After returning from my little vacation in New York City, I was looking forward to spending the summer in London. With no other breaks from work planned until the end of August, I wanted to enjoy the city and try to take it easy in all aspects of my life. I dreamed of weekends at … Continue reading This Summer, in London
There was so much I had to say about New York City, so much I wanted to write about. I have now reached the end of this series and I'm proud of the content I have published and shared with the world on this little corner of the Internet. New York put an end to … Continue reading Final remarks on New York City & unavoidable comparison to London
When I got to The Met, it hadn't opened yet. I sat on its steps. Now, if you were not a Gossip Girl fan you won't understand the meaning of this. One of the main characters, Upper East Sider Blair Waldorf, would go to sit on the steps of the Met during school breaks, with … Continue reading NYC Impressions: visiting The Met & reflecting upon the vandalism on The Temple of Dendur
This was the only grey day I had in New York City. I was just in Washington Square when some drops of rain - what was after all a false alarm - reached my forehead and my stomach immediately started complaining, as if on cue. No food had been received in a while. Indeed, I … Continue reading NYC Impressions – the American Diner cannot die
While I was in New York, I could not stop comparing it to London. These two cities are so similar in many ways, and yet also so different. And of course one of the main differences is in the height of its buildings. New York is the third city in the world with the highest … Continue reading NYC Impressions – What Makes a Skyscraper?