50 Thoughts I've Had While In New York City

50 Thoughts I've Had While In New York City

Alicia Keys, these streets DO inspire me.


Ah, the Big Apple. Some people love it, some don't mind it, and others can't stand it. The city that never sleeps always has me questioning so much about it and has taught me to always try something new. Every time you visit is a new adventure, but here are common thoughts or questions we all have at some point while visiting this "concrete jungle".

1. *Welcome to New York, it’s been waiting for you*, but has it though?

2. I am not prepared for all this walking

3. Actually, Alicia Keys, these streets DO inspire me

4. The city that never sleeps? Accurate

5. I’m standing in the street where the Macy’s day parade is. NO WAY

6. It must be beautiful during Christmas time

7. Where can I find Buddy the Elf?

8. How much are Broadway tickets?

9. I want to see that Broadway show but I only have like 30 dollars

10. Brooklyn kind of scares me

11. How long has that homeless person been there?

12. Ugh my heart hurts for these people

13. I wish I could help them in some way

14. What happened in their life to be like that?

15. Hot dogs are only one dollar….wait what?

18. This 99 cent pizza is actually sent from heaven itself

19. Do not take pictures with the characters DO NOT TAKE PICTURES WITH THE CHARACTERS

20. I don’t have room in my bag to fit all my souvenirs

21. The 10 for a dollar postcards get me every time

22. Do I look like a tourist if I wear this "I heart NY" product?

23. Who’s playing at Madison Square Garden tonight?

24. I can’t imagine paying the rent here

25. Why are you beeping?!?

26. Taxi drivers don’t get enough credit

27. I love how people just walk out on the street at any time

28.I should probably wait until it says to walk…alright everybody’s going, I will too

29. Still, why are you beeping? I don’t understand

30. I wish someone could take my picture in front of this statue

31. What is that smell?

32. I’m definitely not spending any more money…hey look Macy’s!

33. My neck hurts

34. How on Earth did construction workers make these extremely tall skyscrapers?

35. I bet there’s plenty of celebrities here

36. How do people live here?

37. How do they eat out almost every meal?

38. I wonder how many steps residents take every day

39. What street is that on again?

40. Where even am I?

41. Yeah I have no idea where I’m going

42. Paper maps are useless seeing as I don’t know how to read them anyway

43. How many blocks is it?

44. Google Maps is actually my best friend right now

45. Where’s Rockefeller center?

46. How much is the subway again?

47. How many more stops?

48. My feet are going to hate me after today

49. Wow I hit my step goal by 2 p.m! Not surprised

50. Aw man, we’re leaving already?

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Politics and Activism

4 Ways The Plan To Deport International Students Is Dumb, According To An Exchange Student

The whole policy isn't very stay-in-place, if you ask me.

Wikimedia Commons

On Monday, July 6, new federal guidelines were announced that do not allow international students to remain in the U.S. unless they are taking classes in person. Which, if you ask me, is stupid.

Keep Reading... Show less

Naya Rivera Is Missing, And She Deserves SO Much More Than Being Labeled 'Big Sean's' Ex'

We are all sending prayers to Naya Rivera hoping she finds them so we can find her.

I woke up this morning looking to find Naya Rivera's name trending No. 1 on Twitter. I was reading all of everyone's prayers wishing to find her so she can be reunited with her baby boy who is only 4 years old.

Naya's son's name is Lord and the entire collective is hoping the Lord is with him right now. I'm a firm believer in the Fear of God, I hope all of Naya's love is protecting Lord right now.

Keep Reading... Show less

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still surging in the United States, where we are averaging 50,000 cases daily, wearing a face mask has become even more important. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, has stressed the importance of wearing a mask and is pleading Americans to take notice of the "disturbing" rise in cases. It would be common sense to listen to him, considering we are dealing with a virus that has a mortality rate higher than what we have seen with other viruses.

Keep Reading... Show less

These 3 Smoothies Totally Cleared My Acne-Prone And Scarred Skin

How I drank my way to flawless skin.

With this summer being the first of its kind for most people to be in the midst of a global pandemic, almost everyone is beginning to have an overall focus on improving their health.

Keep Reading... Show less

Everyone remembers the first time they went to one of the Disney parks. Spinning in teacups and having Goofy wrap his arms around my 8-year-old self were some of my fondest childhood memories, and I'm surely not alone in that.

Keep Reading... Show less

These Superfood Beauty Products Show Kale And Matcha Work For SO Much More Than We Thought

Just another summer's day with a cold glass of kombucha on my face.

I've been vegan for about six years now, so a love for fresh vegetables and superfoods has now become a core part of my being. Don't get me wrong. I love my indulgent, creamy pastas and truffle fries more than anyone. But I keep most of my focus on eating clean and healthy so I can indulge guilt-free.

But I'd say about a large part of my diet has always, unknowingly, included superfoods. Being Indian, lentils, beetroot, garlic, ginger, and whole grains have been core essentials on the family dinner table since I could digest solid foods.

Keep Reading... Show less

Now that college is around the corner for most if not all young adults, students once shook by a pandemic now have to shift their focus on achieving their career goals. As if we thought we had it together already! As an NYC girl, I have always seen myself as a hustler, hungry to advance my career in journalism by having one skill: working hard.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments