How not to be a tourist
Let's face it, it just isn't cool to be a tourist. Taxi drivers rip you off & you're the lowest of the low on the food chain. Yet every year millions of travellers fall into the largest trap of looking, acting & living like a tourist. You may score an A for studying your travel guide, but there ain't no smart like street smart.
Don’t wait in line in the Meatpacking District. Buy a table, or go early to get your stamp and cruise in via the reentry line in front of everyone.