1. The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens The Unisphere was built by the United States Steel Cooperation for the World’s Fair in 1964/65. It’s “dedicated to man’s aspirations toward peace through mutual understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe”. A smaller version of it can be found at Columbus Circle in… Read More NYC. The 15 best public art pieces in New York City.
I was supposed to fly to New York in a few days, but I just got a job offer I can’t decline and had to cancel my flight. 😦 Though I’m a bit sad about not heading back to New York, more work means more money and that means more travels in the future. 🙂… Read More NYC. Things to do in New York in Summer.
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken during my two weekends in NYC in May (recaps are here and here). Wandering around Park Slope. Nothing prettier than tree-lined Brooklyn streets in spring! Sunset seen from Dumbo and a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan:
I got back to NYC from Chicago around noon on Friday and checked into my hotel on the Bowery: the Bowery House where I had already stayed last year in May. The Bowery House is a former flop house which was made into a stylish hotel. The location is perfect: on the Bowery between East Houston… Read More NYC. A weekend in the city. (May 2016 recap)
From Madrid I flew straight to JFK and was lucky enough to get through immigration within 45 minutes! A new record for me at JFK, I rememberd the lines to be much longer during last vistits. For this weekend I stayed at International Student Redisidence on 341 Broadway in Williamsburg, right a the Marcy Avenue stop.… Read More NYC. A weekend in May – recap
After visiting the Cherry Blossom Street in Bonn in April I couldn’t wait to go to NY and see the blossoms in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Usually peak bloom is mid till end of April, but after a long and cold winter the blossoms were a bit late. Good for me because I visited at the beginning… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. The Cherry Blossoms in the Botanic Garden.
Today is the first really hot and sunny day in Cologne, Germany and the first time I’m able to got to the park and lay in the sun this year. Hopefully it’ll stay like this for the next weeks and months, but I’m not holding my breath. Thankfully I got to enjoy some really sunny and… Read More NYC. Sunny days.
A few places where I ate within my 10 days in NYC at beginning of May: (1) A blueberry-mint lemonade from Lizzmonade which I picked up at the LIC Flea& Food – they also have a shop in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (2) A chocolate chip & walnut cookie from Levain on the Upper Westside. $4… Read More NYC. Food diary.
On Wednesday after I had breakfast at Chelsea Market, I visted the new Whitney Museum. The museum just opened its new downtown location in the Meatpacking District, right next to the High Line on Friday May 1st. There was a long line outside the museum and I prepared myself to be waiting to get in for… Read More NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10
I just came back from my trip to New York and Madrid. For the first 3 nights I stayed at the Bowery House: a former flop-house now turned into a stylish hostel. The rooms (cabins) do not have a ceiling and only thin walls but the price (~$75/night) and location are unbeatable. I loved their… Read More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5