Free Wi-Fi in New York

Using Wi-Fi in New York (wireless internet) is very handy if you want to quickly check emails, visit NewYorkCity.ca or share something on Facebook! Luckily, there are many places in…

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Mobile Data and Calling in New York

What are the costs for using mobile data in New York? It depends on whether you are a heavy user and want to be online all the time, or if…

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eSIM Card Data Plan for New York

An eSIM data plan for New York is the best way to get cheap data in New York. Buying an eSIM card for New York is an option if you…

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Eric’s New York App

Eric’s New York App is THE offline app for New York. In this app for your smartphone or tablet you will find maps, information about attractions, tips, tricks and tickets…

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Where to Find Public Bathrooms in New York?

There are many (partially) public and free toilets in New York that you can make use of when out and about in the city. At least once, every tourist has…

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Bringing Back Goods From New York

What do you need to keep in mind, when bringing back goods from New York? That you can’t bring back too much! You are allowed to bring a maximum of…

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Luggage Storage in New York

Luggage storage in New York can be found at various locations in Manhattan. Are you passing through and want to do some sightseeing without having to bring your bags? Or…

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Public Holidays New York 2021

In New York every day is a holiday, but there are of course also a number of official public holidays. New York actually has no standard closing days for shops…

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Facilities for Disabled People in New York

What are the facilities for disabled people in New York? New York is actually one of the most disabled-friendly cities in the world. It has also made a large effort,…

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Working and Living in New York

Working and living in New York is not easy. I am often asked how I managed to move to the US. I always give the same answer: it is difficult….

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Weather in New York

The weather in New York is well defined by the seasons. I often receive the question “what will the weather be like”. The best thing to do is of course…

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Average Temperatures in New York

What are the average temperatures in New York during a specific month? Below you can see a list of the average temperatures during the day. The coldest time is not…

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Rain in New York

Rain in New York is not uncommon so sometimes there’s bad weather here but don’t worry! If you see dark clouds gathering outside your hotel window and you ask yourself…

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Snow in New York

Snow in New York mainly falls in January, February, and March. New York in the snow is a unique experience that you will not forget. During a snowfall in New…

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Time Difference Between Canada – New York

New York City is located in the UTC-5 time zone, during summertime it becomes UTC-4. It’s important to know that Canada is divided into six time zones. From the second…

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Smoking in New York

Smoking in New York is heavily regulated, similarly to Canada. You won’t be surprised to hear that you can’t smoke in bars and clubs, but you’re also not permitted to…

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Tipping in New York

Tipping in New York is a regular part of daily life. It seems as if New Yorkers are constantly tipping. You tip in a restaurant, in a bar or club,…

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Money in New York

You can bring money to New York but it is just as easy to take out cash in New York. US$1 is approximately CA$1.27 (updated Septemner 2021). Banknotes of $1,…

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Opening Hours in New York

Opening hours in New York tend to vary depending on the type of shop or business. Almost all the delis (the shops on the street corners selling food, drinks and…

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Safety in New York

Safety in New York is not something you have to worry about, as it’s considered the safest city in the United States. In the ranking of the cities with the…

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Finding your way Around New York

Finding your way around New York can be difficult, at first, but once you understand the ‘grid system’ it’s a lot easier. In theory, it is very simple. Imagine a…

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Minimum Age in New York

Minimum age in New York is taken very seriously. Everywhere has stringent identity and age checks. Even for tourists over 50, it’s advisable to always have your identification to hand…

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What to wear in New York

With a few exceptions, little value is attached to super chic clothes and accessories when sightseeing in New York. If you are not dining at a top restaurant, it is…

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Solo trip to New York

Do you want to go on a solo trip to New York? You can safely do so! New York is the perfect place to travel to on your own, and…

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New Yorkers

New Yorkers. Having lived in New York City now for many years, I can definitely say that I identify as a New Yorker. Being a New Yorker is much more…

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Taking Photos in New York

Taking Photos in New York can be so easy; the city is just one photo opportunity after another. Who would not want to commemorate their trip to this wonderful city…

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