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What can I say about a travel to New York? This is one of the most traveled cities in the world. New York is so popular for so many reasons. And like a lot of the cities in the United States it’s so culturally diverse, it’s awesome.

For example, for food, you can find different country-based food in every corner! A lot of iconic places featured in movies, famous music videos, and many more!

You can find stunning buildings, beautiful places and so many things to do here. From the Statue of Liberty to a famous Museum, passing by Central Park, you would not get bored on your travel to New York.

Here you can find out where to eat and stay, where to play, and a lot more fun things to do with your family while traveling to New York.

6 Places to Visit in New York City for Book Lovers

New York City has long been a haven for lovers of literature. From its grand libraries to giving rise to some of the most enduring bookstore venues in the world, such as Barnes and Noble, the city continues to house both large publishing companies and small indie bookstores alike. If you love to read, collect […]

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Facts About Empire State Building – Of Course You’re Going To Come Here!

When traveling to the Big Apple what is the first thing that you plan on doing? Most likely take a ride up to the observation deck of the Empire State Building to get a birds-eye view of one of the greatest cities in the world. Aside from being one of the most famous buildings of […]

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5 Exciting Museums near the Grand Central Station

New York’s Grand Central Terminal, which connects multiple important subway lines, is one of the busiest transit hubs in the world. But fast-paced transit isn’t the only thing Grand Central is famous for; it’s also a major commercial and cultural complex in its own right, and a gateway to some of NYC’s most important fixtures: […]

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17 Family Things to Do in New York City

New York City is one of the most exciting cities in the world. It offers so many attractions that it can get a bit overwhelming to pick the ones you want. Even after growing up in NYC, when the time came to plan a trip back with my family, I had trouble deciding what we […]

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Visiting Brighton Beach, Brooklyn NY – Little Odessa

Did you know that Brighton Beach Brooklyn is known as Little Odessa.

Being a Soviet Union Refugee Brighton Beach has a lot more meaning to me and other Russians.

Find out the complexity, and authenticity of this unique neighborhood. What You’ll discover in this episode: pilgrimage of Soviet Union Refugees during the Cold War, what is the difference between a Russian Jew and a Russian person and where to buy the best Russian homemade traditional pastries
and more …

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History of Grand Central Station – Meet at the Cross Roads in NYC

Grand Central Station is one of the greatest, most used landmarks of Manhattan. And the largest train station in the world, also, you can find many museums near the grand central station. New York Central Railroad was the original name when Cornelius ‘Commodore’ Vanderbilt added railroad to his holdings. And has gone through many renovations and […]

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Facts About Times Square That Will Blow You Away

The last time my family and I stepped foot into the heart of Times Square was over five years ago. We returned this year and what a difference. Unlike most places that barely change with the times, Times Square changes in a New York City minute. Recommended Read: Places To Visit In New York Times […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Visiting East Elmhurst in New York

East Elmhurst is located north of Corona and Jackson Heights in Queens, N.Y. It’s a culturally diverse middle class neighborhood that includes La Guardia Airport. Flushing Bay rounds out its border to the east and north. This seemingly quiet borough is close to some interesting sites and some excellent places to dine. It’s also been […]

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Travel Like a Local and Immerse in Rock Climbing (Indoor Climbing Gym in NYC)

Almost twelve years ago, my husband stumbled onto a climbing gym and became a quick addict. At that time, our oldest boy was around four years old, and he came along with his papa for the fun of it. When our second boy was born, we started to take them both to the local wall […]

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How to See New York City in One Day

New York City welcomes over 53 million tourists a year. With world-class dining, museum, and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many people have the Big Apple on their bucket list. You could spend years exploring all the best places in New York, but sometimes that isn’t possible. If you’re in a time crunch but still […]

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7 Must Do’s in New York City

If there are one-word people most commonly used to describe the city of New York, it is energy. This city literally pulses with it. There is so much to do and discover in NYC. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Seven of the things that everyone should experience while visiting NYC. Check […]

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Carnegie Deli Review: Sandwiches and Entertainment All in One Famous Spot in NYC

Did you know that I lived in NYC for four years before I took off on my travel adventure that led me to my inevitable life as an ex-pat? I did. And I have to confess that in all those years I never visited Carnegie Deli. I passed it hundreds of times. I always peeked […]

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Schnippers NYC: Affordable, Delicious, Kid Friendly Restaurant in NYC?

Can you really get the words affordable, delicious, and kid-friendly into one sentence when describing an NYC restaurant? I honestly didn’t think that is a possibility. Sure, kid-friendly exists here, but affordable as in less than $10 for a delicious huge meal that a child will devour? Have to admit, it is a challenge. After […]

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Street Food in NYC – What Are You in the Mood to Eat?

New York City is world renown for prize winning chefs, cuisines from all over the world and Michelin starred restaurants . There is even a saying, ‘You can eat three meals a day, ever single day for one year and still not eat at all the restaurants in NYC.” But aside from the insane amount […]

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A Visit to the American Museum of Natural History in New York is a Can’t-Miss

Telling young kids that you were going to take them to a museum was almost the same as telling them you were about to go to the dentist. However, when you throw in words like dinosaurs, whales, meteors and other cool stuff their bodies start tingling, and they WANT to go! Related Read: Things to […]

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3 Family Friendly Museums in NYC To Visit With Kids

Most people don’t think of museums as potential attractions while they travel. But I have discovered that they can provide a few hours of fun and learning experiences for me and my boys. That’s why, while looking for fun adventures with my family, I planned a visit to a few of the most iconic museums […]

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What To Do In Central Park, NYC – Things You’d Never Thought Of Doing!

RYou can’t come to NYC and not visit Central Park. It’s practically sinful to do that.  Even if you visit in the dead of winter, it’s still a magical place. How to Do a Tour of Central Park: Walking around on your own or a guided tour of Central Park  Biking Central Park – either […]

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How To Get Around New York City

New York City is one of the easiest and most accessible cities to get around. Aside from being the perfect walking city, the subway system is fantastic, the buses go where the subways don’t, and how about the 14,000 yellow cabs that are everywhere to be hailed in seconds. Recommended Read: Places To Visit in […]

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Take a Cruise on the Circle Line in NYC

When my family and I moved to the United States over 35 years ago, one of the first tours we did was take the Circle Line in NYC cruise around the Island. Since the boats stopped arriving at Ellis Island, this was as monumental of a tour for us. Related Read: Circle Line Sightseeing Tour […]

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Why Downtown New York City is Worth a Visit

Downtown has seen so many wanted and unwanted changes over the past decade that every time I visit it is completely different. For the most obvious changes and catastrophes, of course, 9/11 not only changed the soul of NYC, but also the skyline forever. In the place of the Twin Towers now stands the magnificent […]

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