10 of the best thrift stores in New York City!

9 Places to Have Brunch in NYC!

Every weekend, restaurants are packed around midday… You’d be mistaken to think that’s due to lunchtime with its typical dishes like pasta, beef, salad… Weekends are brunch days, that is, a hearty breakfast with pancakes, waffles, sandwiches, potatoes, eggs cooked in every possible way, and, of course, mimosas and other traditional beverages. Brunch gathers friends […]

The Best vegan restaurants in New York City!

You know I am always exploring different vegan spots in the city and sharing my favorite ones on instagram  but since information disappears on social media, I decided to write a blog post so all my favorite places can live here forever! I can probably make a TOP 30 Vegan restaurants in NYC and this […]

Our experience on the hot tub boat tour in New York City!

You know I LOVE boat tours in NYC, seeing the Manhattan skyline from the Hudson or East River is pure magic and it never gets old, even though I’ve been living here for over 10 years, I will always say yes to this kind of experience. I’ve talked about a bunch of them on the […]

The best NYC Guide – NY & About – by Martha Sachser

Planning a perfect trip to NYC takes time and effort. With so much to see, things to do, amazing restaurants and unique shops – and the fact that this isn’t a cheap destination – a little or a big help is more than welcome!

Staycation in NYC – Our stay at the Williamsburg Hotel

Even though I’ve been living in NYC for 10 years, I believe I will forever  feel like a tourist here. I’m always amazed by this beautiful city and all It has to offer.  But packing my bag for a weekend away in Brooklyn was a whole new level! Ryu and I took a much needed […]

8 INSTAGRAMMABLE COFFEE SHOPS YOU NEED TO VISIT IN NYC

It’s no surprise that New York is one of the most instagrammable cities in the world! It is full of cool places to photograph, including many restaurants and cafes. Nowadays, it doesn’t cut it to only serve good food, businesses must also create something that will stand out from the many, many options NYC offers… And […]

9 GOVERNORS ISLAND ACTIVITIES TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF SUMMER IN NYC ~ WHAT TO DO IN GOVERNORS ISLAND

Have you ever heard of Governors Island? This small uninhabited island, which was once a military base, is located 5 minutes away from Manhattan (by ferry) and attracts thousands of people in the summer. Despite not being most tourists’ dream destination, it’s a wonderful place full of attractions and fun activities for everyone in the […]

10 THINGS TO DO IN STATEN ISLAND – NEW YORK CITY

Did you know? Staten Island is one of the largest boroughs in NYC and the farthest one away from Manhattan. Connected to both Brooklyn and New Jersey, the island is not much  explored by tourists, in spite of its many cultural and historical attractions. Because of its small resident population, this region is full of […]

15 THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN NYC!

Bad weather catches a lot of people off-guard, making most of them fret about how “their trip literally went down the drain”. But don’t worry, this post is here to help you plan a rainy day that goes well beyond visiting museums! There is a world of attractions waiting for you in NYC. Enjoy!  Oh, […]

8 GLUTEN-FREE RESTAURANTS IN NYC

I get a lot of messages on my Instagram asking about restaurants that serve gluten-free dishes in NYC. Well, the list is finally here! Please note that gluten-free options are very common here, as well as  vegetarians or vegans. Even if it is not stated on the menu, don’t hesitate to ask your server about […]

WHAT TO DO IN NYC ON CHRISTMAS DAY – 8 IDEAS WITH ATTRACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, AND RESTAURANTS

If you’re planning to spend Christmas in NYC, you’re probably wondering what to do on the 25th. It all works out nicely on the 24th, but some attractions, shops, and restaurants do close for the 25th, so it’s important to make a plan beforehand. Still, I guarantee there are plenty of options for your itinerary! […]

5 AMAZING CRUISES IN NYC – for dinner, brunch and happy hour!

You all know how much I love taking boat rides, yacht rides, and mini-cruises on NY waters any time of year. Despite living here, I still haven’t grown bored of it, and, of course, sharing it all with you on my Instagram just makes it even MORE special!  Trips like this usually cost more than […]

How to Dress for Winter in New York City

I get a lot of questions asking what to wear in NYC during the winter! Since I’m always talking about it on my Instagram stories, I didn’t realize I hadn’t actually written a post on this subject until now, so here I am! Unfortunately, I don’t have that many photos to share, so I’ll write […]

New York City month by month – the best events, weather and things to do!

One of the questions I get asked the most on social media is “What are the best things to in NYC in xx month?”. In hopes of making it a little easier for fellow travelers, I decided to put together a month-by-month guide to NYC. Here I’ll list some helpful tips for attractions, events, holidays, […]

7 PLACES TO GET DESSERT IN NYC

There are few things I love more in life than desserts. In fact, I’m the kind of person who eagerly exchanges an entire savory dish for sweets, no second thoughts! That’s why I just had to share my 7 favorite places to get a nice dessert in NYC, whether they’re a post-meal treat or the […]

BEST WINTER ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS FOR KIDS IN NYC

If you are looking for the best things to do in the winter in NYC with kids, this post is for you! I know a  lot of parents worry that a trip to NYC might be too exhausting and boring to their kids. Well, the exhausting part  can be true and it also applies to […]

CATSKILLS & HUDSON VALLEY: TWO OF THE BEST FALL DESTINATIONS IN THE NEW YORK STATE

Yes, today I’m bringing you some tips for two amazing regions in New York State, so that you can enjoy the colors of autumn and take a break from the hustle and bustle of  Manhattan. Welcome to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley! I’ve always loved the entirety of the New York State; however, upstate […]

5 kid – FRIENDLY ROOFTOPS TO VISIT IN NYC 

One of the questions I get asked the most whenever I post Instagram stories while chilling at a rooftop bar in NYC is: are minors or parents with kids allowed? The answer tends to be no. Rooftop bars are, well, bars and usually provide food and entertainment intended for adults only. There are, however, some […]

10 of the best thrift stores in New York City!

If I had a penny for every time someone requested a post about vintage thrift shops and second-hand stores in NYC, I’d be a pretty rich gal! I always talk about them on my Instagram (@marthasachser), but I still needed to put them all together in a single post for you guys! It’s finally here! […]

4 Holiday Markets you shouldn’t miss in NYC!

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you probably know Christmas in one of my favorite times of  the year in NYC. During the season, the city becomes a holiday movie scenario and prides itself on the beautiful lights, Christmas trees, decorations and markets that grow more and more impressive as winter approaches. […]