New York

New York Revisited: Solitary and Renewed in New York, New York

New York Revisited: Solitary and Renewed in New York, New York

Why I went here? I generally do not need a specific reason to go to New York. I loved the city since my first visit and the sentiment has not left me since. This time however, it served as a strategic stop on my way to Rome. It has been a couple of years since my last visit and it felt like the right time to see some family as well. Oh, and of course, it was Fleet Week! …

Invigorating yet Homely in New York, New York

Invigorating yet Homely in New York, New York

Why I went here? My first time in New York was the first summer after immigrating to the United States from the Philippines. As a gesture of hospitality, my uncle who resides there invited me to spend the summer with them. From that moment on, I was a New York lover. The city, with its tall buildings and bustling streets, reminded me so much of home. …