Visiting the amazing city of light New York a travellers guide!

Also referred to as ‘The Big Apple’, New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world. A tour to this city will surely give you a unique experience with its never ending attractions and rich history dating back to the 16 century.

To prepare a flight to New York you should select form among the best airlines then decide on which to use considering price and comfort. Take time to plan in advance making sure that you have all the needed travel documents including a passport and visa. It is advisable to consult your bank on the exchange rates and confirm which debit and credit cards are usable in your destinations.

Check with your medical practitioner whether you need any vaccinations and have handwritten phone numbers of at least two to three people whom you are in close contact with.

For the long flight, you might need something to keep you busy. Here, some reading material or music player comes in handy. Make sure you sleep well before the day of your flight and double-check your language and travel documents before leaving.





Make arrangements of your accommodations in advance as this may be among the biggest expenses of your trip. Information about the hotels and booking can be got online.

There are many luxury options with special. Some of the luxury hotels include the Peninsula-New York, St. Reigs Hotel and Rits-Carlton New York but all come at a relatively high cost.

There are also comfortable low budgets friendly hotels including the Chelsea Savoy Hotel and Colonial House Inn, just to mention but a few. Most hotels have food included in the accommodation costs, however, this might not always be the case. The city has hundreds of restaurants that have the preferences of almost every visitor regardless of the budget.


New York in one of the most compelling shopping destinations in the world. For your shopping, you can go to Lower Manhattan and the Financial District where you can find numerous discount stores to suit your budget. Chinatown is another major shopping destination where you can find food stuffs, clothing, jewelry and even souvenirs. There are also countless Chinese products to shop.

There are many attractions to visit including the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, one of iconic skylines in the World. To its South are the Governors Island and Statue of Liberty. Regarded as one of the most romantic spots, the amazing sights of the skies lines will surely blow your mind especially at night.

To have a memorable trip down the timeline, you can visit the Green-Wood Cemetery, one of the biggest attractions in New York. The cemetery was established in 1838 and is the site of the Revolutionary war.

The attractions are endless and you can visit FCm Travel one of the worlds leading corporate travel management providers for ideas and discounts.

21 Replies to “Visiting the amazing city of light New York a travellers guide!”

  1. I would love to go to New York so that I can shop, shop and shop!!! I would have to stay in the comfortable low budget friendly hotels because I am not a millionaire!! LOL, but I would make the most of it and have an awesome time.

  2. Wow, I’ve always wanted to go to NYC. I just wanna soak up the culture, fashion and architecture! Someday, indeed 🙂

  3. Although I’ve been to NYC many times, I[d never heard of the Green-Wood Cemetary. Thanks for sharing this spot…I’m gonna check it out next time I’m there!

  4. New York, how I would love to be in New York . This would be one of the first places I’d visit when the time comes that I’ll be able to travel. 🙂 Great tips, it does show that a lot of thought must go in planning a trip to be able to maximize the experience.

  5. I agree NYC is a great city — I had the pleasure of staying at the Marriott around Times Square and thoroughly enjoyed my stay there. Got a ride from the train station from one of those bicycle/tricycle taxis — felt sorry for the girl that had to “lug” me to the hotel. Thanks for the post — brings back a lot of great memories!

  6. Ever since I was a little girl, I have wanted to go to New York. My grandparents lived in Long Island during World War 2 and used to tell me such cool stories about it.

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