Look Up! Seven Gems Below 14th Street In Manhattan You Should Pay More Attention To

You are going to downtown, again. Since New York City has so much to offer, you may wonder if drinking in that same bar in the East Village is a good idea, or if you should try something new. You may also think that it is time to enjoy the city, just like millions of tourists do every year, but paying $34 for a ticket to One World Observatory doesn’t excite you so much. Why don’t you try, for once, to look up from your phone and enjoy the beauty of New York’s most diverse and historically interesting areas?

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It Is Time To Become Someone New

Packing for the longest trip in your life, saying goodbye to your friends and family, hopping on your plane alone, wondering if you should try to speak with the person next to you and then realizing she doesn’t speak your language. After an eight-hour flight and two-hour line at the border, you’ve arrived. You’re there with your two heavy suitcases ready to explode, waiting for your Uber. The weather may be super cold, or extremely hot. In any case, it is clearly different than your hometown. Welcome to your new place! Now, what if I told you this was how the best experience in your life actually starts? 

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Rediscover New York City with French eyes

I guess it might seem strange to read an article about New York City when you live right next to it, especially in a section called “Adventure”. You don’t need me to know that the Empire State Building is quite tall and that the view from Brooklyn Heights is very nice. However, you may have forgotten that New York was the best city in the world. Do you actually remember your first time there? 

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Courage

A year ago, I decided to finally do what I had been waiting for years: apply for an international program at Walt Disney World in Florida. It was the first step to live an unforgettable experience in a country I had been dreaming forever, and most of all, in the greatest company ever: the one that has created dreams and magic for 90% of children in the world for more than a century. If I were accepted, then I would have the unbelievable opportunity to be part of this magic, but also to live a unique experience in a foreign country, to meet people from the whole world, to discover and learn new things, practice my English, etc.

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Discovering Miami and South Florida

Sleeping in a Motel, driving on 8-lanes highways and being overtaken by huge pick-up trucks, buying food in a supermarket on a Sunday at 10 pm or even eating a bagel for breakfast: they may be simple things for Americans, and they might be insignificant for many Europeans. But for me, it was almost a dream becoming true. A few months ago, I went to Miami and its surroundings. Today, I’m taking you with me to have a look around (with a French point a view).

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