About New York
As the city’s nickname would suggest, the Big Apple tempts you to take a bite of its vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Experience the diverse cultures of this city and its overpowering energy. You will want to explore every avenue.
Food and drink
The home of the bagel, you are spoilt for choice in the Big Apple. From burgers, pizzas, hot dogs and pastrami sandwich, to dining in one of the top restaurants. New York can deliver any cuisine from around the world. When the sun starts to go down most of the locals love to take a cocktail and the Cosmopolitan is first choice!
Shops on Madison and Fifth Avenues attract the label-conscious, while Lower East Side and Greenwich Village are great for bargains. New York is a shopping haven and you can buy anything from designer clothes to costume jewellery.
Things to do in New York
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16th December 2022 by Eat Sleep Breathe TravelExperience the magic of Christmas in New York City with these festive ideas
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least, as a Christmas enthusiast, I think it is! I love Christmas and while I will always be home in Canada for the holidays, I do enjoy visiting other places during the festive season to see how they celebrate. Places like London, Paris, and Vienna. However, much closer to home is another winter wonderland that is absolutely magical at this time of year: New York City. Christmas in New York City is pretty amazing. From European inspired Christmas...
23rd February 2021 by Journalist On The Run6 tips for riding the New York City subway like a pro
The NYC subway is one of the most convenient ways to negotiate your way around the Big Apple. However, just like the train stations in Japan, there are plenty of tricks of the trade to learn about the workings of the NYC subway which will save you precious time and money during your stay. Below are our six top tips to enjoy the NYC subway, either as a solo traveller or with your loved ones. Understand the Difference Between Express and Local Trains The first rookie error tourists make on the......
Weather in New York
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in New York