California and New York are two big cities where an actor can catch more than a break and where the culture is diverse making it two of the more popular sight-seeing states on the visitor’s list.
If you are moving from California to New York, depending on where you are coming from in California you may have to invest in some warm clothing for the brutal winters of the East Coast. In addition, non-drivers would love how easy it is to get around in the “Big Apple”; a taxi cab is never too far away plus buses are also reliable to get as well.
Indeed, New York is a melting pot filled with diverse people who hail from all over the world. The diversity in the people are also reflected in the restaurants that are around as they run the gamut from Chinese, to West Indian, Puerto Rican to French restaurants to name a few. In addition, New York is the city where you would never get bored for there is always something that you can do such as visit a jazz club, or even support the arts at the museums and Broadway shows.
In New York, similar to parts of California, you are sure to find a bargain on just about anything that you need as well as there are a few high-end brand stores for those who believe in splurging on themselves once in a while. And when it comes to jobs, they are in abundance in New York.
For those looking for jobs in New York, you would want to take the advice of experts who would tell you that it is best to bag a 6 figure income if you want to make it here. The price you would pay for rent in New York is expensive; a one bedroom can cost you around $1,050 per month. You would also find that there are a vast amount of loft-styled apartments in New York, most with roof-top patio with an outstanding view of the city’s skyline. Apartments which such amenities are not cheap; be prepared to at least $3,000 and upwards for an apartment with those features.
There are a lot of people who cannot afford the astronomical rent in New York and these are the ones who are getting their rent paid by subletting to others by renting out a room. If you are a student living in New York, a roommate setting would be ideal for you since it is very economical to do. Once you have the living arrangements squared away, then living in New York becomes less of a burden as food and clothing are not too expensive there in certain cities.