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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... 


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 ├... 


What to do in Central Park?

What to do in Central Park?
A trip to New York goes through Central Park. It is impossible to miss this large park in the city's center. It was created in 1857 and measures 341 hectares. I cannot imagine all the activities that you can do in the park! I will give you some ideas in this article. Summary : What to do in Central Park? ├ Central Park in any season ├ Central Park for athletes ├ Central Park Bike Ride ├... 


Don’t miss the Top 10 tips to fully enjoy New Year’s Eve in Times Square

Don’t miss the Top 10 tips to fully enjoy New Year’s Eve in Times Square
Every year in New York, more than 1 million people gather in Times Square to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Finding the right spot to see the Ball Drop might be a difficult task, but all you need a little strategy and organization. Here are my advices to enjoy a successful New Year’s Eve in Times Square!! 1. Arrive early! This advice might sound evident, but some people arrive early afternoon and some... 


A trip to New York in a wheelchair, it’s possible!!!

A trip to New York in a wheelchair, it’s possible!!!
Are you dreaming of visiting New York but are in a wheelchair? Don’t worry because it’s possible. As a matter of fact, I will give you all the great tips and tricks in order to enjoy a great trip even if you’re mentally disabled 😉 The city of New York has fought for a number of years to adapt all its public spaces for people with disabilities. In partnership with the Americans with Disabilities... 


Eataly, the Italian gastronomy in New York

Eataly, the Italian gastronomy in New York
If you want to feel like you are in Italy but in New York, Go to Eataly! You will find 49,500sqf of pure Italian gastronomy close to the Flatiron Building. Summary : Eataly, the Italian gastronomy in New York ├ What is Eataly? ├ What kind of products can you find at Eataly? ├ All the different areas in Eataly, New York └ Where is Eataly in New York? What is Eataly? Created in 2004, by... 


How do your electrical and electronic devices work in New York?

How do your electrical and electronic devices work in New York?
Going on vacation means preparing your luggage... without forgetting your chargers and electronic devices: -Phone charger -Charger for your camera -Laptop -Electric shaver -Hair dryer... In addition, starting July 8, it is mandatory to have your electronic devices charged and in good condition! (more on NYCTT). Summary : How do your electrical and electronic devices work in New York? ├ The plugs... 


Chelsea Market, a must-see place in New York

Chelsea Market, a must-see place in New York
A visit to New York means discovering unique and atypical places. Chelsea Market is one of them. I recommend you swing by this spot and I'll explain to you why. Summary : Chelsea Market, a must-see place in New York ├ What is Chelsea Market? ├ What’s the history of Chelsea Market? ├ What kind of businesses will you find in Chelsea Market? ├ What’s the best of Chelsea Market? ├ When... 


Taste the delicious chocolate of the Mast Brothers in Brooklyn

Taste the delicious chocolate of the Mast Brothers in Brooklyn
For your next trip to NYC, if you want to try "the" chocolate that makes New Yorkers go crazy, you will have to go to the Mast Brothers’ store in Brooklyn. Indeed the Mast brothers, Rick and Michael, managed to create a chocolate that everyone wants to try: D I’ll give you more information on these brothers and their chocolate in this post... I'm sure you’re already craving for tasting it !! Summary : Taste... 


Discover the Union Square Greenmarket

Discover the Union Square Greenmarket
For those of you who go to New York and stay in a apartment, where do you buy your food? Or for the people that want to eat something healthy after eating all those hamburgers in the city. If you want to buy fruits and vegetables you might be interested in going to Union Square and buying something organic. Summary : Discover the Union Square Greenmarket ├ History of Greenmarket in Union Square ├... 


The Green Cab of New York: the Boro Taxi

The Green Cab of New York: the Boro Taxi
The iconic yellow cabs in New York share the road with the green cabs which appeared in summer of 2013. Let me explain to you what the green cabs, also known as the Boro Taxis are. Summary : The Green Cab of New York: the Boro Taxi ├ What are those green cabs? ├ What are the differences between the green and yellow cabs? ├ How much does a taxi ride cost? ├ A video of the Boro Taxis: └... 


Whole Foods Market: a good place to eat organic food in New York

Whole Foods Market: a good place to eat organic food in New York
If you are looking for a supermarket for groceries shopping or for food to take home, you will find what you need in Whole Foods Market. It is a store that I like! There are 8 Whole Food Markets in New York. All the pictures in this article were taken in the Bowery WFM, between Lower East Side, Soho and East Village. Summary : Whole Foods Market: The great plan to eat bio in New York ├ Where... 


Approved apartments by the NYCTT community

Approved apartments by the NYCTT community
If you are planning to travel to NYC soon, and you want to rent an apartment but don’t know how and you are afraid of being cheated on any transaction. No worries, I’m going to give you some good tips. Travelers have rented the apartments you are about to see and shared their experience with Alex (Les Bons Plans pour un Voyage à New York). If you don’t ever hear about him, check it on ABOUT... 


New York City Public Transportation

New York City Public Transportation
When traveling to New York, you will have to think about using public transportation as an option to reach every point in the BIG APPLE. How to travel between my Hotel, and the places I want to visit? Are you staying in Manhattan?  YES/NO   How can you travel to Manhattan? I’m going to give you some tips so you won’t have any trouble when traveling to New York. Before I start, let me remind... 


Space Ninety 8, an Urban Outfitters concept store in Williamsburg (Brooklyn)

Space Ninety 8, an Urban Outfitters concept store in Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
Williamsburg along with its hipsters is home to great finds, as a matter of fact, I’ve just discovered the Urban Outfitters Urban Store: Space Ninety 8 or Space 98. Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Space Ninety 8 opened on April 4, 2014 and represents the hip Brooklyn with its creativity, fun objects, clothes and its Slow-Life movement. Let me explain… Summary: Space Ninety, an Urban Outfitters... 


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 and 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. Tobacco: You must know that you must be 18...