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Experience the Big Apple

Exciting changes have been happening with my blog. I have officially moved the content over to its own site: www.experiencethebigapple.c...

Where Do Real New Yorkers Eat?

Many guests ask me, “What is a really great local restaurant that only locals know about.” The honest truth is, these don’t really exist....

OUTDOOR ICE SKATING

The Holiday Season is upon us, which means New York City is sprouting ice skating rinks like wild flowers in Spring! The choices can be...

October Activities

It’s October, one of the most magical times to be in New York City. There are so many Fall activities to do. It can actually be...

PIZZA

Eating pizza is a must for anyone visiting NYC. We have every type of pizza you can imagine, so no matter what you dietary needs, NYC...

Which Museum Should I Visit?

Tour guides often get asked what our favorite museums are, and the truth is, we will all have different answers because we all have...

BEST BAKERIES

Delicious baked goods are possibly my favorite thing in the whole world. It’s actually a very close toss up between baked good and...

Broadway on a Budget

Broadway is one of the biggest tourists draws in NYC, but tickets can be extremely pricey. Luckily, there are ways to see Broadway on...

WHICH BOAT CRUISE SHOULD I TAKE?

In New York City, you literally have your choice of pretty much any kind of boat cruise you can imagine; Booze cruises, lobster cruises,...

FLEET WEEK!

Fleet Week starts on May 21, and we need to be ready for the streets to be lined with thousands of daring service men and women who...

Where to Find Peace and Quiet

Noise is one of New York City’s most prominent features. Tourists often comment on how loud it is, while New Yorkers will use the noise...

WEDNESDAY ROUND UP

NYC is so full of awesome that there is no way little old me could have the time and resources to experience EVERYTHING. So, in an...

VISITING THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

This seems like such a simple topic, many will wonder why I am devoting an entire blog entry to it. The answer is simple - visiting the...

WHAT TO DO IN TIMES SQUARE

I was giving a tour to a lovely group from Texas who was given a lot of free time in Times Square. One of the chaperones asked me, “What...

EXPERIENCE THE BIG APPLE

The goal of this blog is to help you ‘Experience the Big Apple’ to its fullest - whether you are a local or first time visitor. Because...