Backpacking in the USA: Top 5 Sights in New York City

New York is a beast of a city and I have so far just visited it twice. It holds some great memories, we held the Big Apple – great backpacking times with my friend Nina from Germany and Cassiano from Brazil. I first backpacked NYC in 2007, it was the same time I started this Read more about Backpacking in the USA: Top 5 Sights in New York City[…]

Five Good Quality Budget Hotels in New York City, USA

New York is a phenomenal city that attracts millions of visitors every year. When you visit sites like Hipmunk looking for a hotel in NYC, you are faced with a huge choice of places to stay. The city boasts over 2,000 hotels. In which case, you won’t know where to start, so you will message Read more about Five Good Quality Budget Hotels in New York City, USA[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Quirky Cafes in New York City, USA

New York City is overflowing with coffee shops. They are almost on every corner of every street in Manhattan. But brand name coffee shops start to get repetitive and worn and lose their appeal after your 11th or 12th straight cappuccino from the same place in the same paper cup. New York may not make Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Quirky Cafes in New York City, USA[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Cool Bars in Cortland, New York State, USA

The small city of Cortland in New York State may not immediately jump out at you as a city famous for drinking in, but it is often the smaller under-mined destinations that surprise you in this regard. Cortland, a city in which the NY Jets train during offseason, houses less than 20,000 people. However, when Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Cool Bars in Cortland, New York State, USA[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 6 Irish Pubs in New York City, USA

New York City is definitely not one of those “cities less travelled” and it crops up repeatedly in tourist magazines. However, aside from the touristic sights, coffee shops, and skyscrapers, one well-known fact about New York is that it has a fantastic night life and despite some drinking laws, it is generally a 24-hour city. Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 6 Irish Pubs in New York City, USA[…]

Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q

Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q Aer Lingus flies to North America via Dublin and offers low fares to New York, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, San Francisco and Toronto. Aer Lingus also connects to many great destinations across North America with their partner airlines. You can also now fly to Read more about Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q[…]

Backpacking in the States: My Return to New York City

So I’m still playing catch up on my crazy journeys over the last year and you might have read that I made it back to the USA for the first time in 7 years when I flew from San Jose in Costa Rica back into Atlanta, Georgia. I had a great time in Atlanta including Read more about Backpacking in the States: My Return to New York City[…]

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and 2013. This year I started off in Iraq on New Year’s Day and I have Read more about Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014[…]

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