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Levain Bakery: The cookie reviewed

If you are on Instagram and you follow any New York City accounts, chances are you’ve seen a photo of this cookie. When I come to the city by myself, I stay in a studio apartment on the Upper West Side, just blocks away from this quaint little bakery on West 74th Street. But it wasn’t until I started seeing …

Ice Skaters Bryant Park

New York City in the Winter: Some Tips and All the Perks.

Don’t be afraid to visit New York City in the winter. In fact, I recommend it!  If you follow me on social media, you know that I just got back from spending five days in the city. And honestly, it was one of my best trips. Since it’s the low season for tourism you can more easily get into your favorite …

New York City Airports and Transportation Options

A question for many first-time travelers to New York City is which airport to fly into and an even bigger quandary is how to get to their accommodations from their arrival airport. There are three major airports serving New York City and all of them are outside of Manhattan. They are: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) …

Milk Bar: Worth the Hype?

Cereal Milk Soft Serve with Corn Flake Crunchies from Milk Bar has attained cult status for a reason. It’s adorable, it’s unique, it is flavorful…but you guys, it’s also really salty. And that is from a girl who LOVES salt. I’ll admit it, this little cutie wasn’t a win for me. Personally, I think it photographs better than it tastes. …

My Favorite Time of Year to Visit NYC

I have been to New York City in every season but my favorite time to visit is in the Fall.  Over half of my trips have been between September and mid-December. The earlier you come in September, the more likely you are to experience the tail end of the summer humidity paired with warm days. This is my least favorite …