Minna Scharff is a NYC culture vulture, passionate theater-goer, restaurant troller and avid discount shopper.  

 

She also happens to be a Licensed NYC and DC Tour Guide who is Smithsonian certified, and a member of the Guides Association of New York City (GANYC).

 

This self-admitted shopaholic knows the best buys in the best shops; is a foodie who can sniff out the best pizza, cannolies, and knishes NYC has to offer; and an Off-The-Beaten-Path explorer who specializes in 5 Boros in 5 Days.

Born in Brooklyn who became a soccer mom in Greenwich Village with no minivan, just the "3" and "F" trains, Minna now guides tours that explore everything old and new in her native city.  

 

A former social worker by profession and licensed New York City tour guide for over 12 years, she has experience doing everything from small private tours to large student groups.