Tag Archives: New York

Brooklyn Book Festival: Tips for NYC’s Best Book Event

the brooklyn book festival

Welcome to New York City’s (Free!) Brooklyn Book Festival. The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of the best literary festivals in the world. This bookish event takes place every September in Brooklyn. While the festival lasts an entire week, with a variety of speakers to suit every literary taste under the sun, the best day […]

11 Tips for Visiting New York City for the First Time

tips for visiting new york city for the first time

Need some tips for visiting New York City for the first time? Look nowhere else! I got you awesome travelers covered (as always), and hope you have an amazing upcoming trip to New York City! Now disclaimer: New York is one of my favorite cities in the entire world. I’m lucky to live nearby so […]

Solo Travel New York: 10 Reasons to Go to NYC Alone

traveling to new york alone

New York City is a great place for traveling alone. In fact, the Big Apple is one of my favorite places on earth. Despite its crowds, New York City’s energy rejuvenates me and inspires me even when I don’t have any cool solo trips planned. And I’m lucky enough to live a mere forty-five minutes […]

A Reader’s Paradise: A Visit to the Strand Bookstore NYC

the strand bookstore nyc

As readers, we all adore our local and independent bookstores. These incredible places usually promise customers many literary treats including rare editions, cool community events, hilarious coffee mugs, and so much more. As for me, independent bookstores are among my favorite places to turn off my brain and explore new titles that I don’t often see […]

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City

visiting the 9/11 memorial

When I wrote this guide, it was Memorial Day Weekend in the United States. For many Americans, this weekend ushers in the official start of summer. I know I’m ready to unwind at the Jersey Shore. Toes in the sand, kindle charged to 100%, big sunglasses, and afternoon naps. Sounds perfect, huh? But, even though […]