Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt New York

IMG_3672-2Location, location, location.  Add in a lot of class, over-the-top amenities, art, excellent service, and some bling and you’ve got a pretty good idea of what this great hotel in the middle of the Big Apple has to offer.  Kongo and Mrs. Kongo stayed here five nights the week after Thanksgiving and met up with Mrs. Kongo’s brother and sister-in-law who stayed at a nearby hotel.  This was their first visit to New York so everything had to be perfect.  Which, of course, it was. Continue reading “Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt New York”

Times Square

No visit to New York is really complete without passing through Times Square. The crowds, the food, the shopping, weird people, Broadway, shows, theater. It’s impossible to take in Times Square all at once. You have to stand in the middle of the center of the universe and just look around and feel it, smell it, experience it. Take in a play. Eat at one of the great places off one of the side streets. Watch the people. Watch the hustlers. Even when it’s not New Year’s it’s still like New Years every night. Continue reading “Times Square”