New York City - December 2011

I needed to be in New York City and ended up having enough spare time to visit some of the attractions. In particular, I was able to visit the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center to see the Christmas Tree, Central Park, and a few other attractions.

Metropolitan Museum

I've been wanting to visit the Metropolitan Museum for quite some time as they have a fine collection of impressionist paintings, which are my favorite. …

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Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

I decided to visit the Museum of Modern Art as they have a wonderful collection of impressionistic art. This trip to New York City saw me seeking out the…

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Central Park

After visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I decided to walk down to Central Park via 5th Avenue and do some window shopping along the way. Along with the…

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Rockefeller Center

No trip to New York City at Christmas time is complete without visiting Rockefeller Center to see the Christmas tree, the skaters on the rink and the shows on…

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New York City Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) is the largest public library in North America and is one of the United States' most significant research libraries. I wanted…

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Bryant Park

Bryant Park. It is just behind the New York Public Library and it was a fun place to visit in the evening especially at this time of year as they have a bit of…

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Inside and Around Andaz Hotel

This trip I stayed at the Andaz Hotel because of its location which is close to everything: across from the New York Public Library and within walking distance…

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Times Square

No trip to New York City is complete without a night-time visit to Times Square. So, one evening I braved the cold and walked all over the square. It was…

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Macy's Department Store

Macy's Department Store is a must see at Christmas time. They create some wonderful Christmas displays on their store front windows and this year was not…

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Fifth Avenue

After leaving the Museum of Modern Art, I decided to go back to Fifth Avenue and then head South to Central Park. Along the way I did some window shopping and…

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911 Memorial

I decided to visit the 911 Memorial. It was a deeply moving and sad experience, but I am glad I did it.

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