August Monthly Archives

Eyelashes & pink blush

Columbus Circle is by far one of the busiest intersections in Manhattan. (Ok, you might say it’s not crazy busy in the photos but we were there early morning on a Saturday !! Guess it’s quieter at some moments !!!) Located at the southwest corner of Central Park, the circle is named after Christopher Columbus and the statue in the middle of the plaza represents …

Feeling blue

Roosevelt Island is probably not the first place you would think to go to as a local or a tourist. But the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park is actually worth the detour ! The triangular park, with its lined trees, is the perfect place to gather your thoughts while overlooking Manhattan ! The Franklin D. Roosevelt memorial hosts all sorts of free activities and …

A masculine touch

New York City has over 80 museums (within the five boroughs) and some are the largest in the world. The American Museum of Natural History is one of them ! Housing 45 permanent exhibitions, a planetarium and a library, you can easily lose track of time ! It’s a fascinating museum where you’ll find the evolution of life and beyond, plus everything you need to …

Out of the box(y)

As my gem hunt continues, I found this magnificent garden in the Upper West Side. It’s privately owned but open to the public and it’s blooming with flowers !! The garden is taken care of by volunteers and hosts free activities throughout the summer. The scenery is colourful and the garden is quiet, definitely a place to unwind ! The Westside Community Garden is on …

Modern retro

Downtown Manhattan is very popular among tourists but it has a lot to offer beyond Wall Street, think about the Sea Port, the Elevated Acre, Stone Street, Battery Park City… I love this area because of its architecture ! Courts, the City Hall, the Manhattan Borough President, Churches, the New York Stock Exchange, One World Trade Center, and so on. A neighborhood definitely worth exploring …