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Manhattan Bridge (Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York).

Manhattan Bridge is Just Another Bridge in New York That Only Few Dare to Wander

I finally visited Manhattan Bridge up close. I’ve been coming to New York for 6 years in a row every summer but I haven’t been to this bridge. Well, the bridge itself is not really a must-see destination in your guidebook. Manhattan Bridge is just the another bridge in New York that only few dare […]

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View of New York From Governor's Island (New York, USA).

New York Skyline From Governor’s Island

Governor’s Island is just yards away from downtown Manhattan. The island, however, doesn’t have people in residence. In fact, it’s only open to the public from May 1 – October 31. What to do at Governor’s Island During the summer, there are arts festivals, concerts, performances and guided tours. You can rent a bike and […]

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Do You Know What I Did last Summer? I visited Tangier, Morocco.

Do You Know What I Did Last Summer?

Do you know what I did last summer? It’s the best summer I’ve ever had and I don’t know if I could top that ever again. Here’s the stats: 4 continents, 8 countries, 21 cities, 11 flights, some bottle of wines and sangrias, and  a handful people I’ve met. Let me show you where I […]

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New York Skyline from One World Tower Observatory Deck.

20 Photos: New York Skyline from One World Tower Observatory

You know how I love heights, skylines and cityscapes from above. In every cities I’ve been to, I always make sure that going up there is one of the things I wouldn’t miss to do. I love the feeling of being able to see what the birds see sans flying. Rain or shine, I want […]

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One World Tower Center in New York City.

The Proud One World Trade Center

I was a surprised that there were only few people / tourists on the streets of New York City on July 4th. It’s not the scene of New York that I am used to. A friend and I walked around Tribeca and other touristy spots but we were relieved to see only few people around. […]

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Inside 911 memorial and Museum in New York City.

What’s Inside the 911 Memorial and Museum in New York

I finally made it to the 911 Memorial and Museum in New York last July 4th weekend. I had two chances to visit this place before but I didn’t want to do it alone. Then, last weekend, a friend was free and we went there together. Visiting the 911 Memorial Museum was a bit emotional. […]

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Grafitti Tour in Brooklyn, New York City.

Graffiti Tour in Brooklyn

You can find grafitti anywhere in New York. But not so much in Manhattan, at least to places I’ve walked by. If you go to other boroughs, like Brooklyn, Queens and bronx, grafitti (or street art or murals as they say) is everywhere. From abandoned buildings to bridges to empty lots, you can spot colourful […]

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Night South Skyline view of New York from the Empire State Building

New York Skyline at Night

New York skyline is, I must admit, more beautiful at night. However, I’d advise anyone to see New York from above both during the day and at night. While you’ll be seeing the same cityscape in different times of the day, New York turns magical at night. That’s when you have the chill—and that unbelievable […]

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