Wanderluster: Fabulous Gift Ideas For Avid Travelers

Wanderlusters are avid travelers that are naturally drawn to other cultures to learn as much as they can from their trips. Finding a fabulous gift for a wanderluster can be complicated, as the security transportation regulations evolve constantly. Fear…

Original Holiday Gift Ideas for Men

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and with the season comes the need to find an original gift for the men in your life. Fear not, as we have curated a carefully hand-picked selection of wonderful holiday…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate Julio 2017

Hace mucho tiempo que las series animadas dejaron de ser shows de “dibujos” orientados a los más pequeños de la casa para convertirse en una poderosa industria explotada por el sector más adulto de la población. Violencia gráfica, sexualidad…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate July 2017

Gone and forgotten are those days where cartoons are childish shows created just for children. Animated shows are now a powerful industry fully enjoyed by the most demanding adults. Graphic violence, explicit sexuality and stories full of a dark…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate June 2017

We all have a hidden side of our persona that would prefer to keep well hidden from the rest of the world. Sometimes, because it can be a sinister part of ourselves. Or it could may reveal too sensitive…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate May 2017

Guardians. Exceptionally brave beings gifted with a deep sense of heroism who protect the innocent and fight any threat against them. Protecting your neighborhood’s soul, defending New York City or even saving the whole universe, the guardian type plays…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate April 2017

There’s something about a good ol’ mistery that we just can’t resist. An irresolvable homicide case. A tenacious detective wok that leads into an intrincate governmental conspiracy. A human search through the woods that suddenly shows an impossible paranormal…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate March 2017

Genetically engineered dinosaurs, indestructible blood-thirsty mutants, super intelligent gorillas, relentless aliens keen on human hunts…boy, it’s a wild Spring for Lootcrate! Savage creatures from some of the coolest pop culture franchises ever unleash their fury this month in a…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate February 2017

There’s something unique in the innate pleasure of building stuff. From the moment we learn how to use our opposable thumbs as little kids, making dreams come true with Playmobil figures, Lego bricks, Play Doh! clay or any other…

Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate January 2017

Screenwriters know too well that in order to click with a hero or villain capable of reach international success and earning the love of millions of fans a good origin story is needed. Sometimes, on the other hand, a…

Mr Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate December 2016

¡Viva la Revolución! Tales of revolt against corrupt governments, rebellions that defy tyrannical regimes, cyber attacks into the deep, cold heart of alienated authoritarian societies and, in general terms, any attempt to subdue the current statu quo via resistance…

Revisited Classics: 9 Original Gifts for Men

‘Tis the time of the season to begin scratching your head to find the perfect gift for that gentleman in your life. Here, at New York For Beginners, we support the idea that classics never die. That is why…

Bookworm: Affordable Gifts for Readers

If you haven’t already, you should put a bookworm in your life. Readers are some of the easiest people in the world to gift, plus they (ahem, we) have the advantage that we like anything sold at Strands. Easy…

Epicure: A Gift Guide For Foodies

According to the definition proposed by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an epicure is someone with sensitive and discriminating tastes, especially in food or wine. To me, an epicure is an old-fashioned foodie that appreciates having an excuse for a tasting…