More than 800 lan­guages are spo­ken in New York and four in 10 house­holds speak a lan­guage other than English

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most of a City Pass, which gives you ac­cess to a num­ber of at­trac­tions in the town, although some of the venues do re­quire book­ing.

We also man­aged to squeeze in a walk along the High Line – an old dis­used rail­way line which has been trans­formed into a gar­den oa­sis – and the Rock­e­feller Cen­tre, which gives panoramic views of the city, ar­guably better than those af­forded by the Em­pire State Build­ing.

We spent our first night at the his­tor­i­cal Park and a stone’s throw from the near­est sub­way sta­tion, it was perfect for us to nip back and dump our shop­ping be­fore head­ing out for more.

Also worth a men­tion was our din­ner at Patsy’s Ital­ian, a tra­di­tional family owned Ital­ian which was a favourite of Frank Si­na­tra and has since wel­comed a plethora of high-pro­file celebrity din­ers.

With scal­lops the size of golf balls and its pump­kin ravi­oli, it’s def­i­nitely worth a visit.

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