itinerary, New York City, Reviews, usa

New York City – The City that Never Sleeps

New York City, the city that never sleeps… literally

E&J’s Travel Tips:
Yellow cab from JFK to Manhattan fixed fee of $52 (+taxes and tip)
Rockefeller centre at night is best view
Eating out can be pricey, but there’s plenty of cheap healthy options
Thinking of climbing to the crown of the Statue of Liberty? Don’t bother
Expect to pay a gratuity tip a lot of the time. It’s expected
Walk across Brooklyn bridge

Read on to see what we got up to

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Italy, itinerary, Reviews, Tips and tricks

A Long Weekend in Florence

City: Florence

Date: February 2016, 4 nights

Accommodation: Hotel Rapallo (3*. Review down below!)

E&J’s travel tips:

  • Fly to Pisa to save money on flights.  Coach it from Pisa airport to Florence for €5.99 p.p each way. Get tickets here
  • Check opening dates and times of all attractions! Many had days closed in the week
  • Take a train to Pisa for €8.40 p.p return to see The Leaning Tower of Pisa, but don’t expect to do much else there
  • Take a romantic stroll around Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (the duomo) at night. Beautifully lit up.

The artwork we laid eyes on, the different flavours of gelato we tried, the endless walking along old streets and the views, cemented Tuscany Italy as a sure favourite of ours

Florence is a beautiful Tuscan city of great history, art, architecture, food and so much more.

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Christmas, Reviews, Stockholm, Sweden, Tips and tricks

Stockholm at Christmas

City: Stockholm

Date: November 2016

Accommodation: City Apartments (check them out here)

E&J’s travel tips:

  • Grab a cab from Arlanda airport to anywhere in the city for a set price (Around £40)
  • Don’t be tempted for a cab whilst you’re in the city. EXTREMELY PRICEY

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