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Great Tips to travel to Washington DC from New York

Great Tips to travel to Washington DC from New York
If your trip to New York lasts more than one week, I highly recommend that you visit Washington DC, the Capital of the United-States. Even if Washington DC is 223 miles (or 360 km) from New York, I truly think that’s one of those cities you must visit in USA. You have many options to get there: Either by your own means including: a rental car, a tour operator specialized in organizing trips from... 


Viand Coffee Shop (a New York Tip from Coralie)

Viand Coffee Shop (a New York Tip from Coralie)
Coralie would like to share a great restaurant tip in New York: the Viand Coffee Shop. This 100% American diner is located in the Upper East Side and was one of the highlight of her trip. I’ll now let Coralie share one of her experience in New York with us and thank her for her feedback. In the meantime, you’re welcome to share your great tips with us as well, I have especially written an article... 


A trip through the Brookfield Place mall

A trip through the Brookfield Place mall
Brookfield Place is a complex of several buildings located in the south of Manhattan in Battery Park City. It had to be renovated after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Today the mall looks spectacular and you can enjoy the panorama of New Jersey and the Hudson River from there.Summary : A trip through the Brookfield Place mall ├ History of Brookfield Place ├ What is the main attraction... 


Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers

Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers
When travelling with a group of 4-5 people, we tend to think it’s easier to rent an apartment in New York City. Yes and no... You may consider staying at the Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a few blocks away from Grand Central.Summary Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers ├ What type of hotel is the Best Western Plus Hospitality House?... 


Discover Governors Island from May to October

Discover Governors Island from May to October
Governors Island is a small island that lies south of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It opens to the public only between May 1 and October 31, 2019, offering several cultural activities and events.Summary Discover Governors Island from May to October ├ History of Governors Island ├ What to do in Governors Island? ├ How is the island? ├ How to access Governors Island? ├... 


Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan!

Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan!
There are so many things to do in New York City! Then after a long sightseeing day, you could go to the bowling alley. There are few of them in the city, but we choose Lucky Strike to spend some time because it’s very close to Times Square.Summary Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan! ├ The Lucky Strike bowling ├ How is Lucky Strike Manhattan? ├ Can you eat there? ├... 


Attend a Gospel Mass in Harlem

Attend a Gospel Mass in Harlem
If you've ever dreamed of attending a Gospel Mass in Harlem among local churchgoers instead of being among tourists on the first floor then I’m happy to give you some advice and great tips.Summary Titre de l'article ├ The top 10 best tips you must know before attending a Gospel Mass in Harlem ├ Where should you go to attend a gospel mass in New York ├ My favorite church in... 


Go to an "Amateur Night" at the Apollo Theater

Go to an
The Apollo Theater is mythical in New York City. You could go to one of their famous "Amateur Night" for unforgettable memories. The photos in this article are not mine, not because they don’t let you, only because I wanted to fully enjoy this momentSummary Attend an "Amateur Night" at the Apollo Theater ├ A bit of history ├ How is an Amateur Night? ├ How to reserve your... 


Atrium DUMBO, a modern and elegant restaurant in Brooklyn

Atrium DUMBO, a modern and elegant restaurant in Brooklyn
If you are walking through DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park, take the opportunity to go to the Atrium DUMBO restaurant. In this area you have several options to eat. It could be a Shake Shack hamburger for example, a lobster hot dog at Luke's Lobster, a pizza at Grimaldi's or a special dinner at the River Café. Atrium DUMBO is elegant and modern, at the crossroads of all the previous places I just... 


Adrienne’s Pizzabar, the best pizza in Wall Street

Adrienne’s Pizzabar, the best pizza in Wall Street
During a visit of Wall Street and the Financial District, I strongly recommend Adrienne’s Pizzabar. Let me tell you why in this post 😉Summary Adrienne’s Pizzabar, the best pizza in Wall Street ├ What can we eat at Adrienne’s Pizzabar? ├ Should you order one pizza per person? ├ What are the pizza options? ├ What’s the pricing? ├ Who goes to Adrienne’s... 


NBA Playoffs start April 13, 2019: Book your tickets now!!

NBA Playoffs start April 13, 2019: Book your tickets now!!
 The NBA Playoffs will start on Saturday April 13, 2019! The New York Knicks ended the season at the 15th spot, last team of the Eastern Conference and won't compete the playoffs. However, the Brooklyn Nets will be present thanks to their last results. They ended the season at the 6th spot and are qualified! They'll most likely meet the Philadelphia 76ers for the first game. First of all, let... 


Where can you find the best cookie in New York? At Levain Bakery of course!!!

Where can you find the best cookie in New York? At Levain Bakery of course!!!
For a while, I wanted to try cookies at Levain Bakery since I've heard very good things about this place. They offer the best cookie deals in New York.Since I believe only what I see or taste for that matter, I had to venture on the Upper East Side to try that cookie for myself!!Summary Where can you find the best cookie in New York? At Levain Bakery of course!!! ├ A little history about... 


