• New York, the Big Apple

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  • Climate and Weather in New York

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  • Travel with children

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  • Eating in New York

    New York claims to offer the most diverse dining scene in the world. With so many immigrant races having settled in the city over the years, it is not...

New York, the Big Apple

"New York is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal, its politics are used to frighten children, its traffic is madness, its competition is murderous. But there is one thing about it – once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough..." John Steinbeck, 1953

New York is the largest city in the USA and one of the world’s most populous urbanised areas. It is not, as some people think, the capital of the USA – not even of the state that also bears its name. But it is unquestionably the country’s cultural, communications, corporate and financial capital, and it takes a leading position in the fields of politics, education, industry, commerce and transport.

The city’s international stature was acknowledged after World War II when it was chosen as the site of the United Nations headquarters. Metropolitan New York consists of five borou... [Continua...]