Travel Video of the Week: Amazing Landing at LaGuardia Airport

NYC flight

All you need to watch is the first 48 seconds of this video, which was shot by a passenger on a US Airways Shuttle flight from Boston to New York. The rest is booooring but if you’ve ever wondered what it looks like to fly over the island of Manhattan on a clear night, you […]

How To Have a Great Mother/Daughter NYC Getaway


Flowers? Done that! Spa gift certificate? Sent it! Agonizing over that perfect gift for Mother’s Day, which falls on May 13th this year? How about a getaway for some mother/daughter bonding? My mom loves New York City. We used to visit together annually when I lived in the United States, so my mom was beyond […]

New York City at Christmas


 I left off last week from Toronto. From there it was just a short (55-minute) flight to New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The taxi line at LGA was seriously a quarter of a mile long and not moving. I just shook my head in disbelief that none of the people waiting for a taxi knew to […]

Governor’s Island, NYC: Urban To Suburban In 10 Minutes


By: Natasha Conklin James Having lived within the 23 square miles of Manhattan for the better part of the past 10 years, it might surprise you to know that I have not visited many of the spaces and places that make New York such an interesting and exciting destination – both to reside in and […]

New York’s West Village Through A Historical Pub Crawl


By: Carly Blatt If you’re looking to join a pub crawl with a dash of history, an Uncle Sam’s New York tour might be just the right fit. Offering walking tours, pub crawls and nightlife tours throughout various neighborhoods in Manhattan, Uncle Sam’s fits a niche for people looking for an enjoyable alternative to the […]