Governors Island 2017

Posted by in Attractions in New York, Weekend in New York

Two weeks ago we went to Governors Island which went thru major transformation since our last visit. New slide for kids, hills and picnic area are new addition on the island. East River ferry got rebrand to nyc ferry and more streamlined, now it’s easy to get from Brooklyn Queens to the island during the weekends. The place is free of cars so even you are half a mile from downtown Manhattan you feel like you are outside the city. video uses lots of slow-motion effect however I’m still trying…read more

Biking in the Park

Posted by in Attractions Outside New York

One of our favorite is Minnewaska State Park it is located 2.5 hour from NYC. Inside the park you have this fire road which is great for biking with family. If you are looking for family bike friendly park this is the one. Here are some images from this path. We hope your will find this useful for planing your next trip.

Fermented Beets DIY

Posted by in DIY, New York Food

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables and fermented beets are even better. Fermented food, I feel it’s still very odd idea in American kitchens, but it’s used in many cultures around the world. For example think, miso soup, sourdough bread, kimchi, yogurt, and of course pickles (sauerkraut and cucumbers in brine the most popular in Easter European kitchen) Traditionally prepared, pickled beets are not seasoned with vinegar and sugar, but, rather, they acquired their sour flavor through process of fermentation. Through fermentation beneficial bacteria consume the sugar naturally present…read more

Bye Bye 2016 (video)

Posted by in Relax, wydarzenia

Days passes by so quickly, we just had spring and summer and we are already in 2017. Last year was quiet, we did some longer and shorter trips and now looking at the pictures I must say it was pretty good year!

New Year’s Morning

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January 1st welcomed us with perfect weather (as it can be in January in New York) and we couldn’t resist but to check on the Ocean. After a month being away we missed the breeze and the sun. We summed up our plans for 2017, played with toys from Santa, and just relaxed.

Wawel Royal Castle

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Yesterday we went to see Krakow’s royal castle unfortunately place is close on Mondays after November and we just had a chance to see it from outside. I haven’t been there for a long time hover place still looks humongous and nicer than ever. Here are some pictures from yesterday hope you will like it the way we did.  

It is Krakow Baby

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At this time of year usually we are going back to our roots to spend time with our family. I will be posting images daily from our trip. To show you how holiday season looks in Eastern Europe. These images were taken last night how you can see place is pretty magical.

Guggenheim Museum & Agnes Martin

Posted by in Attractions in New York, Exhibitions in New York, Weekend in New York

Cold months are our “museums/galleries season” .. and it’s been long time since we visited Guggenheim museum which itself is such a amazing building (as well as other museums from the Guggenheim Foundation in Venice, Bilbao, and Abu Dhab, see here). Through his daycare, Lukas knows who Pablo Picasso is and we were happy to see some of his paintings (once Lukas painted something funny at home and he said that Picasso made him do it:)) This time Agnes Martin, an American abstract painter had her exhibition.

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