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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,... 


Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City

Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City
Hostels are a good plan to stay at a good price in many cities around the world and also in New York. They don’t always have a good reputation, as they are inexpensive places, one assumes they’re old, and the beds are worn out. I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt and try one out for myself.Summary : Local Hostel, a new generation hostel in Long Island City ├/span> How is... 


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... 


The New York Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2018

The New York Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2018
If you’re planning to watch an outdoor movie in the city among New Yorkers then come to the Bryant Park Summer Film Festival!!! The festival also called the Bryant Park Summer Film Festival schedules movies all summer long in Bryant Park.Summary: The New York Bryant Park Summer Festival ├ When movies are being scheduled? ├ What’s the entrance fee to watch a screening at Bryant... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2018 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2018 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... 


Grand Central Terminal, a City in the City (A NYCTT by Florent)

Grand Central Terminal, a City in the City (A NYCTT by Florent)
In this article, Florent makes us discover one of the most beautiful sights in New York: Grand Central Terminal Not just a train station, there are so much more to see. I will let Florent tell her experience. If you want to do an article for NYCTT, I invite you to read this article in which I explain everything. Guillermo NYCTT Grand Central Terminal, a city in the city - A New York City Travel Tip... 


The Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry is completely free! For a short stay in New York City, it's a perfect way to get closer to the Statue of Liberty! If you wan't to save money too, since you can take it day or night and avoid paying for a boat tour around Manhattan.Summary : The Staten Island Ferry ├ History of Staten Island Ferry ├ Where to embark? ├ What are the hours of operation? ├... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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 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... 


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... 


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 and I have some great recommendations if you want to save money ! 😉Summary: 3 options for an affordable hotel in New York ├ How to find a cheap hotel or apartment in New York? ├ Brooklyn ├ New Jersey ├... 


Shake Shack: one of the best burgers in New York

Shake Shack: one of the best burgers in New York
Are you looking for the best burgers in town? Then go to Shake Shack!!! As a matter of fact, you probably won't miss the long waiting line at the Madison Square Park’s central alley. Keep in mind that if there’s such a crowd and especially locals then it surely means that it’s really worth it. I want you to enjoy since it’s cheap and delicious!!!Summary: Shake Shack: one of the best burgers... 


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, season is extended to September 10 in 2017) if the weather and lifeguards permit. Even though, not so many... 


Discount Broadway tickets: up to 50% off the price with TKTS

Discount Broadway tickets: up to 50% off the price with TKTS
If you don’t want to pay the full price to see a Broadway show in New York, then check the TKTS discount!!!Summary Discount Broadway tickets: up to 50% off the price with TKTS ├ What are the rates for Broadway show tickets? ├ What kind of shows can you book with TKTS? ├ Where are TKTS located in New York? ├ What’s the trick in order to get cool and cheap show tickets? ├ How does it... 


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... 


Broadway In Bryant Park 2017: free shows, all summer

Broadway In Bryant Park 2017: 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 6 to August 10.Summary Broadway In Bryant Park 2017: free shows, all summer ├ Are those Broadway shows legit? ├ How’s the event? ├ Is it really for free? ├ My tips to assist to these shows ├... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


Top 10 parks in New York

Top 10 parks in New York
If you are planning to travel to New York, I recommend that you go to one of its multiple parks. Make time in your itinerary to take a walk, exercise or take a nap in between two visits. NYC is not just skyscrapers; BIG APPLE offers parks too, to take a breath in the middle of this jungle. New York’s public parks cover almost 14% of the city. So here is my top 10 Parks in New YorkSummary: Top... 


Where to stay in New York? Find an apartment, a hotel or a hostel

Where to stay in New York? Find an apartment, a hotel or a hostel
You plan to travel to New York, but still do not know what type of accommodation you might need regarding your budget and the number of people who will be going with you. It is important to know who will accompany you NYC, services that you want, where to stay in New York and of course your budget. I would propose certain rules to choose your accommodation in NY, but you need to take into account...