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Enjoy the 4th of July in New York: Macy’s Fireworks

Enjoy the 4th of July in New York: Macy’s Fireworks
The 4th of July Fireworks are without a doubt an event that you have to attend if you’re in New York during this time. Every year since the declaration of Independence on July 4th 1776 the United States welcomes Independence Day with great enthusiasm. In New York, the event is celebrated in the evening with fireworks sponsored by Macy’s, the department store. In this article, you’ll find all... 


Discover the One World Observatory

Discover the One World Observatory
About 11 years after the attacks of September 11, history is being re-written in New York with the opening of a new observatory: One World Observatory. On May 29, 2015, the day of the official opening, I went there 2 times in order to provide you enough information and photos showing the inside of the building... and I also met the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio! ☺ Summary : Discover the... 


Skate parks in New York

Skate parks in New York
If you’re a skate fan or your kid likes anything related to skate including skateboarding, roller skates or BMX and want to see New Yorkers practicing or you want to participate with them then I’ve got you covered 😉 I will show you places where skating is practiced in New York, including Manhattan and the other boroughs: Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and even in upstate NYC and... 


The Butcher’s Daughter: A juice bar and more!

The Butcher’s Daughter: A juice bar and more!
In New York, eating healthy means adopting a vegetarian or gluten free lifestyle! The Butcher’s Daughter is part of that trend! The Butcher’s Daughter is a juice bar but also serves coffee and is essentially a vegetarian restaurant. Created in 2012 by Heather Tierney who own 2 additional spots: the cocktail bar Apotheke and the Mexican restaurant Pulqueria, both located in Chinatown. After noticing... 


Economy Candy, the candy store in New York

Economy Candy, the candy store in New York
If you’re looking for “THE” store for candies in New York, go to Economy Candy located in the Lower East Side in Manhattan. Just 2 steps away from the pretty Orchard Street, it is an old school candy store. Actually, I’m sure you can even pass by without noticing the location. And that will be a real shame! However, I’m pretty sure that as soon as you step in the store I bet you’ll come... 


NY Waterway, NY Water TAXI and NYC Ferry: a fun way to commute around Manhattan!

NY Waterway, NY Water TAXI and NYC Ferry: a fun way to commute around Manhattan!
When traveling to New York, we use the metro and taxi a few times, but we rarely think about using boats to get from one place to another. There are cruises that you can take to the Statue of Liberty or other places: New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and even Governors Island. These are the NY Waterway, NY Water Taxi and NYC Ferry!!! I'll explain exactly what they are so you'll know which one... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2017 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2017 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 New York Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2017

The New York Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2017
If you’re planning to watch an outdoor movie in the city among New Yorkers then come to HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival!!! The festival also called the Bryant Park Summer Film Festival schedules movies all summer long in Bryant Park. Summary: The New York Bryant Park Summer Festival ├ When movies are being scheduled? ├ What’s the entrance fee to watch a screening at Bryant... 


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... 


The Empire State Building: a must-do for any traveler

The Empire State Building: a must-do for any traveler
The Empire State Building is one of the most famous skyscrapers in New York and the United States. It is one of the must-see buildings for any traveler visiting New York! Follow your guide 😉 Summary  The Empire State Building ├ How is the Empire State Building? ├ When to visit the ESB? ├ How much does it cost to visit the Empire State Building? └ Another good plan? History the... 


230 Fifth Rooftop: The bar with panoramic view over the Empire State Building

230 Fifth Rooftop: The bar with panoramic view over the Empire State Building
The 230 Fifth Rooftop is a bar you must visit in New York. It's one of my favorite places to have fun in New York. Summary 230 Fifth Rooftop: The bar with panoramic view over the Empire State Building ├ How's the 230 Fifth Rooftop? ├ What's the atmosphere of the rooftop? ├ What to eat or drink? ├ How much will you spend at the 230 Fifth Rooftop? ├ What is the... 


