Where to Eat the Best Pizza in New York

Where to Eat the Best Pizza in New York

If there is one food that New York is famous for, that is pizza. It might sound strange to hear that the most popular dish in the biggest US city is in fact an Italian invention. But if you think about the history of New York, its cosmopolitanism and the millions and millions of immigrants the city has received and hosted throughout the years, then it all becomes clear. Pizza restaurants and takeaways can be found at almost every corner in NYC. The irresistible flavors of baked dough, moz... [ read more ]

Easter Shopping in New York

Easter Shopping in New York

With just a few days left till Easter, New York city is in the middle of spring's biggest shopping frenzy. New Yorkers rush to catch the last chocolate egg sale, write endless shopping lists and wonder what to wear at the annual Easter Parade. And then there is the eternal question of what to put in the traditional Easter basket... Fortunately, as one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities, New York is the perfect place to look for Easter goodies. With an incredible diversity of ethnic s... [ read more ]

A Short Guide to Broadway Theaters

A Short Guide to Broadway Theaters

New York is famous for its theater scene. Actually, it is so famous that its theater district - Broadway - is some kind of international capital of musical shows, the place where trends are set and all the great shows are born. Seeing a show on Broadway is part of the New York experience. There is just so much to pay attention to: the elegant outfits in the audience, the talented actors, the elaborate decors, the whole ritual of attending a play. Today's posts was intended as a short guid... [ read more ]

Romantic New York Attractions

Romantic New York Attractions

One of the biggest, busiest and most visited cities in the world, New York has something to offer for each category of visitors, whether they are here for business or pleasure. So don't be surprised if many couples will choose to spend a romantic weekend in New York or even get married there. The Big Apple might seem too crowded to allow any intimacy, but in fact New York is among the most romantic places in North America. And you find it hard to believe, then check out these romantic New Yo... [ read more ]

Ideas for Christmas shopping in New York

Ideas for Christmas shopping in New York

OK, I do realize it might be a bit too late for anyone to be able to apply the suggestions in this post, now that Christmas and also the New Year have passed. But Christmas is just such a magical time of the year in New York City, and you could simply save these suggestions and hold on to them till the next year. Plus, I was really looking forward to write a post about ideas for Christmas shopping in New York, a true trend setter in terms of shopping, fashion, leisure time activities and  p... [ read more ]

Most famous streets in New York

Most famous streets in New York

Some say that being a taxi driver in New York, one of the biggest cities in the world, is one of the hardest jobs ever. Well, this is only partially true: the street layout for New York in general and Manhattan in particular (cause this is where most tourists go) were very carefully planned. Streets in New York follow some simple and clear rules - learn these and you won't even need a map. Another fascinating thing about New York is how famous some of its streets have become. So famous, t... [ read more ]

Guide to visiting Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

Guide to visiting Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met, is one of the key attractions and a major cultural institution in New York City. With a Fifth Avenue Address and a huge, classical-style building that rises above the tree tops in Central Park, The Met is hard to miss. Actually, no matter what interest one has in visiting NYC, it is hard to imagine a travel guide, brochure or tour that won’t include the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This essential guide to visiting Metropolitan Museum of... [ read more ]

New York's Best Parks and gardens

New York’s Best Parks and gardens

For many visitors anxious to discover its proverbial charm and sophistication, New York is a city synonym with sky scrapers, musicals and high life. The urban vibe of the Big Apple attracts millions of visitors every year, ready to get lost in the city of people, neon lights, cars, shops and pizza take-away places. But for all its glamour and hundreds of attractions, New York City can sometimes overwhelm you with its glass and steel buildings that cover most of the sky and the crazy traffic.... [ read more ]

Bargain Hunter's Guide to NYC Outlets

Bargain Hunter’s Guide to NYC Outlets

There are few other places in the world where shopping seems more natural than in New York. With its classy boutiques, historic department stores, underground labels and outlets New York makes the ultimate shopping destination in the US. The great thing about New York shopping is that you don’t necessarily to be Paris Hilton in order to dress fashionable: there will be plenty of brand outlets and US and European labels offering trendy outfits for bargain prices. The only problem is to know... [ read more ]

Tips for Celebrating New Year's Eve in New York

Tips for Celebrating New Year’s Eve in New York

The New Year’s Eve Party in New York is by far the most famous street party taking place in the night between the years. The ‘dropping of the ball’ has become a widely acclaimed tradition, not only by the hundreds of thousands of participants present there in Times Square but also by the millions of viewers watching the event on TV. Those of you who are familiar with the crowded Times Square are probably aware of how difficult it might be to find a spot with a good view around there. I... [ read more ]