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Island of Hope, Island of Tears: Ellis Island’s Main Attractions

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Any trip to New York is incomplete without a visit to Ellis Island. An island that would bring hope to so many and misery to a few - earning the nickname ‘island of hope, island [...]

New York in Summer: Top Rooftop Bars for a Drink with a View

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Although America’s first skyscraper was constructed in Chicago, New York City is the proverbial ‘home of the skyscraper’. There are plenty of iconic view points in New York City but what about the viewpoints where you can [...]

4 Reasons Why a Private Tour is the Best Way to Experience the 9/11 Memorial

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you want to get the most out of your time in New York City, you should consider taking some private tours of the sites that really interest you. City Tales Sightseeing offer private tours [...]

New York: 5 Museums You Can’t Miss

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Places of Interest, Tourist Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

New York: 5 Museums You Can’t Miss With over 100 museums throughout New York’s 5 boroughs, it can be a difficult choice deciding on which museums to visit whilst in New York. Here are City [...]

Coney Island 4th of July Celebrations: Fireworks, Roller Coasters & Hotdogs

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events in NYC, NYC History, Places of Interest, Tourist Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

The 4th of July celebrations on Coney Island are certainly different. Independence Day on Coney Island features one of the most unique (sporting?) competitions in America, beach fun, amusement park thrills and an incredible fireworks [...]

A Brief History of Immigration in New York

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: NYC History|Tags: , , , , , |

Beginning in the 17th century when ‘New Amsterdam’ was established as a trading outpost on Manhattan Island in 1626, successive waves of migrants have passed through New York City, in search of a new life [...]

Why You Should Visit New York City at Least Once in Your Lifetime

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: NYC History, Places of Interest, Tourist Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New York City draws visitors from all over the world, in 2015, 12.3 million international tourists visited New York. Architecture Undoubtedly, the image of New York City that the majority of people hold in their [...]

Meet Lady Liberty, New York’s real star

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: NYC History, Places of Interest|Tags: , , , , |

Arguably one of the most iconic symbols of American history,  the Statue of Liberty stands proudly upon Liberty Island in New York Harbor.  Lady Liberty was originally gifted to the US by France in 1886 [...]