My Top NYC Tourist Tips!

They say you only become a true New Yorker after you’ve lived here for 10 years. Well, I’ve only been here for just over 2, but I still think I’ve learnt a thing or two in my time!  I often get asked about what to do and what to see when friends, colleagues and acquaintances are visiting NYC so I thought I’d compile my favourites for you! This is mainly aimed at first time visitors […]

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NYC Neighborhood Guide: I Love the Upper West Side!

Hi Friends! As if you couldn’t tell from my West Village and Hell’s Kitchen NYC Neighborhood Guides, I really do the love the west side of Manhattan! So much so, that obviously, I just had to profile the Upper West Side (or UWS) next! Nestled in between Hell’s Kitchen to the south and Harlem to the north (spanning West 58th St all the way to West 110th St), the UWS sits pretty between Riverside Park […]

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Labor Day Weekend 2019

This past weekend was Labor Day Weekend in the US, which meant we got an extra day of vacation this Monday! Labor Day is a nod to the contributions of the American workforce and it’s traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It unofficially marks the last weekend of the summer season (though I refuse to believe that right now!) and there’s a well known saying here that you can’t wear white after Labor Day! […]

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NYC Neighborhood Guide: Hell’s Kitchen

Following on from my West Village guide, next up in the NYC Neighborhood series is my very own little slice of Manhattan, Hell’s Kitchen! I moved into my Hell’s Kitchen apartment nearly two years ago – I loved it then and I continue to love it a little more every single day! Let me tell you why……! Hell’s Kitchen (sometimes referred to as Clinton) is on the west side of Manhattan, from West 34th Street […]

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NYC Neighborhood Guide: West Village Wandering

Ok, so I’ll admit it – I absolutely adore the West Village! I feel like everyone says that and whilst I definitely want to show you some other, more underrated NYC neighborhoods that I love to spend time in, I have to tell you the West Village remains my top pick, every single time! There’s just so much to love about it! So I thought I’d take you on a whistle stop tour of the […]

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