Brooklyn City Guide
Discover: Take a stroll across Brooklyn Bridge for beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline. Photo: Rex Features
Where the locals live, dine, drink and shop, it really is a world away from the tourist hustle and bustle of the island in feel, but not in distance (just two subway stops, or a quick cab ride.)
With a fierce sense of community pride, hidden cultural delights and more restaurants than your waistline would care for, Brooklyn is all those adjectives you associate with the cool kids: edgy, urban and undeniably individual - the Shoreditch to Manhattan's Mayfair, if you will.
Here are our top ten tips if you're planning trip: