NYC Guide: 10 amazing ways to spend an afternoon New York is packed with fun things to do, and you can't go wrong with the classic attractions: rowing boats in Central Park, kissing at the top of the Empire State Building, eating oysters at Grand Central. But I'd love to share a few twists on those adventures that we've discovered over the years... 1. Sunset sail. Feel the crisp wind on your face while sailing down the Hudson River on a classic 1890's style Schooner. NYC Guide: My 10 favorite shops One of the great things about visiting a new city is wandering around, getting lost and discovering things for yourself. For example, you head to Soho, Nolita, the West Village, Williamsburg, you'll find tons of great boutiques. That said, here are 10 amazing stores not to miss... 1.
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NYC Guide: Five great hotels People always ask us where they should stay when visiting New York. So, here are five great places... 1. The rooms at the Larchmont Hotel aren't super charming (think: Best Western), but they're clean, comfortable and cheap. Features - An Englishwoman in New York It's been ten years since my last visit, and New York suddenly has so much more to offer. At the age of 11 I cried--it didn't quite feel as exciting as the movies and I had picked up head lice on the plane. But I was lucky enough to have a few amazing experiences, including dinner at the Twin Towers. I'll never forget gazing up the side of it and just being so overwhelmed by the view. Now as I travel on the subway for the first time by myself, my biggest fear is being called out as just another tourist getting in the way of the commute for the real New Yorkers.
Top Ten Things To Do In New York Off The Beaten Path Brighton Beach If you really want to see New York off the beaten path, then get on a subway and go explore New York outside of Manhattan. New York boroughs have plenty of unique neighborhoods that really worth a visit. Brighton Beach is definitely one of them and one of best places to visit in Brooklyn. Here you will immerse yourself in an authentic atmosphere of Little Russia where most of sings and store names written in Russian language, where you would barely hear English speech, where you would find variety of Russian books, art, music and food. Local cozy cafes serve hearty ethnic foods, such as borsch, pirogues, chicken Kiev, beef stroganoff and etc.
NYC Guide: How to flag a cab For anyone who doesn't know, here are five easy steps to flagging a taxi... 1. Step into the street. It might sound dangerous, but it's really not: Standing a few feet into the street is the only way cabs will spot you around parked cars, trees and pedestrians. 2. Features - Free NYC The amount of free music in New York’s summer months is inspiring…and overwhelming. So, here’s a list. Enjoy.