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Why New York? – A look into NYC tour guides!

#WhyNewYork? – As a center of fashion, technology, art, and what say you … New York City attracted more than 60 million visitors last year and is home to more than 3000 licensed tour guides! Some of them, are really, really interesting! I like to believe I am one of them as well. This series…

Bonbon – A Swedish Candy Co.

“Do you have salt licorice?” – I asked with hesitance after being welcomed into the not-yet opened candy store on 130 Allen Street in Lower East Side. I had been invited inside by the two gents, Selim and Robert when I passed by and stopped for a second as I saw the words Swedish candy…

Freestyle Pass New York

**This blogpost contains affiliate links. We will receive a small percentage of sales in commission which we are thankful for! One way of saving money on attractions while traveling in the USA is to buy a ‘pass’ or ‘card’. There’s multiple options which we’ll cover over the course of the next couple of weeks however right now there’s one in particular that has a sale going on until November 6th. It’s the so called Freestyle Pass which includes 72-Hr All Around Town Bus tours on top of your choice of 3, 5 or 7 of the top attractions in town. You can choose between many such as: 9/11 Memorial and Museum One World Observatory Top of the Rock, Metropolitan Museum of Art and so many other museums and walking tours! ‘All Around Town Bus Tour’ includes 4 different routes,…

12 years ago…

[su_slider source=”media: 5019,5018,5017,5016,5015″ link=”lightbox” target=”blank” title=”no”] Yesterday was my 12 year anniversary. I “celebrated” by going to Souplantation with my family, in Las Vegas where I live now. September 26, 2006 I traveled to the USA for the first time. I went to New York City. Even though I didn’t expect the trip to be…

Welcome to Las Vegas

(blog post adapted from previous travel blog, newyawkerr.com. Posts may contain affiliate links. If you use them, please do, and a small commission will be sent our way) My first trip to Las Vegas was in the fall of 2014! I always assumed that Las Vegas wasn’t for me due to the fact that I…

NYC: Roosevelt Island Tramway & What to do on Roosevelt Island

(Post first published in Danish, on turistinewyork.dk. Posts may contain affiliate links. If you use them, please do, and a small commission will be sent our way) Roosevelt Island Tramway is one of those “almost free” experiences in New York City! It only cost a ‘swipe’ with your Metrocard so if you have an unlimited…

Mr. Bing – Beijing Street food recommendation

(blog post adapted from previous travel blog, newyawkerr.com. Post may contain affiliate links. If you use them, please do, and a small commission will be sent our way) Yesterday I was walking from Penn Station to Herald Square to catch the subway back to Queens. Incidentally I walked through UrbanSpace: Broadway Bites and a nice…

P.S. Walk With Me – A walking tour in Palm Springs

Since my last post giving you a taste of the history in Palm Springs I went on a walking tour with a guide named Jade Nelson. He’s the owner of the walking tour business: www.pswalkwithme.com and I took contact with him after being recommended his tours. An early Saturday morning (8:50am), I met with him…

Palm Springs History

       When you think about Palm Springs, you may think 60s style and colorful atmosphere. But, as a NYC Licensed tour guide and a sucker for history and “old days” I had to find out more of the history of Palm Springs. Downtown Palm Springs, on South Palm Canyon Drive at the Village Green, you’ll…

Palm Springs Village Fest

(blog post adapted from previous travel blog, newyawkerr.com. Posts may contain affiliate links. If you use them, please do, and a small commission will be sent our way) Every Thursday Downtown Palm Springs turns into a “street fair featuring arts, crafts, foods and entertainment” – and it’s so much fun! I’ve experienced it a couple…

NYC on a budget: Museums

New York City doesn’t have to break your budget. With careful planning and consideration you can enjoy many of NYC’s attractions and sights with little to no pay. We will occasionally blog about these “free things to do in New York” but let’s start by sharing this: Many, many museums have suggested admission or “pay-as-you-wish”…

Joju Báhn Mì – Vietnamese in Queens

(blog post adapted from danish, from turistinewyork.dk. Posts may contain affiliate links. If you use them, please do, and a small commission will be sent our way) I lived 7 years in New York City all of them except 6 months was in Forest Hills, Queens. For 6 months though I lived in…

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