Expat New York: 10 Tips for Living in New York City
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Expats in New York City will quickly find that New Yorkers defy their stereotypes. New York is a melting pot of people from every corner of the globe and every income level -- all brought together by the city's subway system. Some expats enjoy living right in the hustle and bustle of the city. Others choose to enjoy a bit more greenery and space in a suburb on New York.
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12 Tips for Living in New York, , US
New York is a love it or hate it city. I love it for so many reasons - the grittiness, the green spaces, the people. New York has something for everyone. If you're moving to NYC, this is a great starting point for expats.
As a New Yorker who is now traveling, it was fun to read this article. I think Mr Wood has it spot on and on point with his advice. I would add that though New Yorkers can be guarded at times, they can melt like butter, so a smile goes a long way. Also be prepared for big city Ups and Downs. NY can reward the ones who put in effort but she can also kick you when you're down, so develop a hard skin and go for it. Living in NY is wonderful, enjoy it, you're living in one of the world's greatest cities.
I found this article very helpful! Thank you. I moved to NYC a few years back and I wish I could had access to this information at the time. One recommendation I can give is using Furnishr.com for your move. They are a New York based interior design service that will help you pick a custom look and provide you with one day installation and set up!