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13 Helpful Things To Know Before You Visit New York City

They say one of the easiest ways to spot a tourist in New York is when someone stops to look up at the skyline. I’m guessing this is because New York is fast-paced and residents are always on the move, so there is no time to admire the skyscrapers. I’m not one to get too obsessed over blending in or making sure I don’t look like a tourist (after all – I usually AM a tourist!), but I do think…

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3 In Miscellaneous/ New York City/ Travel

Introducing Traveling Chic Itineraries + A Giveaway!

I’m excited to announce the launch of Traveling Chic’s New York City Itinerary today! I love travel guide books, I have an entire bookshelf dedicated to them, but I’ve always felt there are a few things missing: They lack a certain amount of enthusiasm about the destination they are writing about (I think this is due to overworked and underpaid travel writers that are expected to research a city in a day or two); They are full of so much…

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1 In New York City/ Travel/ Travel Guide

New York City – The Definitive Travel Bucket List

New York is so many things to so many people. From the gritty lower east side to the posh upper west side, there is a place for everyone in this diverse, creative, and high energy city! I’ve spent a lot of time in New York City, from living there to visiting as a tourist, and there are just so many fun things to do and so many amazing restaurants to try that it’s impossible to fit it all in on…

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13 In New York City

Where to Stay in New York – Hotels for Every Budget

One of the most common questions I get from readers is where to stay in New York. There are so many neighborhoods and hotels to choose from, I completely understand how this can be overwhelming. We’ve all heard of the fabulous New York hotels like the Waldorf and the Plaza, but when it comes to moderate priced, boutique, or budget hotels—it can be difficult to navigate through all of the choices. I pulled together a list of hotels I’ve either…

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10 In New York City/ US

The Ultimate Guide to New York Restaurants

One of the best things about visiting New York is the food! I don’t think there is another city that could surpass New York in the sheer amount as well as the variety of restaurants at your finger tips. Not to mention that everything stays open late, so no matter what hour you are craving something–I’m pretty sure you could find it in the Big Apple! I’ve been meaning to do a restaurant post for ages, so I’ve finally compiled…

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30 In New York City

Christmas in New York – A NYC Holiday Guide

Christmas already?!!! I know, I know. But for those of you planning a trip in December to experience Christmas in New York (and I know at least a couple of you are) it’s the perfect time to start your planning. *If it is your first time to New York I recommend reading through my New York City Guide for First-timers here and if you are traveling with kids I have more suggestions here! BEFORE YOU GO If you’re looking for…

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What to do in New York City with Kids

Gotham, the city that never sleeps, and concrete jungle don’t necessarily bring up kid-friendly images of New York, but don’t cancel that family vacation just yet! New York has it all and that includes plenty of things to inspire, entertain, and keep your kids from getting bored on vacation! I received a request for suggestions on what to do in NYC with kids, and while I don’t have kids yet, I have plenty of nieces and nephews to have a…

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