Lower Manhattan streets

Some of the most famous tourist landmarks of New York are the New York Stock Exchange, the bronze ‘Charging Bull’ sculpture by Arturo Di Modica, Wall Street, and Tiffany’s. Yet until today, I hadn’t seen any of them. A few quick things I was taught on the tour, and photos below, from what was aContinue reading “Lower Manhattan streets”

Wandering Greenwich Village

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”

Brooklyn on foot

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”