A lovely quiet day to finish off our trip started with stashing the suitcases in our storage room, breakfast in our diner & a goodbye to them. A stroll up to 51st street station in the sunshine on a busy Wednesday morning and our last subway journeys up to 86th street and to the Guggenheim overlooking Central Park. The exhibitions on display were featuring Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, and other “Zone” artists, the stunning permanent collection of impressionist & post-impressionist work, some earl... Read More
Tuesday we awoke with another exciting day ahead. More adventurous deli orders at breakfast and having walked to Rockefeller Centre we boarded a subway train to the American Museum of Natural History, learning one valuable lesson only seemingly known to native New Yorkers; there is a difference between a local train & an express train despite being the same colour on the same track! We arrived at the museum and pupils were given time to view the magnificent displays including a... Read More
The pupils were surprised to see how much busier the city was on a work day as they made their way to breakfast at our diner. We had a beautiful crisp morning with sunshine and remarkably mild temperatures for this time of year. We had a 20 minute stroll via the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree and ice rink to the magnificent Museum of Modern Art (MoMa). Two hours viewing some seminal modern art from Picasso, Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Dali & other... Read More
Arrival at JFK It was 2.30-3am UK time but still well before 11 when the intrepid RHS travellers got to sleep. Ready for a fun packed day tomorrow, starting with a diner then the Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the plane to NYC At JFK Airport Outside JFK Airport Day 1 Up at a leisurely pace we filled ourselves with freshly made breakfast, walked to our first subway journey past Art Deco buildings and to our first museum; The Metropolitan. Sumptuous... Read More
There are only a few days to go before pupils from the Royal Hospital School will be jetting off across the pond to New York! To find out what they will be up to while they are over in the USA have a look at the itinerary by downloading it here and the PowerPoint here. Read More