In order to balance the hecticness of the city, you need to find ways to ground yourself and find serenity in the concrete jungle. The traffic, cars honking, fast walking serious people, slowly walking sidewalk hogging tourists and the noise of constant construction, cars flying by, people talking and subways rattling can get to you on […]
In NYC around Valentine’s Day? Love romantic movies? Looking for something fun to do with your girlfriends or that special someone? I have a suggestion: Take the Romantic Movie Moments Tour! For approximately 2,5 hours you’re being driven around Manhattan in a comfortable bus guided by your local NYC actor/actress to keep you entertained while […]
Welcome to one of my favorite markets in NYC, The Chelsea Market. My first time here was in 2004 when a date brought me here for dinner. I just love strolling around with no rush, try different things (so much good food here!) and sit down for a juice from One Lucky Duck and people […]
Fall is here and I’m trying to get as much time outdoors as possible. I’ve spent every lunch break sitting on my rock (yes, I have my “own” rock in Central Park South) enjoying the last warm rays of the sun. No need for vitamin D supplements just yet.
The other day, when hubs had meeting in downtown, I decided to tag along and explore the area. His meeting lasted 3 hours so I had plenty time to walk around in the beautiful weather checking out the Stone Street where we also had lunch at Smorgaschef (delicious veggie meatballs, mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy and […]
I was doing a story about New York City’s food halls for my day job and needed to go take some photos of the Plaza Hotel’s Food Hall. I had no big expectations, I assumed it would be something similar to Harrod’s Food Hall in London, but smaller. But wow, I was truly impressed with […]
I’ve been wanting to try Ellary’s Greens since they opened, but just never quite made it there. Until my friend Mirva had her birthday lunch. Ellary’s menu focuses on natural, organic vegetarian food with limited meat and fish options. Butter and cream are banned from the kitchen. Menu clearly indicates what dishes are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free […]
I absolutely love Marimekko’s bold patterns and colors. My last purchase here was their Unikko tote bag, which is such a perfect bag for the spring/summer. I always carry it in my pocket book so that I can say “NO” to plastic bags at stores. Marimekko is a Finnish company based in Helsinki that has made […]