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5
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New York is a uniquely idiosyncratic city - and it's almost impossible to chart in a simple travel guide. The only advice? Make sure you know Fifth and Seventh Avenues!... read more »
#2/28
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Fewer tourists, less perspiration, and lower prices – what’s not to like about New York in winter?... read more »
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5
(3 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Short Break
Hotels in the Big Apple are notoriously expensive, but you can find a funky guesthouse, b&b or “Pod Room” with bunkbeds for less than $185 a night – often within a five-minute walk of Times Square... read more »
#4/28
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping
The best places to shop in New York's coolest neighbourhoods... read more »
#5/28
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Eco
If you're feeling exhaustion in New York - perhaps the world's busiest city - head for Central Park. There's so much to see and doing it justice will take far longer than you might think... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
New York City is one of the best places in the world to indulge in a spot of retail therapy - especially if you know just where to go to find the best deals... read more »
#7/28
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4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: New York City
Taking a school trip to New York might sound like a nightmare - but with careful advance planning, it can be enjoyable, fun and educational for all. Here are my tips on how to make it work... read more »
#9/28
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural
New York is all about the buzz. But now and then you just want some quiet, a moment for reflection. And when you do that in New York, you discover a whole other side to the city... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Family, Shopping
Heading to New York City with children in tow? These tips from a parent in the know will help you work out where to stay, where to eat and where to go... read more »
#11/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
To stroll along Fifth Avenue is to see New York at its glitziest and most glamorous, from the high-class window-shopping at Harry Winston to the knock-out views from the Top of the Rock... read more »
#12/28
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4
(1 comment)
Don't waste precious sightseeing hours with indecision about where to slake a thirst or silence a rumbling stomach - just head straight for these top spots to eat and drink in New York... read more »
#13/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Leave your tourist bubble, stop criss-crossing Manhattan in the back of a yellow cab and try the quickest and cheapest way to get around New York City. I’ve seen the future – and it’s train-shaped... read more »
#14/28
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4
(2 comments)
Candlelit dinners, stunning skyline views and luxurious rooms... prepare to have your heart captured all over again with a romantic trip to the Big Apple... read more »
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4
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Trip type: Activity, Cultural
Murky bars, seedy clubs, nondescript car parks where coked-out gangsters conduct their grim business - okay, so 'The Sopranos' tour isn’t for everyone… but it's one way of seeing New Jersey... read more »
#16/28
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: New York City
I set my novel in 1950s Manhattan and did all of my research using the internet. Read about my visit to New York checking my settings and facts. Did I get it all right?... read more »
#17/28
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
New York City's iconic streets, avenues, buildings and parks have provided the backdrop for numerous movie blockbusters. Come with me on a tour of my top 10 Big Apple movie locations... read more »
#18/28
Rating:
3.75
(6 comments)
Destination: New York City, New York
Trip type: Family, Short Break
There's too much to do and never enough time on a short break to New York – but from choosing the right airport to buying a tourist pass online, you can do the groundwork from home and save hours... read more »
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Rating:
3.5
(4 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Shopping in Manhattan the day after Thanksgiving is only for the bravest bargain hunters. Think you're tough enough? Then get set to fight through the crowds and chaos of New York's Black Friday ... read more »
#20/28
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Short Break
Pricey hotels and a plummeting pound make a holiday in New York more expensive than it’s been for years. So try these tips to make your money go further... read more »
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