I am a retired teacher, have had managerial positions in corporate America and have run a successful computer company. Along with my wife, also a licensed guide, we host a radio show called "Z Travel and Leisure" which focuses on New York City, travel and cultural topics. We have also appeared on "the History Channel", "Travel Channel", "BBC", "ITV London", French TV, German TV, the Japanese Animal Planet and many local cable shows. Additionally, we have written a book called "It Happened in credit, are the official guides for the Italian-American Museum, and have done extensive work with corporate and international groups.New York City". We also teach teachers New York City history and culture for in-service and college
Presently, we offer an extensive variety of tours (over 80) which can be conducted for from 2-150+ people and for all ages ranging from young children to seniors. They can be walking tours of neighborhoods, themed or neighborhood tours using our own vehicles accommodating 2-12 people, or can be step on guides for larger buses. Some of our unique and most popular tours include: Ethnic Food Samplings , Musical New York, Different and Secret New York and many trips concentrating on the Outer Boroughs.
I have a passion for New York City and want visitors to experience all that New York has to offer, no matter what your interests.
Tours & Services Offered
With over 80 tour offerings, I can customize any tour to meet the needs of the visitors. Neighborhoods can be combined, themes can cover a variety of areas, or unique and personalized tours can be created.
I also have an extensive list of "Armchair Tours" where visitors can "tour" New York City from the comforts of their hotels, corporate offices or meeting spaces. These can be conducted in any weather, are a wonderful orientation before going out and tackling the Big Apple, or for those who have mobility constraints. (2-3 hours)
The "Musical New York Tour" is conducted on a bus with a professional singer (Actors Equity) singing her/his way through a variety of neighborhoods. (7-8 hours)
The "Ethnic Food Tours" are conducted throughout the boroughs and the cuisines can be customized to meet the desires and dietary considerations of the visitors. (7-8 hours).
Tour prices are based on the size of the group, the type of tour and the duration. They will be determinded by discussion between myself and the client on an individual basis. All are very affordable and we work very hard to work within your budget.
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