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We’re so excited to present our “new” newsletter. It has something for everyone: a tip, a reflection, and a wombat! Yes, a wombat.

As loyal customers and friends, we want to keep you up-to-date with all that’s going on in Nice Guy Tours land.  Each month, we’ll provide you with five “Nice” stories:

1. Nice Guy or Gal of the Month – Each month, we’ll get to know one of our tour guests.
2. “NYCE” Tip – Stick with Dante, he knows these streets.
3. Dear Dante – Send your questions each month, and our CEO will answer them in a way Dear Abby couldn’t.

Read on, and be sure to walk, talk, and eat with us soon!

#1 – Nice, Um, Wombat Of The Month? … Gary

Our Aussie friend Craig and his family visited recently and brought along their extended family member Gary. I have to be honest, Gary may be one of my favorites to ever go on the tour. Look and you’ll see why. Oh, and also, see the “real” Gary below as well!

Here’s what Craig had to say of the tour by the way:

“We live on a 100 acres of Australian bush, around two hours drive south-west of Sydney.  When coming to New York, we wanted an experience that would give us a feel of the city from ground level, and to enjoy some of the special foods New York has to offer.

We really enjoyed the tour. Visiting so many places that have been feeding New Yorkers for decades ( in some cases over a century ) was a real treat, especially in buildings that were the original premises.  Dante is an excellent host, and what’s more, you can tell that he not only enjoys his job, he loves his city and the people in it. A great tour, we would happily do it again next time we are in New York!”

Thanks, Craig and company…and I miss you, Gary!

#2 – “NYCE” Tip … Bagels Vs. Bialys

This isn’t really a tip, but I’m sure you’ve always wondered the difference!

#3 – Dear Dante … Three Years And Running

You’re approaching your third anniversary. If I told you three years ago you’d have the number one walking food tour on TripAdvisor what would you tell me?
– Jon C. – Westchester County, NY

I would be surprised to think I could make it to number 1. I would’ve definitely signed up for top ten. I also wouldn’t think I could do that without hiring 100 guides or having people put money into the business. The more I think about it – it’s absolutely amazing! I’m so humbled by it all and thankful.

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