Hi there! New York is the most expensive city in the Unites States and probably one of the most expensive cities in the world. You notice it right away when you arrive, because you over-pay for everything. Food and housing will cost you more than anywhere else. I had to pay 2 dollars for a 1 … More My Apartment
Hi guys, When you look online to see which places you must visit when you are in New York City, you usually find the Brooklyn Bridge, Museum of Modern Art, One World Trade Center, Times Square and some other spots. On one of my first days in the city, I already saw the One World … More 42nd Street
Hello! Being in a new city can be very challenging at times. Especially if that city is in another country. Maybe you are like me and you are going to live there for some time or maybe you are just going to visit some friends. I know I find it hard to make plans and … More Plans for This Week
Hi guys, It was not always my plan to come to New York after graduating from high school. Actually, I did not even know until the end of April this year and I only started making plans at the beginning of May. Now about three months later I am living in New York City. Figuring … More The Beginning of an Adventure
Hello there! While I am in New York City I am keeping a diary. I have never kept a diary before, but I really wanted to write down everything I was doing and feeling. It will be nice to look back at in a few weeks, months or years. On My Blue Striped Life I … More First Days in The Big Apple
Hi guys, Let’s start at the beginning. Tuesday July 13th 2016, exactly a week ago, I started my journey to New York, where I would be staying for 4 months. It was quite a long journey, I think it took me almost 26 hours to get to my apartment. I am going to tell you about … More Amsterdam to John F. Kennedy
Hello everyone, Last week on July 14th 2016 I moved to New York City. On July 13th I left home, a town outside Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and after traveling for nearly 26 hours I arrived at my apartment in the Big Apple. So far it has not been easy, because I am dealing with some serious home-sickness. … More Greetings from NYC!