21 Things You Learn The First Time You Visit NYC
I visited NYC for the FIRST TIME EVER last week. This is what I learned.
The entire state of New York waits in line for a taxi at the airport.
You don't need anything else to survive besides New York pizza.
You can't actually hail a cab by yelling at it.
Once you DO hail a cab, let it be known that cab drivers don't like small talk.
On trash night, there is literal trash everywhere you look.
People will NOT move out of the way when you walk past them.
Rats live in NYC, too.
You should wear walking shoes.
The hotels will break your bank and will be the size of a closet.
You shouldn't drink the water in the hotel room because it isn't free.
You don't have to wait for the walk sign to cross the street.
Tourists LOVE squirrels and will spend at least 30 minutes staring at them and throwing food at their round little bellies.
You have to purchase a card to get on the subway and people will get annoyed with you when you don't understand how to buy it and end up taking 20 minutes.
The subway is very crowded and smells like feet, coffee, and urine.
Central Park is HUGE and you can definitely get lost while staring at the oddly green-colored water.
Shake Shack has a better burger than In-N-Out.
You have to wait HOURS in line for something called a cronut that will DEFINITELY make your stomach hurt.
There is literally nowhere better to experience fall weather.
You'll smile 1,000 time a day because everyone in NYC is GORGEOUS.
And Carrie Bradshaw was living a damn lie.
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