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The Best New York Neighbourhoods To Stay In

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Visiting New York? You might have chosen which of the five boroughs you want to stay in, but settling on which neighbourhood is an altogether more difficult task. Whether you’re in NY for one night only or are settling in for a week, there’s dozens of loved by locals neighbourhoods to choose from, so we’ve put together a guide of a few of our favourite neighbourhoods to help you decide where to set up camp while you’re visiting New York. From old school luxe to up and coming (read: hipster), whatever your vibe and whether you want to get off the beaten path or stay central, we promise there’s a New York neighbourhood where you’ll feel at home!

 

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Top 7 Pizza Spots in New York Recommended by a Local

By Gabriella Hammond

Wondering where the very best pizza joints in New York are? Of course you are. Our local Gabby has been on a mission to track down only very best New York pizza for you to try - because no one wants a mediocre slice, right? But if you want to get involved in the search, why not book Gabby in New York and eat your way around New York's best pizzerias together?! 

It goes without saying that New York doesn't joke around when it comes to good pizza. But with such a huge city, and so many different options to choose from, it can be incredibly difficult to decide where to go. So I’ve narrowed it down to 7 unique, authentic, and most importantly delicious spots to get the best pizza in New York City.

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Living Charm's Top 7 New York Travel Hacks

By Annie - Living Charm

Here at CityUnscripted, we love discovering off the beaten path spots and hearing local tips and travel hacks from different cities! So naturally, we were super excited when New Yorkers Annie and Sara from Living Charm shared with us their top 7 New York sights with a twist - how to see the city like a local! Check out their picks of the best NYC travel sights to get the best of iconic and off the beaten path New York. 

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The Best Cafes To Work From In London, New York and Tokyo

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

When you’re traveling on business, we know a priority is always going to be finding a spot to get some work done when you’ve got a few hours in between meetings. And this means somewhere that has a free and reliable wifi connection, tasty options for refueling (we’re thinking strong coffee, and depending on your tastes, energizing protein pots or decadent cakes) and enough space for both you and your laptop. So if you’re looking for some business travel tips whilst visiting London, New York or Tokyo, we’ve put together a guide to the best cafes to work remotely from!

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The Best Juice Bars in London, New York, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Bologna

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

If there was ever a time to fleetingly consider doing a juice cleanse, it’s quite possibly now. We’re right in the middle of the week between Christmas and New Year, the one where you’re not totally sure what day it is but you are sure that you’ve probably eaten a little bit too much cheese and possibly drunk a little too much wine. Panic not. Maybe with the help of a green juice you’ll be glowing again in time for your New Year’s Eve revelry. Or maybe not. But whether you need a last minute attempt to acquire some sort of kale induced radiance, to squeeze into your NYE outfit, if you’re begrudgingly considering researching where you can kick off a healthy 2017 or you’re a juice fanatic all year round, check out our picks for the best juice and smoothie bars around!

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Local beauty salons to get ready for NYE in London, Manchester and New York

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

New Year’s Eve seems to be creeping up alarmingly quickly, so we thought it might be time to start thinking about where to glam up for your night of revelry. If you’re lucky enough to be spending NYE in London, New York or Manchester, we’re sure you’ve already got some big plans for where to eat, drink and get very merry but if you fancy getting a little dressed up and pampering yourself you might be starting to wonder where to best salons in town are. Whether you fancy some festive nail art, to relax and recuperate before the big night or to blow dry your way to glossy locks, our locals have given us some insider tips for the best places to get prepped, glowing and ready to NYE party in style!

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Tips For Traveling Solo From Our Locals in London, Tokyo, and NYC

By Edited by Kathryn Foley
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New Year's Eve Party Like A Local in New York, London and Madrid

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

December is almost here, so we’re sure you must all be wondering where to party on New Year’s Eve. We’ve put together a guide to help you party like a local on NYE in New York, London and Madrid that will keep you well away from any pushing and shoving in Time’s Square or such places. Maybe you want a huge night to say goodbye (or good riddance) to 2016 at a warehouse party, or maybe a more low-key bar where you can enjoy the evening with your loved ones and where there's less chance of a party popper being pointed in your general direction. Whichever type of NYE you’re after, we’ve got you covered so check out our guide for the best NYE parties in New York, London and Madrid.

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An Alternative Guide to Black Friday Shopping

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

If you’ve found yourself thinking that you’ve had quite enough of all this Black Friday madness, check out our alternative guide to Black Friday shopping. Just around the corner from some of the biggest stores (not-so-coincidentally where you’ll also find the longest queues and the highest density of overly-enthusiastic shoppers) are independent boutiques just waiting to be discovered. Places where you’ll find an altogether more soothing shopping experience, where nothing will be snatched out of your hands and any form of pushing or shoving is strictly prohibited. So these are our tips for shopping on Black Friday at shops recommended by locals, so you can escape the hoards of Black Friday shoppers and discover some independent, local boutiques!

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Thanksgiving like a local in New York, Paris and London

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’re lucky enough to be enjoying a city break in New York, London or Paris when the big day falls on the 24th of November and want to celebrate, we thought we’d let you in where to find the best Thanksgiving dinners. So whether you’re an American in Paris or London, or visiting New York and want to experience an American Thanksgiving for yourself, check out our Thanksgiving tips for where to eat and celebrate like a local this holiday!

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Travel inspiration and tips from locals around the world

Travel inspiration & tips from our Locals worldwide direct to your inbox