Five new family-friendly attractions in New York

Escape, Sunday Telegraph, Australia – Oct 7, 2018 New Yorkers have a love/hate relationship with Times Square, the dazzling neon-lit intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. On the one hand, it’s home to arguably the world’s most famous theatre district; on the other, it’s a tourist magnet that’s perpetually choked with people. Until recently, itContinue reading “Five new family-friendly attractions in New York”

Renaissance of the New York Hotel restaurant

Sydney Morning Herald & The Age, Australia – November 19, 2016 The hotel restaurant used to be something of a last resort. Often housed in a bland, unflatteringly lit space, it was a convenient option when you were too tired to go anywhere else. The menu was normally unadventurous (club sandwich anyone?), the service lacklustreContinue reading “Renaissance of the New York Hotel restaurant”

Guide to New York sporting events

Escape travel section, Australia – May 3, 2015 New Yorkers love to compete. And they love to watch sports. So it’s not surprising New York is the only American city with more than one team in all five of the country’s most prestigious sports leagues. Whether you’re into American football, baseball, basketball, hockey or soccer,Continue reading “Guide to New York sporting events”

9/11 Museum, New York

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – June 7, 2014 Of the thousands of artefacts in the new 9/11 Museum, it is the small, everyday items that are the most potent: the charred contents of a visiting English businessman’s wallet, a pair of ballet slippers belonging to Boston Investor Services employee Maile Hale. They personalise theContinue reading “9/11 Museum, New York”

Sleep No More, New York

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – March 8, 2014 There are two ways to approach Sleep No More, Punchdrunk’s immersive interpretation of Macbeth in New York. You can do what I did and read a dozen reviews, search online for tips and even download a Macbeth study guide to revise on the way there, orContinue reading “Sleep No More, New York”