A blog about visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. As a travel blogger and professional historian, I provide tips on how to best see the art and artifacts within the Met, prices, an overview of collections, and my favorite areas of the Met Museum to visit.
I recently had the chance to explore Manhattan for the weekend and was once again struck by what a dream place it is for a fan of U.S. history. From Gilded Age mansions, cemeteries, palatial libraries, museums, and Beaux-Arts train stations to soaring skyscrapers and cathedrals, there is plenty of grandeur to absorb. Since a… Continue reading Things to Do in NYC: a Photo Essay
Some people like a small town for the holidays. Their dream city looks like Bedford Falls out of It’s A Wonderful Life, a charming scene reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell print. For me, New York City conjures up Christmas magic. When I was a child, I watched Miracle on 34th Street over and over. I dreamed… Continue reading My Favorite City for the Holidays
New York…The City That Never Sleeps, Gotham City, the Big Apple. Maybe you've found yourself in this vast playground and have been overwhelmed by the options? Or maybe you only have a few days in the Empire City? If you're looking for a curated listed of historical sites, here are my top five things to… Continue reading Top Five Things to Do In New York City
I attended the American Historical Association's annual meeting this past January in New York City. The conference provided lots of historical nourishment and reinforced to me how blessed that I am to be doing what I love. It is fitting that the conference was held in New York, because it is a city known for… Continue reading History in the Big Apple–American Historical Association Annual Meeting