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Magical Winter Day In Manhattan | New York City

If you missed Christmas in New York City this year, you can still live the winter dream by visiting anytime from now until April. The flight prices are likely down no matter where in the world you are traveling from and the magical atmosphere lives…

4 Best Vegetarian Spots You Need to Visit in Brooklyn

If you’re a vegetarian and you’re bound for Brooklyn, then you’re in luck. Anything is worth it if you can get a chance to taste the vegetarian food Brooklyn has to offer (including muggy subway travel in the summer and slushy, frozen sidewalks come wintertime).…
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Taking a Bike Tour of The Big Apple

​What comes to mind when you think of New York City? For most, it means larger than life skyscrapers with bustling sidewalks and streets filled with bumper to bumper taxis. There's no denying that NYC is a mega metropolis with sights that people all the…

10 Things You MUST Do In New York During The Holidays

If you want the perfect holiday season celebration this year, and are considering going to New York City for it, these are the “can’t miss” activities. And the best part is, most of them are free! I am a big believer in seeing new places…
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New York: Best Things To Do And Places To See

If you’re visiting New York City anytime soon then this list is for you. In it I capture the best bits of the city that never sleeps including its hidden gems, obvious favourites and some practical information for those who like to be prepared. Travelling…

Cool NYC Cocktail Bars – Drink Like A Rockstar!

Cool NYC Cocktail Bars ... or a few suggestions for what we think are the current best bars in New York City. ....It really started with [easyazon_link keywords="Sex and the City" locale="US" tag="tbelles-20"]Sex and the City[/easyazon_link]. Whatever you think about Carrie and her pals, the…
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Wineries In Long Island – Just A Short Drive From New York City

Wineries in Long Island? The land of Amy Fisher? The runner up for gold-chain-adorned, muscle-shirted, overly-tanned cheeseballs (clearly the Jersey Shore takes the #1 slot)? Am I seriously telling you that there are vineyards there…that you should visit? Yes, I am. And I’m the perfect…
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Best Chocolate in New York City

My obsession with chocolate travel is well documented on Travel Belles. Everywhere I travel I search out local chocolate shops and cafes. New York City is just the place to try all types of edibles - including chocolate. This spring I ended up traveling from my…
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Observations From The Suburbs to New York City

It’s easy for life in the suburbs to be tame. Here we are, living almost right on top of each other, but with our fences, driveways and diverse lawn mowing patterns. Our boundaries are very visible with sharp corners. As inhabitants we get excited over…
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