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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 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. I've never been to Australia, so I can't compare,... 


A trip through the Brookfield Place mall

A trip through the Brookfield Place mall
Brookfield Place is a complex of several buildings located in the south of Manhattan in Battery Park City. It had to be renovated after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Today the mall looks spectacular and you can enjoy the panorama of New Jersey and the Hudson River from there.Summary : A trip through the Brookfield Place mall ├ History of Brooklfield Place ├ What is the main attraction... 


Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village

Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village
If you want to spend a nice moment in New York, with a lot of New Yorkers around, I recommend that you go to St Marks Street in East Village and have a drink at Bua Bar.Summary : Bua Bar, a small bar-restaurant in East Village ├ How’s the Bua Bar? ├ Who is going to Bua Bar? ├ What can you drink? ├ History of the bar ├ Where is Bua Bar located? ├ Conclusion... 


The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop

The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop
I love both walking the streets of Greenwich Village and eating in this area. There are a lot of restaurants in this neighborhood and during one of my walks through Greenwich I happened to run into this one called The Grey Dog.Summary : The Grey Dog a Greenwich Village coffee shop ├ How is The Grey Dog? ├ What can you eat in The Grey Dog? ├ What is the clientele of The Grey... 


Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York

Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York
For those who want to make a trip "Back to the Future" during their stay in New York, I recommend that you go to Ellen's Stardust Diner.Summary : Ellen's Stardust Dinner, a 50's - 60's styled restaurant in New York ├ What is unique about Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ How’s the décor at Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ What can you eat at Ellen's Stardust Diner? ├ What do... 


The top 10 Jazz clubs in New York

The top 10 Jazz clubs in New York
A number of you have asked where you can enjoy en evening in a Jazz club in New York. I have selected 10 of the coolest Jazz clubs in NYC. As usual, these are only suggestions: it’s really up to you to follow it. It is ranked by alphabetical order since it is rather difficult to arrange the venues in a precise order. It is your choice to pick a club according to their lineup, ambiance, rate and location... 


The Skylark, a modern rooftop venue in New York

The Skylark, a modern rooftop venue in New York
The city of New York is famous for its rooftops and precisely a location that just opened 5 years ago called “The Skylark”. Of course, you won’t see Luke Skywalker but you will enter a very hip place offering magnificent views on Times Square and the Empire State Building you won’t see anywhere else!!! I won’t keep you waiting so let me describe this place for you.Summary : The Skylark,... 


Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn

Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn
The price of hotels in New York can be very high and it can be more convenient to rent an apartment. Boerum Hill Guest House is one of the options that may interest you if you don’t want to spend all your budget on accommodation.Summary Boerum Hill Guest House, a charming apartment in Brooklyn ├ Where is Boreum Hill Guest House located? ├ How is the apartment? ├ What else... 


Is it really necessary to taste the Dominique Ansel Bakery cronuts?

Is it really necessary to taste the Dominique Ansel Bakery cronuts?
The famous Dominique Ansel’s Cronuts are now known in the entire world. It is a veritable marketing product! But the question here is, if they are good enough to wait in line for hours before tasting one. I’m going to tell you my experience… And at the end, read the exclusive interview with Dominique Ansel for NYCTT.Summary : Is it really necessary to taste the Dominique Ansel Bakery cronuts? ├... 


Lucy’s Cantina Royale, A rooftop Bar in New York

Lucy’s Cantina Royale, A rooftop Bar in New York
 This bar looks like it would be located in a beach, but its not its located near Madison Square Garden.Summary : Lucy’s Cantina Royale, A rooftop Bar in New York ├ How is Lucy’s Cantina Royale? ├ What are the decorations like? ├ What are their specialties? ├ What kind of food can you eat there? ├ What do I recommend? ├ What is the atmosphere like? ├... 


Share your best tip in New York with the NYCTT community

Share your best tip in New York with the NYCTT community
If you are planning to travel to New York, you will be visiting Hotels, apartments, bars, restaurants, shops… that I don’t know and I don’t have in my blog. Then the idea is to share your experiences with all the NYCTT community. You can already participate through Facebook, twitter but you can also create you own article for NYCTT.Summary : Share your best tip in New York with the NYCTT... 


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... 


When to visit the Empire State Building and the Top of the Rock?

When to visit the Empire State Building and the Top of the Rock?
If you’re traveling to New York, I assume you are looking forward to visit the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock. Do you know when it's better to visit both observatories? I’m giving you options visit them in the best possible way: - Discover the best of New York - Discover both sides of New York: day and night - Avoid long lines - Take the time to snap great picturesSummary When... 


