New York City is filled with energy, a metropolitan wonderland of neighbourhoods and things to see and do. Ignoring the typical tourist traps for a day we opted to get off the subway at the West Village and see where the day took us. Neighbourhood wandering is the best way to see New York as … Continue reading Neighbourhood wandering in NYC
In New York there is so much more to do beyond Time's Square and seeing the Statue of Liberty. As it was our second time in NYC we wanted to branch out beyond the typical tourist "hot spots" and explore somewhere new. We decided to do a walking tour of Harlem. We arrived on 125th … Continue reading Harlem Walking Tour
One show is never enough... It is one of the most well-known institutions of New York City. At the top of everyone's must-do list's of New York, you can't go wrong with a Broadway show! There are a multitude of theatres in the city offering a variety of musicals, plays and other shows. It is … Continue reading Broadway Baby!
Before I begin, DUMBO is an acronym for 'Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass'. It's a beautiful little area in Brooklyn sandwiched between the Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge. I began my journey on the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge. The Brooklyn Bridge has a walkable path through the middle that leads you … Continue reading DUMBO
Here is a list of my top ten for New York in no particular order... Metro Card In terms of transport, the metro card was the best option when we were in New York. For $2.75 a trip you can go wherever you like. The red line runs directly through the centre of Manhattan and … Continue reading My top 10 in New York
Downtown Manhattan has a wide variety of things to see and do. It is home to many different cultural and historic hot spots, all within walking distance of each other. Here is what I covered in a day: The World Trade Centre Memorial is a very sombre and quiet place. There are now two memorial … Continue reading Downtown Manhattan
It is exactly what you expect. Seeing the Rockettes for their annual Christmas show was one of the main reasons we went to New York in December and it was definitely worth it! There is so much anticipation from the audience as we all penguin waddled as a crowd into the Radio City Music Hall. … Continue reading The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular