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Go eat a cupcake at Magnolia Bakery in New York

Go eat a cupcake at Magnolia Bakery in New York
I know for a fact that many girls dream of coming to New York and act just as Carrie Bradshaw in the show “Sex & the City”. Precisely, Magnolia Bakery is one of the symbols of this cult series since Carrie and her girlfriends used to often go there to eat cupcakes. I’m sure you understand that Magnolia Bakery has become an institution in New York if you’re a cupcake fan.Sommaire Go... 


Cocoblues, an original souvenir shop in Little Italy

Cocoblues, an original souvenir shop in Little Italy
If you want to buy souvenirs of your trip to New York, you can go to Times Square, Chinatown or Little Italy. You will see that everything looks the same everywhere. Cocoblues is different, all objects have an original drawing and design. It is a place not to be missed!Summary Cocoblues, an original souvenir shop in Little Italy ├ History of Cocoblues ├ What to find in Cocoblues? ├... 


Things you should know before traveling to the United-States and especially New York

Things you should know before traveling to the United-States and especially New York
Before going on a new adventure and take your New York flight, there are a couple of little things you must know that you may not be familiar with. Whether it’s alcohol, tobacco, streets rules, tips or pharmacies… Oh yes, several differences can be acknowledged in the US and it’s a real change with our “old Europe” as they like to call it. I've never been to Australia, so I can't compare,... 


Marie’s Crisis Cafe, a very animated bar in Greenwich Village

Marie’s Crisis Cafe, a very animated bar in Greenwich Village
If you are looking for an original and fun bar, you have to visit Marie’s Crisis Cafe. It is located right in the heart of Greenwich Village, 54 feet away from the Fat Cat bar. Marie’s Crisis Cafe is a bar that I strongly recommend.Summary : Marie’s Crisis Cafe, a very animated bar in Greenwich Village ├ What’s the history behind the Marie’s Crisis Cafe? ├ What does Marie’s... 


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... 


Big Daddy’s: the old school fast food restaurant in New York

Big Daddy’s: the old school fast food restaurant in New York
If you are looking for an old school vibe like in the 50’s in America, then here’s a tip for a great fast food restaurant in New York: Big Daddy’s.Summary Big Daddy’s: the old school fast food restaurant in New York ├ How's the restaurant? ├ What can you eat at this really cool restaurant in NYC? ├ Should you go to Big Daddy's with your children? ├ Good tips... 


Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village

Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village
If you want to spend a nice moment in New York, with a lot of New Yorkers around, I recommend that you go to St Marks Street in East Village and have a drink at Bua Bar.Summary : Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village ├ How’s the Bua Bar? ├ Who is going to Bua Bar? ├ What can you drink? ├ History of the bar ├ Where is Bua Bar located? ├ Conclusion... 


Good tips for a shopping session in New York: Burlington Coat Factory

Good tips for a shopping session in New York: Burlington Coat Factory
If you're getting ready for your trip to New York and your not sure of what to pack, don't worry because you can always go shopping in New York. A lot of people travel to New York City to take advantage of the shopping deals they'll find there. Century 21 is one of best places to find good deals on clothes and also Burlington Coat Factory.Summary : Good tips for a good shopping session in New... 


The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop

The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop
I love both walking the streets of Greenwich Village and eating in this area. There are a lot of restaurants in this neighborhood and during one of my walks through Greenwich I happened to run into this one called The Grey Dog.Summary : The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop ├ How is The Grey Dog? ├ What can you eat in The Grey Dog? ├ What is the clientele of The Grey... 


Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York

Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York
For those who want to make a trip "Back to the Future" during their stay in New York, I recommend that you go to Ellen's Stardust Diner.Summary : Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York ├ What is unique about Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ How’s the décor at Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ What can you eat at Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ What do... 


Visit New York City "à la carte" with the New York City Explorer Pass, the SightSeeing Flex Pass, and the FreeStyle Pass

Visit New York City
The New York City Explorer Pass and the SightSeeing FlexPass are an alternative to visit New York City and some of its most famous attractions! You may know the the New York Pass and the New York City Pass but the Explorer and this Sightseeing FlexPass are "à la carte". It really depends on what you’re planning to visit, how long are staying in New York and whether it’s your first trip to New... 


How to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?

How to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?
The Statue of Liberty is a must-see attraction if you’re traveling to New York. Miss Liberty is omnipresent, you can even see the Statue before landing! You can see it from Manhattan, the ferry, from a helicopter, you can even visit the crown! Right next to Liberty island, I invite you to explore Ellis Island which houses the Museum of Immigration. A place full of history and emotion!Summary : How... 


