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Pike Place Markets in Seattle

Seattle might be rainy, but nothing dampens the mood of the bustling and lively Pike Place markets in Seattle that run along the river. We arrived to explore in the late afternoon so we could stroll around and finish with the sunset. As tacky as it may be, we couldn’t resist ducking into the original Starbucks, the first ever store of the now massively global brand. We had to wait a long time for our coffees...

Christmas in New York City: Time To Be Merry

Have you ever wondered what New York City is like at Christmas time? Well we were there just a week before the holiday so we are able to share some of our favourite things do in New York City at Christmas! Rockefeller Centre The most quintessential Christmas moment in New York has to be the tree and ice skating rink at Rockefeller Centre. Located right in Mid-town you can’t miss this beast of a tree. The...

Watching The New York Knicks @ Madison Square Garden (from the Nosebleed section)

A while ago in The Netherlands we booked our tickets to go see the New York Knicks vs Cleveland Cavaliers whilst we were travelling New York. I was pretty excited, as I’ve always wanted to watch an NBA game live! Finally, the day arrived and we trundled ourselves off to Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks. We entered the stadium with relative ease, nice organising NY! Our seats were located...

Wimdu Room Review: Mooning Around Manhattan

It was our first time to New York together. Since it was our first time, we really wanted to stay right on Manhattan Island! And why not? It’s the heart of the Big Apple and where all the action goes down. We wanted to be walking distance to cool stuff and be able to zip around on the Subway, should be do-able! The problem is there are not many hostels and the ones that do exist are priced ridiculously high,...

Five Non Touristy Reasons I’m Excited To Visit New York

New York is like Paris in the sense that it’s just one of those places you need to see in your life. Since I haven’t been before, you can imagine I’m getting incredibly excited as the date draws ever nearer (12th December – yes please!). We’ve already booked our international flights on Icelandair (flying via Reykjavik in Iceland, too bad I’ll only see the inside of the airport for a few...

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