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Walking on the High Line in New York
I think I can say I know New York pretty well. But walking on the High Line was a first. And let me tell you: it’s a must when you’re in the city. Especially when you have this gorgeous weather.

You won’t be the only one there though. I may have missed it the last time I was in New York (apparently it had just opened), but these days it’s one of the most popular places to hang out in Manhattan. So if you want to avoid the crowds, make sure you go early or right before it closes. And what better way to do that than to book a room in a hotel that’s built on top of the High Line? Read More »


Oh, how times have changed. When I moved to New York in 2003 I didn’t even drink coffee. And because there was no Starbucks in the Netherlands back then, I thought walking the streets with a Starbucks cup (not with coffee) in your hand was the coolest thing ever. These days, people are not only asking me if drinking coffee is all I do in London (based on the number of coffee pics on Instagram and here on the blog), I even make a list of the best coffee places in other cities when I travel (no Starbucks!). So let me show you the places that I think have the best coffee in NYC. Read More »