Nearly everything you need before exploring New York City

(most found on Amazon)

Maps and guides

The Urban Trekking guide should be enough, but if you like the feel of paper and/or want to find bars, restaurants, hotels, clubs, go to:

You’ll also find ideas for walking in NYC at:



A far from exhaustive, and highly subjective,  list of books, history books, children books, and novels with New York City as a common theme:


Games and toys

Her too, the choice is large, so, to get you started, a few favorites:


Things for her


Things for him


Things for her & him