It is very easy to get caught up in the glitz and the glam of the New York City lights and action. Of course when visiting, you want to be sure that your experience lives up to the expectations that are engraved in you based on the vibrant images that movies, TV-shows and songs that have painted in your mind. What visitors often overlook, however, are the tourist traps that will pave their way way. And all the discounted or free things that can be sought out to keep the budget on track. Here are our advice and also some etiquette tips to make the most out of your New York City vacation.
New York City is an international hub for renowned art institutes, galleries, exhibits, museums, and media; it is no surprise that the city often ranks number 1 on art-enthusiasts’ list of cities to visit. Here is a guide to our favorite art places to visit in New York.
New York City is a major history-hub, and the best way to learn about the history is to truly immerse yourself in the culture yourself! First founded by the Dutch along the Hudson River in 1624, New Amsterdam was established 2 years later on Manhattan Island. The English later took over the area in 1664, renaming the city New York. Between 1892 and 1954, millions of immigrants arrived in New York Harbor, first passing through Ellis Island on their journey to becoming U.S citizens. Throughout the many years, the city has evolved in various manners and the melting pot of cultures is truly evident throughout. From the Bronx, Harlem, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, visit New York and explore its rich history from the inside out, down cobblestoned streets and over the river. Check out some of our most recommended historical sites throughout the city. Read more
As the weather gets colder, New York City becomes a mecca for date night hot spots and activities that surpass the average dinner-and-a-movie. Spice up your love life and impress your partner with a well-thought-out vacation to New York. Don’t worry, you can take all the planning credit, we are just here to help! Read more
New York City’s unique holiday atmosphere, infinite lights and décor, and incomparable offer of exciting shows and seasonal activities make it the ideal holiday destination. Despite all the joy and wonder that Christmas in NYC emits, your trip deserves proper planning, especially if you’ll be visiting the Big Apple for the first time! Here are some tips to help you plan your perfect holidays in New York City this winter season.