Chelsea Market, the High Line, and a walk around West Village

It was bagels again for breakfast, this time from Davidovich Bakery at Chelsea Market. It was a great place to start the day before it started getting busy. There are loads of outlets serving a wide variety of different foods, and this month they’ve gone all out on creepy-as-f**k Halloween displays. Don’t let it put … Continue reading Chelsea Market, the High Line, and a walk around West Village

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The Statue of Liberty and the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

We were in a mission this morning to make our reservation on the first ferry crossing to Liberty Island to see great Lady Liberty, so a swift breakfast was in order. Dunkin Donuts met our brief and so we briefly admired their Halloween donut names and grabbed our donuts and coffee to go. Mine was … Continue reading The Statue of Liberty and the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

9/11 Memorial, Times Square, and Plenty of Pickles

We started our morning on Sunday at Eataly, an Italian indoor market at the top of the Westfield WTC shopping mall. This is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys cooking or eating Italian food. No area of Italian cuisine is shortchanged at Eataly with separate zones celebrating cheese (including a mozzarella lab), pasta, … Continue reading 9/11 Memorial, Times Square, and Plenty of Pickles

Smorgasburg Market and Wandering Through Brooklyn

Aaaaand...we're in New York!! After having a few shambolic plane journeys over the summer, this one went refreshingly smoothly - the inevitable turbulence aside. Before we knew it we were through customs and on our way to Manhattan. After a brief pit stop at our hotel, we were off again in the direction of Smorgasburg … Continue reading Smorgasburg Market and Wandering Through Brooklyn