Museums in New York City

The museums of New York City are famous around the world. Everyone knows that The Met is where you go to see art (unless you want to be edgy and going to the MoMA). And there are leading museums throughout New York City which cater to history, science and exhibits for children. There are also […]

Visiting Central Park in New York City

Central Park, one of the most famous parks in the world, first opened in 1859 and sprawls over 843 lush acres in the center of Manhattan. Central Park is surrounded by some of the most expensive and luxurious real estate in the city, especially along famed 5th Avenue, which borders the west side of the […]

Romantic Destinations in New York City

Show the apple of your eye that you love them all over again with a romantic trip to New York City. The city simply oozes love and romance for all sorts of personality types and interests. Collect a handful of romantic destinations in New York City and plan the perfect weekend away to rekindle an […]

Family Dining in New York City

New York City has something for every appetite. And as a top vacation destination for families, naturally it must offer a variety of family-friendly dining options. If you’re headed to New York city with your family soon and don’t want to visit the same old chain restaurants you have at home, or sacrifice good taste […]

17 New York City Cathedrals, Churches, Synagogue’s and Temple’s

New York City, well known for for being a cosmopolitan melting pot of different cultures, the Big Apple is also home to many beautiful and breathtaking churches, cathedrals and synagogues. From St. Paul’s Chapel where George Washington worshiped, to the iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, each of these buildings showcase a diverse rich cultural heritage and architectural styles that […]

Best Italian Restaurants in New York City

New York City is a cultural mecca. Where such diversity thrives, restaurants pop up to cater to the unique tastes of each cultural palette. And where this diversity merges over time, restaurants will begin to add their own unique twists to traditional foods in order to represent an array of tastes that will appeal to […]

Manhattan Bridge – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of the Manhattan Bridge and was taken by NJScott The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans New York City’s East River, connecting Lower Manhattan to Brooklyn on Long Island. Opened to traffic on December 31, 1909, the Manhattan Bridge can be crossed by car, subway train, […]

Travel Photo of the Moment Atlas at Rockefeller Center

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Atlas at Rockefeller Center The Rockefeller Center is located between Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Built by the Rockefeller family, the Rockefeller Center was declared a national historic landmark in 1987. The famous and recognizable statue of Atlas faces Fifth Avenue and was constructed […]

Visiting Grand Central Station

Grand Central Terminal or as the locals call it Grand Central Station, is located in midtown Manhattan at the corner of 42nd street and Park Avenue. In terms of platforms, its total of 44 makes Grand Central Terminal the largest train station in the entire world. In addition to its sheer size, Grand Central Terminal […]

Travel Photo of the Moment Worldwide Plaza NYC

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Worldwide Plaza in NYC and was taken by thenails Photo credit: thenails Worldwide Plaza is a commercial and residential grouping of three buildings located in Manhattan. All together, the complex takes up an entire city block in the Hell’s Kitchen part of Manhattan and it quickly become […]

Manhattan Sunset – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Manhattan Sunset and was taken by aturkus Manhattan is one of the five boroughs of New York City and it is located on Manhattan Island. It is undoubtedly one of the most important places of the world, as it serves as a financial, cultural, and commercial center […]

Taxi rates in major cities

It happened again last week: In Washington, DC for a wedding, I took a cab from the Mall to my hotel and the driver took what I thought was a suspiciously long route that led to a suspiciously high fare. I didn’t say anything, but you don’t have to put yourself in this position. Most […]