Carte du trek de Midtown 2

A 4 miles trek off the beaten track (2 good hours of strolling and taking photos) to explore mainly residential parts of Midtown in Kips Bay, Stuyvesant Town, Cooper Village, East River and East Murray Hill, with a few variations possible . You’ll discover a private park and beautiful mansions, second-hand clothing and furniture shops, two red-brick towns… Read More


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 lower manhattan, nyc

This trek is the second of my 3 favorites to introduce New York to newcomers. It begins at City Hall Park, goes through One World Center plaza, then Battery Park City, the Financial District and the Seaport District to finish at Fulton St. This  4 miles tour (3 to 4 hours of walking while strolling and taking pictures, at least… Read More