Saving Up In New York Staying In Affordable Hotels

New York is one of the cities in the world that frequently gets visitors. Not only because it is the center of business and fashion but it also houses the John F. Kennedy International Airport; known for being the 17th busiest airports in the world.

One day visit is for sure not enough but don’t worry because you would be scheduling up another visit anytime soon. Bear in mind that in order to fully explore its beauty, make sure you know how to budget your time and most importantly your money.

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Staying in New York might be costly but if you just know where to look, they also have several affordable hotels located near major establishments. Staying here would also mean learning to reach some of the destinations on your feet. Full-blooded New Yorkers know how to do the subway and can walk from several minutes without losing their poise.

Another way of keeping your New York visit at a lower cost would be booking your flights few months before your planned visit. It would also include booking at the affordable hotels in advance because in New York anytime can get busy thus anytime can become a peak season and you might end up having a hard time to look for a place to stay.

Since you’ve already saved up on staying in affordable hotels and booking your flights in advance, you will have enough budget to try out their sumptuous dishes. The city is known to be the melting pot of various international cuisines and this is something that you shouldn’t miss. Invest on their food and don’t forget to take pictures.

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New York: Unmissable Broadway Shows in 2014

If you are travelling to New York in 2014 and want to spend a night or two catching the shows on Broadway, this handy guide to let you know what’s on and when.


January to March 2014

Wicked, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, is the enchanting and empowering musical depicting the untold and surprising relationship between the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glenda the Good, before Dorothy arrives. Wicked has been incredibly successful and well received worldwide. It has won 35 awards including a Grammy and three Tony Awards.

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January to March 2014

Motown: The Musical is a celebration of the musical movement Motown. The story follows the journey of the founder of Motown, Berry Gordy, going from boxer to music mogul, and his relationship with Diana Ross. It features an unforgettable collection of musical numbers, assured to get you dancing in your seat. This musical is an introduction to Motown, as well as a must for Motown lovers.

Rock of Ages

January to March 2014

Get ready to rock. Rock of Ages is a rock musical set in Hollywood in the 1980’s, featuring all the classics from the era, including Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake and many more. This is a timeless and light-hearted classic that will appeal to music lovers of all ages.


January to June 2014

Whether you have read the classic children’s book by Roald Dahl, or watched the 1996 film, you will have fallen in love with the character of Matilda. Matilda is the story of a young girl who prevails against adversity by rebelling against the oppressive forces of her parents and evil headmistress. This is a treat for the whole family.


January to June 2014

This is the first time Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be shown on Broadway. This version of Cinderella will keep you guessing. It features the familiar fairy-tale tropes such as the glass slipper and pumpkin, but you will be in for a few surprises. Broadways Cinderella is a comical and romantic take on the classic tale.

Book of Mormon

January to July 2014

From the creators of South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, comes the controversial musical comedy, The Book of Mormon. The story follows a pair of Mormon missionary boys who are sent to Uganda to spread the word of Mormon. This musical has won the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Original Score, and many more.

Big Fish

January to August 2014

If you are a fan of the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton, this is the show for you. Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace, Big Fish is a new musical following the fantastical adventures of Edward Bloom, and his frustrated son Will who finds out the truth behind these tall tales. Crossing between fantasy and reality, this show is guaranteed to take you on an adventure.

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