When I go on a city break, I like to look at the well-known sights. Even better, I discover the hidden corners of the city. In May we spent a week in New York - in Manhattan and Brooklyn. There we did a New York street art tour and saw the works of the outdoor gallery "Bushwick Collective". I tell you about the tour and show you the most beautiful motives.
Experience New York City from above - with views of skyscrapers, Central Park or Statue of Liberty. Here are some tips on which New York Observation Decks are worth: Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, Empire State Building, or The Edge. In addition I show you photos with breathtaking views.
Flashing billboards, people dressed as Statue of Liberty and yellow taxis - many in Times Square are thinking of New York right away. This was our third time in town, for a week. Here's my top tip for a Hotel New York: At CitizenM, you'll be staying super centrally in Manhattan, experiencing affordable luxury at the 4 star hotel, with great design and fantastic views of hotel rooms and rooftop terraces.
One week in the "Big Apple" with my friend - a dream! See the city from above with the Empire State Building, visit Times Square, take a ferry ride past the Statue of Liberty, browse shops, and eat delicious food. I found a cheap nonstop flight: from Dusseldorf to New York with Eurowings, for just over 500 Euros per person. In about 8 hours back and in 7.5 hours overnight without a stopover. I'll tell you about our New York flight.
"That's paradise," Carsten said when we arrived at Kona Kai Resort. And who knows my rather sober-thinking friend, knows: This is a huge compliment! Also I was quickly completely thrilled by the bungalow complex with private beach, pool and tropical garden. Key Largo is the first place on the Florida Keys Islands, if you come by car from Miami as we do. I'll tell you with pictures of this particular hotel.
My first long-distance trip went to New York, since then my heart beats for the city. I share my love of Brooklyn with Ina Bohse. The travelogue author has lived there for almost three years. In this guest post, she shares her Brooklyn insider tips on the finest sights, hotels, restaurants and cafes.
Key West is colorful, crazy and fun-loving. Cuba is only 145 kilometers away. We do a guided bike ride on the Florida Keys. Come on tour with the "Conch Republic"!
10 days Florida round trip, that meant innumerable beautiful beaches. They had white sand, candy-colored lifeguard huts, and turquoise seas. At Sarasota, we saw the beach, which Dr. Beach and Tripadvisor the best beach in the US is: Siesta Beach. I'll tell you if it's worth the visit.
New Orleans first caught my eye in movies and TV shows. Was it James Bond, Interview with a Vampire or The Originals? I only know: I wanted to go there! I thought of colorful houses with wrought-iron balconies, horse-drawn carriages, paddle steamer, jazz and Creole cuisine. I'll show you my highlights in the historic Old Town French Quarter - with attractions, hotel and restaurants.
For 10 days I was with my friend on a tour of Florida. Our start and end point was Miami, most of the time we spent in Miami Beach. I'll tell you about the attractions along with the Ocean Drive party strip, the beautiful beach, the colorful lifeguard huts and the walking tour of the Art Deco District. With many photos and other Miami tips on weather, hotel, food and additional highlights in Florida's second largest city.