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Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in General | 0 comments

NYC Travel Guide: Hate Shopping? The Big Apple Still Has Lots to Offer

NYC Travel Guide: Hate Shopping? The Big Apple Still Has Lots to Offer

New Year, New York With New York City featured on Conde Nast Traveller India's list of "25 Amazing Places to Go" in 2014 and with one-million Indian tourists set to visit the U.S. by 2015, New York City will never go out of style for travellers worldwide. NYCgo, the tourism site I used for planning my trip, has stats showing a 108 per cent increase in travellers arriving from India between 2005-2011. With world class shopping, arts, culture, dining and the hustle and bustle of a buzzing city that never sleeps -- there's a reason why desi globetrotters are flocking here. According to Expedia India: "Indian travellers book their tickets months in advance to save money on expensive tickets, and instead, go for extravagant spending on shopping and nightlife." Extravagant shopping is definitely an option for travellers going to New York. But I'll let you in on a little secret. I'm Indian...and I'm a girl...and... I hate shopping. Especially when I travel. Blasphemous, I know. Confessions of a Non-Shopaholic...

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