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Photo Essay: Spring in Central Park

Spring is in the air as the natural world awakens from its winter slumber! After a long winter that was full of gloom (and far too much snow), trees are finally in bloom in New York City, painting the full spectrum of colors among these mean streets. And there is perhaps no better place to […]

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Finding a Local Community in CouchSurfing

What if you could travel the world without leaving your home town? What if you could meet the same truly awesome people that you meet while you’re traveling, but they’re local? Would you do it? No, I’m not talking about exploring the ethnic neighborhoods you may have in your city (though those can also be […]

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NYC Holiday Magic: Holiday Windows

The holidays in New York City. That phrase alone exudes romanticized visions of grandeur. After all, NYC is known for two big things at this time of year: the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and those infamous and extravagant holiday window displays that all those fancy stores put up. Many of these can be seen on […]

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NYC Holiday Magic: Snowflakes & Stars (VIDEO)

You’ve all heard of Saks Fifth Avenue, right? Well that name has to come from somewhere, right? That’s right folks! Saks Fifth Avenue is located on…Fifth Avenue! In fact, if you go visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, you can simply turn around and look towards Fifth Avenue and you’ll see this: That is the […]

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Visitors Guide to NYC by Subway

It’s that time of year again when tourists flock to New York City to see magic the city takes on during the holidays! Though the city has, undoubtedly, the best public transit in the U.S., the Subway system can be extremely complicated to navigate for the first time visitor. Here are some basics to be […]

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