NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10

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 … More NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10

NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5

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 … More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5

NYC. Queens. Long Island City. Gantry Plaza State Park. summer edition.

The Gantry Plaza State Park is located right at the East River in the Long Island City nighborhood of Queens. I first visited this park in March 2012 and went back there last September. My favourite part of the park are the hammocks: If you’re not lucky enough to score a free hammock, the sunbeds are … More NYC. Queens. Long Island City. Gantry Plaza State Park. summer edition.

nyc. queens. long island city. the pepsi cola sign.

this huge advertising for pepsi is located within the gantry plaza state park in hunters point/long island city in queens, right at the east river. the sign, which was constructed in 1936 and is 120-foot long and 60-foot high, used to be atop the pepsi bottling plant (which closed in 1999) and was moved to the park … More nyc. queens. long island city. the pepsi cola sign.

nyc. queens. long island city. 5pointz. graffiti mecca.

all photos are from september 2012, more photos from that visit are here. more information about 5pointz in this post or on 5pointz.com   Related articles NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone. new york city. really has it all. part II. NYC. Manhattan. 14th Street / Eight Avenue station. Life Underground by Tom Otterness. NYC. Brooklyn. … More nyc. queens. long island city. 5pointz. graffiti mecca.