How to Get Around New York City

New York City offers a lot of different types of public transport. You can rent a Citi Bike, take an uber, ride the subway, hail down a taxi, or walk. This article breaks down the cost and efficiency of each mode of transportation. Citi Bike This method is cheaper than getting a taxi or Uber,Continue reading “How to Get Around New York City”

Coney Island Review

Of course I have to fit in some beach time during a city trip. Food Coney Island is the birth place of the hot dog, and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs is right on the boardwalk. There are other places as well, but they’ll all be serving similar foods of hot dogs and burgers. The BeachContinue reading “Coney Island Review”

Why You Need a CityPass for your Visit to New York City

CityPass is a ticket booklet containing an admission ticket to the top attractions in various big cities across America, including New York City. With CityPass, you pay one substantially reduced price and avoid main entrance ticket lines at most attractions. Attractions Covered Empire State Building American Museum of Natural History The Metropolitan Museum of ArtContinue reading “Why You Need a CityPass for your Visit to New York City”

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting NYC for the First Time

1. There is a Lack of Public Restrooms Do yourself a favor and go to the restroom after dining in a restaurant even if you don’t have to. 2. You Need to Plan your Trip around Meals Most places require a reservation or have a long wait if there’s no reservation. In the midst ofContinue reading “3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting NYC for the First Time”

3 Places in New York City to Dine at

Haven Rooftop This is a great spot for brunch! It’s just a block away from Times Square, so after enjoying bottomless bellinis (or mimosas) and some delicious french-inspired food you can walk around and sight-see. Aside from it’s location, this is a great spot for the magical views of the city from the 9th floorContinue reading “3 Places in New York City to Dine at”

Visiting New York City in the Spring vs the Fall

I have visited New York City twice now. The first time was in May pre-Covid, and the second time was in September 2021 during the pandemic. Read through this article to find details on the weather, Covid restrictions, and how the tourism season is during these months. Weather May was a bit chilly and rainy.Continue reading “Visiting New York City in the Spring vs the Fall”

Tips for Visiting The Empire State Building

Best Time to Go If you want to take the best pictures and not wait forever in line, go when the building first opens! Weather Make sure it’s not foggy when you go! My first visit to the city was in mid-May and it was very rainy and foggy in the mornings. I got luckyContinue reading “Tips for Visiting The Empire State Building”

Everything You Need to Know About the NYC Metro

Cost It costs $2.75 each time you use the subway, and there are metrocard stations located in every subway next to the entrance which makes it very convenient to get your card and re-load it. How to Navigate the Lines There is an abundance of maps online, and Google Maps is up to date onContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know About the NYC Metro”

Why You Need to Plan Your Trip to New York City Around Meals

In case you don’t already know, there are a TON of people that live in New York and that visit New York every year. Every restaurant is busy and many restaurants require reservations – sometimes even 3 months in advance. There are also some spots in New York where there are only a few restaurantsContinue reading “Why You Need to Plan Your Trip to New York City Around Meals”