In John Carpenter's 1981 hit film Escape from New York, Manhattan is a
giant prison. In reality, nearly a million people had left the city by
the end of the 1970s and there was a widespread belief that New York was
doomed. Everybody was wrong.
The idea of healthy living is built into The New York Times' offices and
the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture. Both Manhattan
buildings have extensive staircase networks that are popular with fitness-conscious journalists and students.
The models all wore pink-gold high heels, specially designed to match
the pink-gold Rolex watch David Beckham gave his wife for her 36th
birthday. Victoria was showing off her latest looks for spring/summer
2011 during New York Fashion Week.
Originally, if you gave someone "six of the best", you punished them by
hitting them, usually on their bottom with a long, thin stick. Today,
the expression has a much more positive meaning, especially when it
comes to our travel tips.
The city that never sleeps expects that the number of visitors this year
could top the record 47 million who came in 2008. To cope with the
crowds, lots of new budget hotels offering tourist-friendly rates of
$200 to $250 have opened their doors.
A New York hotel has created a new travel niche: birth tourism. The
Marmara Manhattan offers "an exclusive package for new mothers who wish
to give birth in the USA," with the additional bonus of the newborn
child getting US citizenship.
Bukhari has more speakers in Queens than in Uzbekistan or Tajikistan.
Other rare languages spoken in New York include Aramaic, Chaldic and
Mandaic. You can hear Chamorro (from the Mariana Islands) and
Rhaeto-Romanic (from Switzerland) in Brooklyn.
You're in Delhi and would like to spend an afternoon at the Taj Mahal.
No problem. You can be in Agra in an hour thanks to Greaves, a
specialist travel company, which has invested in a Super King Air B200
plane. This is how the rich travel.