I live in Brooklyn and have been in a mix of Brooklyn and Manhattan for the last 10+ years. I've also lived in London, Chicago and DC. I grew up in Oklahoma City and spend a lot of time in Memphis with family. I love to travel around the world so I have random tips and insights from many of my trips. I'm always planning my next adventure.
Hi Regan - I'm in Memphis a lot visiting family. Here are some recommendations I'd add to your list. For a good diner breakfast, hit up The Arcade. Or The Majestic Grille for something a little nicer. On barbeque, I'm... See More
First off, great choice to do a 2-night cruise. Given that the drive from Hanoi is 4 hours each way, 1 night just isn't enough time to give Ha Long Bay justice because the 8 hours cuts into your total time. I did a 2-night cruise... See More
Check out Bubby's in Tribeca - they are fabulous and everything is amazing. (plan for a long wait.) Locanda Verde nearby also has a delicious brunch (and dinner and everything else :) Those are my time tested favorites. I also... See More
I suppose it depends on what type of photos you like taking, but for Urban photos here are a few ideas. DUMBO Brooklyn is very popular for photos. There are old cobblestone streets and great views of the Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, East River... See More
My husband and I are in our early 30's and live in Brooklyn, New York. We love to visit historic sites, eat, drink, walk around and absorb the culture. We're flying into Athens in late May and have 7 days to visit the Cyclades islands, so that's time for 2-3... See More
For coffee, Stumptown Coffee Roasters: Ace Hotel is delish as is Ninth Street Espresso, but there are great spots in every neighborhood. Try downloading a free app on your phone called "The Scoop" from the New York Times.... See More
I recently came back from Siem Reap, Cambodia and just spent time at the Angkor Wat temple complex. I'd recommend staying downtown so you're close to the nightlife (Pub Street) and markets. I stayed at Neth Socheata Hotel ... See More