I left my heart in New York

If you knew me personally, then you would understand visiting New York has been a complete dream of mine that I never envisaged would happen. Now here I am, sat in my bed with a nice cuppa tea about to tell you all about the beautiful and amazing adventures I embarked on in the city that never sleeps.

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There are countless of iconic places to visit in the big apple, once you think you have done them all, you stumble across something new. I spent 5 magical days here and feel extremely grateful to have experienced the many aspects of the city and to have seen some of the outstanding views New York has to offer.

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How to get the most out of your trip: APPRECIATE THE LITTLE THINGS.

From sitting in Central Park listening to the hustle and bustle of the city to stopping by a cute little coffee shop (you won’t have a problem there, you can’t go down one block without finding a StarBucks). The little things in life are the ones to take back with you.

As I was lucky enough to spend a whole working week in this place, I ventured out and made the most of the days I was there. I managed to catch sight of the dazzling views of the New York skyline (both night and day) at The Top of the Rock and also The Empire State Building. TIP: Purchase the ‘New York City Pass’ for all your site seeing and tourist attractions – $120 saving yourself a whopping $150 rather than buying individual tickets for each attraction. 

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Of course, I took advantage of catching a glimpse of the main attraction in the city of dreams, Times Square – I stayed in The Sheraton Times Square Hotel on 7th Avenue within the location of extreme tourism and flashing billboard lights, it gave me a sense of life and certainly enhanced my creative mind.

911 Memorial and Museum was an attraction that was a top priority on my list. It’s an extremely touchy subject so I don’t want to ramble on for too long, but I would highly recommend taking some time out to learn about the terrible event and remember those involved. The museum was something I had never experienced before, who knew such an extraordinary building could hold such a huge amount of information, honestly a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Let’s talk about FOOD!! One of my favourite topics obviously… I definitely took advantage of exploring the different flavours New York had to offer. Starting with $1 pizza, I know it sounds silly, right? But honestly, one of the best pizzas I have ever had (yes, I really did say that) I got to know that a lot of cuisines in the big apple were family owned which I found to be the best, TIP: Make sure to visit ‘Ray’s Pizza’ on 7th Avenue and “Ruby Tuesday’s” in Times Square. 

 

Brooklyn!!

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The atmosphere of a New York Yankees Game is unreal. YOU HAVE TO GO.

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The best thing I can take from this trip is all the incredible memories I have made, especially experiencing it with the one I love.

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