Thursday, August 19, 2010

Travel Destination: New York

Even if summer is almost over, I know many of us are still thinking and daydreaming about where to go on vacation next. I have a long list, haha, but who doesn't, right? I last went to New York when I was 11 years old, and I've been wanting to go back ever since. I was really young, and so the fast-walking, running to catch the subway thing didn't really appeal to me. Needless to say, I know I will enjoy New York way way way more now that I am 20 years old than I did back then.

Let's start the daydreaming, shall we? :D

Christmas at the Rockefeller Center


New Years' Eve at Times Square


The Plaza Hotel



It's beautiful, huh? :)



The Statue of Liberty



Empire State Building



Central Park (such an amazing picture!)



Another beautiful picture :)



Yummy pretzel and nuts!



Frozen hot chocolate at Serendipity 3, anyone? :)

It's exciting just to imagine all the things we can do in New York - eat, sightsee, and shop, of course! :D

What are the other places we should add to our "New York travel list"? What do you love the most about New York? If you haven't been there, do you want to go visit too?

*all images from Google*

Have a happy Thursday, my loves!

60 comments:

  1. I went last summer and it was like a dream come true. I always wanted to go. And when I finally went to new york I fell in love. I love it it was such an amazing experience. I love it so much I want to move to ny. My favorite part was central park and time square. Ohhh and the pizza. AAMMAAZINGGGG<3

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  2. yes! definitely one of the best places in the whole world! :))

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  3. I would love to visit NY! :-D Great pics

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  4. You've got to add shopping, Mimi!:D

    I <3 NYC!:D


    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  5. AnieLii-- i completely forgot about the pizza! i hope you get to move there sometime in the future!

    Natalie-- :D

    Keirasluckycharm-- me too!

    Marie-- yes, shopping, of course! haha.

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  6. I love NY for the food!!
    I recommend Carnegie Delhi in Manhatten, and Joe's shanghais dimsum in manhattens china town!

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  7. I'm thinking SoHo!:D

    http://lipstickgetaways.com/site/nyc-intro/nyc-shopping-overview/nyc-shopping-soho

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  8. One of my friends lives there and I would love so much to go. Shopping will be my priority and sightseeing next. I love Sex and the City, and have always wondered if NY would give the same impression as in the movie.

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  9. Kelly-- thanks for those recommendations!

    Marie-- ooh, i will check out that link!

    Nelah-- a lot of my high school classmates go to school in new york, and they say it's amazing!

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  10. I haven't been there for about 6 or 7 years now. I would LOVE to go back too.

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  11. this is a really cute post, i hope you make it to new york soon. :)

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    1. This is a really cute post.Thank you for sharing it.gift company

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  12. Annie-- yes, me too! we're the same! :)

    Rhain Hollis-- thank you!

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  13. new york is WONDERFUL! i went there 7 times last year! haha! I'm lucky that's it's quite close to Toronto! New years there is the BEST! definitely worth going! : )

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  14. Havent been but would I looveee to go to new york!! The shopping would be amazing and the ligghhtss!! Haha xx

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  15. ha ha I have done all of the above except for New Years Eve on time square. That would be just too crazy for me.

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  16. It's weird, I love the States from the bottom of my heart...but I just can't love NY the way everybody else does. Of course I like it and I think it's really cool, but it's not my favorite city:p

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  17. priincess-- wow, 7 times?! that's really amazing! and i do really want to celebrate new year's in new york even once in my life. :)

    AGNES STYLE-- :D

    xWHLo-- definitely amazing shopping!

    Diana-- i think i want to try new year's in new york! haha.

    Sandra-- yeah, i'm really the same. i mean i don't love it the way i love LA, but i like it and i want to go visit. :)

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  18. LOVE the first picture, Mimi. I am love x-mas.

    xo M

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  19. I've never been to New York but I've always wanted to! It's definitely near the top of my list!

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  20. I absolutely love New York. xx

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  21. Marcie-- it's sooo beautiful! i think it'd be magical to see it in person. ;)

    Tasha-- i want to go visit again. :)

    Ansa-- :D

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  22. Those are great pics of NYC. I have never visited NY even though I don't live very far. I would love to visit the city one day
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  23. I used to live there, you should totally go! Oh, and a waiter spilled frozen hot chocolate all over my new Bottega Veneta jacket at Serendipity III, that's all I remember of it! XX!

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  24. My visit there was too short. Hope to go back and see if it looks as good as in the movies/TV shows!

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  25. Now I want to go to NYC! thanks for inspiration it might actually lead to a journey :)

    by the way, thanks for your support! I think I've already got over that (and got rid of that post). it's not the stuff who's killing me, it's how the visitors behave

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  26. this is a very mean post :) You have me craving a trip back to NYC! this list is so long but My hubby and I go in Fall/winter we always go to the cafe at rockerfeller center and have vino and watch people ice skate! Taking a stroll in central park all bundled up and of course making plenty of latte stops :) The village is the best!! def make a pit stop at Magnolias for some AMAZING cupcakes!

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  27. i've never been to new york but i definitely want to go. preferably in the winter so it's cold. haha. i love the first 2 pics! amazing.

