Eric Ramos, a licensed sightseeing tour guide of the City of New York and founder of Big Apple Walks has over 20 years of experience in the fields of art and design. He studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Puerto Rico and at the Pratt Institute in New York. To his academic and professional background adds a huge passion for history and urban life. A student of history and a connoisseur of art history, he is also a painter and illustrator and practice calligraphy and handicrafts. Eric fully enjoys walking and discovering new urban corners. His favorite hobby is walking around the city, drawing, photographing and enjoying life in the city and its spaces. He is looking forward to share his experiences with you.
Tours & Services Offered
We offer WALKING TOURS in English and Spanish in the most exciting places in the city of New York with emphasis on the history, cultural aspects and architecture. A basic walking tour lasts approximately two hours. We will design it taking into account the particular interests of each group or individual. Call us or write to us and let us know what your interests are. We will design a tour to suit your interests and schedule.
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