Circumnavigating Manhattan by kayak

One island, 49 kilometres, 10 hours: This epic tour of New York City’s most populous borough is a marathon of sights and sounds — and dangers My wife Jean and I have kayaked on Ontario’s Georgian Bay for years, often sleeping on rocks…

Gansevoort hotel serves as oasis in midst of New York’s Meatpacking District

NEW YORK-Rundown warehouses, dodgy streets, and zero nightlife filled the city’s Meatpacking District back in 2003. A year later, the boutique hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, opened at 9th Ave. and W. 13th St. Twelve years later, the hotel…