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  • An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in New York City

    An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in New York City

    January 10th, 2018Stephen Keeling
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    For dynamism, cultural impact and sheer diversity, New York City is hard to beat. The city is a global leader in art, architecture, music and food, and is crammed with iconic sights, from the raised torch of the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, to the hipster haunts of Brooklyn – so it’s often... Read more »

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  • 7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    April 11th, 2017Stephen Keeling
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    Ticked off New York City’s big sights and wondering where to go next? From sinking a pint in Brooklyn’s Red Hook to sampling Italian delicacies in The Bronx, Stephen Keeling picks the city’s off-the-beaten track highlights. 1. Sample small-batch Red Hook At the southern tip of Brooklyn, the cobblestoned blocks and red-brick waterfront warehouses of Red... Read more »

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  • The best beaches on the east coast of the USA

    The best beaches on the east coast of the USA

    May 4th, 2016Phoebe Lowndes
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    With more states spanning the coastline than its western counterpart, the beaches on east coast of the USA, reaching from ruggedly charming Maine down to the tropical climes of Florida, offer style and substance to rival the most famous west coast beauty spots. So whether you’re embarking on a road trip or making a beeline... Read more »

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  • 19 superb pictures of New York City

    19 superb pictures of New York City

    April 5th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Each month we look at a different destination through the lenses of the best photographers on Picfair, and this month we’re focusing on New York City. It’s beautiful in summer or winter, but spring is one of the best times to visit and see the city bloom into a colourful metropolis. Here are 19 of our favourite... Read more »

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  • The most romantic places in the USA

    The most romantic places in the USA

    December 10th, 2015Phoebe Lowndes
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  • 20 places to embrace the great outdoors in the USA

    20 places to embrace the great outdoors in the USA

    October 1st, 2015Rachel Mills
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  • 18 things everyone should know before visiting the USA

    18 things everyone should know before visiting the USA

    September 2nd, 2015AnneLise Sorensen
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    If there’s one constant about the USA, it’s change. The country’s pioneer spirit is reflected in its bold outlook and ever-evolving nature, which extends to all corners of the land, from the gleaming skyscrapers of New York to star-saturated Hollywood – and even beyond, to the first human landing on the moon. Here are 18... Read more »

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  • Hoboken: the city that got its buzz back

    Hoboken: the city that got its buzz back

    August 6th, 2015Allison Singer
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    Hoboken, the mile-square city in New Jersey, directly across the Hudson River from downtown Manhattan, is back on its feet. And as Allison Singer discovers, not only has the birthplace of baseball and “ol’ blue eyes” himself, Frank Sinatra, become a popular choice of residence for young professionals who don’t want to combat sky-high Manhattan... Read more »

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  • 9 American beers that defined the craft brewing revolution

    9 American beers that defined the craft brewing revolution

    May 26th, 2015Daniel Neilson
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    As the global craft beer explosion continues to, well, explode, there are few that doubt its provenance: the United States of America. The craft brew scene in the US has been fizzing with adventure and experimentation for three decades. It is Americans who are largely responsible for that citrusy hops rush, for adding that quirky... Read more »

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  • Hidden New York: 5 little-known sights

    Hidden New York: 5 little-known sights

    March 16th, 2015Site Editor
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    We’ve just published a brand new Pocket Rough Guide to New York City, and thought we’d share a sneak preview. Want to shun the crowds? Here are five places to explore hidden New York.  No superlative, no cliché does New York City justice. It may not serve as the official capital of the US or even... Read more »

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  • A titillating tour of the world’s finest sex museums

    A titillating tour of the world’s finest sex museums

    February 27th, 2015Robin McKelvie
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    Sex museums are nothing new. Dozens were erected across Europe during the Swinging Sixties when the sexual revolution was in full swing. These days the orgy of sex museums has slowed to a mere mouthful, though they have been stimulated by a new breed of ‘erotic’ museum that aims to steer more towards art than... Read more »

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  • Discover the world’s most technologically advanced cruise ship

    Discover the world’s most technologically advanced cruise ship

    February 11th, 2015Jonathan Weinberg
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    Robotic bar staff and virtual reality aren’t the first things that come to mind when thinking about cruises. But it’s time to forget images of golden-oldies sunning themselves on deck with a pina colada in one hand and foil reflector in the other: Royal Caribbean’s US-based Quantum of the Seas is the most technologically-advanced cruise... Read more »

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