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New York City: Travelerís Paradise

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And that isnít an empty boast.

New York City, hailed as the city that never sleeps, fondly known as the Big Apple, is home to approximately eight million people and with the population still expected to rise in the years to come. New York City is touted as the center of the world maybe because each part of the globe has left an indelible mark in this place. From food to works of art to culture exhibits to tourist spots, whatever it is you want your senses to take pleasure in, New York City most probably has it.

Hotels : This is one of the common problems that travelers encounter when setting foot on foreign land. In New York City, however, you need not worry that you wonít be provided with the kind of services you expect to receive. If youíre the artsy type fond of bohemian living then youíll probably love to stay in New York Cityís Greenwich Village or downtown Soho. If youíre a yuppy and youíre attached to your PDA learning about the stock market, then youíll feel right at home in New York Cityís famous Wall Street. If posh places however are what takes your fancy then take a ride to downtown Manhattan and see for yourself what the Hilton or the Four Seasons Hotel has to offer.
Dining : Whether it is sashimi, pesto pasta, kimchi, shawarma or paella that youíre looking for, trust me when I say that New York City has everything that your taste buds may want to savor.
Nightlife : The hottest places in the U.S. can no doubt be found in New York City. If youíre fond of star-gazing and Iím not talking about those that you can find in the sky, then definitely, New York City is the place to be. Go club hopping and rub elbows with the rich and famous.

Tourist Spots : With so many points of interest to visit in New York City, itís sometimes quite difficult to just know where to start. But of course, weíll try our very best. A visit to New York City wouldnít be complete without touring the following sites:

Empire State Building : Need I explain?

The Statue of Liberty : take a ferry ride to this gigantic statue, a gift to the United States from the French government some centuries ago.

Madam Tussaudís Wax Museum : now, now, now, donít you start believing that what you saw in Paris Hiltonís House of Wax is based on a true story. This particular site was even featured in Ripleyís because of the uncanny resemblance of itsÖerrÖinhabitants.

World Trade Center : Now, I know that technically speaking, this isnít a happy place but it would do all of us good to pay our respects to the victims of the September 11 bombing. This tragedy has at least proved that the people of New York City wouldnít let any terrorist attack faze them into cowering in terror. Hail, hail New York City!

Now, remember that New York City, for all its bright lights, canít be compared to a bed of roses. So take the necessary precautions to avoid unnecessary accidents. Itís also easy to get lost in NYC so be sure that you always have a map---and a cellphone preferably---handy, just in case.

Happy sight-seeing!



Yeah, New York is known as one of the best touristic attractions. It offers a lot to do over there and you just can't miss out on the awesome night life that it has to offer.
The night party scenes were truly my favorite. Little Italy on Mulberry Street on Manhattan, The Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium and the beach.. everything is awesome over there. I visited:

Audubon Terrace
Marine Air Terminal
Dead Horse Bay
Sheepshead Bay piers
Miller Field

I also loved visiting Gulliver's gate in NYC that was so interesting. It was a overwhelming experience to see world famous landmarks in pocket-size at Gulliver's gate. Though it is not a free attraction so I had carefully compared the ticket prices from and then picked the best one.


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