Greenwich Village is full of history, tree-lined streets, ‘Federalist’ style housing, and a true neighbourhood feeling. It is no wonder it is one of the most in-demand (and expensive) places to live in New York CIty. On a recent walking tour of ‘the Village’, I snapped the photos below, and learned: Before property prices hiked,Continue reading “Wandering Greenwich Village”
On the weekend, I decided to venture across the East River, and explore a bit of Brooklyn — America’s first suburb. I went on an evening walking tour (which is, I am convinced, the best way to see and learn about a city) and these are some of the photos I took, and things IContinue reading “Brooklyn on foot”
Photos from an organised day tour to Washington D.C. More photos can be seen on Flickr.
Scroll down for gallery I’ve been lucky enough to stay in the Flatiron District a couple of times now and am a big fan of the area. Right in the centre of things, surrounded by buildings, business, parks and shopping, here are my five favourite things in the neighbourhood: 1. Grand buildings – the reasonContinue reading “My five favourite things: Flatiron District”
It isn’t quite as long or influential as Oprah’s list but these are my favourite things about Chelsea, where I’m currently staying with a generous friend. The High Line: This 1.45 mile/2.3 km long urban garden path built on a disused freight railway, is a lesson to cities of the world in making use of space.Continue reading “My five favourite things: Chelsea”