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One World Trade Center Observation Deck

Experiencing New York from the One World Trade Center Observation Deck There are few buildings in the world more talked-about than One World Trade Center. So, naturally, when I was given the opportunity to venture to the new One World Trade Center Observation Deck with Walks of New York, I jumped at the chance. Standing at […]

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Ellis Island Tour

ellis island tour

Fascinating stories and exhibits on the Ellis Island tour As one of the most important places in the history of the United States of America, Ellis Island is a destination not to be missed when visiting New York City. Take part in an Ellis Island Tour and learn all there is to know about this […]

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Lower East Side Tour

Cultural diversity and incredible eats on the Lower East Side tour Wander through the streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and it’s clear, almost immediately, that this neighbourhood is the true definition of a cultural melting pot. To your right, you’ll find a historic Jewish synagogue, to your left a bustling Chinese restaurant. On one corner […]

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Statue of Liberty Tour

Spectacular sights and fascinating history on the Statue of Liberty tour The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are easily two of the most iconic tourist destinations in New York, yet, despite, having visited the city on several different occasions, I had never been able to find enough time to visit. Aside from time constraints, […]

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The Flatiron Building: A New York Icon

Flatiron Building, NYC

In a city of striking architecture and towering structures, the Flatiron Building is one of New York’s most celebrated skyscrapers. Its elegant design and narrow wedge shape (which seems to defy the laws of physics) has intrigued New Yorkers for over a century. The Flatiron has been the subject of paintings, photos, postcards and films, […]

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Best views of New York City, and where to find them

Looking for the best views of New York City?  The iconic Manhattan skyline is stunning and well worth seeking out! Here are some of our favorite places for views of New York City. Views of New York City from the East Brooklyn Bridge Park: This waterfront park, created from Brooklyn’s abandoned piers, has astounding views of […]

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The Lower East Side: Exploring Lower Manhattan’s Hot ‘Hood

Ludlow Street, NYC

America is a “melting pot,” and New York’s Lower East Side? The heart of the cauldron. For two centuries, the neighborhood has been the crowded, chaotic home to wave after wave of immigrants. The energy of the new arrivals infused the teeming streets, and the culture that developed on the Lower East Side profoundly changed […]

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