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The 9 Essential Items on Your Packing List for New York

Commuters on a New York Subway. | Photo by David Lytle

When making a packing list for New York City there is one thing you have to keep in mind above all else: NYC is a walking city. Even though it’s constantly crammed with vehicles the locals know that the best way to get around will always be on foot. Unsurprisingly, walking is also the best way to soak […]

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The Most Romantic Things to do in New York: Winter Edition

Central park in the snow by Ralph Hockens |

As the backdrop for countless romantic movies, New York City has worked its way into the pantheon of incredible places to go for romantic weekend trips. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here’s our list of the best ways to maximize the romance on your next visit to New York, with tips on what to see and […]

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Best New York Hotels 2015

The very best New York hotels 2015 There’s always somewhere new to eat, drink, shop or sightsee in New York and the hotel scene is no different. Each year a crop of exciting new NYC hotels emerge on the scene, each offering an authentic New York experience. Whether you want a high fashion haunt or […]

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Finding That Broadway Tickets Discount: Yes, Cheap Tickets for New York Theater Exist

TKTS booth, NYC

The only better experience than nabbing a Broadway ticket… is nabbing a Broadway tickets discount! After all, seeing a Broadway show is one of New York’s most thrilling experiences. But New York’s most famous shows come at a price (hit shows can cost up to a few hundred dollars… per ticket!). Want to find cheap […]

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Christmas in NYC: A Survival Guide to the New York Holidays

NYC Holiday

Who doesn’t love the winter holidays, and Christmas, in New York City? New York makes for a great destination from mid-November through the New Year: The city is festooned in dazzling lights and holiday decorations, stores are filled with eager shoppers, and the cultural calendar is packed. Of course, all that means that Manhattan itself […]

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