You may have the joy, if you are visiting New York for the first time. But if you want to survive in New York, you have to learn a local guide to enjoy your delightful and comfortable journey, or if you want to start a new life in NYC you have to learn so many things and understand people culture, laws and etiquette.
People called New York “The Big Apple”.
The Best time to visit New York
If you want to choose a particular time that gives a memorable moments then choose Thanksgiving Day and Christmas time. These time they open outdoor ice skating in Central Park and you will feel the magic of the city. Additionally enjoy outdoor festivals, rooftop bars and street fairs.
Guide for Travelers who visiting New York for the First time
1. First Find the Place to Stay
The First think you have to do is find the place where you going to stay. Most of the traveling packages cover the food and accommodation. But if you are solo traveler and you do everything by yourself including arraigning tourist visa, then you have to find the hotel to stay.
2. Learn the Basic Etiquette
Each countries have a different polite behavior rules in society. New York is a multi cultural based city. So you need to learn New York city based etiquette first to avoid so many bad social interactivities. Its also help you to enjoy the great journey.
3. Get The Pass & Visit these Iconic Places
After you arrived New York City and stayed in hotel room, the next thing you going to do is sightseeing. Some of the places is free for viewing. But if you want to take a closer look of the places like Empire State Building or The Museum of Modern Art, you need to purchase a pass like CityPass, The New York Pass or Sightseeing Pass to see those place.
Do a cost comparison between these passes and choose the right one (discount passes) that fit your budget.
These are the place you should visit in NYC. The above mentioned mentioned passes will allow you to see this places. Visit the iconic sights like The Statue of Liberty, Central Park, The 9/11 Memorial and Museum and feel the memorable moments.
- The Statue of Liberty
- Empire State Building
- The 9/11 Memorial and Museum
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- American Museum of Natural History
- Madame Tussauds – Buy tickets and visit this wax museum for a unique experience in NYC. This is a iconic wax museum that brings life to your favorite movie stars celebrities from movies, TV Series, politics, music and sports. It brings fun opportunity like photo ops & selfies with favorite celebrities like Albert Einstein, Taylor Swift or Donald Trump.
Free things (Free to Visit)
These are the places you can visit without pay anything.
- Central Park
- Brayan Park
- New York Public Library
- Brooklyn Bridge
- Times square
- Staten Island Ferry
- The Octulus
4. Choose the Right Shoes. Then Walk and Walk
If you want to experience a good sightseeing, then walking is a better way. So Walk and walk. Also casual cloths are fine for restaurant and shows. But make sure wear comfortable shoes to enjoy your journey.
Guide for Moving to New York City
If you want to live in New York City, you need to spend so much money. Because New York is the most expensive lifestyle-based place in the world. House rent is one of the major expenses in NYC life. So people live their life as money-making machines.
Also understating New York locals and behaving exactly like them is a difficult task for new people. The book called “NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette” is definitely will help you to understand life in New York.
I hope these tips will make your first time trip more fun and easier.
English Words for Learners
- Sightseeing (n) – The activity of visiting places in a particular location.
- etiquette (n) – set of rules/norms of personal behavior in polite society.