Often a day in history is remembered for many reasons. It may be a wedding, birthday or a significant milestone that was achieved. Other times we remember where we were on days of tragedy. There are certain world events that etch themselves into one’s mind and history books forever and September 11, 2001, was no exception. Many lives were affected by the horrific events that day in New York. In just a few short hours thousands of people lost their lives and millions of people from around the world were affected when one of the world’s great tragedies unfolded before our eyes.
Christmas in the USA is a time to celebrate and enjoy the festive season with family and friends, reflecting on the year that was with hopes of joy for the future. For some, this special season is a time to travel and explore, discovering the many ways Christmas is celebrated around the world. Here we look at the ten best places to spend Christmas in the USA, where the blessings of Christmas can be celebrated and observed.
“She has style, she has grace, she is Miss United States”. An apt line for the robed lady who has been welcoming visitors to American shores since 1886.
Which is the most visited city in the United States? OK, that was easy. But with over 30 million visitors per year, all keen to take their own bite of the big apple, this city has countless super-star attractions.
From famous movie scenes and instantly recognised landmarks, to restaurants and foods known the world over, it’s easy to get lost in this metropolis of paradoxes and delight. Here are ten of my favourite places to visit in New York City.
Manhattan – we’ve all seen the beautiful skyline pictures promising a city of excitement, glitz and glamour; and you will not be disappointed. When it comes to eating out in this enticing metropolis, you are spoiled for choice. Research shows there are approximately 18,700 restaurants to choose from in Manhattan alone, let alone the exciting boroughs such as Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens where countless more options are available.
To try them all in one year you would need to eat 51 meals per day…..that’s a lot of chedda’ yo! So, if you are going to make it in this highly competitive food industry, then you need to be good. And I mean really good!
Ah, New York, the city that never sleeps. Famous for its hot pretzel carts, gorgeous sky-line and some of the best shopping and entertainment in the world; visitors don’t have to look far for their next adventure.
But as much as we like to think we know New York through its many TV, film and movies that made this city cinematically famous, there are many other interesting facts that may come as a surprise. Here are 10 New York trivia facts you never knew.
Today’s guest post is from Amy Labbadia from Wanderforth.
New York is famed for its sights and sounds, but which landmarks should you endeavour to see on your getaway to the Big Apple? We’ve put together a list of 5 things to do in New York, so you’ll be in no doubt as to what is really worth checking out. From Central Park to the Statue of Liberty, your New York holiday is guaranteed to be action-packed and unforgettable.
Christmas is a time when family and friends come together to celebrate and catch up on the year that was, and whether it be a short distance from home or a longer journey, Christmas, for better or worse, usually means travel. In light of that we decided to put together a travel wish list of sorts – the 12 days of ‘Where in the US would I love to spend Christmas’.
The home of the gay rights movement, today many American cities continue to champion the legacy set by New York in 1969. Gay pride parades are a firm fixture on the calendar – and this is your chance to celebrate diversity in all its spectacular forms, while at the same time remembering the hard-fought achievements over the past four decades.
Here are our top five American pride parades.
The LA Dodgers baseball team recently sold for $2.15 billion making it the most expensive acquisition in the history of professional sports. From the history and tradition of the game to what has become “big league” corporate business, Americans love their sport – baseball being one of the most popular. So here is a list of 5 great ballpark stadiums that baseball fans will want to visit.