Posts Categorized: New York City

New York City by Night {photo diary}
New York City by Night

Everything changes at night. I find the nighttime more exciting, enticing. Daytime is lovely and fun…the night just has an air of mystery about it. Of course New York City never slows down, and that just makes the darkness even more electric.

New York City // Visiting Ellis Island

I remember reading books about Ellis Island when I was little, filled with grainy black and white photos of people from all corners of the world seeking entry into the US. I specifically remember the pictures of people getting medical exams and getting marked on their clothes depending on the results of those exams. For… Read more »

New York City // Brooklyn Museum

Manhattan is abundant in excellent museums, but crossing the river into Brooklyn for the Brooklyn Museum is absolutely worth the trip. Similar to my experience at the National Academy Museum, there were very few other guests that day, giving my mind space to wander and my feet permission to walk as leisurely as they wanted;… Read more »

New York City // National Academy Museum

If you’re looking for excellent museums that are both beautiful and interesting, New York City is certainly a good place to start looking. I was really looking forward to hitting the big ones like the Met, MoMa and Guggenheim, and didn’t give very much thought to other options; I figured those big ones would take… Read more »

New York City // first snapshots

I like to think of myself as a hardy traveler, one who can jump on a red-eye flight so I don’t “waste a day” of vacation being in transit. Passenger by night, tourist by day right? I think one of the most important lessons I learned on my trip to New York City was that… Read more »