    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogpost.com/

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  28. love the pictures & forzen hot choco @ serendipity ;)

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  29. I am thinking of going to NY in November:) the photos are amazing.
    I gave you a little award on my blog:)
    http://pelininstyleenglish.blogspot.com/2010/08/i-won-super-sweet-award.html

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  30. NYC is such a wonder. I loveeeee it. Time square is so dazzling (never been on new years, though) and serendipity's!!!!!! yum!!!

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  31. You will have an awesome time when you go! I live 10 minutes outside of NYC, and here are some places I would suggest for you to go.. Go to the village if you want to do some shopping!! And if you are into any type of science/medical stuff go see the body exhibit. I would also suggest the Bronx zoo if the weather is good.

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  32. Who doesn't love NY?! :)

    I absolutely want to visit and go shopping!

    maybe even live there ;D

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  33. I was thinking the exact same thing just yesterday! I have not been to NY since 2008 but that seems like a millenia :( My closet knows its been a while.

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  34. Never been but would love to go! It's at the top of my list for sure!

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  35. I'd love to visit the US and New York is definitely on my wish list! A few of my family members and friends have been there and say it's amazing. Hopefully I will make it over there one day :-)

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  36. I've never been, but in my fourth year of my uni course I get transferred to Parson's new college for design in NY! Don't have a clue what to expect, that's years away anyway :) haha sooo excited xxx

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  37. You've got me so excited for my trip to NYC! I want to go to all those places and more!

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  38. ahhh I live an hour and half away from NYC and I work about a 45 min train ride away from NY. It is so much fun and rockafella center at christmas is goregous! I can not wait for the IMATS in NY next year!!

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  39. I love New York!
    But i never was been there! =)
    Beautiful pics!
    Thanks for your comment!

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  40. PetiteLittleGirl-- i hope you get to visit soon!

    shari-- omg, that sucks! way to make the frozen hot chocolate not good at all. :/

    MarchMusings-- mine wasn't that long either.

    Renee-- you're very welcome!

    Andee Layne-- aww, haha. and i've heard so many good things about magnolia bakery. i can only imagine how their cupcakes taste like.

    Carrie-- i think i want to spend christmas and new year's there too. haha.

    Claire-- :D

    pelininstyle-- aww, thanks for the award!

    Orgo Cosmetics-- i'm actually very happy that they opened a serendipity 3 in vegas. haha.

    JillieCat-- thank you so much for those tips!

    Breee-- that's cool, who knows you might end up living there, right?

    StylishSinead-- haha, yeah me too. but it's cool that you went there two years ago.

    Join the Gossip-- i hope you get to go soon!

    Laura-- i'm sure you'll be able to come visit!

    looms11-- wow, that is really great! how exciting!

    Scientific Housewife-- i'm soooo excited for you!

    icosmeticRN-- that is super exciting! i think there was an imats here in LA a few months ago.

    Mary-- you're welcome!

    Erika-- :D

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  41. new york looks like so much fun. I'd love to go one day. haha yeah I know what you mean, my parents took me to australia when i was 7 and I prob enjoy it more now than when I was 7!

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  42. Pop Champagne-- haha, yeah, i think we'll enjoy traveling more now that we're older. ;)

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  43. i totally want to go to NY and just EAT! :)

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  44. I’ve never been to New York, BUT I want to!

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  45. I have the opportunity to live in New York for the fall... however I cant find a place to stay... its my dream job and my heart is being crushed since I cannot find a place to live!

    xo

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  46. I've been to NY and loved it there. Like you, I went when I was younger...around 12 or 13. Wow!! I can't believe that was over 10 years ago...haha.
    I loved watching one of the Broadway plays going on at that time. I don't really remember what I saw, but I think I saw "Footloose". You should see a Broadway play the next time you go. Also, the Empire State Building was a special place for me because my first boyfriend asked me out at the top of the building.
    I will also be going next year to celebrate my mom's birthday.

    Wonderful post Mimi!!

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  47. i've been to new york and it was a lot of fun. so much to see and do. i don't think i could live there, but i definitely need to visit again.

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  48. Dizzy-- i hope you get to go!

    Fashion Meets Food-- i hope things work out!

    Lorraine-- thanks! and i do want to watch something on broadway when i get the chance to go back. :D

    Cheryl-- i totally agree! i don't think i can live there, but i definitely want to visit.

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  49. LOVE that you all are such fans of NYC - it is, of course, my fave place in the world (4th generation NYC girl here). All true about the SATC life, downtown shopping being the best, etc. I run a website just for ladies like you who want to know all our insider secrets. Def make sure to check our NYC Sample Sales while you're here.

    Hope you ALL get to visit!
    -Melissa
    http://www.nycinsiderguide.com

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  50. Melissa-- thank you soooo much for visiting my blog and sharing your website with us!

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  51. The New York city the main city of the USA and so beautiful and amazing in the world..This is a main city of the USA and so many amazing placed here..so this is my favourite tour destination..

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  52. Zara-- yeah, definitely visit new york when you come here. but you also have to put los angeles on your list! ;)

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  53. Oooh always wanted to go there! Seems like such a cool city and so many things to do and see. :) Love your blog!

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  54. BORN & RAISED IN BROOKLYN SO..I LOVE NEW YORK!!!
    btw, I've tagged you in my blog @
    http://simplylinlin.blogspot.com/
    have a great day :)

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  55. Jessica-- thanks! glad you like my blog!

    L!nL!n-- :D thanks for the tag!

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