Archive for March 2014
Since I am living in New York on a budget as a student, I was a little hesitant to pay $17 for a Ferry ride to see the Statue of Liberty but it was worth it. Most of the museums and tourist attractions in New York are free for students. I would definitely come back here in the summer on a warmer day of course where I won’t have to wear a winter coat!
This past week I visited New York City for the first time. After being so exposed to NYC through books, movies and television, I thought that I knew what to expect from the city. But, now I know that I definitely needed to experience it first hand. There is just something about wading through the sea of people dressed in black (I thought that was an exaggerated stereotype, but really there was so much black) or entering the underground world of the NYC subway system that made the legendary city finally feel real. Although it wasn’t quite as intimidating as I expected, I have no doubt that I will always feel green (i.e., inexperienced and unsophisticated) while in the city limits… no matter how many trips I make to NYC in the future.
I enjoyed visiting a lot of the typical tourist attractions – the Statue of Liberty, Time Square…
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because there are so many things to do in NYC i’ll have to break them into categories. first would be tourist destinations. these are iconic places that are quintessentially new york.
1. statue of liberty – of course, who would miss the statue of liberty. you have to go to the southend of manhattan to see the statue of liberty.
ways to see the statue:
- battery park – you can see the statue of liberty from afar in battery park. this is what i did because i was not keen on taking a cruise.
- staten island ferry – the closest and cheapest way to see lady liberty. you have to take a ferry to get closer to the statue of liberty, that’s the only way and the staten island ferry is free but you have to get off at staten island and then line…
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On World of Warcraft within my first year on the game I created a guild that was very successful and lasted for several years. Many loyal members, and since that time many changes have been done to the guild system in World of Warcraft. Out of pure curiosity I wanted to see what it would take to make a Legion, the same thing as a guild. On WoW you must get signatures for several people used to be ten, think it has been lowered to five now. Now on Aion to make a Legion all you do is go to the Legions Board pay so much money and then, Bam! you have a Legion. Now WoW has adopted a guild leveling system and it seems Aion follows this same standard. I do not yet know the full details but I will elaborate more later.