Backpacking in NYC, USA

Doing New York on the Cheap Back in 2007: Some Good Travel Tips!

Carrying on from my 1,000th Blog Post and my reminiscing of Toronto, Canada on my last trip to North America got me thinking again. Do you know that I haven’t written about the USA for a few years?! In fact some people who follow my blog didn’t even realise I had been stateside yet – Read more about Doing New York on the Cheap Back in 2007: Some Good Travel Tips![…]

Backpacking in the USA: The White Stripes Trip to Staten Island, New York

While staying at Hostelling International at New York City (incidently the largest hostel in the USA), I had put my name down for a few of the hostel’s organised tours. One of these was a weekly Wednesday night free trip and tour of Staten Island. The ferry across was free after 6 pm I think. Read more about Backpacking in the USA: The White Stripes Trip to Staten Island, New York[…]

New York: Empire State Halo

“All free souls beware; a moon is in my head” sings Echo and the Bunnymen’s Ian McCullough back in 1997. I never had any ambition to visit New York. As a kid I had often admired the Empire State Building, as an adult I had always resented the whole “America [sic] is the best” thing, Read more about New York: Empire State Halo[…]

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