New York City Guide
Get your hats, football shirts and memorabilia on, because on the 5th of February 2012, we will see two titans of American Football, The New York Giants and the New England Patriots go head-to-head for the sixth time in Super Bowl history. The Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana will play host to this very special event, which is a defacto national holiday in America.
The United States celebrates Christmas like no other country in the World. They set and decorate the Christmas tree, give each other presents on Christmas morning, go to the mall and see Santa Claus and have all sorts of events. Christmas is for the people in America the happiest time of the year, full of joy and happy faces. Every country has their Christmas traditions when it comes to their Christmas dinners. Christmas dinners in the USA are special as well. What Americans do, is to eat as many delicious dishes as possible. The food Americans eat at Christmas and Thanksgiving doesn’t differ that much. Below I will describe a traditional American Christmas dinner.
One of the most iconic places to spend the New Year is of course the city that never sleeps, New York City. Experiencing the celebration of the beginning of the New Year in the Big Apple is a fantastic experience. Whether you fancy going to one of the many fantastic parties on offer in the City or you want to experience the world famous ball drop in Times Square.
During the holiday season, you can see many Christmas trees popping up all across NYC. They are true symbol of the this time of the year, some of them have been part of NYC Christmas landscape for many years and are now famous to the world.
For example the Rockefeller Tree is one of NYC's iconic Christmas Tree. It is put up during mid-November and illuminated on November 30th. The lights will then be on from 5:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m daily until early January when the tree comes down.
Address: from 47th to 51st Sts. between 5th & 6th Avenues
One of the best things to do when you are in New York is to catch a show on Broadway. And one of the great thrills about Christmas time in NYC is that there are a number of extra shows to celebrate the holiday season. The shows are all linked to the christmas tradition so a special trip to New York combined with a christmas show will get you in the festive spirit.