Karen Chen

An NYC-based writer, editor, and content creator with a serious passion for travel and food. A wanderer and travel addict at heart, I am constantly trying to discover the best of what my city has to offer. Lover of jokes, baby animals, innovative ideas, and everything Brazil in equal parts. Connect with me on Twitter at @karenichen.

It may not be quite as big or as lavish as the Christmas markets in Germany (or as cold, hooray!), but the Union Square Holiday Market (Union Square, NYC) definitely helps make the season bright in New York City. Open…

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If you’re looking for the perfect respite from the bustle of the city, The Cloisters is it. The lesser-known branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters museum is dedicated to European medieval art. The museum building, built in…

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Like delicious food? Like beautiful city views? Right–you’d have to be crazy not to. So get yourself to Smorgasburg, Brooklyn’s open-air weekend food market, which will continue running until the weekend of November 23-24. And since fall this year in…

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Got a long weekend ahead of you and not sure whether you should head upstate to the Catskills or stay in the city and brush up on art and culture? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution: Storm King Art Center….

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It’s Oktoberfest time! Well, actually it’s been Oktoberfest for a while. But if you’re like us, and fall just crept up on you this year, and you didn’t even have time to get your lederhosen or dirndl dry cleaned in…

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