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Going Local In NYC

Going Local In NYC

One part of traveling that can make or break a trip is the tours you choose. While New York City in particular is full of costumed actors, media-mentioned restaurants and chefs, and companies promising to show you the “real New York” while simultaneously herding you onto a giant tour bus, one company is aiming to do things differently: City Food Tours. City Food Tours targets the hungry traveler (and local!) who wants to experience a side of NYC’s food and drink culture they typically would miss when following a guidebook or walking around on their own. Additionally, instead of focusing on the “must-dos” and “Michelin Stars,” the company takes you to artisanal shops to sample delicious…Read More
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About Jessie Festa

Jessie Festa is an New York-based travel content creator who is passionate about empowering her audience to experience new places and live a life of adventure. She is the founder of the solo female travel blog, Jessie on a Journey, and is editor-in-chief of Epicure & Culture, an online conscious tourism magazine. Along with writing, Jessie is a professional photographer and is the owner of NYC Photo Journeys, which offers New York photo tours, photo shoots, and wedding photography. Her work has appeared in publications like USA Today, CNN, Business Insider, Thrillist, and WestJet Magazine.

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