Brian Cicioni

Brian enjoys exploring major cities along public transit lines and writing about it on his blog,, which he started in 2016. He also writes about topics like food tours, how to get the most out of a layover, and exploring movie and musical landmarks. Brian has traveled to 57 countries as well as every state, and contributes to outlets such as Fodor's, Insider, Travel + Leisure and USA Today.

On weekends, he leads music and film-focused walking tours of Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. His five-star rated Goodfellas Tour of NYC was featured in Airbnb Magazine. Always happy to offer tips to aspiring travel writers and tour guides, Brian has been featured multiple times at the New York Times Travel Show as part of their Meet the Experts panel and has spoken at events like TBEX and the Travel & Adventure Show.

All Articles From Brian Cicioni

10 Essential Omakase Experiences in NYC

Let these masterful sushi chefs choose a culinary adventure for you

Where to Find the Best Thai Food in NYC

With 11 spots on this list, you can get your Thai fix no matter where in the city you find yourself

The 10 Best Food Halls in NYC

Plus, recommendations for what to try when you're there, from Korean hot dogs to macarons

A Foodie Guide to 11 Lesser-Known US Cities

You probably don't have these on your travel bucket list, but you should

Lowell Looks Like Massachusetts but Tastes Like Phnom Penh

What to know about one of America’s first planned industrial cities

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Jacksonville

Where to stay, eat and play in the largest city (by area!) in the contiguous U.S.

It’s Not Too Late in the Season for a Trip to Anchorage

Where to stay, eat and play in Alaska's largest city

The Best Chocolate Boutiques in NYC

Sweet decadence abounds in The Big Apple

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Tenerife

Where to stay, eat and play on the largest island of the Canary Islands archipelago

A Definitive Guide to the Best Macarons in NYC

Where to go for a fix of the meringue-based confection

Take a Tour of North America's Largest Night Market

Richmond, British Columbia's top attraction reopens on April 28

Napoli’s Best Pizza Is Now in NYC's West Village

L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele’s heavenly pies have landed on the East Coast

A Definitive Guide to the Best Dumplings in Brooklyn

The 10 best dumpling spots in all of Kings County

The Bakery Making Kuih Popular in the East Village

Lady Wong has quickly made a name for itself thanks to the Southeast Asian-style cake that's usually steamed instead of baked.