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
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
The Christmas season in New York City...what can I say? The streets are buzzing with anticipation during December as the city dresses up for the festive season. The centrepiece of it all is the Rockefeller Christmas Tree. It is a beautifully large spruce that sits directly next to the Rockefeller ice rink during December, welcoming … Continue reading ‘Tis the season in NYC