Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Winter In New York: The Highlights

Winter in New York is a magical time of year, and many people’s favorite season in the city. It is cold, and often snowy, but that is part of the appeal, especially for visitors from parts of the world which do not experience seasons in the way we do here. Dark nights, bright lights and the warmth of the city crowds makes New York a really special place to be in winter. Here is our guide to things to do to make the best of the season.

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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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The Best Haunted Houses In NYC

If you are looking for a good scare this Halloween then what better way to do it at one of the many haunted houses in New York City. We know that there is a lot to choose from, and though most of them are good, there are a few that aren’t. So, ranging from amusing to absolutely terrifying, here are the four most popular haunted houses in the city—and everything you need to know about them.

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Taking a Tour of Manhattan’s High Line, Part 2

To continue our tour of The High Line from Taking a Tour of Manhattan’s High Line, Part 1, we’ll start with the “stairway to nowhere.”

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Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in New York City

This month, New York City meets old school Bavaria for another round of annual Oktoberfest celebrations.  German restaurants and bars are showing off their heritage with a bevy of events, live music and plenty of beer and schnitzel to spare:

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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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