20 foods that you must try in New York City by a native New Yorker

20 foods that you must try in New York City by a native New Yorker

If you’re visiting New York City, you’re probably salivating at the thought of the food in New York City.  As a native New Yorker living abroad, I got very hungry while writing this…but I hope that it provides some inspiration for some classic dishes and desserts that you must try in New York City.

I try to focus less on the cool instagram things, instead the classics that never change too much.  That said, I include some crowd favorites. I’ve included also the best places to buy these famous New York foods in New York City.

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Your insider guide to the Finger Lakes with the best things to do in the Finger Lakes

Your insider guide to the Finger Lakes with the best things to do in the Finger Lakes

I’m always shocked when I hear of East Coast residents who’ve never visited the Finger Lakes. There’s obviously more buzz surrounding the big apple than Upstate New York, but let’s be real.

There’s so much to do in the Finger Lakes region, and you’re missing out big time if you don’t explore it. Check out these best things to do in the Finger Lakes, and prepare yourself for a full guide to the Finger Lakes region ready at your service. The only question that you’ll have left at the end is, “So, when are we going?”

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20 Things Nobody Tells You About Visiting New York by a native New Yorker

20 Things Nobody Tells You About Visiting New York by a native New Yorker

I’m a proud New Yorker who was born and raised in New York City. When someone asks me what they should know when visiting New York for the first time, I don’t always know where to start as there’s so many things to do in New York. I’ve decided to take a different approach here with some NYC local secrets to help you navigate your trip better.

Expect some humorous tips for first time visitors to New York (although those on their fifth trip to NYC might find this travel advice helpful). I sincerely hope that these New York travel tips come in handy and help you avoid some of the mistakes that people make on their first trip to New York. 20 Insider tips for New York under the cut.

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Everything you need to know about traveling without a car in the United States

Everything you need to know about traveling without a car in the United States

As someone who is American and has never had a driver’s license, I am uniquely qualified to write about traveling in the United States without a car.  A lot of people say it can’t be done–and it will be miserable, however I’ve found that it has minimally impacted my experience traveling in the United States. This post will be about my experience living and traveling in the United States without a car and I hope that inspires you to travel in America in a more sustainable way! (more…)