Five day-trips from New York City

by Ellen Curham New York is an amazing place to visit. It is the city that never sleeps and an impossible place to be bored. However, it’s worth taking a step outside of the city every once in a while...

Race day getaway: Marathons worth travelling for

by Ellen Curham It may not be everybody’s perfect idea of a holiday, but travelling to compete in a marathon can be an amazing experience. Not only do you get to take part in one of the most exhilarating and challenging races...

The Best NYC parks

New York is famous for its skyscrapers and diverse neighbourhoods. Yet, the city is also known for its green spaces. Scattered throughout the city, various parks are as much a part of New York’s character as its busy roads and packed sidewalks....

Go Wild! 6 Best Zoos in NYC

Zoos have come a long way since their inception. Sterile cages are out; spacious, natural and enriched environments are in. New York City offers you the chance to look at animals in captivity in this new guise. 1. Bronx Zoo The Bronx...

Beer in NYC

If you want to find interesting and unusual beers, New York City is the place to be. The city has many affordable bars that cater to a hip, young crowd. Legally, a bar can serve you alcohol any time except between 4...

Looking after your USD in NYC

When it comes to money, New York City will certainly allow you to bring it and, more importantly spend it. The opportunities are many. You need, however, to consider a few basic money matters before you start tossing it around. The colour...

Where to Watch Sports in NYC

New York City is a great sporting town, home to major teams in baseball, basketball and hockey. Baseball The city is home to two fine baseball teams: the Yankees and Mets. Baseball season runs from April until October. The run for the...

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York City 2014

Going to be in New York City on New Year’s Eve 2014? You’re in luck – it’s the best place to be! There’s loads going on to keep you entertained, and it is possible to do without spending a fortune. As the clock...