SoHo & TriBeCa

Lower Manhattan, and in particular SoHo and Tribeca, have undergone deep transformations over the decades, more recently it changed from a period of abandonment to becoming the center of “fringe” lifestyle and then into a super hip and chic, fashionable locations where most celebrities who live in the city currently reside. During the 1970s this is where artists…

Lake Como

The 25th of April in Italy is a celebration of the Anniversary of the Liberation from the Nazi  occupation in 1945, and this year I celebrated this day with a trip to Lake Como, just north of Milano. It is a place for a romantic weekend get away, to relax on in the beautiful gardens that…

Manhattan’s Museums

Museums in New York are definitely more than what you can find on Museum Mile, they define the current trends in museum management, invent the way people visit and understand the arts. Here I included a few that are really worth a visit; they are some of the most beautiful museums I’ve ever visited! Metropolitan…

Sunday in Central Park

New York’s heart is Central Park, a 843 acres “garden” that strecthes from 59th street to 110th street. The park was designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux who won the competition to expand the park in 1857, with the “Greensward Plan”. After this project was concluded Olmsted became one of the most famous…

From Madison Square to the Village

The architecture in Manhattan will amaze you with how majestic it is, but I’ve always had a soft spot for one particular building that doesn’t stand out for its size but more if its peculiar shape. The Flatiron used to be one of the tallest buildings in the city after being completed in the 1900s,…

Midtown & Times Square

One of the reasons I love New York is that it’s so easy to find your way around! No need to zig zag though streets, getting lost thousands of times! For example if you take 42nd street you can find some of the most touristic and fascinating sights in the city! Before its renovation in…