Where to eat while in New York City

Jacks Wife Freda

Offering a homey environment and comfort food, this Soho bistro self-identifies as “South African Israeli Jewish Grandmother Cuisine” (a rather long, unwieldy, but accurate description).

Daniel

Located on the Upper East Side, this elegant and jacket-requiring restaurant offers diners supreme service of award winning French cuisine. Food critics have raved for 23 years about Executive Chef Bruel’s excellent ingredients and talent for unlocking all they have to offer.

Nobu

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa puts a modern spin on traditional Japanese cooking. Sushi made famous by celebrities and food critics brings customers of all ages. The atmosphere within evokes the beauty of the Japanese countryside with wood floors and stone walls.

Al Di La Trattoria

As one of the best spots in country for Italian food, this romantic and family-owned spot specializes in flavorful pastas paired with impeccable wine.

Black Seed Bagels

This modern shop offers hand-rolled, wood-oven baked bagels with spreads. Creative seasonal sandwich ideas rotate while make-your-own ingredients are always a possibility.

Milk Truck

The Milk Truck is a gourmet grilled cheese and milkshake food truck that is ideal for a quick bite to eat on the go. Each sandwich is made to order by hand in order to ensure delicious flavors.

Levain Bakery

The Levain Bakery offers cookies, breads, muffins, and much more to the people of the Upper West Side of New York City. Features in Refinery 29, Huffington Post, and USA today, Levain continues to provide the people with the sweetest baked goods.

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Where to stay while in New York City

The Plaza Hotel

This century-old elegant hotel across from Central Park has a castle-like appearance from the outside. Noted restaurants and bars, a fitness center, a business center, butler services, spa services, and even shopping are all found within The Plaza.

The Peninsula

Situated on Fifth Avenue, all your shopping, Central Park, Grand Central Station, and Times Square needs can be met within a quick walk. Spacious rooms offer inspiring city or park views.

Library Hotel

This book-themed hotel is located 1 block from the New York Public Library, 2 from Grand Central Station, and 4 from Times Square. Quaint rooms decorated with wood paneling and bookshelves offer guests quiet places to delve into one of the 6,000 books the hotel houses.

The NoMad Hotel

Right off of 28th street, the Nomad is famous for its glamorous interior design. The bohemian style of the room and the impeccable service ensure an excellent experience.

Soho Grand Hotel

As the first boutique hotel established in downtown Manhattan, the Soho Grand Hotel mimics Soho’s own architectural heritage with its own distinct materials and style. Because of the central location of the hotel, it provides free bike rentals to its guests!

The Roxy Hotel

Built around an 8-story atrium and a brilliantly lit street sign, you won’t miss The Roxy Hotel. This sleek modern hotel offers free coffee and snacks at a bar located on each floor, a movie theater, and free bike rentals.

 

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What to check out while in New York City

MET/MoMA

The Metropolitan Museum of art houses over 5,000 years of art from all corners of the world. Often times, they host festivals, events, classes, and exhibitions. The Modern Museum of Art displays works from van Gogh to Warhol and in categories from architecture to photography and even sculpture.

Central Park

One of the most visited urban parks in America. From the small zoo located within the park to the seasonal concerts (or ice skating in the winter), Central Park is full of activities and sights for visitors of all ages. With its endless paths and open meadows, the park beckons to both visitors and locals.

Top of the Empire State Building

Within the building are several exhibits and tours, all leading up to the observation decks. With a choice of two decks (the higher only accessible through a manually operated elevator), the building is more than just a view; it is an experience.

Stroll around Rockefeller Center

The Rockefeller Center spans 22 acres in the heart of the city and was declared a national landmark in 1987. Climb to the Top of the Rock to take in the view, ice skate on the iconic rink, and tour NBC Studios. The abundance of activities and sights can keep you busy for hours on end.

Go see a play

There are more than 40 professional Broadway Theaters in New York City. Choose a play with an engaging plot line or a musical starring one of your favorite actors.

 

The Metropolitan Opera

This world-renowned opera house brings tourists from all over the world to listen to crystal clear acoustics. Casts are often filled with famous singers and the experience is one of a kind.

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20 Things You Say When You’re a Travel Addict

According to the Meriam-Webster Dictionary, addiction is, “an unusually great interest in something or a need to do or have something.”

Here Are 20 things that you catch yourself saying when you become a travel addict.

  1. “UGH! I need to get out of this country for a while.”
  2. “It’s been too long since i’ve traveled”
  3. “Dude, let’s disappear for a weekend in Phuket.”
  4. “I can’t believe I just spent my last $600 on a flight to London.”
  5. “I ONLY went on 8 trips this year.”
  6. “How many vacation days do I have left at work?…Damn, none.”
  7. “I promise I’ll be home for the holidays this year.”
  8. “Backpack or duffle bag?”
  9. “I can’t travel for less than one week at a time.”
  10. “I need a new passport.”
  11. “Help me pick a new country to visit.”
  12. “Let’s play airport roulette!”
  13. “C’mon, let’s go to Croatia next week. I heard they’re having a beach festival.”
  14. “I know this guy in Brazil. Do you want to go chill with him next week?”
  15. “Sorry I missed your call.  I didn’t have service in the jungle yesterday.”
  16. “I can’t wait to take a nap on my flight to Prague.”
  17. “One week in Barcelona wasn’t enough.”
  18. “Crap, where did I put my passport?”
  19. “Whats the cheapest flight I can find from here to Europe?”
  20. “I shouldn’t have sold my car to buy more plane tickets.”

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