Tag Archives: New York

New York City on a Budget

  New York is often mentioned as one of the top cities on everyone’s travel wishlist. National and international tourists flock to the city in the hopes of having the time of their lives, but these dreams are often postponed … Continue reading

The best Chinatown experiences outside Asia

One of our primary motivations to travel is the chance to witness different cultures. If you’re more of a thrifty kind of traveler, you may delight in the chance to kill two birds with one stone. You don’t have to … Continue reading

Ultimate guide to New York City Marathon

If you’re heading to New York and don’t fancy shelling out for an open-top tour bus, you could consider running around the city instead. Hoofing it for 26 miles on any terrain can be exhausting, but it’s cheap, it’s good … Continue reading

A City Trip to New York

This is a guest post by Alexandra Jackson, a blogger for SkyParkSecure. All photos are her own. New York is a mesmerising city offering many a dream-come-true moment and countless once in a life time experiences.  Like walking onto the … Continue reading

More fantastic time lapse videos

Remember those fantastic time-lapse vids we posted? Maaan…what an an effective way to capture the ambience of a city. Last time we had an inspiring look at some major cities including Paris, Rome, Berlin and Tokyo. This time we show … Continue reading

Top airport restaurants

Airport dining sounds about as much fun as medieval surgery. Greasy, undercooked, carelessly composed and poorly presented ‘food’ is pretty much standard fare in far too many airports. I’ll happily browse the duty free for deals on Absolut, Jim Beam … Continue reading

Ten top New York hotel restaurants

The Big Apple is a massive city with a population of over 8 million people. It’s not too hard to get lost out here. You might be something of an agoraphobic, or maybe you’re sick of hot dogs, or perhaps … Continue reading

Titanic facts

15th April this year marks the centenary of the Titanic’s maiden and only voyage. One hundred years ago the RMS Titanic set off from Southampton to New York. After only five days, disaster struck and the ‘Unsinkable’ ship hit an … Continue reading

Queen closes bedrooms for April Fools’ Day

Well, as if you didn’t know by now, the game is up: we aren’t offering any availability in Buckingham Palace or Kensington Palace. It was a nice thought, though. That said, it’s totally true that we’re on the cusp of … Continue reading

Street food around the world

Trying different dishes and snacks might just be one of the best parts of travelling. Street food is often cheap, very tasty and probably most true to the local cuisine. No matter where your travels take you, every country – … Continue reading