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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... 


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... 


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 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 ├... 


Christmas markets in New York

Christmas markets in New York
If you're going to New York during December, you may like to have information on how to celebrate the holiday season. I went over some of the different activities in this article. And now I will be sharing some more tips on some of the holiday shops around the city. I highly recommend that you to visit some of these locations! Summary : Holiday Shop Locations in New York ├ Bank of America... 


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... 


Christmas and Holiday Windows at New York Department Stores

Christmas and Holiday Windows at New York Department Stores
If you travel to New York in November and / or December, I invite you to see the holiday windows of New York city department stores. I'm sure both children and adults will enjoy these magical displays. The windows are decorated by real artists, adults appreciate their work and the kids will be amazed by the colors and animations. The best thing is that you can see the holiday windows for free 😀 Summary : Christmas... 


New York ice skating rinks for the winter holidays

New York ice skating rinks for the winter holidays
If you enjoy ice skating, this might be a great activity during your trip to New York. Here’s a list of ice skating rinks along with some great tips. Summary New York ice skating rinks for the winter holidays ├ The Rink at the Rockefeller Center ├ Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park ├ Ice Skating in Central Park : Wollman Rink ├ Seaport Ice └ Map... 


How and where to celebrate Halloween in New York?

How and where to celebrate Halloween in New York?
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... 


Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
On your next upcoming trip to New York, make sure to schedule your visits as best as you can and take some time to see The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Should you visit this museum located on Pier 86 on an aircraft carrier along the Hudson displaying planes like F16, helicopters, a Concorde and even a spaceship? I will try to answer to all of your questions in this article but I personally... 


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? └ Conclusion The... 


Best tips to cool down in New York

Best tips to cool down in New York
 If you visit New York in the summer time, you will need to hide from the heat. Remember visiting New York means long walks under the sun.  First thing you have to do before going out and discover NYC is to bring water with you. It will be a shame loosing a couple of days of you trip due to heatstroke.  So, stay hydrated!  In this article, I will give you several tips to stay cool in the BIG APPLE. Summary : Best... 


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... 


Everything you need to know if you’re traveling with a baby

Everything you need to know if you’re traveling with a baby
If you're traveling with a baby to New york, you’re probably taking time to think of how can you make trip smooth and stress free! Summary : Everything you need to know if you’re traveling with a baby ├ How to pack your luggage if you're traveling with a baby? ├ What carry on luggage you need for a baby? ├ The airplane crib ├ Can you take a stroller on an airplane? ├ Baby and its ears... 


Visit the Central Park Zoo in New York

Visit the Central Park Zoo in New York
If you are traveling to New York with children, I highly recommend visiting the Central Park Zoo. It has been the setting for the movie Madagascar, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the hippo and Melman the giraffe. If you do not know those movies, this small zoo of 2.6 hectares will be an ideal quiet pause. Summary : Visit the Central Park Zoo in New York ├ History of Central Park Zoo ├... 


Eileen’s special Cheese Cakes: The best cheese cakes in New York

Eileen’s special Cheese Cakes: The best cheese cakes in New York
I highly recommend you to try one of Eileen’s Special Cheesecakes and here’s why: -Their cheesecakes are very delicious -The owner Eileen is a very nice person and you can ask her anything about her cheesecakes, or New York, and the tourists and the locals that go to her store. Summary : Eileen’s special Cheese Cakes: The best cheese cakes in New York ├ History on Eileen’s Special Cheesecakes ├... 


DOUGH, the best donuts in New York

DOUGH, the best donuts in New York
It is hard to resist trying different types of food when you’re in New York. If your familiar with my last articles I talked about the cookies from Levain Bakery, the cheesecakes from Eileen, the cakes from Magnolia Bakery, Cronuts from Dominique Ansel and now the place ill be talking about is DOUGH, it is real delicious. Summary : DOUGH, the best donuts in New York ├ >A little history of... 


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 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? ├ How much do the tickets... 


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... 


Go shop at Abercrombie & Fitch!

Go shop at Abercrombie & Fitch!
Abercrombie & Fitch is one of the trendiest brands among teenagers. Never heard of it? Let me introduce you to this famous brand and explain why teenagers love to shop for jeans, sweaters and tee shirts at this New York store. What is Abercrombie? Abercrombie & Fitch is an American company of “casual luxury” line of clothing founded in 1892 by David Abercrombie and Ezra Fitch. Its headquarters... 


Things to do with your teen in New York: visits, shopping, walks and more

Things to do with your teen in New York: visits, shopping, walks and more
One evening, around the family table, your teen has a something to tell you: “Mom , Dad, you know, Emma and Jordan are going to New York this summer with their parents. Why can’t we do the same?” Or, it may simply means that you are super sweet parents, and you thought ahead and planned your trip to New York with your teenager without him asking you. Anyway, whatever happens, you’re going... 


Chipotle Mexican Grill, a different fast food in New York

Chipotle Mexican Grill, a different fast food in New York
During your trip to New York, there will be days when you will want to eat something quickly to continue your visits. You have already passed all the burgers and pizzas in town and want something different ... So the Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of those possible alternatives. Chipotle is an American fast food chain with "Mexican" food. It has more than 1,000 restaurants in the world, most are... 


Visit the largest zoo in the US, the Bronx Zoo

Visit the largest zoo in the US, the Bronx Zoo
If you want to discover a wonderful zoo during your trip to New York, go to the Bronx Zoo. Being simply the largest zoo in the United States, you will discover many magnificent species like tigers, gorillas, polar bears ... in suitable, very natural environments. It can not be explored in only 1 hour like the Central Park Zoo, but it's really worth. Here is a description of this zoo after visiting... 


The best stores for kids on the 5th Avenue (Good Tip in New York from Michaël)

The best stores for kids on the 5th Avenue (Good Tip in New York from Michaël)
Michaël shared with us many of his experiences from his last trip to New York. He been to New York several times, but this was his first time with his children of 10 and 12 years. He surprised his kids by, visiting the toy stores of 5th Avenue and surrounding areas. If you also want to share your best tips in New York, read this article, I explain how to do it. Memo NYCTT. Your kids are going to... 


"Christmas in New York" a Christmas store in New York (a good tip in New York from Michaël)

Michaël was traveling to New York at a time when Christmas decorations were displayed in store windows. Some of them deserve a visit just to see how many Christmas-related items they sell. The store Michaël describes to you is open all year and sells Christmas decorations all year. If like Michaël you want to share your experience in NYC, check out this article. Memo NYCTT.  "Christmas in New...