Next stop, NYC!


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It’s a long time since I’ve been to the States – over 10 years in fact. Somehow it’s never been top of my list, although I loved San Francisco. New York has always intrigued me; I love the buzz of big cities, but would it be too full-on?

In a couple of weeks time I’ll finally have chance to find out. It’s a while since I’ve had a chance to do some travel where I can just stay in one place for a few days and not have to worry about fitting everything into a short space of time. So far all we have planned is watching a Knicks game on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. I can’t wait to see all the Christmas lights (the tree at Rockefeller Plaza is lit the evening we arrive!) and I hope to visit MOMA and take a ferry ride.

Other than that, I’m open to ideas.

What was your favourite part of NYC?

I like quirky, offbeat places so I’d love to hear any tips on places to eat, drink and listen to great music.

  One thought on “Next stop, NYC!

  1. November 16, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    when I was in NYC a few years ago I had a great night of food and jazz music at a restaurant called The Garage in the village. I had a full week there, so that gave plenty of time to just walk around. The Cloisters is a very pretty place. We also went to the Studio Museum in Harlem which was really interesting for the afro-american art, and the area it was located in.

    Have a great trip, would love to go back!

    • mamiraua
      November 16, 2012 at 10:48 pm

      Thanks machi, great tips.

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