Polaroid of the week: Chinatown, New York

Polaroid of the week

Last Updated on February 15, 2021

polaroid of the week usa new york city chinatownJuly is nearly over, which means my U.S. visa is about to run out. As usual, I am extremely upset to leave, this time maybe even more than ever. I’ve got to say a few more words on this topic, but I wanted to keep the Polaroid light, so look out for it in my July round-up. I left Gomez and moved in with Jessie, my biggest fling from last summer.. cat fling, that is. Do you remember her? She was my favorite pet and I looked after her several times last summer, and the exciting part of the cat sit this year is that her owner moved from Brooklyn to the Lower East Side – to Chinatown to be precise.

I have never spent much time down here which is why I was excited to finally explore Chinatown in more detail, and take advantage of the short way home from the many cool Lower East Side bars. Plus, I am only living two blocks from my favorite doughnut shop (Doughnut Plant), a great Bialy bakery (Kossar’s), one of my favorite speakeasy bars (Attaboy) and the famous Vanessa’s Dumplings House. And did I mention the cat cafe a two-minute walk from my house??

I’ve been spending so much time in Brooklyn this summer that I am excited to be in Manhattan again before I leave New York – but being close to both the Williamsburg and the Manhattan Bridge makes it also easy to head to all my favorite Brooklyn hangouts, especially by bike. I still have a gazillion things on my New York summer wishlist – let’s see how many of them I’ll get around to doing before I get kicked out of the country.

You may have noticed that I took some time off from Globetrottergirls over the past couple of weeks, which I will talk about in more detail in my monthly round-up, but I’ll be back to my regular posting schedule in August – I’ve got plenty of travel stories to share with you!

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    1. That’s exactly why I love it so much, Izy!! You can basically travel the world without leaving the city 😀

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