I was born in France and made New York my home a couple of years ago after backpacking over the world for a year. I felt in love with New York in 1995, and recently founded My Special New York, a tour company providing immersive and unique experiences in New York city, from tours for…
GANYC Certified Guide
I was born in Staten Island, grew up in the Bronx, lived in Brooklyn in the '70s, Manhattan in the '80s and have resided in Queens for 30 years. I've had my license since 1996, and specialize in neighborhood walking tours, focusing on local history and the "real people" of New York.
Susan Volchok is a native New Yorker whose work as a licensed NYC guide is the ultimate expression of her lifelong delight in showing off her city; she especially loves sharing her deep affection for it with newcomers, who are always surprised at how easy it is to start feeling at home here…
Born and Raised in NYC, I spent my entire career in the garment industry, over 40 years. I do educational history walking tours of the Fashion District and the Flatiron district, for individuals and groups.
Specialities: Behind-the-scenes theatre visit; Theatre District walking exploration; all Manhattan neighborhoods; most Brooklyn neighborhoods, many Queens neighborhoods, many neighborhoods in The Bronx, some neighborhoods in Staten Island.
Bio: In large…
Lisa Evreinoff Linker
I am a New York City passionate, multilingual and highly professional licensed New York City guide with 20 years of industry experience. I work for American and European agencies as a guide and a group manager for incentive and tourist groups from European countries.
I also work with…
Tommy the Tour Guide ‘ is a 3rd generation Native New Yorker with family roots spanning from Hell’s Kitchen, South Bronx, Park Slope & Staten Island making him a definitive & Real New Yorker.
Born & raised in Staten Island for the first 20 years of his life he then moved into Manhattan…
I am a native New Yorker who knows the City from the perspectives of child and adult, walker and rider and biker, student and teacher, parent and youngster.
My particular areas of focus are the Metropolitan Museum, Central Park, Grand Central…
Hello! My name is Russell and I lead walking tours in NYC. As a born and raised New Yorker, I started The Native NYC Tour because I wanted to share my love and knowledge of NYC that only a local would know. The difference between my tour and most is that our goal is to give personal experiences of…
I'm a Swiss-American licensed New York City Tour Guide who has been giving tours for over 25 years in German, Swiss-German, and English for local, American, international tour operators and travel companies, as well as for private requests.
As a full-time licensed New York Guide since 2008, it is a privilege to be a good-will representative for the city of my birth. In February 2014, I received a Tour Director's certification from International Tour Management Institute (ITMI). Licensed Washington DC Tour Guide. Among my leadership…
Scott A Wooledge
I’ve lived in NYC over 25-years and am a licensed NYC tour guide and provisional member of Guides Association of New York City (GANYC). I've guided hundreds of tours around New York City. I specialize in biking guide and will navigate the safest and most picturesque routes to the best landmarks of…
I moved to New York 35 years ago as a foreign student. My love for the city made me decide to get a Sightseeing Guide licencse more than 20 years ago. I work with all kind of groups and tour requests. A few years back, I put together different tours for an incentive group of more than 800 people…
DEREK CHAN is an experienced, professional New York City-based, licensed tour guide who has provided hundreds of tours throughout NYC. An avid urban explorer, Derek appreciates the storied architecture, varied neighborhoods, historic brownstones and mixture of styles, in addition to the iconic,…
Jeff Riback is a born and bred New Yorker, raised in Queens, and now a long-term resident of Manhattan's Upper East Side. Whether you’re visiting New York for the first or 15th time, Jeff is eager to share with you his love of the City, its history, and the ever-changing character of its many…
I am: a college graduate, an author of four Manhattan guide books, a self employed licensed New York City guide and a native New Yorker born, raised and educated in New York City. For over 28 years I have been giving private and publicly scheduled neighborhood walking tours in Manhattan's…
Born in Munich Germany, three years US Army, honorable discharge. Bachelors Degree in Engineering from City College of New York, Masters Degree in Engineering from New York University. Engineering manager, International marketing manager.
Interested in travel and international events.
I grew up in Tenafly New Jersey, a town I can call the quintessential suburb first transformed from a farming community by the reach of the railroad in the late nineteenth century, and firmly established as one of the many suburban bedrooms of New York City after the second world war. Two…
GANYC Certified Guide
I am a native New Yorker who has been a licensed New York Sightseeing Guide since 2011, a photographer, storm chaser (chasing tornadoes & severe weather in the Midwestern, US) and a lover of all things New York. I am incredibly passionate about the city that I call home and I am extremely proud…
Being a Native New Yorker, I am your go-to person for all things NYC. Think of me as the Local Friend you wish you had. I live like a Tourist so you can visit like a Local!
