New York City

Before I set out to travel the world, I called the city that doesn't sleep home for 13 years. Check out my New York City guides to help you make the most out of your time in my favorite city.

19 Best Cafes in Brooklyn: The Ultimate Guide

19 Best Cafes in Brooklyn: The Ultimate Guide

Brooklyn has an overwhelming number of coffee shops and cafes to choose from. Use this guide to find one of the best cafes in Brooklyn closest to you!

60 Best Things to Do in Upper Manhattan: A Uptown NYC Guide

60 Best Things to Do in Upper Manhattan: A Uptown NYC Guide

This is the ultimate guide to the best things to do in upper Manhattan. Both locals and tourists will find the perfect uptown activity for day or night!

66 Terrific Things to Do in Lower Manhattan: A Local’s Guide

66 Terrific Things to Do in Lower Manhattan: A Local’s Guide

With so many things to do in lower Manhattan, it can feel overwhelming, especially to tourists. This local’s guide is all you’ll need to make planning a breeze!

10 Best Coffee Shops in SoHo: The Ultimate SoHo Coffee Guide

10 Best Coffee Shops in SoHo: The Ultimate SoHo Coffee Guide

Are you wandering around SoHo craving your next coffee but not sure where to go? Use this guide to the best coffee shops in SoHo to get your caffeine fix ASAP!

16 Best Things to Do in Astoria, Queens: Ideas You’ll Love

16 Best Things to Do in Astoria, Queens: Ideas You’ll Love

Need a reason to venture out to Queens on your next trip to NYC? Check out this list of the best things to do in Astoria for all the inspiration you’ll need!

Best Coffee in Williamsburg: Where to Get Your Caffeine Fix

Best Coffee in Williamsburg: Where to Get Your Caffeine Fix

Looking for your next caffeine fix in Williamsburg? Don’t stress, just check out this list for all the answers on where to find the best coffee in Williamsburg!

25 Best Things to Do in Park Slope: Ideas From a Local

25 Best Things to Do in Park Slope: Ideas From a Local

Check out this ultimate list for the best things to do in Park Slope, with ideas for locals and tourists, to have the best visit to this Brooklyn neighborhood!

30 Best TV Shows Based in New York: The Ultimate Watch List

30 Best TV Shows Based in New York: The Ultimate Watch List

Want to travel to NYC without leaving the comfort of your own home? Watch one of these TV shows based in New York for the ultimate escape from everyday life!

How to Not Look Like a Tourist in NYC: 20 Tips From a Local

How to Not Look Like a Tourist in NYC: 20 Tips From a Local

Are you wondering how to not look like a tourist in NYC? As a local New Yorker, I’ve created the ultimate guide to help you fit in while visiting New York City!

The Best Breakfast in Tribeca: Delicious Ideas From A Local

The Best Breakfast in Tribeca: Delicious Ideas From A Local

Check out this list the next time you’re looking for the best breakfast in Tribeca. I’ve included everyday favorites, plus delicious weekend brunch options.

The Ultimate Local’s Guide to the 22 Best NYC Vintage Shops

The Ultimate Local’s Guide to the 22 Best NYC Vintage Shops

New York City has some of the best shopping in the world. To find something truly fashionable and unique, check out this list of the best NYC vintage shops!

42 Best Things to Do in NYC in the Winter: A Local’s Guide

42 Best Things to Do in NYC in the Winter: A Local’s Guide

Looking for something fun to do in the middle of winter in New York? Check out this guide for all the best things to do in NYC in the winter.

25 Exciting Things to Do in Times Square at Night

25 Exciting Things to Do in Times Square at Night

Are you looking for something fun to do in Times Square at night? This list has ideas for tourists and locals, you just have to decide which option to do first!

65 NYC Instagram Captions You’ll Love: Ideas For Everyone

65 NYC Instagram Captions You’ll Love: Ideas For Everyone

NYC may be one of the most photographed cities in the world. With these NYC Instagram captions, your photo will stand out on all of your friends’ feeds.

Spending One Day in Brooklyn: The Ultimate Visitors Guide

Spending One Day in Brooklyn: The Ultimate Visitors Guide

Spending one day in Brooklyn should be a requirement for all NYC tourists. Just follow my guide to find all the things in Brooklyn that you don’t want to miss.

London vs New York: Which is the More Iconic City?

London vs New York: Which is the More Iconic City?

If you had to choose between London vs New York, which iconic city would win? In case you need help deciding, I’ve rounded up everything you need to know!

14 Terrific Things to Do in Long Island City

14 Terrific Things to Do in Long Island City

Planning on venturing out of Manhattan? This guide includes ideas for both tourists and locals, who want to explore the best things to do in Long Island City.

