August 4, 2014
NYC. Manhattan. 15 things to do and see in Central Park.

NYC. Manhattan. 15 things to do and see in Central Park.

... and enjoy the view over the Turle Pond and the Great Lawn.
Walk along the Mall...

(1.) Walk along the Mall…

Central Park Bethesda terrace

…to the Bethesda Terrace and Fountain (2).

Bethesda Fountain

Rent a boat on the lake or walk over the Bow Bridge

(3) Rent a boat on the lake or walk over the beautiful, cast-iron Bow Bridge (4).

Stop by the Loeb Boathouse for lunch or dinner.

(5) Stop by the Loeb Boathouse for lunch or dinner.

Play with model boats at Conservatory Water.

(6) Play with model boats at Conservatory Water…

... or climb atop the nearby Alice in Wonderland statue.

… or climb atop the nearby Alice in Wonderland statue (6).

Jog (or walk) around the Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

(7) Jog around the Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir on its 1.6 miles-long running…

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July 28, 2014
NYC. Roosevelt Island.

Roosevelt Island NYC

Queensboro Bridge

While in NYC last March I choose to visit Roosevelt Island, a 2-miles-long island which lies in the East River between Manhattan and Queens.

Roosevelt Island Tram

To get to the island you can either take the subway to the Roosevelt Island stop (F train) or take the Roosevelt Island tram at 59th Street / 2nd Avenue. The tram crosses the East River next to the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge and the view from its cabins are…

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April 18, 2014
NYC. Manhattan. “Park Avenue Paper Chase” by Alice Aycock.

NYC. Manhattan. “Park Avenue Paper Chase” by Alice Aycock.

Spin-The-Spin at 55th Street
Maelstrom at 52nd-53rd Street

Maelstrom at 52nd-53rd Street

Hoop-La at 53rd Street

Hoop-La at 53rd Street

Twin Vortexes at 54th Street

Twin Vortexes at 54th Street

Since March 8th and until July 20th six sculptures by american artist Alice Aycock grace the Park Avenue malls between 52nd and 57th Streets. There’s a 7th sculpture at 66th Street outside the Park Avenue Armory, which I unfortunately didn’t got to see since I was on my way to the Roosevelt Island tram station on…

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April 10, 2014
New York. Recap and favourite Instas.

New York. Recap and favourite Instas.

NYC2

After my week in Florida I flew to New York for 3 days, where I stayed at the wonderful Jane Hotel in the West Village. The rooms are teeny tiny, but equipped with everything you need and the staff is super friendly and helpful. Even though it was slightly over my budget (120$ per night) I loved my stay there and the convenient location helped me make the most of the short time I had in NY.

The Jane New York

On…

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April 1, 2014
NYC. Manhattan. Public Art. Clouds by Olaf Breuning.

NYC. Manhattan. Public Art. Clouds by Olaf Breuning.

Clouds at Central Park

Clouds at Central Park

Since beginning of March six bright blue clouds grace Doris C. Freedman Plaza, located at the corner of Central Park South and 5th Avenue. The artwork by swiss artist Olaf Breuning will be on view through August 24th.

Clouds by Olaf Breuning

More information can be found on the Public Art Fund website.

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February 24, 2014
NYC. In 3 weeks!!!

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December 23, 2013
NYC. Morningside Heights. Columbia University.
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December 23, 2013
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December 11, 2013
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December 6, 2013
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November 25, 2013
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November 25, 2013
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October 23, 2013
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September 1, 2013
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