Travel Goals Podcast

Episode 9: New York tips for first timers

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On episode 9 of the Travel Goals Podcast, we talk about New York tips for first-time visitors with Matt Hayes-Lissack. 

About Matt

Matt started his career as a presenter on a variety of radio stations across the UK, such as Plymouth Sound, Gemini FM and GWR FM.

He has also hosted programmes on Capital 95.8 in London and The Capital Network – broadcasting to many major radio markets such as London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Before moving into a programme management role, he spent six years co-hosting Capital Breakfast in South Wales.

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The show won the coveted ‘Best Breakfast Show’ at the Arqiva Radio Awards, both in 2014 and 2016, whilst securing two extra nominations on top of that.

His main passion outside of work is travel, mostly to the United States. In the USA alone, he’s visited Orlando, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Las Vegas, driven through the Nevada/Arizona desert in a Mustangand visited New York City several times.

Matt’s such a lover of The Big Apple that he got engaged and married there on two consecutive visits.

Episode 9 Travel Goals New York Tips

What we discuss on the show

If one of your travel goals is to visit New York City for the ver first time, then this episode is for you.

Some of the topics discussed on the show include:

  • What makes New York is a great destination to visit?
  • How much time do you need in NYC?
  • What is the best time of year to visit NYC?
  • What do you need to see on your first trip to NYC?
  • What are must-visit NYC attractions and what should people skip?
  • Is it possible to do NYC on a budget?
  • Where is the best place to stay in NYC?
  • What are the must-try foods in NYC?

New york tips first time visitors

After 6 visits to NYC Matt has a huge range of insider tips from the best rooftop bars, to how to see a Broadway show and where some off the off-beat places are in the city.

How to connect with Matt

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