New York City’s ever-evolving culinary scene offers something for every budget. Being on a budget shouldn’t mean you don’t enjoy flavorful food. Check out one of these classic New York spots for the city’s best cheap eats.
Vanessa’s Dumpling House
With locations in Chinatown, Union Square and Williamsburg, this dumpling shop serves up enticing noodles and dumplings at even more enticing prices — the most expensive item on the menu is $6. Try the pork-fried buns. An order of three costs $1.25.
Seafood lovers, try Fish for a great raw bar deal. Order either six blue point oysters or six clams and a drink (a Pabst Blue Ribbon, glass of Chardonnay or glass of Merlot) for $9.
A New York City institution, the hot dog shop is known for their “recession special.” At $6, the meal includes two hot dogs and a drink. Sauerkraut and onions are free. Gray’s Papaya is open 24 hours.
This popular falafel restaurant has two locations in Manhattan, plus other storefronts in New Jersey. Enjoy a falafel sandwich for $3.50. If you’re really hungry, order a sandwich plate, with double the amount of sandwich plus a salad for $6.
For a classic New York slice, stop by New York City favorite Joe’s Pizza. A plain slice costs $2.75.
The 1985 song “One Night in Bangkok” mentions many of the overindulgences of this city. One of them is massage parlors. Today, however, a Thai massage is considered an activity that improves one’s physical and mental well-being. The city has shed its former reputation as a place of wild nightlife and decadence, over the past few decades emerging as a major center for international commerce, wellness initiatives and tourism.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
With plastic product bans sweeping the country and American companies continuously finding ways to cut carbon emissions, new green initiatives in individual states seem to pop up every day. Based on data gathered by Zippia — a job-search site that also provides stats on the livability of certain cities — here is a current list of U.S. cities that have taken large steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly.
You’ve booked your flights, you’ve found your hotel, you’ve spent the last six months dreaming about your trip. One problem? You don’t know what to do once you get there. If only there was an app that acted as your own personal tour guide, that led you to the city’s top sights and hidden gems, helping you make remarkable discoveries …