Amtrak – New Summer Service – New York to The Berkshires

Something you don’t see very often from Amtrak is the unveiling of a new route. Specifically aimed at New Yorkers’ wanting to get away for a weekend, the new ‘Berkshire Flyer’ will start it’s operations from 08 July and run between New York’s Penn Station, NY and Pittsfield, MA. Departing Penn Station at 15.16 and arriving at 19.12 in Pittsfield. I would recommend that your … Continue reading Amtrak – New Summer Service – New York to The Berkshires

New York – City Climb – Hudson Yards

Attention daredevils visiting New York City. One of the newest attractions to be unveiled in Manhattan in the Hudson Yards¬†neighbourhood is the ‘City Climb’. Located at ‘The Edge’ those of you who are not faint hearted can scale the outside of the building and lean out over 1296ft to view the city like never before. This adrenaline rush doesn’t come cheap though. Tickets are priced … Continue reading New York – City Climb – Hudson Yards

New York – New Years Eve Times Square

In London revellers flock to the banks of the River Thames to see the firework display around the London Eye to herald the start of a new year. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the 2022 fireworks have already been cancelled. New Yorkers on the other hand can see the traditional ‘Ball Drop’ on 31st December in Times Square in person. Revellers will have to buy … Continue reading New York – New Years Eve Times Square

NYC Reveals Latest Tourist Video

With International travellers returning to America in November, NYC is one of many visitor and convention bureau’s kicking of their campaigns to entice eager tourists to their part of the states. Entry is for double vaccinated travellers from 08 November 2021 and having proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of arrival.  The latest New York & Co video campaign is features Broadway … Continue reading NYC Reveals Latest Tourist Video

New York City – Woolworth Building

The Woolworth Building in New York with it’s ‘Neo Gothic’ features was once the tallest building in the world and known as the ‘Cathedral of Commerce’. Located at 233 Broadway, Lower Manhattan it was built in 1913 and reached 792ft with 58 floors which made it the tallest building in the world, a record it held until 1930 when the Bank of Manhattan on Wall … Continue reading New York City – Woolworth Building

Road Trip Itineraries – Try These

Visitors to America that want to experience the open road and plan journeys along ”The Mother Road” – Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway for their bucket lists could add these suggestions to future adventures. Tip: Remember to factor in car rental and one way drop off fees into your budget Atlantic Coast – Maine to Miami 1,900 miles The I-95 runs from Maine … Continue reading Road Trip Itineraries – Try These

Penn Station – New York City – Spectacular New Hall Opens

After New York lost the original Penn Station to facilitate Madison Square Garden in the early 1960s and all that remained was an underground hall, New Yorkers are welcoming a new spectacular hall for Amtrak customers.  The Moynihan Train Hall opened on 1 January 2021 in the building that housed the Farley Road Post Office directly across from the Madison Square Garden/Penn Station entrance. The … Continue reading Penn Station – New York City – Spectacular New Hall Opens

Coronavirus – Broadway Remains in the Dark

Just announced and really bad news for the 97 thousand workers on New York’s Broadway is that the lights will not be going on until at least 30 May 2021.¬† The announcement has been made by the Broadway League that represents 41 Broadway Theatres. All ticket sales for the 41 shows have been suspended until next year. Patrons holding tickets in the anticipation of a … Continue reading Coronavirus – Broadway Remains in the Dark

Coronavirus – ‘Lockdown’ Cannonball Run Record will it stand?

I never knew that the Cannonball Run was actually a thing. I knew it was a movie with Burt Reynolds back in the day but didn’t realise that it was based a real rally. Taking advantage of the ‘Lockdown’ due to the Coronavirus Pandemic a new team driving a 2019 Audi A8 Sedan claim to have created a new record for the 3,000 mile journey … Continue reading Coronavirus – ‘Lockdown’ Cannonball Run Record will it stand?