NYC Art: Exploring The Guggenheim

The Guggenheim Museum is a New York City icon and its praise is very well deserved. Frank Loyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece is synonymous with Manhattan. Walking along Museum Mile on the Upper East Side the Guggenheim is the showstopper. It’s a modern and unusual wonder among many gilded age New York mansions and buildings.  Viewing […] Read more…

Miss Van

Coney Island’s Best Street Art

Coney Island is this awkward little paradise in south Brooklyn. Right on the water and full of fun and entertainment. Luna parks, roller coasters, freak shows and hot dog eating contests. It seems to be a perfect location for an artistic community to thrive. Most areas of New York never disappoint when it comes to […] Read more…

Welcome to Coney Island!

Welcome to Coney Island! In the far south of Brooklyn, New York there is this little time-warp of a neighborhood called Coney Island. Where the beach meets ferris wheels and roller coasters and where the board walk meets the freak show. Coney Island is an explosion of screaming children, bumper cars and hot dog eating […] Read more…

Queens Best Street Art

Queens is only a short hop skip and a jump from midtown Manhattan. Although this burough is large and mostly suburban the little areas of Long Island City and Astoria are just as fun and full of life has anything in Manhattan. On my ever continuing quest to find amazing street art Queens was a […] Read more…

4th of JULY

The Perfect 4th of July in NYC

Happy 4th of July from New York City! The American North East has a certain patriotism to it that other U.S. regions don’t quite have. If you’re in one of the original 13 colonies then on July 4th then you’ll experience a massive dose of red, white and blue. Having the great fortune of spending […] Read more…

The Joy Of The Amsterdam Bloemenmarkt

The Bloemenmarkt (or Flower Market) of Amsterdam is truly a sight for sore eyes. As if Amsterdam weren’t beautiful enough! This market is located on the Singel Canal and is the world’s only “floating” market. Meaning each vendor is on top of a barge on the water. The variety of flowers here is overwhelming! Tulips […] Read more…

Country Hopping Made Simple

I love Europe. It is a continent of endless wonders. With 50 countries and over 200 languages spoken Europe has striking variety and tons of adventure waiting to be discovered. Some of the smallest countries and regions in the world are in Europe making them easily accessible but often overlooked. Exploring as much as possible […] Read more…

All Things Amsterdam

If you’re fortunate enough to travel the world you know that there are certain places that make you want to uproot your entire life, learn another language, take a new job and completely start anew. All for sake of a country or city you find to be so beautiful, that it’s worth it! To me, […] Read more…

Paris’ Best Street Art

Who doesn’t love Paris? This city has it all. While it may be crowded it is easy to see why throngs of people spill into the city year-round. The artistic spirit is more present here than anywhere in the world. From Renaissance at The Louvre, Impressionism at The Orsay, and contemporary alternative at Palais de […] Read more…

Loving The Lower East Side

When exploring New York City you’re bound to find a little bit of everything. Every neighborhood has it’s own personality. From the very posh to the very gritty. Now, I’m going to focus on the grittier side of the city: The Lower East Side. Truth is, this neighborhood used to be a dump. A “You’ll […] Read more…

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