The museums of NYC

New York City is home to hundreds of cultural institutions and historical sites, many of which are internationally known. It is also known as an expensive city, but there are many ways in which the city is generous to New Yorkers and tourists. Many of the city’s best attractions, museums, galleries and performances offer free entry or pay-what-you-wish options, be it for a select day of the month or evening hours every week. Those seeking a bargain can use the no-cost or low-cost admittance to take a chance on the unknown or to return to a favourite art work, exhibit or gallery again and again.

Below is a just a selection of our favourite! There are other free places, such as the galleries and museums of area colleges and universities.

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Life at Pace: The Sport Culture in New York City

New York City offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy sport in one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. As the city is giant, many teams play in the Big Apple: 2 for basketball (Knicks and Nets), 2 for ice hockey (Rangers and Islanders), 2 for baseball (Yankees and Mets), 2 for soccer (NYC FC and NY Red bull) and 2 for Football (Giants and Jets). Seasons begin at different times all over the year to offer America always at least one sport to watch, and almost each evening TV channels show games. As you arrive in January for the Transcontinental Track, you’ll only have the basketball and ice hockey seasons (there is football too, but it can be quite hard to become a supporter as the Super bowl takes place early-February).

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SFU experience – Stanley Park

If you had to only see one thing in Vancouver, that should probably be Stanley Park.

A real gem of the city, it has a vastness of nature housed in the heart of the city. Believe us, you will never be bored with discovering this beautiful area. Continue reading

Studying at Pace : A Spring Break Roadtrip

Studying in the USA is not an opportunity that everybody gets and probably, you will not come back here in the near future. Therefore, you must make the most out of it.

During your stay in NYC you may have some free time, but not enough to travel abroad, so keep in mind that the spring break is the best period to discover well-known US states such as Nevada, California, Florida, and Louisiana. It has been agreed with Pace university that you can leave the US during the spring break holidays, so it may be tempting to visit other countries. But we advise you to visit other US states because each state has a totally different environment because the US is more like a continent than a country.

Here is the details of our trip and we hope it will be inspiring for you:

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Life at Pace : Remaining fit is no mean feat!

$3,55 was the bill we paid when we first went to the local Supermarket. We purchased one bottle of water and one bottle of Coca-Cola. Not very interesting, is it? Not very interesting except the fact we paid $1,68 for one bottle and $1,87 for the other one. And you know what? It is not a myth! 1L of the average brand of water is more expensive than 2L of Coca-Cola.

Type of food you find EVERYWHERE in NYC

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