26 Best Things to Do on the Upper East Side: A Local’s Guide

26 Best Things to Do on the Upper East Side: A Local’s Guide

As a local, the UES is one of my favorite neighborhoods in NYC. While you’re visiting, check out this list of the best things to do on the Upper East Side.

26 Best Things to Do in the West Village: Advice From a Local

26 Best Things to Do in the West Village: Advice From a Local

There’s way more to see in the village than just the iconic Friends apartment. This local’s guide will tell you all the best things to do in the West Village.

How to Spend 24 Hours in NYC According to a Local

How to Spend 24 Hours in NYC According to a Local

Spending just 24 hours in NYC isn’t ideal but totally worth doing! This guide with ideas from a local will help you make the most out of one day in NYC.

Paris vs New York: Which is the Greater Megacity?

Paris vs New York: Which is the Greater Megacity?

If you had to choose between Paris vs New York, which city would win? In case you need help deciding, I’ve rounded up everything you need to know!

Toronto vs New York: Which is the Better City?

Toronto vs New York: Which is the Better City?

Do you want to know the real winner in the Toronto vs New York debate? This breakdown of the differences between both cities is all you need to decide…

7 Best Croissants in NYC: Don’t Settle For Mediocrity

7 Best Croissants in NYC: Don’t Settle For Mediocrity

Don’t be a typical tourist, settling for the first mediocre breakfast spot you see. Read this post and then plan to devour one of the best croissants in NYC.

What to Pack for New York in Winter: 6 Packing Tips You Need

What to Pack for New York in Winter: 6 Packing Tips You Need

Packing for Winter in NYC can be tricky. These tips and tricks will save you tons of time. Check out the ultimate guide on what to pack for New York in Winter.

8 Best Upper East Side Coffee Shops: Get Your Caffeine Fix

8 Best Upper East Side Coffee Shops: Get Your Caffeine Fix

Looking for your next caffeine fix on the UES? These are the 8 best Upper East Side coffee shops that I’ll always stop at when that caffeine craving hits.

50 Best New York Quotes to Inspire Your Next Trip to NYC

50 Best New York Quotes to Inspire Your Next Trip to NYC

Thinking about booking a trip to NYC? Or just looking for the perfect quote to caption your Instagram photo with? Then check out my list of the best New York quotes.

Picnicking in Central Park: How to Have a Perfect NYC Picnic

Picnicking in Central Park: How to Have a Perfect NYC Picnic

Are you debating picnicking in Central Park while in NYC? I’ve included everything you need to to plan the perfect picnic. This iconic park is a must-see!

How to Make Friends in NYC: 10 Ways to Meet New People Fast

How to Make Friends in NYC: 10 Ways to Meet New People Fast

In a city of millions meeting, people should be easier, right? After 13 years in the city, I have lots of tips. Check out my guide on how to make friends in NYC.

Broadway Dress Code: What to Wear to a Broadway Show

Broadway Dress Code: What to Wear to a Broadway Show

Wondering what the Broadway dress code is? Picking the perfect outfit can be tough. Follow these tips and you won’t be too over or underdressed at the theater.

50 Exciting Things to Do in NYC at Night: The City Made for Night Owls

50 Exciting Things to Do in NYC at Night: The City Made for Night Owls

New York City comes alive as darkness descends and the lights flicker to life. Check out my go-to list of things to do in NYC at night.

Hidden Gems: 50 Non-Touristy Things to Do in NYC

Hidden Gems: 50 Non-Touristy Things to Do in NYC

Want to have a truly original New York holiday? Embrace this guide to the best non-touristy things to do in NYC and you’ll fit right in with the locals.

50 Romantic Things to Do in NYC: Let the City Be Your Third Wheel

50 Romantic Things to Do in NYC: Let the City Be Your Third Wheel

There’s romance around every corner in the city. You’re guaranteed to impress your date with one of these original and romantic things to do in NYC.

How to Hail a Cab Like a New Yorker

How to Hail a Cab Like a New Yorker

Catching a ride in one of New York City’s iconic yellow cab’s is a rite of passage. With my tips, you’ll learn how to hail a cab like a New Yorker in no time!

31 Best Things to Do in Central Park: My Favorite Spots as a Local

31 Best Things to Do in Central Park: My Favorite Spots as a Local

Are you looking for unique things to do in Central Park? I’ve listed all my favorite spots, so follow my lead and you’ll have a perfect visit to the park.

101 Best Things to Do in New York City: A Local’s Guide

101 Best Things to Do in New York City: A Local’s Guide

Check out my ultimate local’s guide to the best things to do in New York City. Including non-touristy things to do, it’ll be a trip you won’t soon forget.