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New Program Matches Travelers with Locals for Tours and Activities in Sweden

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/11/2017, 12:00 AM

We've said it a million times: One of the most rewarding ways to experience a new place is by getting to know somebody who lives there. The West Sweden Tourist Board is making that a lot easier for travelers to do with a new program called Meet the Locals. It matches visitors with residents willing to lead a variety of cultural, natural, and culinary activities in western Sweden, a region that enc...

Travel Briefing: Airport Lines, An Imploded Casino, and More

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 06/15/2016, 1:15 PM

The Riviera in Las Vegas (photo by Ashwin Kumar/Flickr) Welcome to the middle of the week! And welcome to our brand-new daily roundup of travel-related news and information gathered from across the internet. Check this space daily for fresh updates. Here's what's going on in the world of travel today. * ORLANDO THEME PARKS STEPPING UP SECURITY AFTER NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING (New York Ti...

Though It Sometimes Seems that Europe is Inundated with Tourists, That Isn't the Case with Six Locations that I Enthusiastically Recommend

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 03/08/2014, 5:15 PM

In Europe, where do you go where the tourists aren't?  Mind you, I'm not looking for places with no tourism at all, but those whose tourist numbers are moderate and harmless.        And why is the search for low-scale tourism so important?  It's because the great cities of western Europe have grown so popular that some are often difficult to visit.  Pick the wrong time of year for your...

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