Christmas in NYC: What to See, What to Do, and Where to Eat

Christmas tree in NYC

Whether you’re splurging on a much-needed vacation or hopping the train for a day trip on a budget, here’s an overview of fantastic and fun things to do for Christmas in NYC. It’s no secret that New York is one of the world’s most magical places during the holidays. And with that magic comes bright […]

New York Solo: The Best Things to Do and Places to Eat Alone

woman sitting on stone wall overlooking new york skyline

We all know that solo traveling can be the best way to discover ourselves. Although sometimes it can feel a bit lonely, we always find exciting activities and interesting, like-minded people. In New York, you certainly never run out of things to do. The city is packed with shops, restaurants, museums, and culture – a […]

The 13 Best Views in NYC (and Where to Find Them)

View over Manhattan and Brooklyn from One World Observatory at sunset

This post was originally published on June 26, 2022, and updated with new text and a photo on September 8, 2022. We usually see New York from the ground, with gigantic buildings surrounding us. From below, it is almost impossible to know the magnitude of the city’s skyline and architectural wonders. That’s why New York […]

Beyond Central Park: The 9 Best Parks in NYC

Huge silver sphere shaped like the earth emerges from behind trees and water fountains in a park in new york

When thinking of parks in New York, our attention immediately drifts towards Central Park, that massive block of greenery right in the middle of the city. However, dozens of other parks are sprinkled around New York, all carrying tranquillity and a nature-centred approach to relaxation. When wandering around a metropolis like New York, it makes […]

Indoor Adventures: 15 Ideas for What to do in NYC When it Rains

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New York is the perfect tourist destination, no matter the weather forecast! When it’s pouring outside, finding indoor activities is a great way to get to know the city’s interior wonders. With that in mind, we’ve created a list of 15 things to do in NYC when it rains. What to do in NYC When […]

New York Off the Beaten Path: 9 Experiences for Curious Travelers

Large yellow hotdog restaurant on a boardwalk by the water in summer with many tourists and birds

New York is one of the most popular tourist cities in the world. Because of that, most parts of the city have already been discovered and explored by visitors. But what about those experiences in New York off the beaten path? This is where you get to explore places no tour guide talks about and […]

Guide to the Best Museums in NYC

Massive blue whale replica suspended over an indoor atrium of a museum.

New York City is the financial center of the United States. It’s the mecca for theater. It’s one of the best restaurant cities on the planet. It’s the cultural capital of the United States. And it is home to a large collection of the world’s greatest museums.   You could spend a year of weekends visiting […]

Vegan Restaurants in NYC: 15 Essential Spots

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Remember when the very utterance of the word “vegan” would induce eyerolls and sighs among everyone at the table? Or when explicitly vegan and vegetarian restaurants were limited to words “Earth,” “Peace,” or “Buddha” in the name?    Being a vegan is no longer marginalizing. After all, New York City mayor Eric Adams is a proud […]

NYC Nightlife: The Ultimate Guide to Going Out

Martini garnished with a lemon peel on a bar top

New York is the city that never sleeps—what a cliche. But for a cliche to exist, there must be a lot of truth behind it! New York City has some of the best nightlife on this planet—to the point where it might even seem like a better idea to sleep during the day! Then, spend […]

The Absolute Best Rooftop Restaurants in NYC

Views over NYC from a rooftop bar on a partly cloudy day

It’s hard to believe in this city of skyscrapers, but there was a very recent time when it was nearly impossible to find a restaurant crowning any of the tall towers that define the landscape of New York City. The top floors of the city’s monumental towers were simply just that: rooftops. But something has […]

West Village Restaurants: Our Top 10

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There once was a time when Greenwich Village was an actual village. That was before the grid street plan for Manhattan in the early 19th century was conceived and the city slowly crept north, building around the already existing curvy and diagonal streets of “The Village.”   City authorities who designed and instituted the grid plan […]