The Waldorf Astoria is one of New York City's most affluent and well known hotels. It is classic New York City. Razzle dazzle New York City. So for a girl who's first real adult romance was New York City, staying at the Waldorf Astoria has always been a box on my life's to do list. It's the real deal. On this visit, Husband and I checked in and explored the hotel and the surrounding Midtown East neighborhood before settling in and having a fancy cocktail at the Waldorf's Peacock Alley Restaurant. Click the link to read the whole experience.