Jimmy at the James, a trendy rooftop bar in SoHo

Jimmy at the James, a trendy rooftop bar in SoHo
Years go by and the number of rooftops increases in New York City, now I will talk about Jimmy at the James in SoHo. Located on the top floor of the The James Hotel, the bar offers one of the best views with an incredible terrace over Manhattan and a pool to top it off.Summary Jimmy at the James, a trendy rooftop bar in SoHo ├ What is the atmosphere of Jimmy at the James? ├ What can... 


What’s the best neighborhood for housing in New York according to your taste and budget?

What’s the best neighborhood for housing in New York according to your taste and budget?
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The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, is simply one of the finest and largest gardens in the world. It's a place you can always discover throughout the four seasons of the year. The photographs I use in my post were taken during a visit in early October. Of course if you go in a different season, the Botanical Garden of NYC will have a different look:-)Summary : The New York Botanical Garden... 


Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium

Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium
If you're interested in watching a baseball game in New York then you may want to go to the Yankee Stadium and see the NY Yankees! Let me give you some recommendations for you to enjoy the game to its fullest.Summary Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankees Stadium ├ Where are the best seats? ├ Great tip for the Yankee Stadium ├ Can you go to any section... 


Dinner on a yacht around Manhattan for a romantic night

Dinner on a yacht around Manhattan for a romantic night
Have you ever dream on planning a nice romantic dinner with your soul mate on your next trip to New York? This dining cruise around Manhattan will be for sure one of the best moments you can have when visiting New York City.Summary Dinner on a yacht in Manhattan for a romantic night ├ What kind of dinner cruise can you expect? ├ How’s the Dinner? ├ How’s the service? ├... 


The NBA Store of New York City, not only for NBA fans!

The NBA Store of New York City, not only for NBA fans!
You can root for the Knicks, the Nets or any other team in the NBA. If you love the NBA, you have to visit the NBA Store on 5th Avenue!Summary The NBA Store of New York City, not only for NBA fans! ├ How is the NBA Store? ├ What to find in the store? ├ What is the good plan of this store? ├ My last recommendation when buying a shirt ├ Where is the NBA Store? └... 


Discover Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens

Discover Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens
If you want to enjoy Manhattan skyline from a different view other than Brooklyn Heights, I recommend visiting the Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens. You’ll discover former docks restored in waterfront promenade, picnic tables and benches designed to fully enjoy the magnificent view Manhattan is offering especially on the Empire State, the Chrysler Building and the UN building.Summary Discover... 


Enjoy some time at Luna Park in Coney Island

Enjoy some time at Luna Park in Coney Island
If you’re traveling with your family or friends and want to have a fun time, then the mythical place of Luna Park is a great place.Summary Enjoy some time at Luna Park in Coney Island ├ The park History ├ What is there to do at Luna Park? ├ How much does it cost and how does it work? ├ When to go to Luna Park? ├ How to get to Luna Park? └ ConclusionThe... 


Ninja, a surprising Japanese restaurant in New York!

Ninja, a surprising Japanese restaurant in New York!
New York is a city with many facets, and Ninja is one of them. It’s not just a restaurant, but a Japanese town! I will not tell you everything so you can live the experience to its fullest.Summary Ninja, a surprising Japanese restaurant in New York! ├ How is the restaurant? ├ What to eat at Ninja? ├ How much does eating there cost? ├ Where is the restaurant? └... 


Discover the Union Square Greenmarket

Discover the Union Square Greenmarket
If you fancy something healthy after eating all those hamburgers in the city, you might be interested in going to Union Square and buying organic and fresh fruits and vegetables.Summary : Discover the Union Square Greenmarket ├ History of the Greenmarket at Union Square ├ What can you find in Union Square Greenmarket? ├ Where is the Greenmarket? ├ Is there another Greenmarket... 


Dig your toes into the sand at Brooklyn Surf Bar in Williamsburg

Dig your toes into the sand at Brooklyn Surf Bar in Williamsburg
Brooklyn Surf Bar is in the lively neighborhood of Williamsburg. Going to this bar will give you the impression of being on the beach, away from New York. Let me tell you my experience here.Summary Dig your toes into the sand at Brooklyn Surf Bar in Williamsburg ├ What is the decoration and atmosphere of the Brooklyn Surf Bar? ├ What can you drink and eat? ├ How much does... 


The Whitney Museum, famous for its American art and rooftop

The Whitney Museum, famous for its American art and rooftop
New York is famous for its large museums like the Met, MoMA or the Guggenheim city. Modern art had another "home" with the Whitney Museum on Madison Avenue. This museum was on the Upper East Side until October 2014 and then moved. It reopened May 1 2015, I visited it a few weeks later.Summary : The Whitney Museum, famous for its Art and rooftop. ├ The history of Whitney Museum ├... 


PIQ, an original store for souvenirs at a good price in New York City

PIQ, an original store for souvenirs at a good price in New York City
When you visit New York, you cannot stop buying souvenirs of the city. PIQ is a very original store that caught my attention. Let me tell you what you can find there.Summary PIQ, an original store for souvenirs at a good price in New York City ├ What can you find in PIQ? ├ Where are the PIQ stores? └ ConclusionWhat can you find in PIQ? What first drew my attention was the...