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Things to do in New York

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights in Brooklyn

Forget about the overrated Rockefeller Center. They might have the tallest Christmas in New York but it lacks creativity. Go and visit the Dyker Heights neighbourhood in Brooklyn and you’ll be amazed at how the owners decorate their houses for the festive season. It’s not just the Christmas lights that

Christmas in New York

What it’s like to spend Christmas in New York? That’s one question I had in mind before finally deciding to spend my three weeks holidays. Well, it was actually an easy decision to do, to choose New York, instead of the sand, sun and sea in the Caribbean. I can’t

The Holiday Train Show at NYC Botanical Garden

This 2014 Holiday Season, the New York Botanical Garden is host to 150 iconic landmarks that can be found in New York. These landmarks are tiny minis made of barks, leaves, roots, etc. From Brooklyn Bridge to Grand Central Station to the Empire State Building, visitors will be delighted to

Times Square Buskers

There used to be only the naked cowboy and naked cowgirl in Times Square in New York City. Nowadays, the center of downtown Manhattan is swarmed with buskers either in elaborate costumes or almost in their birthday suits–even if it’s cold. For most naive tourists, these Time Square buskers are

A Walk in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs of New York City, right across downtown Manhattan. A walk in Brooklyn Heights is a walk to remember. There’s history, architecture, intrigues, trivia, literature, scenic view, food, nature and leisure as we walked around one nice autumn day a few days ago. Instead of
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