The New York Diaries #2

My second day in New York was dedicated to the museums within the ‘Museum Mile’ on Fifth Avenue. But before I started exploring, I headed to UrbanSpace Vanderbilt, a very cool food market just behind Grand Central Station, to try out the incredible (and HUGE) donuts from Dough. Here are the photos from that day! O meu segundo dia em Nova Iorque foi dedicado aos museus da ‘Museum Mile’ na Quinta Avenida. Mas antes de começar a explorar, visitei o UrbanSpace Vanderbilt, um mercado de comida muito giro por trás da Grand Central Station, para experimentar os fantásticos (e ENORMES)…

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The New York Diaries #1

As you will probably know if you read my posts last week, I have recently gone to New York – something I had been dreaming about for years – and it was an incredible trip! The main source of inspiration for my trip itinerary was this post from Kate LaVie – it was super useful to see all of Kate’s recommendations by area and by activity, and I really enjoyed the places she mentioned, such as the view from the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park and Egg Shop for breakfast (among others!). If you’re planning a trip there,…

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NYC in Film/TV/Books

Before I left for New York, I revisited some of my favourite films, TV shows and books set in The Big Apple. Antes de partir para Nova Iorque, voltei a ver os meus filmes, programas de televisão e livros preferidos passados na Big Apple. Film Home Alone 2 Lost in New York This was the film that made me dream of going to New York one day. I was very young when I first saw it, but it remains one of my favourites, that I can watch anytime – especially when I need a pick me up.  From Kevin’s tour…

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Planning a trip // Planear uma viagem

By the time this post is published, I will hopefully be safe asleep (time difference and all…) in New York. It’s the first time I’ve taken a holiday this long to explore a city, and it’s also a dream come true – I’ve wanted to visit the city since I first saw Home Alone 2! Quando este post for publicado, devo estar a dormir profundamente (fusos horários e tal…) em Nova Iorque. É a primeira vez que faço umas férias de tanto tempo para visitar uma cidade e é também um sonho tornado realidade – quero visitar Nova Iorque desde…

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What’s in my Carry On?

The amount of times I looked through Pinterest for ‘Carry On Essentials’ over the past few months is unreal! I thought I’d share what I’m taking with me today as I am about to set off for the airport… A quantidade de vezes que corri o Pinterest em busca de ‘Essenciais de bagagem de mão’ nos últimos meses é surreal! Pensei então partilhar o que vou levar comigo visto que estou prestes a sair para o aeroporto… The Bag I’m lucky to be flying with BA who allows you to take two pieces of carry on with you. I am…

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