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Summer In The City: See NYC From The Water!

I’m a firm believer that in order to fully experience the magnitude of New York City you have to take it in from various vantage points: from the streets, from an elevated view, and also from the water. Cruises, sightseeing tours and ferries operate year-round but summer is the absolute BEST time to be out on the water. A champagne, …

Summer In The City: Experience More! Take A Tour With a Local Guide.

Meet my super-talented friend, Sarah! Among many other things, she runs a popular tour company in NYC, SarahFunky Tours. Summer is the perfect time to put on your walking shoes and let her, or a member of her team, show you the city and give you the historical insights that you might otherwise miss out on. Her tours are highly …

Summer In The City: Visit Edge For World-Class Views Of NYC

While there are incredible things to do in New York City year-round, the summer months make many of those things a whole lot more comfortable without the fear of rain, snow, or biting wind. Summer in NYC is the time to be outside, to take in the city from the air, the water, or on your own two feet as …

Explore The City With Me: The Welcoming Upper West Side

The Upper West Side (UWS) has long been one of my favorite neighborhoods in New York City. If I’m honest, I think nostalgia plays a big part in that. I’ve travelled to NYC countless times with my husband and various friends but every solo trip I take, I rent a tiny studio apartment on West 69th Street just steps from …

Explore The City With Me: The Gorgeous Contrasts Of FiDi

Before I spent any time there, I thought the Financial District (or FiDi as it’s referred to by locals) was only a destination for tourists or professionals. FiDi is filled with skyscrapers and famous historical landmarks. I never would have classified it as a “neighborhood” which denotes that people actually live there and do regular daily life stuff like go …