Category Archives: Settling In

Avoiding Tourists A to Z: A New York Map for Residents

New York City Moving Cartoon map and camera with location icon sticking out

  When you are visiting NYC as a tourist, your task is easy—grab a New York map, hit all of the famous landmarks, take a picture, and go home. But when you live in New York, much of your daily life is lived with the goal of avoiding tourists as …

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Moving Out of New York: Mapping a Route for A Long Distance Move

Cartoon street map of Long Distance New York City Moving

So you are finally doing it—leaving New York City. You are probably feeling a bittersweet mixture of excitement and sadness that is making it difficult to plan anything properly. But, plan you must, or this big move will be a lot harder than it needs to be. Any long distance …

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NYC life on a Dime: The Best of New York on a Budget

Cartoon New York City Budget skyline

  There are a lot of great things about NYC life, but the high rent prices and cost of living is definitely not one of them. Still, millions of people are able to enjoy the benefits of living in New York City, despite not earning a fortune in wages. For …

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The Post-New York Hangover: What To Do When You Miss Living in New York

Cartoon Empire State Building and Madison Ave street sign

New York is a vast complex city, and once you live there, it’s an experience that will forever be a part of your DNA. The only trouble with that is, it can be difficult to adjust to a new post-NYC life. It is not uncommon for former New Yorkers to …

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