Posts Tagged: New York City

Travel
Must See in NYC – The First-Time Visitor’s Guide
October 18, 2018
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Must See in NYC – The First-Time Visitor’s Guide
It’s easy to think “I’ll never have enough time for it all” when planning your first visit to New York City. There is so much history and culture crammed into Manhattan, let alone the other four boroughs that make up the City. That’s why I’ve waited until after my sixth visit to write this list […]
The Arts
Art on the Street – NYC II
February 23, 2017
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Art on the Street – NYC II
New York street art is a high turnover business. New walls appear and disappear as fast as developers can tear down old buildings and replace them with shiny new ones. Not to mention the threat of other artists painting over your work, and legal walls being rotated through murals to keep the urban landscape fresh. […]
Culture
Foreign Cuisine Finder: Jewish Food in NYC
February 16, 2017
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Foreign Cuisine Finder: Jewish Food in NYC
You would be hard pressed finding a cuisine that isn’t available in the Big Apple, one of the most diverse and interesting aspects of the melting pot city is the array of international influences. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest population of  Jewish people outside of Israel, which makes it the perfect […]
Culture
Things to do in New York City (the Second Time)
February 9, 2017
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Things to do in New York City (the Second Time)
On the first visit, you scaled the Empire State Building, wandered Wall Street, cycled Central Park, saw a Broadway show, marveled at The Met, hiked the Hight Line and probably got up-close and personal with the Statue of Liberty. Now you‘re fortunate enough to be returning to New York City, so what will you do […]
Travel
2016 Duende Readers’ Favourites
December 22, 2016
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2016 Duende Readers’ Favourites
As another year of travel adventures draws to a close, I’m packing my suitcase and heading home Downunder for the first time in 18months. If you are fortunate enough to put your feet up over the silly season and are looking to catch up on some reading, may I suggest you begin with the Duende readers’ […]
Travel
10 Lessons Learnt The Hard Way Exploring NYC The First Time
September 8, 2016
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10 Lessons Learnt The Hard Way Exploring NYC The First Time
Even with Google at your fingertips, a Lonely Planet in your back pocket, and oodles of research there are still mistakes or at least lessons to be learnt in travel – that is part of its charm. Though nothing disastrous happened on my first Big Apple adventure, there were a few tips that would have saved […]
The Arts
New York City Street Art
May 19, 2016
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Art on the Street – New York City
What better place to experience street art than its childhood playground, New York City. There’s plenty of grey walls to liven up and old news to paint over in this urban jungle. There are statements to be made, messages to be sent and creative inspiration to pursue in the city that never sleeps. Beginning not far away […]
Design
Sputnik Chandeliers and Soulful Souvenirs in New York City
April 14, 2016
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Sputnik Chandeliers and Soulful Souvenirs in New York City
For a moment, imagine you’re attending a Met Opera performance… As you approach the arch-lined glass facade of the Opera House, you can see right into the warmly lit interior. There, a symphony of illuminated crystals sparkle over the inner atrium. Inside the theatre, another cluster of chandeliers centred by a grandiose starburst of crystals hangs […]