New York City
Guided Tours

history, architecture, culture, food, photos,

laughs – and memories

The excitement of New York City speaks for itself - even to residents of the 5 boroughs and our neighboring suburbs and states. This is the perfect time to get to know it more intimately. The time is right to Tour Your Own City!

And if you are already in love with New York and ready to experience New York on a more intimate scale, off the beaten track, I can also get you where YOU want to go. So whether you crave the crazy madness of Times Square, iconic views of that very tall green lady in the harbor or a visit to one of our many other neighborhoods, Deborah of big mouth/big city tours will help make your trip a memorable one. I can't stop talking about New York - and neither will you!


one world trade/9-11 memorial

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central park

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harlem: harriet ross tubman

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brooklyn bridge


statue of liberty

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flatiron building

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a great day with "big mouth/big city tours"!

Student Groups
Private Tours
Limo Tours
Step-On Guide
Walking Tours
Bike Tours, too!

"I totally enjoyed your tour. I love your humor and your enthusiasm very contagious.

I promised you City That Never Sleeps in Vietnamese: Thành phố không bao giờ ngũ (taan fo kong bow zo nou)
Thanks for the awesome tour today. :)"

Vy Nguyen

"Our visit to NYC has been so busy, but we had to take the time to praise Deborah of big mouth/big city tours - you can see her experience and knowledge was so evident... and she does her homework! She is never at a loss for words, but everything she is telling you is of great interest! If you have the chance and can find her as your tour guide - DO IT!!!"

Lisa Tobin

"My wife(Artemis) and i (Vasili) would like to thank and praise you for this morning complete and entertaining guidance in Harlem tour. Though we travel a lot for business, it is our first visit in the big Apple and we enjoy it very much. You completely changed my perception of the city - the apple now has much better seat in my memmory theatre."

Vasili Skonos

deborah blau

~ Your Guide ~

Born in New York and raised in California and Canada, still the siren song of New York was too strong for me to resist. After a stint at McGill University (Montreal), I graduated from School of Visual Arts here in New York. For many decades, illustration was my profession. When the market changed, I found myself giving art gallery tours. That was how I discovered that talking to people is as enjoyable as drawing pictures of them.

I have worked as a licensed NYC tour guide for more than a dozen years. And every day, I fall in love with New York AGAIN. So whether your group is one person or fifty one, my goal is to provide satisfying, fun, and memorable experiences for my clients.

I can't stop talking about New York - and neither will you!
Let's talk - to EACH OTHER.

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contact me

At big mouth/big city tours, the sky’s the limit in terms of creating your New York City adventure. Send an email and I'll get back to you quickly.
(The city never sleeps, but I might once in a while.)

New York, NY, USA


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