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This post is focused around the heart of Midtown Manhattan New York – that is the area around 5th Ave, Madison Ave and side streets. These images are what a lot of people associate with New York and although vibrant, bustling and exciting, I didn’t feel as much of a

The World Trade Center tragedy isn’t something that needs to be explained.  The site used to be a tourist attraction because of the amazing, monolithic twin towers that stood there – today it’s an attraction for a very different reason.  When you arrive at the site, and see the sheer

When my fiancée and I were deciding where to stay in New York, we wanted, as most people do, somewhere that was affordable – this was especially important as we were spending 2 weeks in the city.  A search revealed Condor Hotel (which ended up being an excellent hotel), which was in Williamsburg

In recent years, a lot of hipsters, alternative types, creatives and young professionals have moved into the area, giving it a very random and exciting vibe. As I mentioned in my New York Food Guide, there is a real push in New York towards locally sourced and produced food, and

Heading north, the amount of activation increases.  There are all kinds of shops and places to eat and drink to be discovered.  The Brooklyn street art scene in this part of town, as would be expected, keeps on throwing up gems. This is the part of town where you’ll find

Continuing along the waterfront, moving west towards the more vibrant part of Williamsburg, the Brooklyn street art scene didn’t slow down. It’s not just art on the buildings that features in the area.  Look up, look down, and you’ll be sure to find something that wasn’t immediately apparent. Heading into

When I went to New York, I stayed at Hotel Condor in Brooklyn as there was a really good deal going at the time.  It was unexpected, as I had always assumed that I’d stay in Manhattan, but I could have been happier to have stayed in the area.  So

where to eat in brooklyn new york food

People are always asking me for tips on places that they should go and eat when they travel to cities to which I have been, so for New York I decided to take a bit of extra time and catalogue some of the food highlights to create a post that

where to eat in manhattan new york food

People are always asking me for tips on places that they should go and eat when they travel to cities to which I have been, so for New York I decided to take a bit of extra time and catalogue some of the food highlights to create a post that

People are always asking me for tips on places that they should go and eat when they travel to cities to which I have been, so for New York I decided to take a bit of extra time and catalogue some of the food highlights to create a post that