NYC Winter Lantern Festival in Staten Island

NYC Winter Lantern Festival in Staten Island

For those who travel these days to New York City, in addition to all the beautiful attractions that the city offers for the Christmas festivities, such as markets, decorations and more, this year we have a new attraction in Staten Island: The NYC Winter Lantern Festival, a festival of illuminated sculptures with different motifs in […]

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things to do in nyc in the winter

Things to do in NYC in the Winter

We are already approaching the coldest season of the year in the big apple, so we need things to do inside and outside even in the cold weather. Although it gets darker early and the cold can be a nuisance for some, there are many activities and attractions to do in New York. The main […]

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What date is the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2018?

What date is the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2018?

This Wednesday November 28, 2018 will be the lighting of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The tree comes from Wallkill, NY, almost 120 km from Manhattan. It will have 50,000 lights and a star at its tip with 3 million Swarovski crystals! The Tree Lighting Show is one of the […]

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New York Black Friday Shopping Tips 2018

New York Black Friday Shopping Tips 2018

Black Friday is a date in which different NYC stores offer huge discounts  for Christmas and holiday shopping. This event takes place on the fourth Friday of the month of November, right after thanksgiving. Lately many businesses open their doors at 6:00 pm on the Thursday of Thanksgiving until the wee hours of Friday morning […]

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018

Every fourth Thursday of the month of November, the department store Macy’s presents its incredible Thanksgiving day parade to celebrate the the annual holiday and thus start the most magical time in the city, Christmas. This particular parade that has been performed since 1924 and attracts locals and tourists alike. More than 3.5 million people […]

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Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2018 Information

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2018 Information

Something you can’t miss doing in New York if you’re traveling in the month of December is to visit the Christmas decorated homes in the neighborhood of Dyker Heights in the borough of Brooklyn. The locals of this neighborhood, from the first days of December, in some cases after Thanksgiving,  begin to decorate their homes […]

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things to do in chinatown and little italy nyc

Things to do in Chinatown, Little Italy and SoHo in NYC

There are three neighborhoods in the downtown section of New York City that are usually visited together since they are close to each other, they are: Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. Each one is very different from the other, but since they are not so extensive, they can be covered in a mid-morning. We can […]

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Which are the Best Supermarkets in NYC?

Which are the Best Supermarkets in NYC?

If you are staying in an apartment or travel with a limited budget for your stay, a good option to save money is buying groceries in supermarkets so that you do not have to have lunch or dinner in restaurants. That can get pricey. The city has several supermarkets or markets to make your purchases, […]

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What is the best New York Pizza?

What is the best New York Pizza?

If there is one thing that highlights the city of New York is its variety of cuisine but, if there’s one thing that NYC is known for, its is famous pizza. Therefore,  today we are going to talk about everyone’s favorite food! Throughout the city, there are loads of pizzerias, from the fast pizza slice […]

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The Best Jazz Clubs in NYC

The Best Jazz Clubs in NYC

One of the most popular nighttime activities in the city is going to listen to live Jazz. The options are abundant on just about every night of the week. From the  well known tourist locations to hidden bars with artists less known but still good. Listening to good jazz in New York is a common […]

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