Wandering About: New York 2007

Welcome again, to another week of Wandering About. This time, I’ll tell you about my second time in the USA, and my first time in New York City in 2007 (I was there again a couple of years ago 🙂 ).


Let me tell you, New York is in my top 3 cities in the World! You know when you arrive somewhere and realize “this is a place I could see myself living in”? I got that feeling with just a few cities so far, and my Top 3 is: London, New York and San Francisco.

I went there in 2007 for yet another of my mom’s work conferences. But this time it was an all girls kind of thing, with my sister and my “sister” coming with us. (by “sister” I mean one of my mom’s business associates that looks more like my mother than me and my real sister, and she’s kind of a big sister to us). This trip actually began in Miami, then Orlando, then Atlanta and finally New York, but I’ll share the places in different posts, otherwise it would be too much.

View from the Empire State Building

View from the Empire State Building

My sister fell ill as soon as we got there, she might have had a stomach flu (I had one while in Atlanta), but she was missing her husband pretty bad by then, and that certainly didn’t help. So while me, mom and big sis were touring around the city, my real sister spent most of her time in the hotel room… what a shame. She tried, poor thing, but then we had to disembark a double decker so she could throw up in Central Park… very glamorous.

We ended up having one of the worst plane rides ever on our way to Portugal, that was not so much fun.

I really love New York. I love that I could walk all over Manhattan, that there was a Starbucks in every corner. Fifth Avenue and Central Park. Broadway and oh, the shows!!! That time we saw Mary Poppins and Chicago, the first one is amazing, people flying and everything, but Chicago was a let down, and I have to say that I think that the movie works way better.

The city has a life of it’s own, like everyone there walks with a purpose… I don’t even know how to explain it…

New York City makes me happy! So tell me, have you been to NYC? Do you like it?

12 thoughts on “Wandering About: New York 2007

  1. impossiblegirl123 says:

    I’ve never been to NYC, but I’ve been to a lot of places in North-West, aka Oregon and Washington State. I need to visit the East coast some day. (but what I really want to see is Chicago and New Orleans though)

  2. Josephine says:

    I honestly love this series of posts you’re doing but it’s giving me a bad case of wanderlust! Ah! I need to travel to New York so badly… It looks so wonderful!
    xoxo 💋

    • MyTinyObsessions says:

      lol! sorry!! 😛
      I love NY, mainly because of the rhythm of the city itself. it doesn’t stop, you have a coffee house every other door, bookstores, shops, museums, every kind of entertainment and culture just right there… I love it.

  3. Monique @ To Curl Up and Escape says:

    I LOVE New York! I live about a half hour train ride away in New Jersey, but I love the city so much I got a job in a bookstore in Manhattan. I don’t mind the commute there, it makes me happy 🙂 Perfect setting for a bookworm haha

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