Tagged with New York

Top Travel Tip: Fishs Eddy, New York

Top Travel Tip: Fishs Eddy, New York

Today’s tip: Fishs Eddy, New York I came across this shop many many years ago and I fell in love immediately. Fishs Eddy is a New York shop that sells delightful dinnerware and crockery and I am always blown away by their creative and beautiful designs. The flagship store is near Union Square on Broadway … Continue reading

3 months of travel in 3 minutes

3 months of travel in 3 minutes

Last year I was lucky enough to spend three whole months traveling.  I nearly made it all the way around the world from Europe, to the Middle East, through the US and around South East Asia. I saw some wonderful places, met fascinating people, and got to celebrate a few milestones with good friends. I … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: Astor Place Hair

Top Travel Tip: Astor Place Hair

Today’s Tip: Astor Place Hair Greenwich Village, New york Astor Hair  at 2 astor Place in Manhattan’s Greenwich VIllage is the real deal.  The basement babar shop has been cutting New Yorker’s locks for 65  years and they are still going strong. Down the steps and through the double doors, there is a bustling cutting … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: The Staten Island Ferry

Top Travel Tip: The Staten Island Ferry

Today’s Tip: The Staten Island Ferry, New York Manhattan has some of the most spectacular urban views in the country, and a perch onboard the Staten island ferry is a fabulous way to take in the scenery. Run by the city, the ferry’s primary role is to transport people between Staten Island and the southern … Continue reading

Zipping up the suitcase again

Zipping up the suitcase again

No matter how long a visit, I have with the Englishman, I never seem to realize it will come to and end, until its time to say goodbye. This time we had a full month in each other’s company. Something of a record for the past few years. We certainly crammed a lot into the … Continue reading

The view from the window seat

The view from the window seat

I always like to get a window seat if I can.  Not only so I can lean my head against the vibrating wall on long haul flights, but also for the view. A few years ago, I was flying somewhere from San Francisco, I forget where, and I happened to look out the window just … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: The Jane Hotel – New York

Top Travel Tip: The Jane Hotel – New York

Today’s Tip: The Jane Hotel Where to stay in New York?  The age old question.  Hotels in Manhattan are outrageously expensive.  Even crappy ones.  Its easy to pay $500 and up for a cramped, noisy, run-of-the-mill room. Enter The Jane.  Situated down quiet Jane street in the West Village, adjacent to the Meatpacking district, the … Continue reading

Setting sail for a summer of travel

Setting sail for a summer of travel

The only word to describe Nice at the moment is: glorious. The summer is in full Mediterranean bloom and the weather is beyond perfect. The deep aqua sea is putting on its best sparkle for the hordes of visitors who stare in awe and the magic golden sunshine saturates every corner of the city until … Continue reading

Water, Sewer, Gas, Electric

Water, Sewer, Gas, Electric

In my travels during the past couple of years, I started noticing all of the varied utility covers embedded in the roads and sidewalks in cities all over the world. I became so fascinated with the rustic, industrial, beauty of the water, sewer, gas and electric lines and covers, I have started a photographic collection … Continue reading