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New York

If it’s your first time to travel to New York, here are a few tips for you
to make your visit in New York safer, cheaper and more memorable.

With over 1,000 hotels in New York City, it's not easy to choose the one you might like. But you can start by narrowing your search by boroughs of Brooklyn (100 hotels), Queens (105), and Manhattan with 832 hotels. Or choose districts of Lower Manhattan (161 hotels) or Midtown Manhattan with 587 hotels.

  Guide to New York City

New York Christmas

New York Christmas

In a city where different culture meet, during Christmas and other festive seasons, their unique traditions and cultures come alive. people of all ages and interests join in to celebrate Christmas. Here are some things to do when you're in New York City at Christmas.

New York City

New York City

Fondly known as the Big Apple and the city that never sleeps, New York is home to 8 and a half million people, and growing. It's arguably one of the best known cities in the world that's left an indelible mark in the US. When you travel, whatever holiday experience you want, New York probably has it.

New York State

New York State

In the early 17th century the Dutch created a permanent colony on the Hudson river, naming it New Netherland. They ruled for 40 years, until the English conquered it in the 2nd half of the 17th century. Find out more of interesting facts about the New York State.

New York Hotels

New York Hotels

So, you've decided to travel to New York. But where do you stay? With so much to choose from and a very wide range of hotel room prices, how to dou select your host hotel? Here are 4 questions and answers that might help you to find a good hotel in New York.

New York City Hotels

New York City Hotels

There are so many hotels in New Yor that they make it most practical choice for a holiday stay. Keep in mind that New Yorkers' idea of affordable might not necessary by yours, too. So, if you are cash strapped, find some frinds in NY. Here are some of the best known brand hotels in New York City.

New York Restaurants

New York Restaurants

No other place in the world will cater so richly for your taste buds like New York does. The sheer variety of restaurant choices is will astound you. This is the place if you desire gastronomical pleaseures. We present here a few of the swanky restaurants in New York.

New York Yankees

New York Yankees

If if you are not a sport fan and basebally not your game, you have probably heard of New York Yankees. It's probably one of the most recognized sporting clubs in the world, whether that recognition comes from following baseball and sport, or from TV series and movies.

New York Times

New York Times

One can argue about media power being abused and even used as a tool of manipulation these days. But there's no doubt that New York Times is one of the most powerful and recognizable media companies in the world. Here's a short history of the New York Times media company.

New York Post

New York Post

When you are travlling to or holidaying in New York, you won't be left behind when it comes to keeping up with the news. This is especially true today with online availability. There are so many dailies and magazines available in New York, including the New York Post, around since the 1800s.

New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Brimming with culture, history and richess, New York has a million stories to tell about its past and present, and how this cosmopolitan city came to be. Started in 1919 as a tabloid, the New York Daily News was known as "picture newspaper" and later new York's Hometown Newspaper.

New York Acting Schools

New York Acting Schools

If you are an adventurous type and don't mind trying something different, while having a "thick skin" when it comes to rejection, New York might be your place to try acting. Any budding actor knows the important of trying NY acting schools. Here are five out of New York's many acting schools.

The Big Apple

New York, New York and New York!

New York City guide and passes

The sentiments behind the words "I love New York" is one you’d certainly feel the moment you step out of the plane and see for yourself what the Big Apple has in store for you. With a population of over eight million people, thousands of high rise buildings dominating the scene and blinking lights all over, sometimes it’s hard not to be overwhelmed when you first set your eyes on the city that never sleeps.

Although a lot of people believe that New York city is one of those big bad cities with crime rates that would make your heart palpitate in fear, official reports actually claim that New York is one of the safest places to be these days, with crime rates reaching an all time low since the 1960’s.

Where To Stay in New York

If you don’t have some friends with pads in New York that you could bunk in for a night or two then there are a wide range of New York City hotels for you to choose from. Most of the hotels in New York are concentrated in Manhattan but if you’re flying for business purposes then maybe you’d prefer to stay somewhere near Wall Street. If, on the other hand, you’re looking for something quirky and fun, then maybe Chelsea and Greenwhich are good places to start.

Where to Eat in New York

One good thing about New York: the food is a fusion of a bit of everything from the four corners of the globe. If you desire lasagna, then Italian eateries are just around the corner. If you desire some good old fashioned beef stew and yangchow rice then there are a lot of Chinese delis that are willing to deliver food right on your doorstep. From ultra-posh, exorbitantly expensive first class restaurants to bohemian dining to fixed rates for eat all you can buffets, New York restaurants will have no problems in satisfying your gastronomical inclinations.

New York City panoramic view

Where to Go in New York

New York has a lot of points of interest to boast of and the list just keeps getting longer and longer. Remember the animation movie, Madagascar? Well, that’s Central Park in drawing but wait till you see the real one and all eight hundred acres of it. While we're on the subject, why not also visit some of the many New York's acting schools?

And then there’s Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum. They say that a visit to New York isn’t complete until you check out the lifelike "creatures" in that particular museum. And who can forget the Empire State Building, once the tallest among them all high rise buildings? And of course there’s the Statue of Liberty, the very symbol of American welcome. Then there’s the Rockefeller Center, with its famous Christmas tree right in the middle of all the action.

Perhaps sport is one of your strongest interests - pay a visit to the New York Yankees stadium.

Apart from the Yankees, other New York's popular and world-renowned brands are some of its dailies - such as The New York Times, New York Post and New York Daily News.

How to Stay Safe in New York

Although New York is considered as "safe", it wouldn’t hurt that you take the necessary precautions and avoid the attention of pickpockets on the lookout for out-of-towners. Don’t make a fuss when going to the ATM and always go out in groups.

How Not to Get Lost in New York

New York is a very busy city so the bustling city may end up overwhelming first time visitors. Hence, it’s advisable that you always carry your map and cellphone with you. If unsure of the destination, don’t just board the subway but instead, spend extra cash for a cab ride.

Lastly, enjoy your New York tour!