New York City

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19 Cheap & Free Things to do in New York City

When visiting New York City it’s easy to get overwhelmed at the prospect of what to do, especially as a budget traveller! NYC is hardly known for being a cheap city. But after visiting twice, for under $25usd/day (not including accomodation-that was about $70usd/night) for both of us to eat, drink and enjoy our days, we realized we found quite a few budget options! Budget travel tip: Get an unlimited Metrocard. They sell 7 and…

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My Favourite Photos in New York City

Weve visited New York City twice now. Once in the fall of 2015, and again in the fall of 2016. We quickly fell in love with the city, and made it a mission to see as much of it as we could. During that mission I took a TON of photos. I couldn’t just let the, hide away in a folder on my computer, so I decided to compile a few of my favourites here!…

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Free Food Tour of Greenwich Village, NYC

After our walking tour of Central Park went so well, we decided to search FreeToursByFoot for another tour to fit into our free day. There were 2 the fit the bill.. a graffiti walk around Harlem, or a food tour of Greenwich Village. As much as I like seeing street art, food tends to always swing the vote for us! By the time I booked, there was only one spot left on the tour.. So…

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Roadtrip Day 5: Museum of Natural History

Today was a super rainy day, so it’s a good thing our plan was to stay indoors at the American Museum of Natural History all day! Since we only brought sandals with us, our feet were pretty soaked by the time we got from the subway station to the entrance, though! Plenty of time to dry off while we wandered the museum. As soon as we walked in I was taken back to watching Night…

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Dreams Coming True: Day 1 in New York City

For our first day we decided to do something pretty typical… Figure out public transit and go see the Statue of Liberty! Had to stop for a REAL New York City pretzel¬†first, though! Seth loves pretzels, so it was pretty lucky that this was the first stand we saw when we walked out of Penn Station! Learning the Subway System First lesson in our transit adventure: Download Google maps to use offline!! The app is…

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The First Day of the Rest of Our Lives

You know that saying… ‘Today is the first day of the rest of your life’… That’s exactly how I feel today. Sure, we technically started out travel life 2.5 months ago. Buy we’ve enjoyed a pretty low-key summer with our family, in a town we know pretty well. Today the adventure truly begins. We’re off to New York City!!! A place that I’ve been dreaming about visiting for years! We’re getting a late start, and…

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