Communications & Social Media Strategist. Dutch/Polish. #Travel & #Culture blogger. Emerson College alumna (journalism and political communication).
New York City: Should we go to Beauty and Essex or Stanton Social?
Would recommend Stanton Social! Had a great time there, good service and the food is delicious - fun to share with a group, too! Beauty & Essex is really fun for drinks or going out later, I think. See More
New York City: In New York for 3 days, 1st time ever, and want to make the most of it!
Hi Jordan, That sounds really fun! So nice of you to ask on your friend's behalf! I submitted an answer for a day trip in NYC. Maybe that can inspire at least some ideas for great neighborhoods to see? :) https://www.trippy.com/question/New-York-City-Day-trip-in-New-York-City---Recommendations-2... See More
New York City: Cocktail bar with a view?
Hi Elspeth! What immediately comes to mind for a great view is The Standard New York! The drinks are pricier, but you could go for the view! Other ones that have great views The Empire Rooftop Bar & Lounge and The... See More
Boston: Date night in Boston, what restaurants can't be missed?
There are a lot of cozy restaurants in the South End. It's a fun, quiet area where mostly locals roam (so you can easily avoid loud, crowded areas). lived in the South End for a few years, and really loved the choices of restaurants. Favorites included Butcher... See More
Do you study the culture of places where you will travel?
Yes! I couldn't travel without reading a lot about a country first. It's very important to me to have a better understanding of a country's history, customs, and culture. Even something that seems as simple as body language, a smile, or understanding a greeting,... See More
New York City: Day trip in New York City - Recommendations
A day trip in NYC sounds great. :) If you enjoy walking around and photographing cities, then I'd definitely recommend High Line Park. You'll get some great views of the city from above. Grab a coffee/tea and dress warmly if you go. There... See More
Harlem: What cultural attractions should I see in Harlem?
Hi Courtney! So great that you're coming back to NYC and taking some time in Harlem :). I live in Harlem and absolutely love it. Some places I love: Apollo Theater - great to be in the same place as legendary artists like... See More
How do you continue learning a foreign language when you're home?
Great tips from everyone below! I can especially relate to Ben Lee's advice to read kids' books. It's a wonderful way to stay engaged with a language. Kids' TV shows or cartoons could also be fun. Another way (as suggested by Jacey) would be to find... See More
Brooklyn: What to do in Brooklyn during the cold winter months?
Mayra and Allison have some great suggestions - definitely check those out for indoor fun. If you're willing to venture outside (dress warmly), I'd highly recommend going to Brooklyn Bridge park with a camera for amazing views of the city. You... See More
Amsterdam: Affordable activities for couples.
Hi Talia, Mattheijs shared a good tip about exploring local markets, and I would agree. What's great about Amsterdam is that you can easily get around without spending a lot of money, and explore a lot on foot and by bike. Biking is also easy, if you... See More