No trip to New York is complete without taking in a view of the city that never sleeps. Take a wonder across the Brooklyn bridge which is an architectural delight, and marvel at the views of Manhattan. To see the city from up above there are a few options, with the Empire State building and the Rockefella Center being firm favourites.
New York is bursting at the seams with art and culture. There are museums at every corner, one of the most famous is MoMa - Museum Of Modern Art - and is definitely worth a visit. If music is your thing, you'll find live jazz and hip hop in funky underground bars, and then of course there are the bright lights of Broadway to keep you entertained.
With department stores like Macys and Saks, boutiques and outlets it's hard not to shop in New York. Here fashion reigns supreme, so start off with an empty suitcase and fill it up as you go along. In New York, you can also find unique jewelry, accessories and homewares. It's also great for vintage lovers, with thrift shops and markets waiting to be searched.
Despite being one of the biggest cities in the world, New York has plenty of opportunities to be at one with nature. Central Park is probably most famous, but there's also Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Head a little way out of Manhatten and you'll even find beaches, with Orchard Beach near the Bronx and Brighton Beach near Coney Island.
Barbadian food is a mixture of African, Indian, Irish, Creole and British touches, giving an expansive variety of flavours around the island. A traditional meal in Barbados comprises of a main dish of meat or fish marinated with local herbs and spices and of course a rum to wash it down with.
Barbados is home to over 50 different beaches, boasting both white and PINK sand beaches! Meaning there is something for everyone on this Caribbean island. Whether you’re after the best beach for a picnic, the beaches with the best sunsets or the most family-friendly beach, Barbados has you covered.
Spend some of your days beyond the beaches and experience the West African and British cultural influences throughout Barbados. With many museums, cathedrals and points of interest, rich in history, you won’t be left short on things to do here.
Barbados is known for being the birthplace of rum, with a distillery that produces the oldest rum in the world. More than 1,500 rum shops, distilleries and museums can be found across Barbados, so whether you already have a favourite rum drink or not, you’re sure to find a better one here.
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