Articles Tagged ‘New York City’

EVERYTHING in the Gramercy Park Hotel is For Sale

EVERYTHING in the Gramercy Park Hotel is For Sale February 8, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
If you want a velvet tablecloth for the bargain price of $400, you are certainly in luck. Every-single-item in The Gramercy Park Hotel’s rooms are for sale, from the alarm clock to the martini shaker to the tongs in the ice bucket (a measly $40). So if you are into the whole dark, mansion-like,...

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center [PICS]

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center [PICS] December 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
 Nothing reminds us of the excitement of holiday travel like skating at Rockefeller Center. It may be one of the most “touristy” things you can do in New York City, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t one of the most fun too. Grab a hat, some freshly roasted chestnuts, and enjoy the...

Plenty of Hotels Offer Rental Bikes; Now, Skateboards

Plenty of Hotels Offer Rental Bikes; Now, Skateboards August 4, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Travel News | Read More
Finally, we don’t have to use those pesky bikes to get around on vacation anymore. Well, at least when we’re staying at the Nolitan in NYC. The new “luxury boutique hotel”, which opened mid-July in the Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan (that’s ‘North of Little Italy’...

Rooms with a View: Stunning Time Lapse Footage from 11 NYC Hotels

Rooms with a View: Stunning Time Lapse Footage from 11 NYC Hotels June 22, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
With work-free summer days within reach, take a moment to check out photographer Josh Owens‘ beautiful images of the Big Apple in a picturesque time lapse video aptly called “Manhattan in Motion.” In the early days of spring, Owens spent six weeks shooting images of the bustling island...

Oops! 9/11 Memorial is Missing Bathrooms

Oops! 9/11 Memorial is Missing Bathrooms June 10, 2011 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
It may sound a bit odd (at least, it does to us), but it looks like the 9/11 memorial in lower Manhattan isn’t going to have any toilets, according to Australian News.com. That’s right – the eight-acre plaza, which will be made up of two large reflecting pools and cascading waterfalls...

The Three Cunard Queens Grace NYC for Second Time Ever

The Three Cunard Queens Grace NYC for Second Time Ever January 26, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
New York City hosted an event that is about as rare as Halley’s Comet: Cunard Lines docked each of its three largest ships in the city, only the second time it’s been done. The three are the Queen Mary Two, the Queen Victoria, and the Queen Elizabeth. The three each have names that are well...

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis January 18, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Few sights rival seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow.  One of those things, however, is seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow and seeing a New Yorker use Park Avenue like it’s Lake Placid.  As NYC was inundated with fresh powder, one lone daredevil...

The New York City You’ll Never See

The New York City You’ll Never See January 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Many would call it the most popular and most visited destination in the world; and there’s a certain ambiance and experience behind a visit to New York City that you’ll find in few other places. Some of the most quintessential landmarks in the world can be found in the Big Apple, from Central...

Foursquare Check-In Required to Get Into New Year’s Eve Party

Foursquare Check-In Required to Get Into New Year’s Eve Party December 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As Mashable reports, this isn’t your typical Foursquare check-in. No, there’s not a bouncer at the door who lets you past when you show him that you have checked in. A couple of tech-savvy Brooklynites actually jerry-rigged their door so that when you check-in, the door unlocks, letting you...

Bedbug Travel Advice: Travel to Idaho

Bedbug Travel Advice: Travel to Idaho December 1, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
With the holiday travel season in full-swing, there are a few things that are on the forefront of traveler’s minds, including but not limited to; TSA frisks, making their flight on time, and new to this year’s travel scene, bed bugs. Originally a New York City phenomenon, bed bugs have obviously...