New York, New York, the city so great they named it twice, goes by many other names as well. Probably most interesting to the traveller is the unofficial declaration of being the "world's capital." New York is the largest city in the USA, the fourth largest city in the world, and one of the most ethnically diverse cities on earth.
From the New York Travel Guide
31 December 2013 - 01 January 2014
New York city is home to one of the most well-known New Year's Celebrations on the planet. Taking place in the heart of Times Square, thousands are corralled together in the frigid December temperatures, to watch the infamous ball drop and scream in the new year.
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in New York
I couldn't believe how bad this place was, some guy had just stuffed bunks in a loft and rented it out for an outrageous amount. There is prob 20 beds squashed into a small area with 2 bathrooms, no lockers, very hot. Everything that is written about this place is a lie, do yourself a favor and dont stay here. ... more
The overall experience was great, it's good value for your money, very clean and tidy, room keeping every two days, friendly and helpful staff. The only negativity is that the walls of the rooms don't reach the ceiling, it's like you are in the same room with everyone else on your floor, so it's pretty noisy and too much light. ... more
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I'm heading to new york for the first time. first thing is accommodation, some advice would be appreciated. And how about the music scene, which are the best venues for a musician? Where are those open mic sessions and which bars gives the best jams? All help will automatically participate in a "free ...
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Hi everyone! Going to be in NYC for 3 days next Jan. Have never been before. a) Can anyone recommend a good place to stay (inexpensive, if possible) while I'm there? I'm thinking of Hostelling International New York. Any good or bad reviews of that??? b) Where should I concentrate my sightseeing? (Dont ...
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For $200, you should be able to find a decent place if you book soon. Don't wait too long to book - this weekend I couldn't find a hotel in New York for less than $350, and ended up staying in Secaucus, New Jersey - it wasn't bad - just a 15 minute bus ride into Manhattan. ...