The top 10 Jazz clubs in New York

The top 10 Jazz clubs in New York
A number of you have asked where you can enjoy en evening in a Jazz club in New York. I have selected 10 of the coolest Jazz clubs in NYC. As usual, these are only suggestions: it’s really up to you to follow it. It is ranked by alphabetical order since it is rather difficult to arrange the venues in a precise order. It is your choice to pick a club according to their lineup, ambiance, rate and location... 


What to do in New York in May and June 2018?

What to do in New York in May and June 2018?
If you decide on going in May or June to New York City, be aware that you made a good choice! In my opinion, these are just the best months to enjoy New York city, its streets and parks. The New Yorkers come back to life thanks to he sun and the first warm temperatures of the season. In this post you will find all you can do during this period of the year in NYC.Summary What to do in New York in... 


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... 


Discover the Street Art in Bushwick (Brooklyn)

Discover the Street Art in Bushwick (Brooklyn)
If you're a fan of street art, then Bushwick (Brooklyn) is a must-see on your trip to New York !!! And if you're not a big fan like me before, go for it anyway because you will inevitably return conquered ... as I've been. 😉 Anyway in this article, I will do everything I can to make you want to go, showing you dozens of photos, and by explaining both the history of this area of Brooklyn and street... 


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 diverse, you can say it's the capital of the world! I love being able to find any style restaurants everywhere in NYC. In Queens, Casa Enrique is one of them, a real Mexican restaurant. There is no doubt when reading the menu and trying the dishes.Summary : La Casa Enrique an authentic Mexican Restaurant in Long Island ├ History of Casa Enrique ├... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2018 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2018 in New York
During the year, you’ll be able to witness a spectacular phenomenon in New York, the Manhattanhenge. It’s a really great tip in New York since you just have to stand in a particular direction and enjoy the show. I'll explain everything you need to know about this event which takes place every year in New York: how, when and where it occurs and of course, you’ll get to see some great photos!!!Index  Watch... 


The Skylark, a modern rooftop venue in New York

The Skylark, a modern rooftop venue in New York
The city of New York is famous for its rooftops and precisely a location that just opened 5 years ago called “The Skylark”. Of course, you won’t see Luke Skywalker but you will enter a very hip place offering magnificent views on Times Square and the Empire State Building you won’t see anywhere else!!! I won’t keep you waiting so let me describe this place for you.Summary : The Skylark,... 


Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn

Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn
The price of hotels in New York can be very high and it can be more convenient to rent an apartment. Boerum Hill Guest House is one of the options that may interest you if you don’t want to spend all your budget on accommodation.Summary Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn ├ Where is Boreum Hill Guest House located? ├ How is the apartment? ├ What else... 


How to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

How to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art?
The MET or Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most emblematic museums in the city of New York museums. It is one of the world's largest Museum of art along with the British Museum in London, both for its size, the number of visitors, number of artworks such as the quality of these. In this article, I'll present this museum and explain everything you need to know to make the most of your visit.Summary : How... 


Hotel Mulberry, A hotel located in Chinatown

Hotel Mulberry, A hotel located in Chinatown
Are you looking for a hotel to stay on your trip to New York? I always try to give different options depending on the price, location, and services. Mulberry Hotel is located in Chinatown and could be a great option for you!Summary : Hotel Mulberry, A hotel located in Chinatown ├ How is the Mulberry Hotel? ├ How are the rooms in the hotel? ├ How much does it costs to stay... 


Summary of your bookings not to forget before your trip

Summary of your bookings not to forget before your trip
A number of you have been asking me to do a little « recap » on booking you must do before your trip to New York. First of all, I must say that anything besides your flight tickets and hotel room, nothing is mandatory in terms of booking. My little website’s attempt is to give you a maximum of good tips, but there’s no obligation whatsoever to buy anything. My thinking is simply to give you... 


Things to do in March and April 2018 (Easter and Spring break)

Things to do in March and April 2018 (Easter and Spring break)
Spring is coming to New York City... even if it still snowing!! No worries, March and April are a great period to visit the city, with a lot of diverse events!Summary Things to do in March and April 2018 (Easter and Spring break) ├ March and April weather in New York ├ The real good tips of March - April in New York ├ March- April events happening in New York ├ Sports... 


The Whitney Museum, famous for its Art and rooftop.

The Whitney Museum, famous for its 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 ├...