Day nine. Bye to Fire Island Pines

With the holidays is like with sweets: there must be not enough of them, to want more ... Following this rule, we left Fire Island insatiable. And we would love to come back here. The great weather played its role, which intensified the regret of leaving. We know that after our departure it rained...

Day eight. On the beach!

Despite the heavy clouds in the sky and not too high temperature in the city on Sunday and Monday, we trusted the extremely optimistic weather forecast and booked a room for one night on Fire Island* specifically in Fire Island Pines. Here a small curiosity: the name of the island comes from the Du...

Entering 22nd century?

“Hudson Yards is a real estate development in the Chelsea and Hudson Yards neighbourhoods of Manhattan, New York City. It is the largest private real estate development in the United States by area. Upon completion, 13 of the 16 planned structures on the West Side of Midtown South would sit on a pla...

Day seven. Over the city?

After shopping at TJMax and Marshalls we had to rest in a park .... But not in an ordinary park! In the park called High Line, i.e. a park at heights. Once again, we are delighted with this brilliant idea of replacing old railway viaducts with a park of several kilometres above the streets of the ...

Ferry to Staten Island

Some travel guides tell you how to explore New York and at the smae time spend the least money. It is not easy because the prices are high. In our opinion, they increased by about 25% in 5 years. The subway went up the least. 2.75 - one trip, 33.00 – a metro card for 7 days! To see Manhattan at ni...

Day six. A cemetary

Since we’re staying in Brooklyn - we go for a Sunday walk through the Brooklyn Park (Prospect Park - modelled on the Central Park) and visit the grave of Leonard Bernstein at a beautiful cemetery: Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery, in a time of rapid urbanization when chur...

Is it just a railway station?

When wandering around New York you must not miss this beautiful place which does not remind others of a similar function. It impresses with its size, but above all with the beauty of the interior!! "Grand Central Terminal (colloquially referred to as Grand Central Station) - the commuter train stat...

Ikony, symbole Nowego Jorku

Everything has already been written about the Brooklyn Bridge. And it became one of the icons of New York. Its popularity means that crowds of tourists walk and masses of cyclists ride over it, which somewhat takes away the pleasure of watching impressive Manhattan. So read this: “The Brooklyn Bri...