Roberta’s, a delicious and authentic pizza in Brooklyn

Roberta’s, a delicious and authentic pizza in Brooklyn
If you’re looking for an authentic and local place where you can enjoy a delicious pizza, try Roberta’s, the best pizza in Brooklyn.Summary : Titre de l'article ├ How’s the interior design at Roberta’s? ├ Who goes to Roberta’s? ├ What can we eat? ├ What’s the best about eating at Roberta’s? ├ What Roberta’s offers? ├ Where's Roberta’s located? └ Roberta’s contact... 


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... 


Burger and Lobster, a really good place to eat lobster in New York

Burger and Lobster, a really good place to eat lobster in New York
In New York eating lobster is very common, and unlike other places it’s not very expensive! I have already recommended a few other places to eat lobster but Burger and Lobster is my favorite. There is nothing better than the quality, price, and atmosphere.Summary : Burger and Lobster, a really good place to eat lobster in New York ├ History of the Burger and Lobster Restaurant ├... 


The Royalton Park Avenue or former Gansevoort Park Avenue

The Royalton Park Avenue or former Gansevoort Park Avenue
The Gansevoort Park Avenue hotel is where you have to stay if you seek comfort, quality and a trendy place. Please note that the owner changed few years ago, the rooms and style of the Gansevoort changed and the new name of this hotel is Royalton Park Avenue. The rooftop and the pool are still there!Summary : The Gansevoort Park Avenue: a high design hotel, trendy and a little "suggestive" ├... 


The Yotel, a hip and modern hotel with great value in New York

The Yotel, a hip and modern hotel with great value in New York
Are you looking for a hotel for your next trip to New York? Yotel might be a good option for you because of its decor, attractive prices and proximity to Times Square. After spending few days at this location, here are some of the characteristics of the Yotel you may want to know before booking.Summary The Yotel, a hip and modern hotel with great value in New York ├ How’s the style at... 


S'MAC and its macaroni & cheese

S'MAC and its macaroni & cheese
In the North American culinary culture, the inevitable burgers and bagels are known the best, but there are also many other things. With S'mac, you will discover another US specialty: the Macaroni & Cheese !!Summary : S'MAC and its macaroni & cheese ├ What's S'MAC? ├ What is the atmosphere of S'MAC? ├ What can you eat and drink in S'MAC? ├ What are the prices? ├... 


Attend a NBA and NHL game, or a concert at Madison Square Garden

Attend a NBA and NHL game, or a concert at Madison Square Garden
If you are a sports fan it would be a great idea to spend some time in Madison Square Garden. It’s known for having the most famous athletes in the world from basketball to hockey. It’s also the place where Mohammad Ali and Mike Tyson had some of their most unforgettable fights. Not only do they have sports and other great events but you can also experience concerts from the best bands, artists... 


The Life Hotel, a historic building in the NoMad area of New York

The Life Hotel, a historic building in the NoMad area of New York
The Life Hotel has a perfect location in the NoMAd neighborhood, NOrth of MADdison Square Park. The building is old, but the hotel is very recent, with a restaurant that has just opened a couple of months ago.Summary The Life Hotel, a historic building in the NoMad area of New York ├ History of the Life Hotel ├ How is the hotel? ├ How are the rooms? ├ What are the good... 


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/her asking you. Anyway, whatever happens, you’re going... 


Troquet, a piece of France in SoHo

Troquet, a piece of France in SoHo
SoHo is a must-see neighborhood when you visit New York. But visiting such a big city makes you hungry (and thirsty)! Troquet is a perfect place to take a break and taste something different.Summary Troquet, a piece of France in SoHo ├ History of Troquet ├ How is Troquet? ├ What does Troquet serve? ├ Where is Troquet and when does it open? └ ConclusionHistory... 


Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
On your next 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 recommend... 


Going for a week to visit New York: 4 different types of itineraries

Going for a week to visit New York: 4 different types of itineraries
Going to New York for a week? Then, I advise  you to plan ahead and organize yourself wisely. You don’t have to follow the itineraries step by step, but this will come in handy in case you forget something and allow you to discover 3 museums and 5 neighborhoods. On top of it, I’m not only suggesting one plan but 4 different ones: A “Cultural” plan, a “Street” plan an “Enjoy” plan...