Last weekend I thought I’d get beach body ready with a feast on everything I wanted to eat: London is probably the hardest city for a diet, but the best one for brunch. Here are my reviews of Beany Green in Broadgate Circle, the Boxpark Shoreditch’s Voodoo Rays and the marvellously decadent brunch at Bourne … More Things I ate last weekend: Beany Green, Vodoo Rays, Bourne & Hollingsworth brunch review
If you feel like you’ve already seen everything that New York has to offer, here’s a way to spend your weekend a bit less like a tourist. Max Brenner, on Broadway, is a restaurant and a shop offering a whole bunch of different chocolate dishes – including fondue and chocolate pizza. The ideal place for … More A different day in New York: chocolate brunch, the High Line and a baseball game
If in London Shoreditch is your kind of place, there are plenty of places you will love in New York. As mentioned in another post, Williamsburg is New York’s Shoreditch. Have breakfast at the Ange Noir Café on Varet Street. It makes amazing porridge with honey, nuts and seasonal fruit as well as kale smoothies. … More Things to check out in New York if you love Shoreditch
Here are some of the pictures from New York’s main sights: the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Broadway, Times Square, the Museum of Modern Art,Ground Zero and Lady Liberty from the free Staten Island Cruise. Ecco alcune foto dai più important luoghi turistici di New York: l’Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Broadway, Times … More Touristy views of New York
Taking a walk down New York’s bridges is a must-do if you like breath-taking views. My advice is: get off on the Metro’s Chambers Street stop on the J line and walk down Brooklyn Bridge.
Williamsburg has been defined as New York’s equivalent of London’s Shoreditch. A mixture between industrial areas and up-and-coming bars, between shady corners and sketchy street art, Williamsburg hosts New York’s hipster community.
McSorley’s Old Ale House is the oldest “Irish” tavern in New York City.
If Williamsburg is New York’s Shoreditch, Park Slope can be its Dalston. Still not completely gentrified, Park Slope, Brooklyn, is still a mix between quirky cafés selling kale smoothies and buildings that are falling apart; between bearded and tattooed hipsters and dodgy-looking tramps; between sketchy youngsters and families. Life here seems cosy, artsy and healthy. … More Life in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
Ever wondered where you could buy superhero gear? Then 826 NYC‘s Superhero Supply co. in Brooklyn is the place for you. But don’t be fooled by the capes and invisibility boosters: the superheroes are a front for another secret identity.
Read about a nine-hour flight, a yellow taxi, a sleepless day, my first couchsurfing host and my first tour of New York’s version of Shoreditch: Brooklyn.