Returning to your home country after a vacation in New York may require a COVID test (PCR or Rapid) that must be done in NYC in the 24/48/72 (depending on your country of return) hours before your flight. In the last few weeks, in fact, UK, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany and many other countries have […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: KEY INFO

We are so excited to announce that today, Thursday, November 24, 2021, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade officially returns. Find below the key information to be able to attend the event either in person or via streaming. Why do you say the parade is officially “coming back”? Wasn’t there last year? Yes, there was a parade […]

Harry Potter Store in New York

We went to visit the Harry Potter store in New York and we think it is a fantastic experience for adults and children, Harry Potter lovers or not. Where is the Harry Potter store located? The Harry Potter store is located right behind the Flatiron Building. You can simply walk there if you’re in the […]

Holidays on Fifth – where to find all the lights

“Holidays on Fifth” is a fantastic series of light installations on 5th Avenue. In this article we will tell you where to find them. We walked northbound on the east side of the road and southbound on the west side of the road and we discovered all the “Holidays on Fifth” installations! Airplane with snowman […]


The team of Discover NYC & My Christmas in New York, leaders in the New York tourism market, are offering 2 Christmas Lights Tours. Here below you will find the KEY INFO of both the Tours! OPTION 1: Dyker Heights + D.U.M.B.O + Hudson Yards ūüďćDeparture and Return from / to Times Square, in front […]

Don’t get scammed in Times Square

Times Square Mascots

Being scammed in Times Square is a tangible possibility, we don’t hide it. In today’s article we tell you about the 3 scams that are most likely to happen to you, and how to avoid them! Times Square is fantastic: the lights, the sounds and millions of people around you. It is absolutely to see, […]

Visit Central Park in 45 minutes

‚ö†ÔłŹ Disclaimer: visiting ALL of Central Park in 45 minutes is not possible. Physically. it’s a huge park that stretches from Midtown Manhattan to Harlem. As we have already written in another article (find the link below) to visit WELL Central Park you need AT LEAST half a day, if not a full day. Central Park […]

The most romantic sunset in NYC: where to watch it

Are you looking for the most beautiful and romantic place to watch the sunset in NYC, perhaps with a unique view of the Downtown Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge? And by beautiful and romantic, we mean a show like this: Or this one: If you’re looking for a place like this, then we have […]

IGLOOs are back at 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar

Igloo Bar Rooftop New York

We are very excited to announce that IGLOOs are back at 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar! 230 Fifth is one of the rooftop bars with the best view in NYC: the Empire State Building will be right in front of your eyes. As usual we have prepared for you some “Questions and Answers” to let you […]

The best time to visit Dyker Heights

Many of you ask us every day on Instagram (@MyChristmasinNewYork) when is the best time to visit Dyker Heights. For those who don’t know it, the most beautiful Christmas decorations in New York are not in Manhattan but in Brooklyn and more precisely in Dyker Heights. View this post on Instagram A post shared by […]