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3 options for an affordable hotel in New York

3 options for an affordable hotel in New York
Many of you have asked me: “Hey, do you know where I can stay in New York on a budget?” Me: “Yes of course!!” 🙂 🙂 New York City is an expensive destination, however I have some great recommendations for cheap hotels if you want to save money ! 😉Summary: 3 options for an affordable hotel in New York ├ How to find cheap hotels or apartment in New York? ├ Brooklyn ├... 


Good tips for a shopping session in New York: Burlington Coat Factory

Good tips for a shopping session in New York: Burlington Coat Factory
If you're getting ready for your trip to New York and your not sure of what to pack, don't worry because you can always go shopping in New York. A lot of people travel to New York City to take advantage of the shopping deals they'll find there. Century 21 is one of best places to find good deals on clothes and also Burlington Coat Factory.Summary : Good tips for a good shopping session in New... 


Approved vacation rentals by the NYCTT community

Approved vacation rentals by the NYCTT community
If you are planning to travel to NYC soon, you may look for vacation rentals in NYC. I’m going to give you a list of apartments already rented by travelers. Actually, they shared their experience with Alex (Les Bons Plans pour un Voyage à New York). If you never heard about him, check it on "About us". Then feel free to leave a comment at the end of this article, or send me an email to nyctraveltips@gmail.com... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2019 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2019 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... 


Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn

Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn
New York is a city that always changes and knows how to create new spaces like the Vessel in Manhattan. On the Brooklyn side, in Williamsburg, Domino Park is one of these. Let me introduce you to this unique place with games for children, volley-ball courts, restaurants, rest areas and above all an incredible view.Summary Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn ├... 


Top free outdoor Pools in New York

Top free outdoor Pools in New York
Summers are often scorching hot in New York so it’s always great to cool off by a pool! New York is home to a number of great pools located in the 5 boroughs. Here is a non-exhaustive list of public pools that will welcome you for free starting June to September. These outdoor pools offers services including food vendors, barbecue areas, skate parks and other sports area (baseball, handball, soccer,... 


Empire Outlets on Staten Island: the first outlets of New York City!

Empire Outlets on Staten Island: the first outlets of New York City!
For some of you, going to New York is not only visiting the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. I don’t forget the shopping lovers who may already know the outlets of Jersey Gardens and Woodbury Common. Since May 15, 2019, you have a new destination with Empire Outlets in Staten Island. Please note that the photos are not mine, but soon Alex of BPVNY will go there and add his own photos... 


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 (from Memorial Day till Labor Day) depending on the weather and lifeguards permits. Even though, not so many people know about it, New Yorkers... 


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? ├... 


Nannybag, a safe place to leave your suitcase in New York City

Nannybag, a safe place to leave your suitcase in New York City
If you are staying in an apartment in New York, the owner may not allow you to leave your bags there on the day of your arrival or departure from the city. Most hotels can store your luggage, but if not, you have to find a solution for your suitcases. I had tried before City Copilot which is not bad. But I just tested Nannybag and now it's my favorite. It is more economical and more convenient.Summary Nannybag,... 


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? ├... 


The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, is simply one of the finest and largest gardens in the world. It's a place you can always discover throughout the four seasons of the year. The photographs I use in my post were taken during a visit in early October. Of course if you go in a different season, the Botanical Garden of NYC will have a different look:-)Summary : The New York Botanical Garden... 


Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium

Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium
If you're interested in watching a baseball game in New York then you may want to go to the Yankee Stadium and see the NY Yankees! Let me give you some recommendations for you to enjoy the game to its fullest.Summary Great tips to watch a baseball New York Yankees game at Yankees Stadium ├ Where are the best seats? ├ Great tip for the Yankee Stadium ├ Can you go to any section... 


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... 


All New York Tours to do as a couple or family

All New York Tours to do as a couple or family
During a trip, each of us have preferences. Some of us like to go on an "adventure" with a backpack on, others want to take it easy and ask for "comfort" and "piece of mind". My strongest advice is to plan ahead when you're going to New York City! You'll get the best rates for you flight and hotel, you'll have time to compare the different activities and choose the ones you want to do... There's a... 


Jacob Restaurant, Soul Food & Salad Bar in Harlem

Jacob Restaurant, Soul Food & Salad Bar in Harlem
In the heart of Harlem, Jacob Restaurant is a small restaurant you may not see when visiting the neighborhood. But don’t miss it, the food is delicious! It is a perfect place to taste typical Soul Food dishes at a good price.Summary Jacob Restaurant, Soul Food & Salad Bar in Harlem ├ What can you eat at Jacob Restaurant? ├ What can you eat at Jacob Restaurant? ├ What kind... 


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... 


The best tips to attend a talk show during your trip to New York

The best tips to attend a talk show during your trip to New York
For your next trip to New York, you might enjoy attending a typical talk show. In this article, you'll find a list of the most popular talk shows recorded in New York, with all the information about the programs, schedules, and reservations... You’d be surprised of how many fans talk shows have, and tickets are totally free. Try being part of the audience, it can be a great experience!Summary The... 


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... 


The Sales calendar for a great shopping in New York!!!

The Sales calendar for a great shopping in New York!!!
New York is a great city for shopping and if you add sales then that’s even better!! In shops and outlets, prices are already low compared to European prices so if you can enjoy additional savings on your trip to New York then why not? In the United States and particularly in New York, clothes are much cheaper than in Europe. This is especially true for American brands. Therefore, it’s always... 


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... 


Jersey Gardens, the other outlet close to New York and a great shopping tip in New York

Jersey Gardens, the other outlet close to New York and a great shopping tip in New York
Can’t find what you’re looking for in Manhattan’ stores even after shopping in and around Macy’s, Times Square or Soho on Broadway. Try Jersey Garden, a real cool outlet when you can shop until you drop and pack your suitcase as much as possible 🙂Summary Jersey Garden, the other outlet close to New York and a great shopping tip in New York ├ Some of the stores at Jersey Gardens... 


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... 


Broadway In Bryant Park 2018: free shows, all summer

Broadway In Bryant Park 2018: free shows, all summer
If you want to see a Broadway show when visiting New York, I suggest a visit to Bryant Park every Thursday at 12:00 pm. Why? Because all shows are for free. When? From July 12 to August 18.Summary Broadway In Bryant Park 2018: free shows, all summer ├ Are those Broadway shows legit? ├ How’s the event? ├ Is it really for free? ├ My tips to attend the shows ├...