What’s not to love about the Big Apple? It’s high energy, a great walking city, has wonderful neighborhoods, terrific food, and yes, even friendly people. You can’t possibly do everything you want to in one trip, so choose a few things and have fun!
– New York City
New York City, what’s not to love? I’ve been multiple times and each time it’s a new experience. This past trip was a quick one as I was asked to come speak at the New York Travel Festival. With only 23 hours in the Big Apple, how did I spend my time? You might be […]
When we travel to a destination, we try to find ways to visit as if we’re locals. Sometimes that means staying in an apartment in a cool neighborhood. Other times it might mean working extra hard before the trip to find the newest hidden restaurants the locals are only now beginning to discover. Or it might […]
The 54-story Hyatt Times Square officially opened its doors to a bustling New York City Theater District on December 3, 2013. A brand-new build from the ground up, the hotel is the largest Hyatt to open in Manhattan in more than 30 years, and it offers a modern sanctuary in the heart of the city.
You need only spend a few moments in the jungle that is Manhattan to see what all the hype is about. Every street, skyscraper, and storefront is pregnant with the potential of adventure and the promise of urban magic. Should you find yourself in town with only a small window of time to explore, consider […]
It’s a painfully cold November night, my first ever in New York City, when I arrive at the unsuspecting entrance of The Chambers Hotel. I’ve just been charged $140 for a nauseating cab ride from JFK and can still hear the driver yelling out his window I owe him an extra 20. My hair is […]
I’ve had family in New York for many years, but this is the first time I’ve actually spent a weekend in the city. All I can say is, wow, what an exciting, walkable, delicious international metropolis. Where to begin? They say location is everything, and I discovered the Omni Berkshire Place has it all. Located […]
The shows on Broadway take center stage in New York City’s Theater District, an area of Midtown Manhattan bustling with outstanding talent and unmatched energy. However, not to be missed is the culture surrounding such a legendary theater district, from Shubert Alley to storied restaurants and bars. So, next time you plan a trip to New […]
Biking through New York City has never been at the top of my must-do list. It seemed dangerous and quite frankly more trouble than it’s worth. But on my last trip to New York my friend Waldo asked me what I would like to do and see. He gave me a list of fun tour […]
“Book lovers never go to bed alone.” That’s the saying stitched into the russet-colored bed pillow on my queen bed in New York City’s The Library Hotel. Oh my, it might be wise to book an extended stay here in Midtown Manhattan.