Start your day in Brooklyn with breakfast at a cozy, hidden spot — The Little Sweet Cafe. The French-inspired eatery serves sweet and savory crêpes, along with a tantalizing and seemingly endless array of pastries. Top your breakfast off with either fresh coffee or a mimosa and grab the lone table next to the window to people watch. Your breakfast will be less than $15.
For another few dollars, you can get a ticket to the New York Transit Museum and spend the morning exploring the history of transportation in New York, from the expansive subway system to the life of a modern bus driver. Easily the coolest feature, though, is the collection of vintage trains, beautifully restored and still sitting on live tracks on the museum’s lowest level.
Grab a snack and a mid-day drink at The Hilton Brooklyn New York, just a few steps away. The downstairs bar and lounge offers drinks and a limited menu of light snacks, perfectly portioned for lunch. The quiet environment is relaxed enough that you can easily check a few emails if you’re traveling alone or enjoy some laid-back conversation with your traveling companion.
Another lunch or dinner option is Sottocasa, where you can get your Brooklyn pizza fix. The small and intimate eatery specializes in Neapolitan pizza and the servings are huge, but you’ll still want to get two of the multitude of pizza options to share, along with a little Italian beer and wine.
Visit one of the most popular arenas in the country, the Barclays Center, in the evening. Catch a Nets game, or, if you’re not into basketball, check the calendar for upcoming headliner concerts, including Cher (May 2), Twenty One Pilots (June 4) and Ariana Grande (June 14 and 15).
There are tons of places to hike around the world — possibly even dozen of options just miles from where you currently sit. But some hiking destinations are better than others. Here are a few that will be entirely unforgettable — along with some of the best ways to see them.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
In food capitals like New York City, foodie crazes seem to rise and set as quickly as the sun, but one trend that has endured for awhile now is the city’s penchant for regional Chinese cuisine, and the East Village is home to some of the city’s top spots for sampling your way through several of these regions.