In this section, we collect all the things we find and found amazing and noteworthy about New York and its inhabitants. It is ideal for building useless knowledge – but somehow is interesting.
If you are thinking about vacation but don’t want to travel far, then our next article is for you. We ourselves have made several days trips from New York. Either head north to Long Island, Boston, the Hamptons, or Niagara Falls.
We all love the constant hustle and bustle on the streets of New York, but – who doesn’t know it – sometimes you just need a break and have to get out of the city. The perfect break can be taken on a small island in the East River that is almost 3 kilometers long.
From historic residential buildings to modern art: the five boroughs of the world metropolis are literally bursting with first-class cultural attractions. Here we introduce you to the most influential institutions from the individual districts.
On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo murdered his family in a house in Amityville, Long Island, New York. Voices made him do that. A year later, a family moved in – and was reportedly haunted by creepy ghosts. What really happened in the Amityville horror house? What is real and what is fiction? We took a close look at the history of the most famous “haunted house”.
Brighton Beach is the heart of the Russian-speaking world of New York. Here you can meet representatives of all the former republics of the Soviet Union. The area received the nickname “Little Odessa” as a result of the unique colors created by the natives of this Black Sea city, and it is often called simply Brighton.
A lot of people are very big fans of sunsets and we find it very impressive when the sun touches the horizon. Depending on the weather, there is a great play of colors in the sky. New York also has a lot to offer when it comes to sunsets. Quite apart from the typical locations, such as the Empire State Building, the countless rooftop bars, which certainly also allow a great view or the view from the Brooklyn Bridge. We share 8 personal insider sunsets in New York. You will be delighted.
Long Island City in Queens is a booming bohemian neighborhood on the East River. Just one subway stop from Manhattan, Long Island City in Queens is the closest Williamsburg to insiders (you know: the Mecca of the hip, creative residents of Brooklyn). There are few tourists in Long Island City because many either don’t know it or think it is too dangerous, which is absolutely not true.
It is considered the largest borough in New York City, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, and the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world. Indeed, there is where to go.