New York City has always been a part of my life. Whether as a dream when I was younger or a "City that never sleeps" now. I love this City. Maybe I can't describe how much I do, but I know it's big and that's why I call it Passion.
Licensed Guide 8 years
With over 100's of 5 stars reviews on TripAdvisor alone (all companies combined). Certificate of Excellence in 2013 for The Company I started. Reviewed for all boroughs. Found by and gave tours to Shazam, World's Fund English Teachers, BBC News Alex Gallafent and other high profile people. Double Deckers Buses, Coach, SUV, and walking tours expert. I can elaborate on my guiding credentials when and if needed.
I grew up speaking French, loving English I mastered at The British Senegalese Institute while studying Latin for 6 years. For 4 years I studied Spanish, which I have given tours in many times.
Guides Association of New York City
Currently I am The 1st Chair of The Multilingual Guides Committee of The Guides Association of New York City since 2012 while being an elected Board Member. Earlier this year (2015), I was at The WFTGA biannual Convention in Prague (Czech Republic) representing New York City in the 5 days long conference. I am up to speed and date with innovations and challenges of The Tour Guiding Industry.
Dec 2014 my first online published book : NYC Passion, the Manhattan Picks. It's now available on iTunes and on Amazon. I have photography online in various eminent websites such as NewYork.com , twenty20.com been featured several times by Central Park Instagram and more. I am A 2015 Virart Gallery Competition Winner. The unique point of views I share make people fall in love again with the city.
Social Media /Influencer
My Twitter account has 7000 followers, followed by big account like the Museum of the City of NY and 9/11 Memorial and more. With less than 3 years on Instagram with more 100.000 likes for my post, the hashtag I created #nycpassion has been used more than 10.000 times while only posted 800+ times myself using it.
I've been writing since 1999 in French.