Springtime in New York is about to begin, so the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will be in full swing across the 5 boroughs and a sea of people in green will be found on Fifth Avenue for the most festive parade of the year. But Irish history in New York goes back further than a parade and a few pints. Take a trip to the Big Apple and celebrate the culture and traditions that the Irish people bring to this cultural melting pot we know as New York.
We were just wondering what exactly appeals to us about New York and why this city just hasn’t let us go for so many years: and we think it’s not just me!
If you’re in New York at Easter, don’t miss these activities! Whether big or small, there should be something for everyone here. With the Easter season in New York comes more visitors than usual, but also great events that make Easter in New York even more exciting.
We love New York for its bar scene: the spectrum ranges from small, inconspicuous bars to design highlights, so there is something for everyone! You can find out here which bars, in our opinion, are the most beautiful in the whole city – they are spread across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
Only since we flew to New York as a family with our children did the topic “How do I get from the airport to my destination safely with children” first came up. And it turned out that it is actually not that easy.
Anyone who moves to New York today in order to settle down in this city must be rich. It used to be different. And they still exist, the original New Yorkers, in their charmingly overcrowded apartments.
For many, winter is the best season to visit New York. Why? Well, because in winter some of the most beautiful events of the year take place.
Alcohol was banned in the United States 100 years ago. That changed the country – just very different than expected. Today speakeasies, the illegal bars from Prohibition, are back in New York nightlife.
In the United States, New York is the city with the largest number of Irish residents. In several waves of immigration, millions of Irish came to New York, Boston, and other large metropolises on the east coast in order to have a better life in the first phases. After the boom in the Irish industry, New York was a popular destination for second homes.
As a hotspot for foodies, New York offers endless possibilities for delicious food. Low-budget restaurants in New York are a dime a dozen, it’s just important to know which ones are really worthwhile.
If you’re just as foodies, then we recommend the Food on Foot Tours in New York. These are guided tours that take you to the gastronomic insider spots in the city. Whereby the “on foot” is to be taken literally: you walk around the respective district and stop at many small and large spots that are important for the New York locals.
New York is the city of extremes: huge skyscrapers, surrounded by 2 rivers, right by the sea, and yet there are many green spots. Sometimes very small and with a waterfall-like Paley Park in Midtown or huge like the popular Central Park, the green lung of Manhattan. The best parks in New York including our insider tips on what you should definitely do there and why you have to go there, you can find out here.
New York is only for fashionistas and lifestyle queens? Not even close! The city that never sleeps also has plenty of hotspots for book guessing. In these seven bookstores, you can indulge your passion for books, lose yourself between the shelves and stacks, and discover the latest niche titles.
Are you looking for the best sushi in New York? Then you feel like us, because we love sushi – and, unfortunately, we were disappointed several times in New York. To prevent this from happening to you, here are our recommendations for good Japanese restaurants in New York.
If you are only in New York for two or three days you ask yourself the question: What is really worthwhile and should I just not miss it?
Originally part of the Lower East Side, the East Village in New York developed in the sixties through its multicultural influences into an exciting identity of its own and thus into a separate district in the so-called “Village” of New York City.