Everyone knows there’s nothing like seeing a show on Broadway. There’s a certain energy in those few blocks of Manhattan, a spark in the air that only exists on the stages of New York City. But, if you’re like most of us, how can you afford to go see a show when tickets can cost […]
Happy Fourth of July! This year, we went against our own advice and watched the Macy’s fireworks from the Manhattan side.
This abandoned railroad bridge spanning the Hudson River is an engineering marvel on the scale of the Eiffel Tower and Golden Gate Bridge. After years of disuse, it was recently opened as a pedestrian bridge connecting rail trail networks on both sides.
The carnival rides, freakshows, and sideshows may be (mostly) gone from the Coney Island Boardwalk, but there is still one event each year that brings out Coney Island’s freaky side – The Mermaid Parade.
Head across the Hudson to Weehawken, New Jersey for the best place to watch Macy’s New York City Fourth of July Spectacular. We head over at the last minute and secure a spot quickly and easily.
The new bicycle sharing program has popped up in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but is it worth it for visitors? We take a spin on one of these bright blue bikes in the West Village and share our thoughts.
Today, we are sitting on a sunny beach in Bali, Indonesia on the other side of the globe from New York and Washington DC. But, today, September 11, 2011, ten years after the most horrific day in my life and in our country’s history, our hearts and minds are 100% back home in the United […]
After an incredible 12-month life-changing journey stretching from Mexico to Antarctica, we were on our way back home! Bittersweetly, while packing our bags for the long trip, I was getting very nostalgic. Once upon a time, I was homesick and couldn’t wait to be back in the States. Now, Erik was eager to see our […]
On April 20, 2011, we boarded a plane in Buenos Aires headed for Mexico City. Exactly one year to the day we left on our adventure through Latin America. At the time, we really had no idea just how incredible and fun and humbling our journey would be. After returning back to New York, we […]
Six months ago today on April 20, 2010, we left the US and set off to see the world. This adventure is absolutely incredible and no matter how much we write about it, it will never come close to fully encapsulating our experience. You have to live it. In these past six months, we have […]