NYC - Part one

Looking back at these has made me want to jump on the very next plane back to the Big Apple. I need to go back!

We crammed in so much in just a week and it still wasn't enough. There's so much more I want to see and do. In the first few days we caught a ferry over to Liberty Island where we saw the awe-inspsiring Statue of Liberty before we stopped off at Ellis Island. It was a shame some of it wasn't open (it's still recovering from Hurricane Sandy) but it was still interesting and mind-boggling reading about the sheer number of immigrants that came on those shores. I got to catch my first game of Baseball and I can't say I was overwhelmed. It's very stop and start meaning there are many times throughout the match when no one is playing. It was an experience i'm glad I had but I much prefer seeing a football match!

The view from the Empire State was insane. Up there with one of the best views i've seen hence why i'm grinning like a cheshire cat in the first picture. Like I said I loved Chelsea Village/Meatpacking as it really was picture perfect New York. It was just how I imagined what the city would look like. Rows and rows of brownstones lining the tree filled streets. It was also home to Chelsea Market which i'd love to go back and explore in closer detail. The vintage on sale was just asking for a rummage!

Finally I fulfilled a bucket list wish and rode in a horse and cart around Central Park. We had a charming Irish chap who reeled off random but interesting tibits. It was a tad smelly being sat next to the horse's behind but it was a lovely way to see the park. Pick a sunday like we did as no cars are allowed in the park!

Stay tuned for part two. I took a hell of a lot of pictures!


  1. Woww this looks like such an amazing trip, it's definitely somewhere I want to go one day! Can't wait for part two :)
    emmerliejay x

  2. I'm dying to go!!!! One day!! Love your photos, thanks for sharing :D

    Chloe x

  3. Thanks for sharing the photos - it's made me realise how much I miss NY. It sounds like you had a fantastic time out there. :)

  4. Ahh I love these pictures, I would love to visit one day! <3

    Jennie xo |

  5. I'm enjoying all of your pictures and I'm kinda turning green with envy :)

  6. I'm so jealous! I'm trying to persuade my Mum to join me on a trip! x

  7. Great pictures! I always wanted to do the horse and cart around Central Park but never found a willing companion...x

  8. Aaah I love your photos and I love how gloriously happy you look! :D I think I need to go back to NY, I wasn't as blown away as I thought I was going to be, but maybe I just didn't go with the right people! xxx

  9. Yaaay! Looks like you had the best time! x

  10. Oh yay, NYC!! I've always wanted to go and can't believe I haven't. Riding around Central Park in horse drawn carriage sounds fantastic! And you look SO cute!! xoxo


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