New York City

Discover your 'New York state of mind' with the Virgin Holidays Trending Travel Guide. You’ve seen the movies, tasted the food, heard the music, and even talked the talk. Now’s the time to walk the walk. So pack up your 'Vagabond shoes' and explore the 'concrete jungle where dreams are made of. Big Lights will inspire you' — and so will we.

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Michelle Young

Founder of Untapped Cities

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Retail Royalty - Bloomingdale's Review by Untapped Cities

Discover the department store which offers you a truly unique shopping experience during your travels in NYC. With over 150 years of history from selling Ice chips from a 100,000-year-old glacier ato those famous brown bags, discover what makes Bloomingdales retail royalty.

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Confounding Expectations with Brooklyn Museum's Laval Bryant

Discover one of North America's most revered museums with Laval Bryant, Manager of Tourism & Groups at the Brooklyn Museum. We chat with Laval about her favourite exhibitions, including the fabled Egyptian Book of The Dead and why the Brooklyn Museums quest for sparking social change makes The Brooklyn Museum stands out from other attractions in New York City

Top attractions in New York City

  1. Central Park
  2. Times Square
  3. Chinatown
  4. Broadway
  5. Brooklyn Bridge

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The Press Lounge

Stand Out from the Crowd with The Press Lounge's Adam Block

We sat down with Adam Block, Owner of The Press Lounge, to talk about his early career, obsession with detail, single malt whiskey (he's really a beer guy), his farm-to-table mentality and how to run a successful rooftop lounge in one of the most competitive markets in the world.

Top restaurants in New York City

  1. The Modern
  2. Eataly NYC Flatiron
  3. Per Se NY
  4. Smorgasburg
  5. Dominique Ansel Bakery

Michelle Young

Founder of Untapped Cities

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Swimsuits and Skylines - Le Bain Review by Untapped Cities

Take a ride to the 18th floor of the New York City Standard Hotel in Manhattan to discover Le Bain, the penthouse discothèque and rooftop bar. Not only is there a darkly-lit clubbing area with heated indoor pool featuring world-famous DJs and stunning views of the Hudson River and New Jersey but, in the summer a "grass" covered rooftop takes the stage with waterbeds and a crêperie to round off your summer evenings.

Nicole Davis

Founder and publisher of Brooklyn Based

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A Real Slice of NYC - Roberta’s Pizza Review by Brooklyn Based

In 2008, Bushwick, Brooklyn was just the latest outpost for New York creative types seeking cheap space for art studios and dance companies and rooftop cinemas. Unless you were visiting friends, or a gallery (likely in someone’s apartment), there was no real reason to make the trip to Williamsburg’s ugly stepsister. Then, word got out about how good the food was at Roberta’s...

Top nightlife in New York City

  1. SPiN New York
  2. The Roof NYC
  3. 1 OAK NYC
  4. Highline Ballroom
  5. The Delancey

Dave & Deb

Founders of ThePlanetD

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The Heart of Broadway - Times Square Review by The Planet D

Times Square is one of the world's busiest pedestrian areas. Whilst the bright lights attract tourists from all corners of the world, Dave & Deb, the founders of The Planet D spend the full day in Times Square and gives their recommendations on where to eat, be entertained and capture the perfect view of the iconic attraction in this sightseeing adventure.

Top shopping in New York City

  1. Saks Fifth Avenue
  2. Bergdorf Goodman
  3. Bloomingdale's New York
  4. Kith NYC
  5. Barney's