Travel to the legendary New York city. Enjoy the
excellent views of southern Manhattan (Downtown), the Statue of
Liberty, Wall Street, Ellis and Governors Island, South Street Seaport
and the world famous Brooklyn Bridge. Hop on to the double-decker
buses at any of 40 Manhattan stops and spend as much time as you
wish exploring, sightseeing or visiting attractions. This section
provides you with some helpful information.
Under the Visa Waiver Programme, a large number of countries are
exempt from Visa requirements for non-working stays of less than
90 days. However, it is advisable to consult your nearest US embassy.
All other stays in the country require a visa. Details can be acquired
from your nearest US embassy.
If you know English, then you should not be having difficulties
roaming around the city. Shopping and bargaining can be is easy.
People out here also speak other languages, such as Spanish, Chinese,
A plethora of ethnic restaurants reflects the New York City's cosmopolitan
composition. There are many delights to be savored like breakfast
bagel to traditional deli sandwiches. Other local delights are the
city’s diners. They serve traditional all-American hot dogs
and burgers while coffee is served with pancakes covered in maple
One of New York’s best advantages when eating out is that
it is a great way to explore the city. Locals are a friendly warm
people and you’ll find yourself indulged with their warmth.
New York City has some of the best nightlife in the US. New York
has endless comedy clubs, bars, and nightclubs. If you wish to spend
a tame night out, you can visit a comedy club or even a cabaret.
As Las Vegas is home to all the big shows, New York is home to smaller
cabaret venues. Comedy clubs are also dotted all over the city.
While for those of you who prefer sitting in bars, drinking pitchers
of beer will make you feel right at home. On the other hand, if
you want to sit in a more relaxed ‘drinking house’ with
a few quiet sociable and a chat; more bars that are sophisticated
are becoming more and more popular in New York.
Shopping in New York is great fun. The streets are filled with brilliant
strip of shopping malls and complexes selling from upscale boutiques
to discount outlet malls. The wide shopping avenues feature a huge
variety of shops including indoor shopping malls, such as Water
Tower Place and 900 North Michigan Shops.
It is worth noting what the public holidays are before you travel
to New York as the majority of businesses, banks and shops usually
shut for the day. In the US they take place on January 1st and 15th,
February 19th, May 28th, July 4th, September 3rd, October 8th, November
11th and 29th and December 25th.