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11 Things To Do In Beijing

(A friend of mine and his family are going for a one-week trip to Beijing in late Spring this year and they asked me some recommendations on what to do and see in the city. I’m trying my best to recall the ones I recommended to the couchsurfers I had

911 – We won’t forget

Today is the 10th anniversary of the worlds most horrible terrorist attack in the 21st century: 9-11. Many things have changed since that unfortunate event a decade ago in New York City. Not just airport security but also the way we look at the world. War has a new face

New York City – Night Views

Truly, New York City is the city that never sleeps. In my two-week stay in the city, I was out there on the street until 4:30 A.M and people were going and moving everywhere. Except, of course, during the eve when Hurricane Irene smashed the city with a flood, early

New York Sunset View from Rockefeller Center

The view from the top of Rockefeller Center is just breath-taking. You will really fall in love with Nueva York. Id recommend to go up there in late afternoon and wait till sunset and into the evening. The concrete skyscrapers turn to gold when the sunset rays hit them. Tourists

Statue of Liberty in New York City

I can tell my future grand nieces and nephews that, “I was there!” The colossal Statue of Liberty in New York City is more magnificent to see with your naked eye than in postcards. Photoshopped photos wont do any justice. Let alone, the experience of a lifetime to stand right

New York City – The View from Liberty Island

Liberty Island, is, of course, the island where the iconic symbol of America, Statue of Liberty, stood mighty and proud. View from the ferry. It was really, really nice blue sky day! It would be awesome if your backyard looks like this. Liberty Island is the best place to see

New York City – Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the West. It has more than 2 million items! Really, 2 million! You can’t see it in half an hour or so—if you plan to just “drop by the museum.” You have to be there for a day or

The Gay Village and the Greenwich Village in New York City

A walk in New York’s Greenwich Village is a walk that every tourist should do. Its a historical-laden village where famous people used to live / visit / perform: Edgar Allan Poe, [easyazon_link asin=”0871407108″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]E. E. Cummings[/easyazon_link]s, [easyazon_link asin=”B00MIA0KGY” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default”

New York City Apartments

If you have seen the [easyazon_link asin=”B000E1YVZU” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]musical movie, RENT,[/easyazon_link], you already know what most New York apartments look like. The unmistakable fire escapes outside the windows are very New York. For New York Hostels, click HERE.  For New York cheap flights, click

Romance in New York

The horses at 59th street and 5th Avenue are there waiting to sweep your hearts off on a ride around Central Park. The ride comes with a price, of course: $50/hour. These horse-drawn carriages are long-lost romantic symbols of New York. For New York Hostels, click HERE.  For New York

High Line Park

The High Line Park is a brilliant idea. And believe it or not, it is my favorite part of the city to watch people and the world go by. Not to mention that this is the best place, too, to watch sunset. “New York was planning to tear down the

Museum of Modern Art aka MoMA

Impressive. That’s the only word I could say after visiting this mammoth MOMA building that houses some of the most expensive pieces of modern / contemporary art. For New York Hostels, click HERE.  For New York cheap flights, click HERE.  SAVE up to 50% sightseeing CITYPASS. For New York Hotel, click

The Single Guy in New York

I found this guy outside the Metropolitan Museum. Both signs carry the same words. This single guy in New York is desperately looking for the woman of his dreams. If you are a millionaire woman, hurry up. Call him. Oh boy, sometimes, New York is weird. For New York Hostels,

The United Nations Building in New York

When in New York City, a visit to the United Nations building should be in your list. For those who don’t believe in the organization, think again. Join the tour and be enlightened. The facade of the United Nations compound. The lobby has the World Press Photo exhibits—the Best Photos

Wall Street in New York

The moment I entered the Wall Street in New York, I was in awe. Those huge imposing buildings are intimidating. The pulsating economic activities in the area were very conspicuous and men in business suits were rushing here and there—as if to the save the world from its economic doomsday. At

New York Bus Tour

This double-decker New York Bus Tour has become a ubiquitous icon of New York City. Every guide book of NYC carries a photo of this bus. This sightseeing bus will pass all the attractions you want to see in New York in one day. It’s a touristy thing thing to do,
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