Shhhh! Chinatown Off Beaten Paths

Chinatown has long been the frequent for many New Yorkers and tourists. Today, let us venture forth into Chinatown’s off beaten paths. Alleyways, bakeries, backstreets and yes, a store that only sells chopsticks. 1. Yunhoung’s Chopsticks (50 Mott Street, Chinatown) Chopsticks, chopsticks everywhere! If you love eating with chopsticks (as I do) you’ll find Yunhoung’s […]

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A Restaurant…… Inside A Loading Dock!?

Yes! You heard that right, a restaurant inside a loading dock. I don’t know who came up with the idea, but, it’s sure darn creative.  A couple blocks down from 34th street, sandwiched between a massive Dunkin’ Donuts and your run of the mill deli, sits little hole in the wall, El Sabroso. Now, I’ve traveled  to 34th street many […]

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NYC: It’s a Jungle Out Here (Literally!)

Welcome to my blog, ‘Hidden NYC.’ Now, you’re probably asking yourself, what’s so hidden about New York City? After all, haven’t you seen it all? Getting to Times Square and Central Park are cakewalks for you, Google Maps is your BFF, and foreigners consider you a legendary direction guru. What if I told you that you […]

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Get your FREE U.S. Passport: Deadline October 15th, And apply for the Winter programs by October 26th!

Get your Free U.S. Passport! Queens College, Office of Global Education Initiatives, will give up to 50 Queens College students the opportunity to apply for and receive a FREE US Passport (worth $135.00)! You must apply by October 15th. To apply, email Helen Gaudette at Helen.Gaudette@qc.cuny.edu. In your email, include a one-page essay about where […]

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Study Abroad in Oman: A Day at Nizwa Fort and مسفاة العبريين Misfat al Abriyyin

On Saturday, June 6th, 2015, I was able to take part in school day trip to Nizwa fort, in Oman’s old capital city of Nizwa, and Misfat Al Abreyyin–a 4,000 year old continuously inhabited village. It was about a two-hour drive away from Muscat. Our driver, Munthir Al Nomani, was dressed very casually. It made […]

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