lidia Bastianich after her presentation “Eat Like A Local: Dining While Traveling.” Featuring only one booth last year, Pakistan went big this year with 16 booths at the entrance! The idea of a future chapter trip came up… Richard Borowski will explore. Member Jane Eagleson (who was unable to attend the meet-up) will present on her four trips to Pakistan at the New York Chapter’s Sept. 9 lunch meeting. The last of us conclude the meet-up with cocktails at Kyma. Member Dr. Suzanne Frye regales us with tales of pushing 300! Malta attendees Mike Saron and Steve Montero always have useful things to add to the conversation! Future member Jerry Doran enjoys his first club event, along with future members Melinda Parsons and Pat Wood. Chapter Co-coordinator Sherri Donovan joined us via the WhatsApp Chat from her stop in Colombia on her epic journey, which included the South Pole! Join us at our lunch event on Antarctica on March 25 for the full story!