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 ]

Top Five Science Museums in the US

Top Five Science Museums in the US

The United States are just as famous for their natural beauties as there are for the amazing cities like New York, San Francisco or Las Vegas. But in addition to nature and cityscapes, the Americans can pride themselves with some of the best museums in the world. In one of our previous posts we presented you with some truly remarkable arts museums that can be found in USA. Today, however, I will address the geeks rather than the art buffs and make a brief inventory of the top five science mu... [ read more ]

Best Art Museums in the US

Best Art Museums in the US

One thing that has always fascinated me in regard to the United States has been the country’s desire to display and in many cases even acquire for considerable amount of money the masterpieces of Europe’s most prestigious artists. Even though the states have given us a lot of highly influential artists like Basquiat, Warhol or Jackson Pollock, American artists aren’t the only attraction in America’s famous museums. Practically, a big US museum can offer you just as many authentic mas... [ read more ]

Some Interesting Thanksgiving Traditions

Some Interesting Thanksgiving Traditions

With this year Thanksgiving almost knocking at the door, it’s time to make an inventory of some interesting Thanksgiving traditions. Thanksgiving itself is a very interesting holiday, which is only celebrated in USA and Canada. It’s a time of remembrance, of family reunions and, of course, a good time to be thankful! It’s the usual tradition for US and Canadian citizens to gather around a family dinner on Thanksgiving weekend, and celebrate with roast turkey and pumpkin pie. Some migh... [ read more ]

Coolest China Towns in the US

Coolest China Towns in the US

China towns are part of the US culture. Even though Asians immigrants started to arrive in the US mostly in the 20th century, there was a time when you could find an ethnic Chinese neighborhood in every major US city. With their dragons, neon lights and tons of bargain shops China towns are extremely picturesque. A visit to such a neighborhood is not only an occasion to taste delicious Asian food and shop for China imported goods (which can go from rare antiquities to cheap counterfeit merc... [ read more ]

Best Festivals in the month of June

Best Festivals in the month of June

The paradox of June is that despite the kids being out of school and the sun inviting you outside, this is not quite the employers’ favorite month when it comes to summer vacations. But even you won’t be able to take the week off and fly to the Caribbean with an early bird ticket, there are plenty of outdoor activities and events you can enjoy in the US. June is a month rich in festivals and fairs, make it arts festivals, ethnic fairs, music fests or simply bizarre fests. While it would ... [ read more ]