During this years visit to New York I made good use of the new ferry system called “NYC Ferry” that was inaugurated this spring. New York is a city of islands: first and most popular Manhattan and as the name suggests Staten Island, but the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens are also located on an… Read More New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.
Street art found in NYC in summer 2017 including Tristan Eaton, Stik, Honschar, Os Gemeos, D*Face & Shepard Fairy.… Read More Street art in NYC – Summer 2017 edition.
After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast… Read More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days… Read More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
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.
One of my favourite past-times in New York is visiting one of the many flea and/or food markets on the weekend, such as the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg or Hell’s Kitchen Flea. During my last visit I got to visit the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side and the LIC Flea & Food in Queens… Read More NYC. Markets: Hester Street Fair and L.I.C. Flea & Food
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
Last night 80% of the famous graffiti mecca “5 Pointz” in Queens were painted white, the first step to turn the old warehouse into luxury condos. A sad day for graffiti lovers all over the world and especially those, who fought for it’s upkeep within the last years. 5pointz has been a must on my… Read More NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone.