5 Reasons New York City is the Place to Live
By Simon Duncan on July 26, 2017
Ah New York, who doesn’t love it? I’ve actually never met anyone who doesn’t speak of New York fondly. Yes, maybe it’s a little crowded, maybe there’s a little too much litter, maybe it gets too hot on the subway during the summer months, but the truth is there’s something intoxicating about this city. Whether you’re visiting or planning a move, New York certainly has earned its right to be named one of the best cities in the world.
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1. You’ll Never Get Bored
There’s always something new to do. Exhibitions open and close within weeks, there’s always a new pop up shop to check out or a limited edition performance that is only on for a week longer. Whatever you like to do in your free time, you’ll find it and more in New York City.
2. You’re Close to Nature
In my experience, it’s quite rare to find such a big city have such a large amount of green space. Central Park feels like a giant nature reserve located smack bam in the middle of the city. Any time you need to get away, it’s only a short metro ride away.
3. Excellent Public Transport
The Metro, while grungy, is affordable and far reaching. Many people who live in New York City simply don’t bother with cars because they’re expensive, parking is hard to come by and the metro is so good. I personally love not having a car as it’s better for the environment and it’s also a great way to keep moving costs down when you’re moving to a new city.
4. Lots of Free Stuff
There’s a bunch of activities you can do in New York City that are free. Even MoMA, one of the best museums I’ve ever visited is donation based, so if you’re a little light in the pockets you can visit by donating whatever you can afford – or nothing at all. You’ll be surprised by the amount of free things you can find here.
5. The Quality of Food
I love eating out in New York. Because the population living in New York is so diverse, you’ll find such a wide range of different ethnicity foods spread out all over the city. Love Lebanese food? Or perhaps you prefer Indian? Whatever you’re craving, you’ll be able to find it here.
New York City is such a great place to live and that’s why so many people call it home.