10 New York Foods You Must Try
Posted on 21 March 2017 by starttravel.co.uk
New York – as one of the most multi-cultural cities on Earth, it’s little wonder that so many culinary marvels have hailed from its eclectic streets. Whether enhancing a classic dish from Europe or Asia, or creating an entirely new eat – NYC has always been a trend-setter in the realm of lip-smacking cuisine.
If you're heading to the Big Apple anytime soon, be sure to track down one or two of these wonders...
First Timer's Guide to the NYC Subway
Posted on 07 December 2016 by starttravel.co.uk
In the city that never sleeps, it’s no surprise that the Subway doesn’t either. In contrast to London’s underground system, NYC Subway runs 24 hours a day – and even on Christmas Day (again, unlike the Tube).
Owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, the Big Apple's Subway first opened in 1904 and is now the busiest system of its kind in the Western world – and the seventh busiest of all.
Western Canada: Head-Smashed-In Jump, Dinosaurs & Canoes
Posted on 07 October 2016 by Timothy Gore
After years of planning, Tim and Pete finally make it to western Canada, where aboriginal history, dinosaurs and plenty of canoeing await.
Canada had always held a deep fascination for my friend Pete and I – the western parts in particular. We fancied ourselves as Great Outdoorsy types, Mountain Men – the sorts who might go and live in the wilderness like Christopher McCandless did in Into the Wild – although hopefully with a happier outcome.
But our outdoor experiences up until Canada had been less glamorous: more Bill Oddie than Bear Grylls. Not to say we were total city slickers: we'd canoed on the Wye River and had had a bash at Tough Mudder – but nothing we could do in this fair isle would prepare us for the rugged vastness of western Canada.