We awoke to what would be our final day in the city – what an amazing trip it has been. Although we were feeling sad at the thought of going home and even worse, back to work, we were determined to make the most of our last day in the city of dreams. Not before … More The Final Hurrah
As a massive wildlife lover animals and the natural world have been a huge focus of my travel destinations. I always try and fit in an opportunity to see a famous native species wherever I am in the world. This is quite a difficult task when you visit cities. However, having previously attended a wildlife … More The Bronx Zoo
After yesterday’s marathon of a day we thought we deserved to sleep in just a little! However, my mother hasn’t quite mastered this sleeping late skill yet and so she woke me up at 7.30 with her bustling around. We decided that even if we were not sleeping we should still take some time to … More NYC – Liberty Heights
I woke up to the crunching sound of my mum eating toast at 6.30a.m!! Clearly someone has not adjusted to the US time zone. After having some breakfast – I had spicy tuna rolls left over from dinner which were just as good the next day – we headed in to Times Square. Unbeknownst to … More Lights, Camera, Action!
Another day and yet more of this exciting city to explore. It was fast dawning on me that even though we are spending 6 days in New York we are going to have to miss so many great things. Even more of a reason to pack in as much as possible in the little time … More Food and Art
After all of our travelling having a whole night of sleep in a comfortable queen bed felt like a tiny slice of heaven. We awoke to a dull grey morning with views over to Manhattan and the Empire State Building. Absolute bliss. Breakfast was an interesting experience to say the least. The hotel – The … More An Introduction to the Big City – New York New York
The Journey The journey is not my favourite part of travelling but as budget air travel seems to involve doing as many stops as possible in far flung weird destinations I have learnt to embrace it. When booking our flights to New York I had mistakenly assumed they would be from Heathrow and therefore that … More EDI – JFK