The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that New York City has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to New York City by concisely highlighting the city’s ‘must see’ areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar city is compacted into useful and practical ‘At-a-Glance’ sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of New York City is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main town plan of New York City, it features 5 detailed area maps and transport maps.
About the Author
Michael Leech first visited New York City on airforce leave and returned to live there during the 1970s. Based in central London, he travels to New York City every year. He has written extensively on North America for magazines including Hello and Essentially America.
Table of Contents
Lower Manhattan Lower East Side and East Village Greenwich Village, SoHo and TriBeCa Chelsea and Gramercy Park Midtown Upper East Side Upper West Side Harlem and Washington Heights Beyond Manhattan