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.
New York City is a shopper’s paradise par excellence. When it comes to outlets, however, you always had to put up with a bus or car journeys of up to 60 minutes. This is now over. Since May 2019, you can easily reach the outlet by ferry in 25 minutes.
The four-star hotel is located directly at Ground Zero and is, therefore, the ideal starting point for the daily tour of discovery through New York City. Some of the rooms even offer a view of the Memorial with its distinctive pool.
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.
As one of the smallest neighborhoods in New York City, NoHo in…
The beautiful area in Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo is home to many wealthy families and businessmen. In this area, your trees lined streets, historical “Brownstone Houses”, stunning views of Lower Manhattan, and super stylish lofts in industrial quarters at the foot of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge. This mix gives this area in Brooklyn its special charm.
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.
One Vanderbilt. There is a new landmark of New York, which significantly shapes the skyline of New York. Not only does it have New York’s new observation deck on floors 72 + 73, but it also holds several other records.
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.
Many people are probably wondering if New York with children is a good idea. We guarantee that everything will be fine. New Yorkers are very friendly, polite, and generally very open – you will notice this wherever you are.
Sailing in New York or off New York is an incredibly relaxed and impressive way to experience the city from the water. We love to be out and about by boat or ship because it always somehow conveys a vacation-on-vacation feeling. Great weather combined with a sailing trip on the Hudson River, the East River, or the port of New York is an experience that we warmly recommend.
When you think of Lower Manhattan, you think of Wall Street, of power, countless banks, and impressive skyscrapers. This guide shows you what Lower Manhattan has to offer, why this part of the city is of particular historical importance, and why many residents have a very personal connection to this district.
It is a large historical residential area located in the western part of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The New Yorkers also call the Village-Village District abbreviated. Greenwich Village is located on the banks of the Hudson and is bounded by Broadway to the east, Hawston to the south, and 14th Street to the north.
Bases, warehouses, garages, shops. As you passed by, you saw meat carcasses hanging from hooks in the open gate, mountains of vegetables/fruits, and seafood. The narrow streets were always filled with trucks that brought and carried all kinds of snow. Many of the city’s restaurants bought fresh food every day, but private citizens could buy imported strawberries, Colombian shrimp – whatever they wanted – without much damage to their purses.