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The Grand Hyatt New York


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Dinner at The Grand Hyatt was amazing. I enoyed prime skirt steak bites with crispy onions, pinot noir from California (nice to try wine that’s not South African for a change!) + finished off my meal with a cinnamon cappuccino. Definitely where all the good looking businessmen from New York’s upper east side come after work 😉 The address is 109 E 42nd St New York, NY. Check out their menu here.

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United Nations New York


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I had an awesome day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York! Did you know their budget is $5.5 billion annually? The US pays 22% towards this every year, while other nations pay less as a “membership fee” depending on their country’s wealth. I got to see the room where Emma Watson delivered her speech on women’s rights, as well as where Malala Yousafzai received her Nobel Peace Prize. I really enjoyed looking at the gifts that member countries have given to the UN, such as the gift below from Malaysia.

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The Icing On Top


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Being in New York this time of year, I’m seeing snow literally for the second time in my life. I love it, I just really wish it wasn’t so cold! It’s around – 12 °C for my South African readers. I bought a cute fur headband from Macy’s + some leather gloves, they’ve helped a lot. Apparently Feb 15th was the coldest day in New York history in 20 years! Here are some photos from around Battery Park, Central Park, New York’s Theatre District + Jersey City.

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Couture Fashion Week New York


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Couture Fashion Week New York

Couture Fashion Week was founded in 2005 by Andres Aquino. CFW presents a series of couture and luxury fashion shows in New York City and other selected cities. The Starlit Path was front row covering the event + got to see some amazing designs! Designers such as Vo Viet Chung, Andres Aquino, Jill Setah, Lourdes Atencio + Antoinette Piesche were among my personal favourites. See the full list of designers here. See the Couture Fashion Week’s YouTube Channel here, their Blog here + Press coverage here. The event took place at The Crowne Plaza in Times Square New York.

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Kenka in the East Village


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Kenka New York Japanese bars

Kenka New York Japanese bars

After work last night I went to check out Kenka, a Japanese bar in the heart of East Village New York. I fell in love with it! Quirky, colourful, addictive + bizarre (one of the items on the menu was a bull’s penis, another was fried frog). The food was out of this world + the atmosphere was communist Japan. My personal recommendation is tuna on the bone. This place is another world; an unforgettable evening in many ways! Go here if you’re exploring New York. *Plus you get cotton candy after your meal on the house! The address is: 25 St Marks Pl (Btwn 3rd Ave & Astor Pl)

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