Tag Archives: Manhattan

Tuesday Deal Day: Pamper Your Pup at The Pierre, New York City

Make it a memorable trip for you and your favorite canine companion by treating yourselves to New York City luxury with the Pierre Pampered Pups Experience. The package add on is limited to dogs under 15 pounds and gives your pooch the luxury pampering you’ve come to expect from The Pierre. The package includes the […]

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NYC’s Metropolitan Museum Now Open 7 Days a Week

Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

For the first time in 42 years, New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is now open to the public 7 days a week, thus ending its policy of being closed on Mondays. This new schedule will go into effect at both the Museum’s main building located at the edge of Central Park along Fifth […]

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MoMA VIP Art Package from The Setai Fifth Avenue

exterior MoMA Manhattan NYC

I’m always on the lookout for cool, special packages that combine places to stay and things to do in remarkable ways.  What always catches my eye are value luxury travel opportunities – those locations, experiences, and travel opportunities that deliver over and above the price tag, regardless of what the price may be.  Sometimes it’s […]

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192 Countries in New York City: Visiting the United Nations Headquarters

Visiting the United Nations Headquarters is a little like visiting 192 countries all in one locations.  Located along the East River, at 760 United Nations Plaza, on First Avenue between 42nd & 48th in New York City, the  complex consists of the Secretariat Building, the domed General Assembly Building, the Conference Building and the Hammarskjold Library.  Although […]

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Top 150 Buildings in America

The American Institute of Architects announced the results of its annual poll and named the top 150 favorite structures across the United States.  Here are the Top Ten on the list: Empire State Building The White House Washington National Cathedral Thomas Jefferson Memorial Golden Gate Bridge U.S. Capitol Lincoln Memorial Biltmore Estates Chrysler Building Vietnam […]

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Tiffany Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a trip to New York City, and looking through recent information about current museum exhibits, it’s clear that I must plan a trip soon.  High on my list of things to see will be the Louis Comfort Tiffany Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Louis Comfort Tiffany was […]

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NYC: The Hudson River Bike Path to the Little Red Lighthouse

A guest post from my pal, Jeffrey Whelan. —————————- Yes, there really is a little red lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge. It is right at the edge of the Hudson River on the Manhattan side, and I have biked up to it many times. In recent years, New York City has spruced up and […]

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Happy 75th Birthday to the Empire State Building

75 years ago, on May 1st, 1931, the Empire State Building opened to the public. The idea for the skyscraper came from John J. Raskob, whose goal in the project was merely to outdo his former competitor, Walter Chrysler, and the Chrysler Building.  Raskob, and then Governor Al Smith, conspired to make sure that the […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]