Sales Tax (VAT) in USA: What Foreigners Should Know When Visiting
Seen here are New York State's 62 counties. Although New York City is its most famous city, New York State, as you can see, is quite large. (Map courtesy of www.digital-topo-maps.com)

Sales Tax (VAT) in USA: What Foreigners Should Know When Visiting

Sales Tax (VAT) Refunds for Foreigners Visiting U.S.A. Foreign tourists visiting the United States do not receive sales tax (VAT) refunds. Disappointing, yes? We agree. Read on, though, and we'll…

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VAT Refunds Save American Tourists Money Abroad

Want to put a dent in the cost of your next international adventure? Care to know how you can potentially have substantial amounts of foreign sales taxes refunded to you? Come learn how VAT refunds can help put money back in your pocket AFTER your overseas voyage is over. VAT refunds are something not everyone knows about, not enough people take advantage of, but from which anyone with a passport can benefit.

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Transportation From NYC To Newark International Airport
The convenience of flying into/out of Newark International Airport is often decided by how smoothly you trip to/from the airport goes. Learn about the different transportation options available when heading to the airport from Manhattan.

Transportation From NYC To Newark International Airport

Discover the best way for you to get from Manhattan (New York City) to Newark International Airport in New Jersey. Different situations call for different answers. Find out which way option works best for you.

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Lightscapes: Springtime Light Show in the Hudson Valley
Before this cluster of colorful mushrooms grew out of the ground at Van Cortlandt Manor, these colorful mushrooms grew in someone's imagination. Held each year on the grounds of the Van Cortlandt Manor historical site, the Lightscapes exhibit, created by Historic Hudson Valley, celebrates both spring and the imagination. This cluster of mushrooms was found in an area of the exhibit called "A Fungus Amoungus."

Lightscapes: Springtime Light Show in the Hudson Valley

Lightscapes: A Springtime Light Show in the Hudson Valley Spring's warm light makes the leaves return, flowers unfold, birds sunbathe, seeds sprout. This light is also the inspiration for the…

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Select Bus Service (SBS) New York City
The two machines on the left are used when paying your Select Service Bus fare via MetroCard. The machine on the right is used when paying with cash. You will find these machines at each Select Bus Service stop.

Select Bus Service (SBS) New York City

Select Bus Service in New York City The Select Bus Service (SBS) program aims to make traveling by bus around NYC faster, more comfortable and more efficient. So far, so…

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New York Subway MetroCards: How To Buy the Best One
Today's MetroCard is mostly yellow with some blue and black. Here we see the first version of the MetroCard from 1994, whose color scheme is mostly blue with some yellow and black.

New York Subway MetroCards: How To Buy the Best One

New York City Subway MetroCards: Your Keys to the World Underground The two main questions when selecting a MetroCard are: Where am I going? How often will I need to…

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Short-Term Luggage Storage in New York City
Short-term luggage storage is probably the best thing you can do for your arms, back and enjoyment of New York City if you have time to spare. Otherwise, your luggage will start to get heavy very quickly. This image, "Heavy Luggage," is used courtesy of Maruice Koop, via Flickr. See Photo Credits section for link to license.

Short-Term Luggage Storage in New York City

Short-term luggage storage can keep your hands free for a few hours, days or even weeks. You don't appreciate how great it is to have your hands free until you've had to unnecessarily carry luggage around New York City. Read about different places where you can deposit your luggage.

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New York City’s Irish Hunger Memorial
This two-room country cottage was brought from Ireland's County Mayo. It was donated by the Slack Family who occupied the cottage until the 1960s. The roof was left off the cottage to demonstrate how family's would remove their homes' roofs in an effort to convince the government their situation was dire enough to merit assistance.

New York City’s Irish Hunger Memorial

The Irish Hunger Memorial in downtown Manhattan, New York is one of the world's most creative and interesting memorials. It was built in memory of the 1 million plus who died during Ireland's 19th century famine. All of the memorials elements-- soil, plants, stones, buildings, were brought from Ireland.

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Wie man vom Kennedy Flughafen (JFK) nach Manhattan, New York, kommt
Taking off from JFK Airport at sunset. © Doc Searls, license available on Photo Credits page.

Wie man vom Kennedy Flughafen (JFK) nach Manhattan, New York, kommt

Sie sind gerade am Flughafen JFK in New York angekommen, aber müssen nach Manhattan. Ihre Reise ist noch nicht vorbei. Welche ist aber die beste Möglichkeit in das Herz des Big Apple zu kommen? Vergleichen Sie Ihre Optionen und wählen Sie die für Sie geeignete.

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