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Empire State

New York for the first-timer

by pcole

Destination: New York City

Spending a long weekend in New York City was one of the most exhilarating experiences of our lives. If, like us, you're visiting for the first time, here are our tips on where to stay and what to do

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New Jersey: in the footsteps of The Sopranos

Destination: New York City

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

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Salon de Ning rooftop bar at the Peninsula hotel

Manhattan: made for romance

Destination: New York City

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

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The Statue of Liberty

New York: tips for the time-poor

by deeda

Destination: New York City

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

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Sailing away from England

New York, New York: so good we went there twice

Destination: New York City

Great food, great sights, great shopping. What more do you need from a fabulous city - its impossible to FUHGETTABOUDIT. Read this essential guide to ensure you make the most of a short break

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Overground section of the subway at Coney Island

How to ride the New York subway

by jimmy7

Destination: New York City

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

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Shopping in New York: the West Village

Destination: New York City

Enjoy some boutique hopping in NYC's beautiful residential surroundings

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New York with kids

by joberry

Destination: New York City

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

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New York: live the lifestyle

by stokel

Destination: New York City

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!

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Staten Island Boardwalk Summer

New York - Local Time

Destination: New York City

With my bi-annual trips to New York proving to be my most expensive hobby of late, I thought it was time to explore the core of the Big Apple and reveal what's hidden amongst the skyscrapers

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