New York State of Mind: Pt. 1
Getting in the New York state of mind isn’t always easy. We know traveling often takes on many meaningful and distinct purposes for the traveler. Perhaps you are visiting a city for the first time on vacation, or maybe it’s the “millionth time” you’ve been to the same city on business. Maybe you and some girlfriends are going back to your favorite place for a much-needed girls’ weekend, or maybe it’s your partner’s or children’s first time in this new
Guest Blog: The Mindful Traveler: 6 Eco-Friendly Essentials To Pack For Any Trip
As more and more travelers explore far-reaching destinations, countries like Palau are encouraging tourists to be mindful of the environment. With more options than ever, eco-conscious travelers can pack sustainable items that keep their carbon footprint light as they trek around the globe. Below are six eco-friendly essentials to consider bringing along on your next adventure! 1. Bags & Luggage First up, what you put in your luggage is just as important as what the luggage is made out of.
Group Fitness the NYC Way
All over New York, people are finding new and creative ways to unwind, tone-up and get energized. To make sure you never get bored or stuck in a rut, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest, most interesting workouts we could find. Some of the names may sound familiar, but we promise that most of these classes are unlike anything you’ve heard of before.They are in cool spaces, taught by energetic personalities, who will get you fit to your very
Summer Streets in NYC
Traditions in NYC run deep. From the yearly marathons and parades to the yearly tree lighting ceremonies, we New Yorker’s love a reason to celebrate our city! If you have yet to experience a newer tradition, Summer Streets, then this may be your opportunity. Summer Streets is an annual celebration of NYC’s most valuable public space—our streets! Hosted over the first 3 Saturdays of August (4th, 11th and 18th)! Summer Streets runs all the way from Central Park to the Brooklyn
SOHO at a Glance
SOHO – South Of HOuston Summer is here in New York City! It’s time to relax and enjoy brunch or a day full of shopping on the streets of SOHO. SOHO offers a variety of trendy restaurants and both designer-boutiques and exotic shops. This one of a kind area is lined with cobblestone streets and covered in cast-iron-fronted buildings that create a tasteful and fascinating environment. From the Elysée Hotel it’s just a five minute walk to the Subway. The
Keep Cool This Summer in NYC
Summer is here! And New York City is booming with everyone enjoying the long days and warm nights. From street cafes to sidewalk ice creams trucks, there are so many things to see and do. These warm temperatures we have been waiting for all winter long have finally arrived, and sometimes they just keep coming and just keep rising. On days where the heat can be a bit too extreme, like say your Mister Swirly ice cream seems to be
Restaurant Week Picks
It’s that time again! NYC Restaurant week begins in just a few days, and all of the participating restaurants across the city are now accepting reservations! Whether you are in the mood for a hearty steak dinner or a healthier bite before you head out for the evening, New York has you covered! Let us give you the dish on a few of our favorite neighborhood restaurants!
The Best Al Fresco Places in New York City
One of the greatest things about Summer in New York City is the opportunity to dine al fresco all over the city. From Bushwick, Brooklyn, to right beneath the Chelsea High Line, here are some of the most highly-reviewed and creative places to visit all summer. BARBUTO For Italian fair, when the weather is just right, the sides of the building slide up like garage doors & unveil a perfect spot to relax and enjoy a New York summers eve. The chef, Jonathan Waxman,
Hotel Elysée and The MoMA
Midtown Manhattan offers so many great gems! For example, you have the Hotel Elysee & the MoMA! Our guests have always enjoyed the hotel’s prime location in midtown Manhattan. To the east, Park, Lexington, 3rd and 2nd Avenues offer many great restaurants and bars. Venture a little further east, and you can discover some beautiful brownstone homes off of 1st Avenue. To the west, there is the shopping on 5th Avenue, the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center, Times Square,
Budapest Fashion by Wear2Where
Two cities for the price of one! Buda offers panoramic vistas with monuments, museums and castles, while crossing the Danube into Pest leads you to the fashion capitol of Hungary! Local designers, affordable ready-to-wear collections, vintage stores and unique quirky items now mingle with high-end designer boutiques and malls. Let’s go shopping!