Trek East River, 3

This 3 miles trek (2 hours of strolling and taking photos, more if you visit the museum) takes you from Roosevelt Island to Astoria in order to discover NYC off the beaten path, with some industrial areas, some residential ones, and, among other things, beautiful views of the East River, intriguing sculptures, and colorful murals. Highlights: Blackwell House, Covenant… Read More


carte trek east river 1

This 4 miles trek (about 2 hours of walking while strolling and taking pictures, much more if you visit the various recommended places on the way) is in two parts because you’ll ride a cable car halfway. It takes you to Turtle Bay in the UN’s diplomatic missions area, and then to peaceful Roosevelt Island. This is an opportunity… Read More


Carte trek intro New York

This trek is the 3rd of my three favorites to introduce New York City to newcomers. It starts in Brooklyn, runs along  the East River, crosses the Brooklyn Bridge and reaches Chinatown then Little Italy. It’s a 5 miles walk (from 3 to 4 hours of strolling and taking pictures, more if you stop to eat… Read More