Anyone who wants to make a detour to Asia without leaving America buys a ticket for the affiliated “Chinese Scholar’s Garden” for five dollars. All elements of the garden come from the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou or were made there. Even the stones are imported, which line the small paths. Everything to create the most authentic Chinese garden experience.
Probably the first European to see the area where New York stands today was the Florentine explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. During an expedition with the aim of finding a western route from Europe to Asia, he anchored here with his La Dauphine on April 17, 1524, and continued his journey the next day.
If you’re just as foodies, then we recommend the Food on Foot Tours in New York. These are guided tours that take you to the gastronomic insider spots in the city. Whereby the “on foot” is to be taken literally: you walk around the respective district and stop at many small and large spots that are important for the New York locals.
The northern part of Queens is full of sights and is, therefore, a destination for one or two New York vacationers. Many of you probably know the scene from the comedy series “King of Queens” when Doug and Carrie sit in front of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park or order ice cream in Queens most famous ice cream parlor, the Lemon Ice King.
Brighton Beach is the heart of the Russian-speaking world of New York. Here you can meet representatives of all the former republics of the Soviet Union. The area received the nickname “Little Odessa” as a result of the unique colors created by the natives of this Black Sea city, and it is often called simply Brighton.