Living in New YorkIf you decide that you want to live in New York, as a foreigner you will have to know some tips or guidelines that will help you accommodate faster and easier. The cost of living in New York is a little high, compared with many other international cities all over the world, but it is not called the city that never sleeps for nothing.
First of all, if you already have a place to stay in New York for the first couple of days you have to be sure that you know how to make local phone calls just to get around. From the airport dial the phone number starting with 1, the second three letters are the area code.
In terms of money, if you have some change you can exchange the money during day, in $20 bills, but in the night you should know that many airport stores are closed and the remaining little ones could not change you a $100 bill, for example.
If you have to check in to a hotel, you should know the address from the beginning and also check if you can arrive there by train or cab. Most of the taxis in New York should accept credit or debit cards such as VISA or MasterCard.
Also, in terms of New York accommodation, if you know the place you will live in, check the area for stores, shops, markets, fairs and so on. You should not consider living in Manhattan or even looking for rent in Manhattan if you have a low budget or income because the prices are very high and you will risk spending all of your money on rent.
As for New York weather you should know that winters are cold and summers are very hot. If you are a visitor you should not take many clothes with you as New York City is a grand city and you can find many clothing articles on very low prices. Also, all year long, the majority of stores have occasional sales.
Jobs in New York are very numerous on various areas of interest but the best way of working in New York is with a known spot like distribution or promotion from your old one, instead of looking for one, process that might become stressful and time wasting.