Category Archives: New York City

Welcome to the EverTheNomad blog! My name is Anja. I'm a New York-based travel writer who also takes an occasional good photo. Whether I'm traveling through the back roads of some faraway country or sitting in my Brooklyn apartment on a rainy night, this is where I share my thoughts and impressions.

New York in pictures

I moved to New York in September 1999. Twelve years later, I am still here. It flew by, this New York minute. During these dozen years, a lot happened. In my own life, this city and the world. Loves, breakups, … Continue reading

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Soul Summit in Ft Greene Park

I returned to New York on Friday, right in time to enjoy the peak of summer fun. The video below, taken yesterday as my husband and I boogied away at Soul Summit in Fort Greene Park, is an example of … Continue reading

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Survival of the fittest

I’ve been back from the Galapagos for a week now and still can’t shake off the thoughts of this pristine archipelago in the eastern Pacific. Friends have been asking me about the trip, what it was like out there. The … Continue reading

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Brooklyn my beloved cont.

I’m getting ready to leave my beloved Brooklyn this Sunday for a six-week research trip to Croatia, my native land. I can’t think of a better way of saying a (temporary) goodbye than writing about the borough I’ve called my … Continue reading

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Brooklyn, my beloved

With all my frequent travels, I don’t get to spend enough time at home in Brooklyn these days. Yet when I do, I’m always reminded of how much I love my borough. So I’ve decided to devote the next few … Continue reading

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Street art: free expression or vandalism?

Inspired by Banksy’s brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some people see street art as vandalism, others see it as … Continue reading

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Cities as lovers

Today I miss Lisbon. Portugal’s capital popped up in conversation several times in the last few days. Earlier this afternoon, I was having lunch with two colleagues who have never been to Portugal. So I started explaining my love affair … Continue reading

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A series of New York posts

Last month, I started blogging about New York City for Oyster Locals, the new blog of So I thought I’d share some of these posts. Enjoy! Where to Munch in the Meatpacking Three Great Secondhand Boutiques Four Speakeasy-style Spots … Continue reading

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New York City skyline

Yesterday was a sunny Sunday so my man and I decided to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. This iconic stroll is among my favorite New York City activities. In fact, all my visiting friends are required to cross the bridge … Continue reading

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New York street art

One of my favorite things to do at home and on the road is taking photos of street art. It’s especially great in New York City, a place in constant flux where nothing stays the same for too long. Wandering … Continue reading

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