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Where to stay in New York: the best areas and hotels

New York City, the city that never sleeps! There are so many things to do in New York, it’s impossible to get bored: relaxing in Central Park, discover Times Square, see the statue of Liberty, visit the 9/11 memorial, get on top of the empire state building, etc. But figuring out where to stay in […]

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Where to stay in San Francisco: the best neighborhoods and hotels

San Francisco is the largest city in Northern California and a popular vacation spot in the US! It’s normal, there’s so much to do in San Francisco (also called SF!). Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf… I didn’t even mention the gastronomy, the beautiful parks, the rich culture and the museums. However, figuring out […]

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15 most beautiful cities in the US

Planning to visit the US, but you don’t know exactly where to go? This USA travel guide will help you out! This is such a large country, and there are numerous top places to visit the US. It’s more like a continent than a country! What to do in the US? I listed in this […]

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How to spend a weekend in Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon, on the westcoast of the US. This city has a special and unique atmosphere and you have to see it, especially if you’re traveling on the westcoast. Indeed, visiting Portland is discovering an alternative, industrial, hipster and environmentally friendly city. Before anything else it’s a […]

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San Francisco in 3 days: things to do

I had been thinking about visiting San Francisco for quite some time. During a trip on the westcoast, I finally had the opportunity to go to San Francisco! Sometimes we can feel like we’re not in the US. San Francisco is not too big so you can visit a good part of the city by […]

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Things to do in New York in the summer

We all know New York is the city that never sleeps. This statement in even truer summertime. The temperatures are higher and the locals are out, enjoying life and the numerous activities in the city. The city really comes alive and this is when you realize there are numerous things to do in New York […]

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Things to do in Chicago in spring

Wintry days in Chicago are really cold. No wonder locals and tourists are eagerly awaiting spring! Yes spring in Chicago means enjoying green spaces, farmer’s markets, plenty of events and festivals and cocktails on a fancy rooftop! It’s one of the best places to visit in Illinois! Are you wondering what are the things to […]

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How to spend 3 days in Austin, Texas

My visit to Austin in Texas was a lot different than what I was expecting. We all have those images and prejudices about Texas. Over there, they’re all cowboys, Texas is a giant desert where it’s scorching outside and there’s nothing there apart from three or four big cities, all the Texans are close-minded, not […]

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How to use the NYC subway

This is when I started traveling that I realized how fast, efficient and clear the subway in Paris (my hometown) is. When traveling elsewhere… It immediately gets more complicated! “How to use the New York subway? How does it work? I don’t understand all the signs…” Those are questions many travelers ask themselves and it’s […]

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Visit to the 9/11 memorial

We all remember what we were doing and where we were when we heard about the September 11th, 2001 attacks. Moreover, in my case, I had the opportunity to see the twin towers with my own eyes in the 1990s… The 9/11 memorial is located exactly where the twin towers were. Underground, there’s also the 9/11 […]

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Visit to Ellis Island museum

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Ellis Island was the entry point the United States for the immigrants coming from all over the world between 1892 and 1954. Most of these immigrants were the Jews persecuted in Europe, looking for a brighter future in the USA. Other immigrants were going to the United States to flee poverty, war, etc. Ellis Island […]

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Visiting New York City for the first time

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New York is probably the most popular city in the United States. People going to the US usually visit New York. Those who’ve never been in the US first think about the things to do in New York, before potentially going to see other cities. Yes, New York hosts more than 60 million tourists every […]

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3 days in Chicago itinerary

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I’ve already been to several US cities, but I was often hearing people say “You have to visit Chicago when you go to the US“. I even heard “Chicago is one of the very few US cities where I can see myself moving in“. I thought about it more and more often, and finally, I […]

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