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Parking at JFK Airport – Short Term, Long Term and more

Parking at JFK Airport – Short Term, Long Term and more

  Parking at any big airport can be a problem. But if you know about your options in advance, you don’t have anything to worry about!   Public Parking at JFK Airport   Short Term Parking / Daily Parking at JFK Short term parking at JFK airport is available adjacent to terminals 1 to 8. The [...]

Review – Maracas Mexican Bar & Grill

Review – Maracas Mexican Bar & Grill

  Address: 33 Greenwich Avenue (between 6th and 7th Avenues), New York, NY 10014 Phone No:  212-593-6600 Website: www.maracasnyc.com Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Tex Mex Atmosphere: Bar, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining (Weather permitting) Price: $ Nearby subway stations: W 4th Street (A, B, C, D, E, F, M trains) 14th Street (1, 2, 3 trains)     The [...]

Traveling between LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and NYC using public transportation

Traveling between LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and NYC using public transportation

  LaGuardia (LGA) airport is located in Queens and services domestic US flights for most airlines. Getting to any part of New York City from here by public transportation is quite simple. (Image source)         Subway / Bus If your destination is somewhere in midtown or uptown Manhattan (read more about different areas [...]

Streetwise Manhattan Map – A folding, pocket size street map of Manhattan, NYC

Streetwise Manhattan Map – A folding, pocket size street map of Manhattan, NYC

  This map of Manhattan from Streetwise Maps Inc. is a laminated street map of Manhattan. It is a folding, pocket sized travel map which also contains information about Subway lines & stations and bus maps. Streetwise Manhattan map is a compact map that measures just 8.5″ X 4″ while folded, and measured 8.5″ X 19.25″ [...]

Traveling between JFK / La Guardia (LGA) / Newark (EWR) Airports and NYC using shuttles and van services

Traveling between JFK / La Guardia (LGA) / Newark (EWR) Airports and NYC using shuttles and van services

  If you don’t want to take public transport to JFK, you have the option of taking a private shuttle bus or a van. There are many companies that offer such a service.   Super Shuttle This is an economical and reliable service that has partnered with many airlines as well. It is economical, since [...]

Current Weather and Forecast for NYC

Current Weather and Forecast for NYC

    (Image source)   Here is the current weather for New York City, and a forecast for the next two days.   Enjoyed reading this post? Get articles about New York City attractions, reviews of Broadway shows & restaurants, and more right in your inbox! Plus, get a FREE ebook “New York City Survival Guide”. [...]

Traveling between JFK Airport and NYC using public transportation

Traveling between JFK Airport and NYC using public transportation

  Traveling to any airport in your own car is of course the best and the fastest option. Unfortunately, this option is not available to you if you are a tourist. Even if you have your own car in NYC, you might not want to use it if you are going out for a long period [...]

Finding your way around Manhattan – Part 2 – Different neighborhoods of Manhattan

Finding your way around Manhattan – Part 2 – Different neighborhoods of Manhattan

  In Part -1 of the “Finding your way around Manhattan” series, we saw how Manhattan is laid out. Now let’s have a look at the different neighborhoods or regions within Manhattan – trust me, these are the names you would keep hearing often! The following are the various neighborhoods of Manhattan, going from South to [...]

Finding your way around Manhattan – Part 1 – How Manhattan is laid out

Finding your way around Manhattan – Part 1 – How Manhattan is laid out

  The very first step in navigating Manhattan is to understand how it is laid out. Fortunately, Manhattan consists of Streets and Avenues just like other American cities. It largely follows the grid layout and smart street numbering system which is very simple to understand and remember. So read on, and become a pro! (You [...]

Finding your way around NYC – The Basics of navigating New York City

Finding your way around NYC – The Basics of navigating New York City

  New York City is BIG, and finding your way around it might seem difficult. But once you get familiar with the layout, it wouldn’t seem that bad! Here is a broad overview of the major areas of NYC.   The layout of New York City NYC is divided into 5 major areas or boroughs: [...]