Enjoying Pubs in NYC Like Barney Stinson

If you’re a fan of the show, How I Met Your Mother, then you’re familiar with the gang’s primary hangout spot: MacLaren’s Pub. This bar was even based on a real life bar in NYC known as McGee’s. So, if you liked seeing Barney Stinson and friends having quality time at their ‘pub’, then here…… Continue reading Enjoying Pubs in NYC Like Barney Stinson

NYC Winter Essentials: What should I pack for New York in winter?

When in NYC, you’ve got to dress like a New Yorker! If you’re planning a trip to visit New York over the Holiday Season, gurl – bundle up! New York’s infamous winter chill can literally quote, unquote, freeze you if you’re not packing mindfully. Especially for someone who’s coming from a place where it doesn’t snow. Personally,…… Continue reading NYC Winter Essentials: What should I pack for New York in winter?

The Cost of Living in NYC for International Students

So, your hard work has finally paid off- you’re going to be living in New York in the fall! Your dream of studying in the Big Apple has come true! We’re sure it wasn’t easy, but you did it! Student life in NYC is a magical experience- we can only imagine what getting that acceptance…… Continue reading The Cost of Living in NYC for International Students

The Truth About Zero Waste Living in NYC

Does living in NYC and zero waste living really go hand in hand? Well, yes. There are New Yorkers who have done and documented it. Meet Béa Johnson. Her family of four generates only a small jar of waste each year. I know, we can’t believe it either. If this gets a little part of…… Continue reading The Truth About Zero Waste Living in NYC

A First-Time Renter’s Brilliant Guide to Living in NYC

Well, congratulations are in order, you just signed the lease to your first New York apartment! Your dream of living in NYC has finally come true! After all that day-dreaming, hard work, and lots of saving- you finally have the key, literally, to your dream! But since this is New York you’re probably going to…… Continue reading A First-Time Renter’s Brilliant Guide to Living in NYC

Podcasts Every New Yorker Should Listen To

If you’re like the average person stuck quarantining in the pandemic, you are probably on the hunt for fresh content to keep your mind engaged. Especially when living in NYC, self-isolation can be difficult. Whether you have hit a Netflix overdose, or simply need fresh perspectives to get you back in tune with the vibrancy…… Continue reading Podcasts Every New Yorker Should Listen To

New York Guide: Understanding The Five Famous Boroughs (Part 2)

Welcome back, fellow travelers! Thank you for joining us on another virtual tour where we take you through the five boroughs of New York. The city never ceases to marvel and captivate its travelers and even folks living in NYC itself. Contrary to what most people think, there’s more to the city than untouchable concrete…… Continue reading New York Guide: Understanding The Five Famous Boroughs (Part 2)

New York Guide: Understanding The Five Famous Boroughs (Part 1)

As someone who’s not acquainted with living in NYC, you may not realize the city has more to offer than Manhattan and Brooklyn alone. New York is a city rich in history and heritage with each Borough offering a unique flavor. So what exactly is a ‘borough’? Plainly put, a borough is a smaller city within…… Continue reading New York Guide: Understanding The Five Famous Boroughs (Part 1)

7 Things People Wished They Knew Before Moving To NYC

New York City is a prime destination for tourism and living. The social life, career opportunities and bragging rights can’t be beat! But the first year after moving to NYC can be really rough, especially if you move here without doing a little homework first or have friends in the city to turn to for…… Continue reading 7 Things People Wished They Knew Before Moving To NYC

The Five Most Instagrammable places in NYC

Snag that selfie stick, mount up your camera, and set out for the best places to take spots in NYC. New York has plenty of Instagram worthy places. If you just hang around long enough, a photo op will find you. Just one of the many perks of living in one of the most exciting…… Continue reading The Five Most Instagrammable places in NYC