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How to Spend 7 Days in New York City With Only $100 | Broke Tourist

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Download a Washington D.C. tourist map in PDF showing top sights and attractions. PDF link:

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New York Travel Guide and Visitor Information | - Official Site - New York City Information

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How the Neighborhoods of Manhattan Got Their Names

When the New York Times moved its headquarters to then-named Long Acre Square in 1904, publisher/owner Adolph Ochs strongly encouraged Mayor George B. McClellan, Jr. to change the name to Times Square. McClellan agreed, and it was henceforth Times Square. Today, the tourist trap—and the ‘hood most dreaded by New Yorkers—stretches from W. 40th Street to W. 53rd Street between 6th and 8th Avenues.

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A smaller-scale copy of the Statue of Liberty is found in Paris, France, where it stands near the Grenelle Bridge on the Île des Cygnes, an island in the river Seine. It looks towards the Atlantic Ocean and hence towards its "larger sister" in New York Harbor.

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Après New York, Juliette nous emmène à Barcelone, où elle se rend avec sa mère à l'occasion des vacances de Noël. Pendant que sa maman recueille les informations nécessaires à l'écriture de son article sur la ville, Juliette fait la connaissance de Susannah, Manuel et Miguel, qui lui font découvrir le charme de Barcelone, en scooter ! Mais son séjour prend une tournure angoissante lorsque des gangsters la bloquent avec sa mère dans leur chambre d'hôtel. Heureusement, les touristes ...

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This map of New York City shows the farmland surrounding Manhattan. These long stretches of nothingness surprised Etta. She was used to the busy city that was filled with streets and buildings.

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