Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?

Visit New York and one of the questions you get asked is always "did you visit Empire or Top of the Rock?". Of course we are talking about the Empire State Building or the Rockefeller Building.┬áIt seems like people are always talking up the virtues of one over another: "Top of the Rock gives you … Continue reading Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?

Travel Music

We all know that travel is life, but there is something that I consider to be just as important when I'm getting ready for a trip. Almost as soon as I've booked my ticket, I'm popping in the headphones and starting a new playlist. I don't mean finding a new playlist - I'm talking about … Continue reading Travel Music

A Birthday in Central Park

Up and down, up and down, the scenery flashed past as the carousel spun, taking us laughing riders nowhere and everywhere all at once. It was my 30th birthday and I'd been lucky enough to convince Wandering Beeb, my sister and her partner to spend it with me in New York. I've been a couple … Continue reading A Birthday in Central Park

Planes, Ships and Space Shuttles: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York

Whilst not all of our group wanted to visit the museum, Wandering Beeb sold it to me on the chance to see a real life space shuttle. Not something you do everyday, I was quite happy to give up a couple of hours of mooching about New York to visit the Intrepid Sea, Air and … Continue reading Planes, Ships and Space Shuttles: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York