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3 options for an affordable hotel in New York

3 options for an affordable hotel in New York
Many of you have asked me: “Hey, do you know where I can stay in New York on a budget?” Me: “Yes of course!!” 🙂 🙂 New York City is an expensive destination and I have some great recommendations if you want to save money ! 😉Summary: 3 options for an affordable hotel in New York ├ How to find a cheap hotel or apartment in New York? ├ Brooklyn ├ New Jersey ├... 


Shake Shack: one of the best burgers in New York

Shake Shack: one of the best burgers in New York
Are you looking for the best burgers in town? Then go to Shake Shack!!! As a matter of fact, you probably won't miss the long waiting line at the Madison Square Park’s central alley. Keep in mind that if there’s such a crowd and especially locals then it surely means that it’s really worth it. I want you to enjoy since it’s cheap and delicious!!!Summary: Shake Shack: one of the best burgers... 


Where are the best beaches in New York? Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, New Jersey

Where are the best beaches in New York? Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, New Jersey
If you want to refresh yourself during the summer in New York, take a quick trip to nearby beaches all the way to Long Island. These selected beaches are the closest one to NYC and are ideal for an afternoon swim in July and August, even in June and September (from Memorial Day till Labor Day, season is extended to September 10 in 2017) if the weather and lifeguards permit. Even though, not so many... 


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... 


Meet the Borough of Queens: tours, walks, museums, housing...

Meet the Borough of Queens: tours, walks, museums, housing...
If you go to New York and are eager to discover more than just Manhattan, you could go to Queens. In this article I am going to indicate what you may see in Queens: museums, parks, neighborhoods... 😉Summary  Meet the Borough of Queens: tours, walks, museums, housing... ├ The geography and demography of Queens ├ What are the main neighborhoods of Queens to discover? ├ Can... 


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... 


Top 10 parks in New York

Top 10 parks in New York
If you are planning to travel to New York, I recommend that you go to one of its multiple parks. Make time in your itinerary to take a walk, exercise or take a nap in between two visits. NYC is not just skyscrapers; BIG APPLE offers parks too, to take a breath in the middle of this jungle. New York’s public parks cover almost 14% of the city. So here is my top 10 Parks in New YorkSummary: Top... 


La Casa Enrique an authentic Mexican Restaurant in Long Island

La Casa Enrique an authentic Mexican Restaurant in Long Island
New York is well known for being a city with great diversity of cluture, where one is in the midst of all nationalities of the world in every corner. I love being able to find any style restaurants everywhere in NYC. In Queens, the Henry House is one of them, a real Mexican restaurant, but not so traditional in their decoration. However, there is no doubt when reading the menu and trying the dishes.Summary : La... 


Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City

Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City
Hostels are a good plan to stay at a good price in many cities around the world and also in New York. They don’t always have a good reputation, as they are inexpensive places, one assumes they’re old, and the beds are worn out. I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt and try one out for myself.Summary : Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City ├ How is the local Hostel? ├... 


The Ramada Long Island City (NYCTT by Mika )

The Ramada Long Island City (NYCTT by Mika )
Mika invites us to share his good hotel experience in New York: Ramada Long Island City (aka LIC). He stayed 4 nights in this hotel and I will let him tell you about his experience. Meanwhile, I said that if you also want to share your tips, you can do so by taking this article (see link here) as a template and send it to me by email. Guillermo NYCTTSummary : The Ramada Long Island City (NYCTT... 


Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York

Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York
There are many museums in New York, but this one is a little bit different, it’s the Museum of the Moving Image. It is a museum about film, television and all the arts that draw from both. It is a unique place in New York, with interactive spaces, to watch movies, exhibitions, games ...Summary : Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York ├ History of the Museum of the Moving Image ├... 


MoMA PS1: its avant-garde exhibitions, events and restaurant

MoMA PS1: its avant-garde exhibitions, events and restaurant
In New York there are two museums dedicated to contemporary arts: the MoMA PS1 and the MoMA. The latter is one of the most famous museums of contemporary art in the world. MoMA PS1 is like an annex museum, located in Queens. It is a museum that will appeal to amateurs of contemporary art exhibitions, and if you’re not one of them, even the restaurant is worth a visit.Summary : MoMA PS1: its avant-garde... 


Where to stay in New York? Check the housing options

Where to stay in New York? Check the housing options
If you don’t know where to stay in New York, I will share with you a selection of the best websites that will help you to choose the best option. It all depends on your budget and your preferences. You’ll be able to choose the best option according to your own criteria.Summary : Where to stay in New York? Check the housing options ├ What you must take into consideration ├ Book an apartment: ├... 


LIC Market, a local and authentic restaurant in Long Island City

LIC Market, a local and authentic restaurant in Long Island City
If you’re on your way to Long Island City or the borough of Queens to visit the 5 points and /or the great Moma PS1 then you should treat yourself at this small and cute restaurant. LIC Market is the perfect choice for lunch or dinner, weekday breakfast or weekend brunch. What is the setting of LIC Market? This Queen’s restaurant can seat 30 people and is fashionably decorated with wood details... 


5 Pointz: the Graffiti Mecca of New York

5 Pointz: the Graffiti Mecca of New York
5 pointz is an exhibition space dedicated to Street Art located in Long Island City, Queens. Five Pointz is considered the “Graffiti Mecca” of the world but unfortunately; it’s vowing to disappear soon. First of all, Five Pointz is also called “5 Pointz”, “5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center, Inc” or “5 Pointz The Institute of Higher Burnin”. 5 Pointz refers to New York City’s 5 boroughs...