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6 Best Dessert Places in Manhattan, New York City

We came across many tantalizing dessert shops in Manhattan NYC. These served as good pit stops for us to recharge with sweet treats before continuing our exploration of Manhattan. These are six awesome dessert places we love!
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9 Awesome Museums in Manhattan (New York City)!

Manhattan (New York City) is well known for having many world-class museums. During our trip, we enjoyed touring several of these museums. Many of them offer free entry or “pay-what-you-wish” options, so make sure you check their respective websites for details before visiting. Below is a list of our favourites museums in Manhattan, arranged in alphabetical order. Continue reading

10 Awesome Things to do in Central Park NYC, The Most Famous Urban Park in the World

During our trip to New York City, we visited Central Park NYC, a large urban park in Manhattan. In this article I will list down ten best things to do in Central Park, arguably the most famous urban park in the world. Continue reading

The “High Line” in New York City – Worth a Visit!

The High Line NYC is a linear urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is built on an abandoned elevated railroad track and runs for about 2.3km. This famous park is considered to be an iconic example of urban landscape architecture. As we walked along the line, we saw many hardy plants and also enjoyed scenic views of the city and Hudson River. Continue reading

Taiyaki NYC – Japanese Ice Cream Shop in New York City!

It was late at night and we were rushing to Taiyaki NYC, a Japanese ice cream shop in Manhattan, New York City. We arrived at 9.45pm and were really happy to see that it had not closed yet! Continue reading

Dominique Ansel Bakery – Renowned Pastry Shop in New York City!

We love eating sweet stuff, so we were happy to discover Dominique Ansel Bakery, a renowned pastry shop in Manhattan, New York City. Continue reading

12 Chairs Cafe – Delicious Fusion European / Middle Eastern Food in New York City

12 Chairs was probably one of the nicest cafes we visited in New York City. This cafe serves delicious fusion Middle Eastern / European dishes. We simply loved the casual and comfortable vibe here, and service was wonderful too! Continue reading

Burger & Lobster NYC – Super Satisfying Lobster and Lobster Roll in New York City

We ate at many great restaurants in New York City, and one of our favourites has got to be Burger & Lobster NYC! This famous joint serves just three items: Burgers, Lobsters, and Lobster Rolls. Continue reading

Breakroom Burgers & Tacos – Delicious Fusion Tacos in New York City

We visited Breakroom Burgers & Tacos late one night during our trip to New York City, and we simply loved the tacos here! This is a small joint that serves a variety of delicious Mexican fusion tacos and burgers. Continue reading

12 Best Places to Eat in Manhattan, New York City

We found lots of awesome places to eat in Manhattan, arguably the most vibrant borough of New York City. I am salivating just thinking about all the delicious food we ate! We visited over 50 food joints in Manhattan alone, and below is a list of our top twelve eateries, arranged in alphabetical order. Continue reading

Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant NYC – BEST Blueberry Pancakes in the World!

It was a cold Sunday morning in New York City and we were waiting outside Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant for our turn to enter the restaurant. Even though we had arrived shortly after the opening time, we still had to wait for about 30 minutes because the restaurant was already fully packed by the time we reached. However, we had heard that this restaurant serves fantastic blueberry pancakes and we were willing to wait in the cold for those famous pancakes! Continue reading

Penelope Cafe – Awesome Comfort Food in Manhattan, New York City!

Penelope is a rustic cafe in Manhattan (New York City) that serves satisfying comfort food. We dropped by on a early Thursday morning, and it was the perfect way to start the day. Continue reading

Luke’s Lobster FiDi – Fantastic Lobster Rolls in New York City

It was a cold morning in New York City and we were on our way to Luke’s Lobster FiDi. This is a famous seafood shack that serves simple but delicious fresh seafood. It has branches across eight states in USA. Continue reading

BCD Tofu House NYC – Awesome Korean Restaurant in Manhattan, New York City

It was a cold night in New York City, and we were on our way to BCD Tofu House. This is a popular Korean restaurant located in the vibrant Korea Town of Manhattan. Continue reading

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets – A Shopping Paradise Near New York City!

It was 7am on a Thursday morning and I woke up to the pleasant sound of my phone alarm. I looked out of the window and saw raindrops pitter-pattering on the window pane. But the rainy New York City weather did not dampen my mood at all. Still feeling excited, I sprung out of bed to start washing up. No, nothing could dampen my mood today, because we were going on a FULL DAY SHOPPING TRIP to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets! Continue reading

12 Awesome Things to do in Wall Street (Manhattan, New York City)!

Wall Street is a global financial hub located in New York City. There are many things to do here, and this area definitely has more than just finance to offer. We visited this fabled district recently, and it was a surreal experience. I mean, this is the place where billions of dollars of transactions are done everyday; it is also the place where Wall Street power brokers can make or break our global financial system.

We also enjoyed admiring Wall Street’s architecture very much, which mostly stems from the opulent Gilded Age. Therefore, we came across many stately neoclassical architectural buildings as well as various beautiful Neo-Gothic structures. Wall Street has deep historical significance as well. We saw many monuments and memorials commemorating the country’s historical events and figures. This area has been witness to many of the nation’s triumphs: the swearing in of the first US president, the establishment of a powerful stock exchange, etc. But sadly, it has also been the victim of some tragic events. Last but not least, we also found a good shopping spot in Wall Street. Raevian had a good time browsing the myriad of designer-brand goods here.

Therefore, Wall Street is definitely more than just a financial hub! Continue reading

“Two Hands Cafe” in New York City – Delicious Healthy Food with Awesome Coffee

There are many awesome cafes in New York City, and Two Hands Cafe is one of them. This cheery cafe is known for its healthy Western food and awesome coffee. It is located along Mott Street, a teeming thoroughfare in Chinatown NYC. Continue reading

Helicopter Tour of New York City – A Fantastic Way to See NYC Landmarks!

As our helicopter rose into the air, I was blown away by the breathtaking view of the beautiful New York City skyline. I was on the awesome helicopter tour of the Big Apple and it was truly a surreal experience! Continue reading

United Nations Headquarters Tour – A Surreal and Educational Experience

It was 11am and we were rushing to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters for our 11.45am guided tour of the premises. The UN is an organization founded in 1945 to promote cooperation and peace between countries all over the world.

Even though most tourists will neglect the UN Headquarters in favor of flashier attractions in Manhattan New York City, we decided to visit this iconic structure because of the UN’s important role in world affairs. The organization deals with global issues such as climate change, peacekeeping, food production, human rights, and more. Continue reading