Review of Central Park Carriage Rides

Carriage ride in Central Park

Valentine’s Day is upon us and it’s the time of year to plan romantic activities! While we didn’t visit New York City over this particular holiday, we did visit around Christmastime and booked a romantic private carriage ride that should be on any visitor’s travel itinerary if planning a romantic getaway in the city. Since


Review of NYC Ghosts tour

If you’re new to the blog, there’s one thing to know about me: I love ghost tours! I’ve gotten Rick to enjoy them so now when we travel we often look for either a ghost tour or food tour, or even better, when we can combine the two! So, going to New York City, it


Review: Ameritania at Times Square

One of our travel resolutions of 2022 was to use our credit card points for a weekend away and we settled on New York City. Once we had flights booked it was time to find a great place to stay. On our trip to New York City in early December 2022, we wanted to stay

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Christmas in New York City

Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center

One of our 2022 goals was to take a quick weekend trip with the credit card points we’ve racked up and we made it happen this month by sneaking away to New York City for a long weekend to enjoy the Christmas festivities in the Big Apple! It was a wonderful trip, minus a small

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24 hours in New York City

New York City Times Square

New York, New York! I was so excited for my first trip to the Big Apple and knew I’d love all the big city sights, noise, and the abundance of things to do, things to see, and things to eat and drink! And I was not disappointed. New York City is probably one of my

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4 cities with American history & culture

In honor of Independence Day, we’re highlighting four awesome American cities known for their deep ties to America’s history and also known for their distinctive vibe and culture. While it’s extremely hard to narrow it down to just four, I had to stick with a theme and wanted to spread it out across the country.

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25 must-do New York City activities

New York City

Heading to the Big Apple and looking for the best things to do in New York City? With so many iconic sites and plenty of museums, tours, and activities to keep you busy for weeks, you’ll be hard pressed to find ways to be bored in New York. Funnily enough, a trip to New York