Posts Tagged ‘Chinatown’

New York City is the Place to Be to Celebrate Chinese New Year: January 21-February 5

One of the world’s largest celebrations comes to New York January 23 as we welcome the Year of the Dragon for Chinese New Year. This year is an especially auspicious one, as it is more specifically the Year of the Water Dragon, which only occurs every sixty years in the Chinese Zodiac. Our recommendations for this extravagant 15-day celebration include lots and lots of our favorite f’s: festivals, food, and of course fun.
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New York Neighborhoods: a Traveler’s Guide

New York is a city of neighborhoods in a way that few others are. Wander through Manhattan, and you’re taken on a tour through New York’s colorful and diverse history. Little Italy, Greenwich, East Village: all these are names which trip off the tongue of foreign and domestic visitors alike. However, if you’re not from the city, you may not have much idea of what each district is actually like. That’s why we’ve put together this run-down of the best of each of New York’s most famous neighborhoods. Wealthy visitors arriving in the city on cruises from Southampton, and student backpackers on cheap flights from Canada should both find this guide equally useful. Take it, and use it to devise your own walking tour through the heart of New York.

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Best Ways to Explore New York City This Summer

Whether you’re a native New Yorker or a visitor, the sights and sounds of this spectacular city never get old. We invite you to be a tourist this summer, but stray from the ordinary and opt to explore the city from new and unique perspectives.

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