How To: Prepare for NYC Weather

How To: Prepare for NYC Weather

New York City is full of surprises, but the weather should not be one of them. When traveling to New York City during the Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring, it is important to keep an eye on the weather reports weeks leading up to your stay. Mother Nature is very bipolar on the East Coast, and we want you to be as prepared as possible for a comfortable stay here in the city that we love. We know the feeling of getting stuck in the middle of a thunderstorm, soggy shoes and foggy glasses – we do not want that to be your NYC memory. Pack accordingly and prepare yourself for New York City in the scorching Summer, mild Fall, freezing Winter or slushy Spring. Read more

How To: New York City Transportation, Lodging, and Expenses

How To: New York City Transportation, Lodging, and Expenses

Visiting New York City is exciting, but you must not forget about the fun part…logistics, logistics, logistics! Our aim is to make the process as smooth as possible for you so you can enjoy the best things to do in New York. Here are some tips and tricks to help you maneuver the city like a professional!

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Expected Weather during a NYC Stay

Expected Weather during a NYC Stay

Rain or shine, New York is always a good trip idea! Indeed, even when my Sicilian roots resurface and get me excited with the first ray of sunshine, I also appreciate the fresh and breezy nights of the City during the month of November. In this article, I will give you advice for your next trip to New York City according to the changing seasons.

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Best Ways to Get From JFK Airport to Manhattan

Best Ways to Get From JFK Airport to Manhattan

JFK, is the primary international airport serving New York City. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America, the fifth busiest airport in the United States and the busiest airport in the New York City airport system, handling just under 59 million passengers in 2016. Over ninety airlines operate out of the airport, with non-stop or direct flights to destinations in all six inhabited continents.

If you want to start your visit to New York City off on the right foot, you’ll want to make your arrival to the Big Apple as easy possible. So, how do you plan on getting from JFK Airport to your hotel in Manhattan?

Well, here are five ways you can travel from JFK to anywhere in Manhattan. What’s best for you depends on your budget and any time constraints you may have.

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How To: Spend Your Money in NYC- Tips, Taxes, Commissions

How To: Spend Your Money in NYC- Tips, Taxes, Commissions

The common act purchasing something (food, goods, clothes, other equipment…) in your own country is quite simple: you have a good idea of the prices applied in your local stores and depending on which country you live in, taxes are directly applied on the displayed item. You do not get surprised at the view of the price of your final purchase! Therefore, you may feel a little bit lost performing such a mindless act when abroad. It can also become trickier when it’s not using your own currency. Get ready for some math calculations! In this article, I will explain to you how tipping works in New York, what your bank charges you per withdrawal and help you out with general money questions you may have.

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