Food Fads in NYC: Try these Culinary Crazes!

New York City is a mecca filled with the latest trends, whether they be in fashion, technology…or food! Some foods have and always will be our go-to staples(NYC pizza, anyone?),  but every now and again there comes a new culinary craze that we can’t get enough of. When it comes to trendy foods, NYC has got you covered; we’ve picked 5 of the top food fads in 2016 and highlighted the best places to try them in NYC!Continue Reading


Top 5 Budapest’s Cafés with a Classical taste for Culture

The coffee houses of Budapest have a unique charm. Guests visiting the coffee shops here can admire the beautiful interiors that are deeply rooted in the city’s history, turning a simple coffee run into a rich cultural experience. Just one visit to a café around town will have you traveling back in time to the early 20th century, when Budapest was known as the city of cafés.Continue Reading


Explore Christmas Markets in Budapest


The Christmas season in Budapest is truly the most beautiful and a delightful sensory experience of the year: full of colours, festive sounds, and enticing smells. From mid-November through December, the city comes to life as outdoor holiday markets pop-up throughout the town selling arts and crafts, unique locally-produced souvenirs, clothing and so much more. Even if you don’t plan to do much shopping, the atmosphere is fun and many markets offer fantastic seasonal foods and warm drinks. Here is our list of the best Christmas Fairs and Markets in Budapest:Continue Reading

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Enchanted, Spectacular and Spooky, Oh My!

In NYC, Halloween is more than just a holiday, it’s a month-long celebration! From pumpkin carving and costume parades to spooky stories and creepy critter demonstrations, there’s a great mix of fun to be had this month leading up to All Hallows’ Eve. NYC’s biggest Halloween extravaganza is surely the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31st at 7pm, but don’t wait until then to start celebrating! Here are some other fantastic events around Manhattan that guarantee visitors a frighteningly good time:

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Wake Up with Coffee in NYC!

It’s no surprise that the city that never sleeps must be home to some of the best coffee shops! Even on vacation, we all need a little pick-me-up. Not only do all of our hotels offer complimentary coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day in our clubrooms, we’ve got the best recommendations for java in the city!  There are so many coffee spots to try and our fabulous intern, Christina,  has compiled a list of a few NYC local favorites!Continue Reading