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Admit it — you have a nerdy side. We all do. That’s why we compiled a list of the seven nerdiest places you can visit. Feel free to geek out. For Star Wars Obsessives: Rancho Obi-Wan The Force will definitely be with you when you enter Rancho Obi Wan, the world’s largest... Read More

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Anthem of the Seas makes her New York debut
Anthem of the Seas in New York Harbor/Royal Caribbean International

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… Superstar Pitbull christened Norwegian Cruise Line‘s Norwegian Escape in Miami by smashing a bottle of champagne and singing hits like Don’t Stop the Party. In doing so, he earns the title of coolest cruise ship godfather... Read More

The lobby of New York City's 70 Park Avenue
Lobby sitting area/70 Park Avenue

New York City’s 70 Park Avenue, A Kimpton Hotel is unveiling a newly renovated lobby — complete with sophisticated metallic surfaces, jewel tones, and fireplace. Even better, the Midtown Manhattan hotel is offering special rates from $170 per night for winter stays so that you can check out the new digs. ... Read More

One of our favorite NYC food tours: City Food Tours' Lower East Side Artisan Food Tour
City Food Tours’ Lower East Side Artisan Food Tour/Leon Cato Photography

In New York City, travelers can enjoy cuisines from nearly every country on the planet — so it’s no wonder that many are opting for food tours to get some guidance. Frequently themed by neighborhood or type of food, some tours can teach more than most New Yorkers themselves know, in a short period... Read More

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The Carlton Hotel
Room at The Carlton Hotel, New York City

On Manhattan’s buttoned-up East Side, The Carlton Hotel caters to visitors who want the feel of a classic New York City hotel stay without the chintz and creaky furniture that you’ll find in some of the city’s grand dames. Here’s a look at this hotel… ... Read More

A guestroom at Ink48 hotel in New York City
An Ink48 guestroom/

Is it just us or did September fly by? Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us — and, luckily for those looking to spend a few days of the yuletide season in New York City, the four Kimpton hotels there are offering up to 40 percent... Read More

Oculus Rift Samsung Headset at the New York Marriott Marquis
Samsung virtual reality headset at the New York Marriott Marquis/Laura Motta

Last October, I wrote about Marriott’s efforts to use virtual reality technology in some of its hotels. At the time, it was somewhat unclear how the hotel brand was planning to find practical, day-to-day applications with this new toy — which admittedly, is pretty impressive and fun to use.... Read More

Candido Portinari's War & Peace Mural at the United Nations
Candido Portinari’s War mural at the UN/Laura Motta

There’s a strange joy that comes with going to Rome and stepping, for an instant, into a whole new country with a simple visit to the Vatican. Travelers to New York City can do the same, but they often don’t think of it, at United Nations Headquarters. Located technically not... Read More

Boro Hotel New York, Long Island City, New York City

The Long Island City neighborhood of Queens has become much trendier in recent years, welcoming hip eateries along boutique hotels like Z NYC and the Paper Factory Hotel. Now there’s one more new kid on the block: Boro Hotel New York. ... Read More

1538 The Ludlow Hotel
The Ludlow Hotel

Nothing helps us get through the pre-weekend slump like delicious hotel eye candy. The latest to catch our attention: The newly unveiled penthouse at The Ludlow Hotel, a barely year-old urban chic property by star hotelier Sean MacPherson. ... Read More

yotel new york premium cabin with smart bed

It was a late May weekend in New York City — which meant heavy flash rains and muddy streets. Having just gotten into the swing of spring, I was woefully underdressed on my way to Yotel on Tenth Avenue. Thank heavens, then, that I could get my keys straight... Read More

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beach in chatham, cape cod, ma

Vacations are short, and weekends are even shorter. And when the beach beckons with its sun, sand, and relaxation, you don’t want to spend most of the time stuck on the road. Luckily, you can skip the traffic and get to these great, easy-to-access beaches much more easily by... Read More

cantina rooftop nyc

Ever go somewhere and have such a great time that you never want to leave? The concept of a hybrid venue has been taking hold — be it some place that’s a cafe by day and a bar by night or a restaurant that turns into a nightclub after-hours... Read More

Greenwich Village, New York City, NY - Christine Wei
Christine Wei

Greenwich Village is one of New York City’s most beloved neighborhoods for good reason. Not only is it the home to a slew of celebrities and other trendy Manhattanites — or the setting of the hit ’90s sitcom Friends – the boho-chic neighborhood is also where you’ll find a whole host of hip restaurants... Read More

the ludlow new york city summer hotel deal
The Ludlow

It’s not every day that you find a hotel discount in New York City during the summer. Though Big Apple residents are on vacation, it’s peak tourist season. That’s why we’re so thrilled to see prices drop by nearly 55 percent this July and August at one chic hotel... Read More