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It’s no secret that New York is one of the greatest cities to visit on the planet. It’s packed to the rooftops with world-famous sights that people have seen on the big screen ever since childhood. How many of those visitors ever get off the beaten track, though? In this article, we dive into five unique things to do in New York.
New York City is one of the best cities in the world. It is known for its Broadway shows, trend-setting fashion, world-famous attractions, and exceptional dining scene. Many people visit the city for a week or more, however, it is possible to see much of it in one weekend. In this guide, I’m going to breakdown what you can’t miss if you’re only in the city for two days.
Even if you aren’t a baseball fan, a trip to New York’s Yankee Stadium is considered a pilgrimage by many. The home of the New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium is one of the biggest sporting icons in the whole of New York City.
There is so much to do in NYC that it can be overwhelming planning a trip. As a New Yorker and travel expert, I’ve put together a 3 day guide on what you can’t miss if you’re visiting the city for a short period of time. Watch the video and download the itinerary below to make your trip to NYC your best trip yet!
NYC is one of the best places in the world to go shopping. We truly have it all here from vintage to sample sales, to outlets, designer stores, boutique shops, and more. Trends start here, fashion is tested here, it is truly a mecca for establishing new looks that will be seen around the world.
There are tons of things to do in New York City in the winter. In this guide I’ll cover some of my favorite restaurants, bars, and experiences to do in New York in January, February, and March.
New York is known to be an expensive city. However, it is not impossible to experience much of what it has to offer for free or dirt cheap. Watch my video below for some of the top things to do in the Big Apple that are completely free or budget friendly.
There are so many things to do in New York City that sometimes all of the options can be overwhelming. To make planning your trip easier I’ve put together a checklist on my favorite 50 things to do here.
Autumn is the best time of the year in New York for weather. With the crisp, dry air it is the ideal time to explore the outdoors, yet also get cozy indoors. In this guide, I’ll go over my favorite things to do in fall in the city.
There is still time to enjoy summer in New York before the cold weather kicks in. One of the most enjoyable ways to take in the sunshine and picturesque views of the city is through a gourmet picnic in Central Park. This is your ticket to a billion dollar view at a low price tag.
The best way to enjoy a nice drink in New York is on a rooftop bar. There are many in the city that are advertising the best views. However, these eight are my top picks for the ultimate rooftop bar experience in NYC. All of the bars on this list had to have a breathtaking view, excellent craft cocktails, a luxurious environment, and a 4 out of 5 star rating or higher.
When you’re busy it’s easy to give into bad eating habits. As a frequent traveler and a business owner, I am frequently in scenarios where there aren’t great food options to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Enter popchips nutter puffs, a puffed snack with real peanut butter. It is non-GMO, gluten free, has nothing artificial, and has 5g of protein to keep you feeling high-energy and healthy even in the toughest situations.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Before you enjoy it with your family, have it with friends with a “friendsgiving”. This year, we made 3 classic dishes with a modern twist. To spice up your Thanksgiving here are the recipes you should try!
New York is known for it's diverse culinary scene. As a visitor it can get overwhelming choosing a place to eat when there are so many incredible eateries around every corner! As a local New Yorker these are the places I recommend. Enjoy!
New York City is often referred to as the world's "melting pot," a phrase that's perhaps best reflected by the city's vast diversity of food. There are 195 countries in the world and in New York you can find a restaurant that specializes in cuisine from each one.
Dine on 5-star cuisine at this new Manhattan Restaurant with stunning views of the city.
Dine on tasty fare as you circle Manhattan in a beautiful yacht.
There are always great places to visit and fun activities to do in NYC. But it can be challenging to come up with ideas that the whole family will enjoy. In this guide, I’m giving you the scoop on fun things to do that are kid and family friendly!
While it's certainly true that New York City is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, that doesn't necessarily mean you can't visit and explore the Big Apple on a smaller budget. I'm going to show you how you can do so on a modest budget that still allows you to create the type of experience you won't soon forget.
Are you looking to move? Is your dream to live in NYC? New York City is the second most expensive city with San Francisco being the first. NYC may not be the best budget friendly location, but as someone who has lived in 4 out of the 5 boroughs, and in Westchester, I have learned tips and tricks to help you save money.
It’s no secret that New York is an expensive city. However, whether you are visiting or living here there are simple ways that you can cut down on your expenses and save money. I’ve complied a list of my top tips for saving money in NYC into this one blog post.
Traveling to New York soon and unsure what to pack? Don’t worry! This is your one stop guide to what to wear in New York City each month and season. Watch my video below to see the clothing recommendations for men and women and a packing list customized for the time of year.
NYC is incredibly instagrammabe. To make it easier for you to get the perfect shot during your trip Tina from @ofleatherandlace and I have put together a video guide on how to capture the ideal Instagram shot. Watch the video below and use the interactive map to help you on your photo journey of the big apple.
