“I want to be a part of it - New York, New York!”
After the earthquake a few days ago (which we admittedly didn't even notice because we were too busy shopping in the six storey Forever 21), we have another natural disaster on its way - Hurricane Irene. This has been coming up the east coast of America leaving a path of destruction and we are all hoping that it loses speed by the time it hits New York.
Just in case, we have decided to go out for a large late afternoon meal before we go and hibernate in our home, as Irene is expected to hit NYC some time around 2am. We head to a place which serves amazing ribs and seafood and which is one of the few places still open. 4 very full bellies later we go back to the apartment to settle in for a long night.
If you forget about the reason behind why we are doing it, there is actually something quite fun about being 'locked in.' We stay up for hours playing board games and card games, and talking about all sorts of things including reminiscing about our school days, whilst nibbling on...Read More
Big lights will inspire you
We love New York!
We have done so many fun things in New York and are quickly falling in love with this city (even if our hearts still lie in California).
Yesterday we went to Times Square and saw all the hustle and bustle, the bright lights and the performers. The place is so exciting and you can see that this really is the city of people passionately chasing their dreams. So we in turn went on and passionately followed ours - shopping until we dropped in New York City! From the six storey Forever 21 to the best candy store in the world, Dylan's Candy Bar, we barely sat down for a moment and were completely exhausted (but really happy with our purchases!) by the time we got back to the hotel.
Another day we went up the Rockefeller Centre to the Top of the Rock. People recommend going to the Empire State Observatory deck but I would recommend going up the Rockefeller Centre instead because then you can see the views of the city with the Empire State building in them. The...Read More
“Concrete jungle where dreams are made of”