My Aunt Leslie & Uncle Paul live in Pleasantville just outside NYC so we went to stay with them and my cousins Alex & Chris (who are grown ups). Pleasantville is 40 mins from Grand Central Station in Manhattan. I think it sounds like a small town where superheroes might
In New York we stayed with Monica & Louie who are friends of our Barcelona friends Leo, Lucinda & Justin. They live in Brooklyn which is just over the bridge from Manhattan Island. In Brooklyn there are lots of houses with 3 floors (including a basement) built with red bricks,
We took the Staten Island Ferry (which is free) across the Hudson river to see the Statue of Liberty. The ferry doesn’t stop by the statue but it does go pretty close. From Manhattan the Lady Liberty seems quite small but she’s actually pretty big !
In NYC we either walked (a LOT) or took the Subway. Mama paid $31USD for a weeks unlimited metrocard and kids travel free ! The subway trains were really, really busy at rush hour, I didn’t even need to hang onto the pole because I couldnt have fallen over even
Im half American but this is my very first transatlantic flight, from London to the USA 🙂 We flew with American Airlines from London Heathrow to New York JFK. It was SO cool I had my own tv screen with lots of movies to choose from & video games. I
In London we stayed with Mama’s girlfriends from when she was at school, Natalie has a daughter called Isabel who’s 7 the same as me, and Gemma’s daughter Romy is 3. Isabel had to go to school so Mama & I took the underground into London and met BxB for
The first train from Barnstaple to Exeter was a bit of a rickety old train that stopped at all the little stations but the next one from Exeter to London Paddington was much faster. We had big, comfy seats and a table with power sockets so I could charge my
My cousins have just moved down to North Devon so we went to see them in their new house in Ilfracombe. Bram, Nye & I all slept in the same room which was really cool. Nye has a bearded dragon called Wade and Bram has two huge stick insects called