As a visitor of NYC, it can be confusing navigating our public transportation system (don't even get me started with the subway)! In this article, I'm going to explain how to get from JFK airport, Newark airport, and LaGuardia airport to Manhattan.
New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world to explore as a visitor. There are tons of unique things to do, see, and experience. However, there are also tons of tourist traps. Today I'm going to go over the most common tourist traps so that you don't get tricked when you're visiting!
Hidden gems and secret spots are what makes New York City a fun place to explore. In this article, I'll go over secret restaurants, bars, passageways, and other fun finds in NYC.
As a world traveler and native New Yorker, I understand what it’s like visiting a new big city and not knowing your way around. Let’s dive into what you should know before coming to NYC if you’re not from the United States. We’ll cover everything from easy (cheap) transportation to getting a local SIM card.
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I recently returned from a luxurious trip Dubai. This city is a glamorous playground for locals and visitors alike. It was one of the best vacations of my life! Since coming back to the states, I’ve gotten a lot of questions about what to wear when visiting this incredible Arabian city, so today I’m going to give you all of my tips on what to pack for your trip.
For years I heard about the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four® Championship games but never imagined that I would be able to attend. The next thing I know, an opportunity pops up to experience the games like a VIP with Marriott Bonvoy Moments ™.
There are some places you visit that surprise you in ways you didn’t think were possible. They leave you wanting more. Greater Fort Lauderdale is one of those places. This Southern Florida area is the next big travel destination.
Watch out Florida, Greater Fort Lauderdale’s culinary scene is beginning to make waves in the state! There are so many brilliant new food options popping up. These are four spots that I would buy a plane ticket from NYC just to eat there again.
If you’re an adventure seeker, then Greater Fort Lauderdale needs to be added to your bucket list! Fort Lauderdale is the hidden gem of Florida. These are fifteen adventurous activities to do when vacationing in what is known as the Venice of America.
Greater Fort Lauderdale is an adventure traveler’s dream. Recently I visited the area and immersed myself in its adventure scene. If you’re into trying new things, then these are three epic experiences you need to do in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
There is only one word to describe the craft cocktail scene in Greater Fort Lauderdale, and it is “OUTSTANDING.” Here is a list of six cocktail bars you must go to when visiting Southern Florida.
When you’re planning a trip with your pets there is a lot to prepare for in advance. The trip may be traumatizing for your animals if not prepared correctly. A successful flight with a pet requires a lot of preparation to make the experience as enjoyable as possible.
Every teen has a secret bucket list that they wants to achieve before turning in adults — a secret night out, crazy parties, and desire to travel without the supervision of parents. Yes, every teen has a secret desire to explore on their own or with their friends - adult free.
Do you have an international trip coming up, be it a study trip, tourism, or business-related? If yes, how prepared are you and how much more do you still have to do before boarding your plane? Well, traveling abroad is all fun until you start dealing with travel logistics. Anyone will tell you how hectic booking plane tickets, preparing your travel documents, and booking accommodation can get. What no one will tell you, however, is that preparing your suitcase and other essential pieces of stuff for your trip is way harder than you could imagine.
As a frequent traveler and digital nomad, I’ve lived in 27 countries, visited 123 cities, and traveled 210,993 miles in the last two years! Because of all of this exploring, I’ve learned a lot about what you need when traveling the world. This list includes six absolute travel essentials to keep you traveling better, cheaper, and longer.
From the moment I picked up Karen Hamilton’s new novel, The Perfect Girlfriend, I couldn’t put it down. It is a thrilling read that is full of suspense at every page. No wonder it is already a #1 international bestseller!
Traveling with your kids can be an incredibly rewarding— and sometimes overwhelming— adventure. The typical travel stressors— like delayed flights, flat tires or overbooked hotels— can become 10 times worse when you have to manage your children during these challenges. However, a small crisis doesn’t have to be a vacation-ruining catastrophe. Getting ready to travel with your brood? Check out these stress-reducing ideas that could be the difference between exciting and exhausting.
We all need to recharge and take a break from our hectic lives every once in a while. A weekend getaway can be the perfect way to achieve this and reduce stress. Best of all, with the right planning, you can take a trip that will not set you back financially.
If you are traveling outside of the US, travel medical/evacuation insurance should be one of the first things you add to your list before you embark on your journey. In this article I will go over what you should consider when selecting a plan.
In 2017, I traveled the world and lived in a different country each month. What better way to reflect on the life-changing journey than by creating my own travel inspired haven about it in my house? In this article, I’ll cover how to transform a standard room into a globally influenced haven.
Your travel buddies can either make or break your precious holiday vacation. And choosing them isn’t as easy as “hey, wanna go overseas with me?” In this article, we’ll have a look at some of the considerations before picking your travel companion.
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