New York City Break: 9 Things to Avoid

Shey have never been to New York? New York, New York? The city that never sleeps? The “Concrete Jungle”? Not even in autumn? Well, enough hymns sung on the “Big Apple” will come to mind yourself. And should you happen to be in the travel preparations, the list of sightseeing recommendations from friends and acquaintances […]

Architecture: In Vienna on a journey through the whole world

City trips architecture In Vienna on a journey around the world Austria’s capital looks like Kyrgyzstan here and like Italy there. An architecture lecturer has captured this exoticism photographically on the doorstep. His pictures are a perfect means to satisfy the wanderlust. Status: 04:46 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes A touch of Saint Petersburg: […]

Visit to Queens, the underrated part of New York

Queens? What on earth is a Manhattan resident, let alone a tourist, doing in Queens? Of the five cities that make up New York, this one is ultimately the least known. Less known than Brooklyn, less well known even than Staten Island – Queens, that’s that Unknown landthrough which you drive when you want to […]

New York: Beyond Manhattan – 16 Tips for Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Brooklyn Heights FFor a short detour or for the whole day: this park is a must – because of its priceless view of the skyline and its diversity. In addition to the long promenade by the water, well-tended meadows invite you to picnic or laze around. The piers offer soccer, basketball […]

New York has more mountains for skiing than any other US state

Die Region New York State FROMApple-picking and in general, when they feel like nature, the residents of the Big Apple are drawn to New York. The northeastern US state is pretty much the opposite of the city of New York it shares its name with – sprawling, hilly, and more politically conservative than you’d think. […]

New York: The world is still all right in these bookstores

JWell, we’re still around – people who love books. Whereby “books” do not mean blocks of letters on any electronic equipment whose names we neither can nor want to remember. No, books – these are wonderful structures, printed on paper, glued between two book covers, hard covers or paperbacks. Word universes that belong to none […]

New York: inventor of the coolest logo doesn’t want any money to this day

City trips New Yorkers with a heart The inventor of the classic logo doesn’t want any money to this day Milton Glaser was in the cab as he scribbled his love letter to New York on an envelope. The logo became a classic and now brings in millions. But its inventor remains humble. Published on […]

Pier 55: New York is building a spectacular park in the Hudson River

City trips „Pier 55“ New York is building a spectacular park in the Hudson River History was made on New York’s Pier 54, but the investor itself will soon be history. They want to replace it with a park that will attract attention – but is not undisputed. Published on 11/26/2014 | Reading time: 3 […]

Staten Island: Lots of beach and greenery – that’s New York too

“After the one-story brick desert on the north coast of the island, at the Silbersee Park there are still trees, landscape, carefully trained to form a trellis and wind protection. Gentle road humps, tolerant of the vibrations of the land. Country houses from yesteryear, loyally reinforced with pillar porches, Greek made of wood … Casing […]

North Manhattan: This is a place tourists almost never find in New York

City trips North of Manhattan Tourists almost never find this place in New York New York has a new tourist attraction. The High Bridge was opened in the far north of Manhattan. If you cross it, you stand in the Bronx, the opposite of fashionable Manhattan. Published on 07/29/2015 | Reading time: 3 minutes The […]