How to do New York on a budget and still have an amazing time!

New York, the city that never sleeps…but also a city renowned with big money! But that needn’t be the case. As self confessed budget travellers and having visited for the first time as a student we can safely say that with a bit of thought NYC can easily be an affordable trip for anyone’s budget! […]

Exploring Coney Island in Brooklyn…Off the beaten track & authentic New York

After watching “The Warriors” years back we were both keep to make our way down to Coney Island when we were in New York. The old time amusement park was somewhere I had visited back in 2008 and found only an eerie ghost town…but fast forward a few years and the height of summer and […]

The Top of The Rock vs The Empire State Building! Which to spend your money on!

Both the Rockefeller and The Empire State Building are well known and legendary buildings that are entrenched within the history of New York City. But lets admit it, as much as the Rockefeller is a great building, it’s the Empire State Building we come to see…but the question to ask is. Do you want to […]

Experiencing America’s Game: Baseball! A dream come true seeing the NY Mets!

Whilst on a once in a lifetime trip to New York to get married in 2013 I had my own additional dream to finally complete on this trip: To see the Mets play! On a warm June evening I finally made that a reality, watching America’s game with a box of popcorn in the greatest […]

Here’s how to spend the most amazing day in historic Boston, MA. (Day trip from NYC!)

Boston might seem a little out of the way from New York City but if you have the energy taking a day trip up to this amazing city is totally doable and utterly worthwhile. Whilst of course there is so much to cover in this beautiful and historic city it is also quite compact and […]

A (mostly FREE) day in WASHINGTON DC: Report and Guide!

Ever since I watched Forrest Gump as an 8 year old I have wanted to go to Washington, D.C. Not only that but as I grew up and learnt about events which really resonated with what I believed on such as martin Luther kings famous speech the longing to visited only grew. DC was somewhere […]