The largest US city is not only skyscrapers, shopping and the Statue of Liberty. Borroughs around Manhattan live their own life. Moreover, people from all around the world live there. I recommend you to spend some time in the artsy Brookly or the neighboring borough of Queens. Let's us take a peak how it is like there.
Both districts are situated east of Manhattan on Long Island. Both districts are occupied mostly by the middle class. Brooklyn is the most populous of New York's boroughs. Unlike Manhattan both are completely different. Brooklyn and Queens saw the addition of several skyscrapers over the East River otherwise there are only low-raise buildings and life is at much slower pace.
Brooklyn became famous for its independent artistic scene – music, fashion, design, graffiti, and street art. Before, most of borrough's economic was focused on manufacture. Now former warehouses and factories are cafes, restaurants, galleries, and all kinds of small stores. Be sure to stop by in Bushiwck district. There is the most interesting graffiti. Williamsburg is great for food and coffee. Prospect Park features a small zoo and botanical garden. See Coney Island if the weather is good – it is the famous beach featuring a theme park.
Queens is worth seeing for its ethnic diversity. You may here more Portuguese, Spanish, or Chinese than you will hear English. People from all around hte world live there. The greatest number of nationalities live in Jackson Heights. Standing in the shadow of former elevated railway, there are Tibetian restaurants, south Asian bistros, many inscriptions in Spanish, Japanese stores, or a Columbian haridresser's. Shop windows schowcase Indian saris, Pakistani jewelry, or cloths of Indians of Latin America.
So were you exhausted after busy Manhattan, you may still experience and easy-going day yet interesting day New York.
Today we set out to explore small towns in New Jersey. For locals, they provide a pleasant rest from the hustle and bustle of the city, in addition, you will discover a number of historical monuments that are linked to the earliest history of the United States. Many of these towns boast very active artistic communities and, in addition to museums, offer many galleries and other cultural attractions.
New York is a city that is on the travel list of many people. No wonder, it is full of historical monuments and dozens of interesting places. Do you want to visit New York and make a plan, what do you want to see? In that case, don't forget these 5 places.
In our journey through the United States, we may have never entered the state of Delaware. Although it is the second smallest state (after Rhode Island) with its six and a half thousand square kilometers, Delaware is of great importance for US history, as it was the first state to ratify the US Constitution. In 1831, the first steam locomotive in the USA left the local town of New Castle.
Even today we head to Connecticut, a beautiful state where the history of the United States was written. If you head here with the idea of relaxing by the sea, then we have a few tips for you to anchor.
We finish our several weeks long trip across the U.S. in the very heart of America. In New York City. It embodies freedom and fast life. We take a look at the most famous places and tell you several interesting facts.
What you think of when somebody says “America”? Perhaps it won’t be Yellowstone National Park nor Hollywood. Even though both places are great. You rather think of the Statue of Liberty or Central Park. The true symbol of the US is New York, the “capital of the world” as it is often referred to.
New York consists of five parts – Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Only one of them, Bronx, is located on mainland. Other districts are situated on islands; Manhattan and Staten Islands are on individual islands. Queens and Brooklyn are located on one common island. The city districts are separated with water crossed by about 60 bridges.
Empire State Building, dozens of other skyscapers, Broadway, Central Park, yellow cabs… Everybody must have heard about the center of New York – Manhattan. Large share of global trade has center here as well as culture, diplomacy, media and fashion. New York is by population the largest city in the US and one of the largest cities in the world. Let's see its streets for ourselves.
Rough neighborhood, at least as it describes the overwhelming majority of the directors of films for which this district and was a hotbed of organized crime, drug underworld gangs and murder. What's the truth and it the reality corresponds its reputation?
A short stop in the district where on the beginning of the century was looming face of jazz as well as his career protagonists, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. The place that until recently was labeled as criminal lair, which is not advisable to attend at night and then only during the day in a locked car...