Like all major cities, New York City is renowned for bringing Christmas magic to life during the holidays. If you are going to NYC for the first time, you are in luck! Fear not for here are the top things to do in the Big Apple on your break....
There are a number of ways to get to New York and have your share of that vibrant city life. While the article focuses on giving you tips to arrange your trip by yourself, you might want to consider alternatives such as planned trips (such as Vacances Sinorama) that offer transportation, lodging and a full day of activities. No need to break a sweat when everything is already arranged! Some companies offer great deals during the holidays and you might even get lucky and find discounted tours on Groupon!
As my friend, a local, said to me: "you definitely know you are home when you gaze upon the Cologne cathedral". Being the fourth largest church in the world, its majestic Gothic architecture can be seen from various points throughout the city and is the first thing you see when entering Cologne by train....All 157 m (516 ft) of it!
Truly, an awe-inspiring sight! Not only does the cathedral offer a sweeping view of the city from its top, but it gives you the possibility to "feel the burn" while climbing 533 steps to get that rewarding view. (Not for the faint of heart).
How to visit the city:
Visiting the city can easily be done on foot as well as by public transit. Trams and buses are very convenient ways to get to and from the most-visited places as well as to give those tired feet a break...
Napoleon's "Little Paris" combines the best of vibrant city life with absolute relaxation. While in Dusseldorf, you can enjoy a view of the most fashionable shops while walking the King's street (Konigsallee) as well as take some time for reflection in one of the city's many parks. The city offers truly breathtaking views and a luxurious lifestyle.
Auszeit Hotel Dusseldorf - Partner of Sorat Hotels:not only was the reception great, but the room was excellent as well. Very clean, spacious and with the necessary amenities to make your stay one of the most comfortable ones. Additionally, the hotel offered to keep my bags the next day while I explored the city.
Here is a preview of my review for the hotel : "I stayed one day and got to visit the whole city, I took a hop on...