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New York City (“The Big Apple”) is a world city on the east coast of the USA in the state of New York and a city of superlatives. With around 8.4 million inhabitants in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island districts, it is the most populous city in the USA and a vibrant metropolis – a city that never sleeps. Every year around 50 million tourists from all over the world come to see for themselves. The New York metropolitan region is one of the most important economic areas in the world and is one of the largest financial centres in the world. The image of the city is shaped by its famous skyline with around 5,800 buildings with more than twelve floors, such as the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center. New York has numerous architectural attractions, including 500 galleries, about 200 museums, more than 150 theaters, numerous department stores, over 18,000 restaurants and with Central Park one of the largest city parks in the world. Concerning the means of transportation used, New York City is not a typical American city, as most of the inhabitants use public transportation. There is a reason for this, as the New York subway network, which offers a 24/7 service in large areas, is one of the biggest in the world.

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1 Day in New York – The Vessel & the High Line Park (USA)

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After 7 hours of flying time, we arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport in the early morning from Alaska at around 8 a.m. Luckily, we didn’t have to go through immigration to get out of the airport because we came from Anchorage and it was a domestic flight. Since our onward flight to Frankfurt did not continue until 6 p.m., we still had enough time to drive in for a short time to Manhattan. There was a new attraction with …

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New York – Discount Shopping, Outlet Shopping & Savings Tips (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, New York

First of all – we love to shop in the USA 🙂 Whether in the big malls, in small shops or the great outlet centers – you simply see different clothes and things and that in relation to Europe at often unbeatable prices. For example, it’s not uncommon for you to be able to buy a branded jeans for a price of .15. With a good dollar rate and with additional use of discount coupons, real bargains come up. What …

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