Licensed guide, Certified Tour Director and insatiable explorer, New York is my home and, my home is your…
Do you want to discover what makes New York a city like no other- a vibrant, diverse metropolis with a fascinating history and a constantly evolving face? Let me, a life-long New York City educator and Licensed Sightseeing Tour Guide, be your guide to the many…
Ben, an authentic, native New Yorker, drove a New York City Checker Cab during college to help defray expenses. This helped him learn the ins and outs of every borough. During his lifetime lived in New York, he has experienced the evolutionary changes of the City's diverse neighborhoods. Ben has a…
My goal as a guide is to help people experience the city to its fullest - whether they are visiting for a day or staying for the rest of their lives.
I moved to New York City from Florida in 2004 with a goal of being a Broadway actress. I have been lucky enough to perform in…
Maddy, a native New Yorker and experienced, licensed tour guide, delights in sharing her passion and knowledge of New York with visitors from around the globe. She specializes in walking tours of historic districts and neighborhoods in Manhattan, and tours of her current hometown of Long Beach, New…
I have lived in the New York area off and on for 20 years.
Originally from California, as a Certified International Tour Manager, I also do over-the-road tours of the Southwest, national parks, the Blues Route and the East Coast. My background is primarily in hospitality, therefore, I am accustomed…
Charlie Niessner, a licensed NYC Tour Guide and GANYC member, is a lifelong resident of NYC.
Has led tours for the Municipal Art Society and for over 10 years unique walks for Big Apple Greeter in addition to private tours.
He is also a genealogy docent for the National Archives…
Since 1987 I've indulged my passion for New York by giving classes, lectures and tours of its history. We go beyond the usual who-what-where-when and into the why and how. The Museum of Natural History, the Municipal Art Society and New York University are among those who have sponsored my tours.…
GANYC Certified Guide
Mark Levy AKA The Tourfather is the founder and owner of The Levy's Unique New York! NY's First Family of Tour Guides and with his sons Matt Levy, Gideon Levy and Jonah Levy have created NY's most sucessfull tour guide company with a corps of 25 of the best guides in NY. I am a proud Bronx native (…
I am a true NATIVE New Yorker born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens and Long Island. For a time I lived in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village near Washington Square Park where I remember as a child my mom took my sister and me to the “Art Shows.” My mom has all the Brooklyn Dodgers’ original signatures. My…
I am a retired teacher, have had managerial positions in corporate America and have run a successful computer company. Along with my wife, also a licensed guide, we host a radio show called "Z Travel and Leisure" which focuses on New York City, travel and cultural topics. We have also…
Welcome to New York City!
I moved to NYC 7 years ago from Florida. I now consider myself a New Yorker! The moment I stepped foot in this amazing city I immersed myself in all things New York. I am a licensed New York City Tour Guide and love showing visitors my vibrant perspective…
Alexander Loev is a professional russian-american guide since 1992. He serving individuals and groups. New York and vicinities is a topic for many general or deeply specialized excursions. Important part of his activity consists of 2- or many days trips along all USA and Canada cities and landmarks…
I am professional New York City tour guide with years of experience. I love New York and will be happy to share my experience and knowledge with you.
I work with groups of any size and with individuals, offer wide variety of tours. I will customize the tour according to your interests and…
Whether you're planning to see the famous sights, the restaurants, the museums, the shopping, the sports, or just about anything else you can think of, your visit will surely be a success! The possibilities for fun are endless and New York will never disappoint you. My hope is to enhance your…
Frank de Falco
Born and raised in the suburbs of New York to an American mother and an Italian father, I have lived in NYC all my adult life.
After a successful 30-year career in Marketing Public Relations, I changed careers and became a licensed New York City walking tour guide.
After apprenticing with several…
GANYC Certified Guide
After spending over a decade organizing and conducting tours throughout China and Taiwan, I have over the past couple of years shifted my professional touring expertise to my beloved hometown, New York City. I conduct river-to-river tours (i.e. lower Manhattan, West Village/East Village, 42nd…
GANYC Certified Guide
Hey, this is hermit wang, my Chinese name is yue wang. I have been living in New York City for almost 14 years. I was born in Beijing China, but I set my family in New York City. The city is my mother town now. There are many museums in this city, some of them are brilliant, such as MET MOMA and…