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From those unforgettable cinematic moments to the rich and diverse history of the City itself, New York City has a special place in the heart of travellers and adventurers across the world. There’s just something magical about New York City, and every year people from all walks of life make it one of their dream destinations to experience a little bit of that magic for themselves. 

So, how are you going to make your next NYC trip as unique and special as it can possibly be? Whether you’re looking for the best things to buy in NYC for some retail therapy or you’re eager to have a nice relaxing trip, there’s a New York adventure to suit every need. To help you find your own magic moments, here’s a guide on what to do and experience in New York for an unforgettable trip. 

Visit some landmarks 

If there’s one thing that New York has an abundance of, it’s iconic landmarks. From the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building and Times Square, there’s a wide range of places to pop and visit during your NYC adventure. Don’t forget the more historic cultural landmarks like St. Paul’s Chapel and the United Nations Headquarters, as well as the museums and art galleries. 

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Eat at a local restaurant

From bistros and globally acclaimed restaurants to food markets and small family-owned businesses, New York City is an absolute treat for the tastebuds. And no NYC adventure is complete without a lip-smackingly delicious meal or two. Aim to try out a few well-reviewed places but also look at cuisines you’ve never tried before to make it that extra bit special. 

Take a walk in Central Park

Central Park offers a little something for just about anyone. Are you travelling as a couple? Enjoy an intimate picnic together. Are you visiting Ney York alone in the Summer? Attend one of the free concerts and enjoy the atmosphere. There’s no wrong way to enjoy Central Park, and many locals love to simply walk around the various paths that span over 40 blocks and take in the beauty of their city. 

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Take in some live theatre 

The thrill of a live theatre performance is always an unforgettable experience, but there’s something about New York that makes it feel that little bit extra special. Are you looking to get into a Broadway show? Or perhaps you love those smaller and more intimate theatre venues? Either way, there’s something for everyone in NYC!

Take a moment to appreciate where you are

And finally, it’s time to simply stop and enjoy a quiet sit down somewhere and contemplate what you’ve experienced on this trip. After all, you’ve had a stimulating few days and need a moment to bask in your surroundings. 

Who knows, as you sit there with a coffee and contemplate how much fun you’ve had in the big apple, you might even begin to already plan your next visit!

Jose Amorim
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