A few weeks ago, my husband and I were walking back from Chelsea Market towards the subway station on 23rd street, when we passed this ordinary-looking building: There was nothing particular about the building itself, but then I looked up and saw the sign Historic Guesthouse. My curiosity was immediately piqued. We walked in and … More Hidden Gems in New York (part 1): The Leo House
Dear friends and followers, you haven’t heard (or read really) from me in a month…it’s been a very busy time, but I’m back! The big news today is that, for the first time, I voted in the U.S. I did in the past but as an overseas voter. So today, I went with my friends … More I voted!
I have been a Manhattanite for fourteen months now. It’s been a heck of a ride so far but recently I noticed things about my behavior that I didn’t like. Things I noticed in others when I got here and I promised myself then I’d never become that kind of New Yorker. Going to Upper … More Tired of the city? Take a hike!
The Metropolitan Museum of New York, aka “The Met” is one of the most visited art museum in the world. In 2016, 6.7 million people from 190 countries visited the museum. It houses more than 2 million pieces of art. But did you know? You can travel the world in one day, without leaving New … More Did you know? The Met.
Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour You all know about Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Some of you have probably visited it for its gorgeous ceiling and Beaux Arts architecture, some of you might commute through it every day. But did you know about the self-guided audio tour? For $9 per person, you will … More Did you know? Grand Central Terminal.