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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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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 ├... 


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... 


Discover the Christmas decorations of Dyker Heights in Brooklyn

Discover the Christmas decorations of Dyker Heights in Brooklyn
New York is famous for its Christmas decorations. I guess you already know about the Rockefeller Center’s decoration, those at Radio City Music Hall, at shops and Christmas markets... My recommendation's do not bring you to these places, but to Dyker Heights, south of Brooklyn. Every night between November and January, the streets are dressed in Christmas lights. Summary : Discover the Christmas... 


How to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty crown?

How to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty crown?
The Statue of Liberty and its crown are the most iconic representation of New York. You can visit Liberty and Ellis Islands, but the best is to climb to the crown! If you’re planning to visit New York soon, register right away to enjoy this beautiful landmark!!! Summary : How to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty crown? ├ How to reserve tickets to visit the interior and the crown... 


Visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible!!!

Visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible!!!
When I say “visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible”, of course you won’t be able to see as much as if you were staying for 1 or 2 weeks or even a month. And yes, I agree, I must admit, it’s a bit presumptuous. Nonetheless, I can guaranty you it’s possible to see the majority of the attractions in New York. This is going to be a very busy and exhausting day, but trust me you’ll be amazed!!! So... 


Where to take the best pictures of New York?

Where to take the best pictures of New York?
For photography amateurs, New York is the perfect city to take pictures: thanks to its famous skyscrapers, the New York architecture, and the different perspectives of NYC... In this article I try to give my best tips to take great photos of New York from different places. I'm not able to indicate all of them but those which draw my attention 😉 Summary : Where to take the best pictures of New... 


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 if the weather and lifeguards permit. Even though, not so many people know about it, New Yorkers are actually very fond of their beaches. On... 


The Roosevelt Island Tramway

The Roosevelt Island Tramway
There are many ways to get around New York: metro, bus, taxi, CitiBike, and perhaps you never heard about this one, but there is also a cable car! It goes from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island. I’ll tell you all you need know about it, its history, where to find it, how much does it cost and more 😉 Summary : The Roosevelt Island Tramway ├ The history of the Roosevelt Island tramway ├ What... 


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 try to introduce you this museum that I had the chance to visit last spring and we will notice that I posted a number of pictures in this article. 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 in “The Cloisters” ├... 


NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park

NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park
Let me introduce you to a new category of NYCTT: the portfolios. It’s kind of a photo collection on specific themes. This one is about The Brooklyn Bridge Park and its panoramic view of Manhattan. It is a very nice park that offers a unique view of New York. If you went there and took some pictures, you can now share them with us! Summary : NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park ├ What is this... 


Chart House, a restaurant in New Jersey with a nice view over Manhattan (A NYCTT by Olivier)

Chart House, a restaurant in New Jersey with a nice view over Manhattan (A NYCTT by Olivier)
Olivier and Stephanie, NYCTT community members, share with us a good deal for a restaurant in New York: The Chart House. The restaurant is not in Manhattan, nor in New York City, it is on the other side of the Hudson River, in Weehawken, New Jersey. It offers an amazing view over New York’s skyline. I want to thank you for sharing with us your experience. Remember, if you want to share with us a... 


Discover The Ides, the rooftop bar of the Whyte Hotel in Williamsburg (Brooklyn)

Discover The Ides, the rooftop bar of the Whyte Hotel in Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
Not all the rooftop bars are in Manhattan. In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, you can visit The Ides. It is the place to be seen, located in the Whyte Hotel, where you can have a drink with an amazing panoramic view over New York. Summary : Discover The Ides, the rooftop bar of the Whyte Hotel in Williamsburg (Brooklyn) ├ Whyte Hotel’s description ├ How’s the Whyte Hotel and The Ides interior? ├... 


Flor’s best tips to spend a romantic night in New York

Flor’s best tips to spend a romantic night in New York
Flor, is a girl living in New York, and she’s sharing with us her best plans. She already share plans ONLY FOR GIRLS (coming soon). And now she gives her best advices to have a romantic night for couples visiting New York. In NYC there’s a lot of restaurants, bars… I share with you a special selection to spend a romantic and unforgettable night like New Yorkers do. Summary : Flor’s best...