A beautiful early summer day gave us the perfect opportunity to take a road trip to New York and the Statue of Liberty.
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It is often said that New York City is the City That Never Sleeps. But it also has other nicknames: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World, the City of Dreams, Gotham, and even The Big Stink. For us, it will always be home. We lived here for many years and will always love New York City more than anywhere else.
The City (as we call it) is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Islands. Most visitors to New York City will only care about the first one: Manhattan, but there are some interesting things in the other Boroughs. No matter where you visit, you’ll experience a liveliness and vitality not found anywhere else. There are hundreds of different ethnic communities in the city, each with own activities and food. The city is essentially a microcosm of the world. It really is true that you can come to New York and see the whole world in a day!
Located right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, it’s nearly impossible to visit New York without going to the city’s most famous landmark. Not only it is hard to miss, but there are so many different things to do in Rockefeller Center that it’s a must on any trip to New York.
Rockefeller Center is more than just the ice skating rink and the Christmas tree, or even NBC Studios. A tour of this sprawling complex gives you the opportunity to explore the art and history of these notable buildings.
The Hotel Giraffe offers a sleek, sophisticated lodging experience in Manhattan. This boutique hotel is in an amazing neighborhood filled with great restaurants and is centrally located to explore the city. Quite simply, The Hotel Giraffe is our new favorite hotel in New York City.
Despite the tenements and squalor of New York in the early 1900s, a beautiful culture flourished in the slums of the Lower East Side. When we lived in New York City, this area south of Houston and east of Broadway was a bit of a mystery to us, so when we had the opportunity to
The Hotel Elysee offers French country charm in the heart of New York City – a hit with business executives and theater goers. This was the perfect location for a romantic weekend getaway in Manhattan.
Exploring the food and the culture of Little Italy and Chinatown on a walking New York food tour. This is the story of immigration and gastronomy.