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Halloween in New York

As the afterglow of summer fades and the heating begins to warm up, you know it’s not long until Halloween in New York. Here are the best experiences to try. Shopping for a Halloween Costume Half the fun of Halloween is dressing up and the other half is going shopping for what you’ll wear...

Your Essential Guide to Autumn in New York

Autumn in New York, why does it seem so inviting?
 Autumn in New York, it spells the thrill of first-nighting. Autumn in New York, as Ella Fitzgerald sung, is inviting. As the afterglow of summer fades, a chill descends over the city. It’s not an icy breeze, but is a cool change, ushering...

Tubing the Delaware River

The chance to go Tubing on the Delaware River has been on our American bucket list since first moving here. We finally had the chance on Labor Day weekend. Tubing is summer tradition for East Coast Americans. The chance to sit inside a large inner tube of air whilst floating with a beer...

Brooklyn Crab, Red Hook, Brooklyn

The best way to make the most of summer day drinking in New York is to spend the afternoon partying at the Brooklyn Crab. New York in summer is exciting, vibrant, humid and overcrowded, so take any chance to escape the craziness and find a place outdoors with ice cold drinks, games and a...

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, the Vegas of the east, the Jersey Shore (with real life Jersey Shore ‘celebrities’, the Boardwalk Empire and yes, the promise of gambling within a couple of hours of Manhattan. A weekend at AC was always going to end in sleep deprivation and a much lighter wallet. Situated...

Steel Pier, Atlantic City

The Steel Pier is one of the most iconic and dominant attractions on the Atlantic City boardwalk. The 300 meter long Steel Pier is one of the many parts of Atlantic City that has seen better days. It’s a common theme observed at every point along the kitschy boardwalk. And it’s sad...

Our First Philly Cheese steak, Philadelphia

Philly cheese steaks are the current “IT” food at hip eateries around the globe. We go to the place where they’ve been the IT food for one hundred years – Philadelphia. If you could take everything that was once good for you and cook it to the point that it’s now...