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The New York CityPASS: perfect pass for a first trip to New York City

The New York CityPASS: perfect pass for a first trip to New York City
New York offers attractions and visits like no other cities in the world. Of course, this is a great opportunity for tourists but this might be an issue for your wallet! Luckily, everything is taking care of with the New York CityPASS. It allows you to enjoy a number of attractions while saving money! Let me explain: the New York CityPASS grants you access to the best attractions in New York at a... 


Guggenheim, the must-see contemporary art museum in New York City

Guggenheim, the must-see contemporary art museum in New York City
I guess you've already heard about the Guggenheim Museum in New York. From the outside, it is famous for its round shape like a cup of coffee. Actually, it is one of the largest museums in the city, located in the Museum Mile. It is a portion of 5th Avenue along Central Park where you will find the Metropolitan Museum (MET), the Museum of the City of New York and the Museo del Barrio. Do not miss... 


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... 


Free movies with the Movie Nights at Bryant Park

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


Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center

Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center
The Rock, located at the Rockefeller Center in New York (W 52th Street / 6th Avenue) is home to many offices such as NBC studios and Radio City Music Hall. The Top of the Rock is a 69-story building with observatory deck on the last 3 floors. It's my favorite place to admire New York City from above!Summary Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center ├ What to see from the Top of the Rock? ├... 


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? ├... 


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... 


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... 


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 ├... 


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... 


The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of the best-known contemporary art museums in the world. It is an must-do visit for modern art amateurs. Picasso, Dalí, Jackson Pollock and many more artists are waiting for you, there are also interactive works depending on the exhibitions. It's a very fun museum!Please note: The museum will be closed from June 15 to October 21 for renovation.Summary The... 


New York Comic Con, the place to be for comic fans

New York Comic Con, the place to be for comic fans
New York Comic Con is an amazing event in Gotham City! I mean, in New York City. It’s a huge event gathering from comics to movies and series fans... Last year, more than 200,000 people attended Comic Con. It's an event for the whole family.Summary New York Comic Con, the place to be for comic fans ├ What is Comic Con? ├ What to see during the New York Comic Con? ├ Who goes... 


Empire Stores, a nice mall in the heart of DUMBO

Empire Stores, a nice mall in the heart of DUMBO
Empire Stores is part of the commitment of the city of New York to modernize its old buildings. This place was a warehouse, and who could have imagined that 150 years later, it would be fashionable?Summary Empire Stores, a nice mall in the heart of DUMBO ├ History of Empire Stores ├ How is the Empire Stores complex? ├ What can you find there? ├ What is the good plan... 


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... 


Visit Madame Tussauds Museum in New York

Visit Madame Tussauds Museum in New York
If you want to see famous people in New York, then Madame Tussauds Museum in New York is your deal. Madame Tussauds is a wax museum with live-size wax figures of the most well-known past and contemporary American and international celebrities.Summary Visit Madame Tussauds Museum in New York ├ Madame Tussauds Museum History ├ What can you see at the Madame Tussauds museum in New York? ├... 


Where are the murals of Eduardo Kobra in New York City?

Where are the murals of Eduardo Kobra in New York City?
Alex of BPVNY is a big fan of the Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra and he wrote this article for us. Kobra returned to New York City in August 2018 and he is painting one mural after another. I invite you to discover his art in the streets of New York, classified by Alex in chronological order. Street-art works are for everyone, they are free. Enjoy them!Summary Where are the murals of Eduardo Kobra... 


Christmas Masses in New York in 2018

Christmas Masses in New York in 2018
  If you go on a trip to New York for Christmas, I guess you may want to attend one of the gospel masses. Please note that on December 25, you can also go to St Patrick Cathedral at 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 & 10:15 am, 12 Noon, 1:00, 4:00 (Spanish), and 5:30 pm, but you will need tickets to get in. Before reviewing the list, I remind you that I have not been able to go to all of these masses, so I... 


How and where to celebrate Halloween in New York City?

How and where to celebrate Halloween in New York City?
The hardest part when celebrating Halloween in New York is to decide what to do since the choice is great!!! Halloween is celebrated on the night of October 31st to November 1st. It’s mostly celebrated in Ireland, Canada, United Kingdom and of course United States. The main tradition is to have children dressing up in usually scary costumes, knock on doors and ask adults for candies or other sweet... 


Visit the Memorial and the 9/11 Museum

Visit the Memorial and the 9/11 Museum
Just like many, if you’ve been affected by the September 11 events then you can visit the 9/11 Memoriam and its museum. This memorial is a tribute to the 3000 people who died during the September 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington and in Shanksville. The museum also includes the victims of the February 26th 1993 WTC attacks. Recently opened on May 21 2014,... 


The Cloisters: Is it worth visiting it during your trip to New York?

The Cloisters: Is it worth visiting it during your trip to New York?
Some of you have asked if The Cloisters are really worth a visit. I will share with you my experience of this museum that I had the chance to visit at spring time. Follow me!Summary The Cloisters: Is it worth visiting it during your trip to New York? ├ What’s the history behind The Cloisters ? ├ What can you discover ? ├ What’s the best tip about this museum ? ├... 


The New York: FREE museums, cultural centers, zoo’s...

The New York: FREE museums, cultural centers, zoo’s...
Looking for fun things to do in New York at a low cost. There are a lot of places open to everyone without having to spend a single dollar. But be aware, however, some of these museums or venues are not "free" every day.Summary The New York: FREE museums, cultural centers, zoo’s... ├ These locations are always free ├ The places with free admission at least once a week ├ “Pay... 


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... 


American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is one of the largest museums in the world. It is also an internationally renowned scientific and cultural institution. Visiting the AMNH is discovering the origins of man, animals, civilizations and also financing the research team of the museum. You do not have to be experts in natural sciences to understand and appreciate the exhibits of AMNH. This...