23 Spectacular New York Souvenirs to Remember Your Trip

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The first time I distinctly remember “go shopping” as a travel activity was on my family’s first trip to NYC when I was fifteen years old. The city just sparkled, and I couldn’t believe that you could just get whatever you wanted. You didn’t just have to pick up a kitschy t-shirt (though you could). … Read more

Penn Station: Sacrificial Lamb

If you’ve ever been to New York City, there’s a good chance you traveled through Penn Station at some point. And then you instantly regretted it. On today’s episode, my guest is Greg Young of the famous Bowery Boys podcast, and we talk about the sad history of Penn Station, and what it can mean … Read more

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most prominent landmarks in New York. Whether you choose to walk Brooklyn Bridge or simply appreciate it from afar, check out this interesting history of the bridge! Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe   The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge changed New York … Read more

New York’s Central Park

New York's Central Park

Listen to the Episode “New York’s Central Park” Subscribe in iTunes Other Listening Options Though it may seem like Central Park has always been a landmark for visitors and native New Yorkers alike, that’s not actually the case. The park, like much of the city, was very carefully mapped and planned out. But unlike the … Read more

How to Visit the Statue of Liberty, NYC’s UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage Site #2: The Statue of Liberty

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,With conquering limbs astride from land to land;Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall standA mighty woman with a torch, whose flameIs the imprisoned lightning, and her nameMOTHER OF EXILES. From her beacon-handGlows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes commandThe air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame. “Keep, ancient lands, your storied … Read more

A Fabulous Hamilton Inspired New York City Weekend

Hamilton Curtain Call

Once upon a time (May, 2016), my friend Ashley and I were on an epic western Irish road trip stalking Star Wars filming locations and chasing baby animals on the side of gorgeous mountain highways. What could make this time better? we asked ourselves. Thank god for Spotify, because the answer was so obvious. Listening … Read more