Planning group visits to New York

Planning group visits to New York
If you want to travel to New York with a group of people (more than 6), you will need to anticipate almost everything. I will try to give you the best  detailed tips for your “before & during’’ trip. The most important thing; define what you want to do, where you want to stay, what you want to visit… Then do your reservations. Summary : How to visit New York (for groups) ├... 


Bareburger, the restaurant with organic burgers in Chelsea

Bareburger, the restaurant with organic burgers in Chelsea
I present you with a small little café located in the neighborhood of  Chelsea which I bumped  into by chance. While looking at the menu posted outside the restaurant, right away, I knew that I will fall in love with it. Summary Bareburger, the restaurant with organic burgers in Chelsea ├ What’s the concept of Bareburger? ├ How is the decor at Bareburger? ├ What to expect... 


Take a helicopter tour in New York

Take a helicopter tour in New York
A helicopter tour of the city is just fabulous.Another good tip for your next trip to New York City! 🙂 Summary : Take a helicopter tour in New York ├ Why is it absolutely necessary to fly a helicopter in New York? ├ Which helicopter tour company to choose from? ├ Which helicopter tour packages are available? ├ When is the best time of the day to enjoy the helicopter... 


NFL SEASON 2017-2018 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW

NFL SEASON 2017-2018 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW
The NFL season is almost there and the New York Giants And New York Jets are ready to start this season 2017-2018. The tickets are available since the pre-season will start in August 2017, and for the upcoming matches between September and December 2017, and the finals in January 2018. If you're going to New York any of these days, purchase your tickets now to attend a match at the best rates. Summary NFL... 


Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York

Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York
If there’s a place I recommend 100% while visiting New York, it’s the High Line!!! Since the opening of this elevated and original promenade, it allows you to discover New York from a different angle. Let me explain to you the history, the design, what you can do and where you gain access to the High Line. Summary : Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York ├ The history of... 


Lobster tasting at Chelsea Market (a great tip from Diane)

Lobster tasting at Chelsea Market (a great tip from Diane)
This new tip from the New York City Travel Tips community was given from Diane who had the chance to taste some lobsters at Chelsea Market. In this cute temple of gourmet food called Chelsea Market (a must see in New York just like the High Line located right above), you’ll find a number of small shops and some delicious little restaurants. During her last trip in New York, Diane tried the Lobster... 


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... 


A trip through the Brookfield Place mall

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


Frequently asked questions for stressed out parents before traveling to New York

Frequently asked questions for stressed out parents before traveling to New York
Recognize that you’re actually stressing out about your upcoming trip to New York? You might wonder how you’re going to find everything you might need for your little one with things like baby food, how to enjoy a rooftop bar with an amazing view and if you should get a New York City Pass for your child? I will try to calm you down and answer all your most frequently asked questions regarding... 


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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Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard

Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard
The public transportation of New York is suitable if you stay for a week or more in the city. I know the best way to see a city is by walking in the streets, but NY is very large, and you’ll get tired quickly: D The subway and local buses will help you to get to different points of interest in New York and its boroughs. Summary Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard ├... 


The Hotel Radisson Martinique on Broadway, one of the best hotels in New York

The Hotel Radisson Martinique on Broadway, one of the best hotels in New York
If you’re looking for a classy hotel in New York City, well located, with high-quality services and comfort, you should book at the Radisson Martinique on Broadway. Summary : The Hotel Radisson Martinique on Broadway, one of the best hotels in New York ├ History of the Hotel Radisson Martinique on Broadway ├ What are the amenities of Radisson Martinique on Broadway? ├ How... 


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 to stop by Adrienne’s Pizzabar. This Italian pizza restaurant is located in the heart of Wall Street is a great addition in this part of the city. Summary Adrienne’s Pizzabar, the best pizza in Wall Street ├ What can we eat at Adrienne’s Pizzabar? ├ Should you order one slice of pizza per person? ├...