Things to Do in the Virgin Islands This Year—Picks from Our New Guidebook

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 06/14/2023, 7:30 AM

It's been nearly 10 years since the last time Frommer's released a Virgin Islands guidebook, and let's just say a lot of stuff has happened in the interim. Among the toughest challenges: not one but two category-5 hurricanes (hitting 2 weeks apart) followed by the gut punch of a global pandemic. I am thrilled to report that my new guidebook, Frommer's Virgin Islands, shows that both the U.S. and ...

Frommer's Names the Perfect Caribbean Resorts

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 10/11/2016, 11:45 AM

Few places can do great luxury resorts as well as the Caribbean. Frommer's' researchers have been to them all. We think these are some of the best resorts—the most gorgeous, the most romantic, and most memorable hotels in the world—perfect for honeymoons, romance, or indulgent getaways....

Crowd-Free Caribbean Islands: 7 Remote Getaways

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 10/11/2016, 11:45 AM

Discover secluded beaches and romantic hideaways on these remote Caribbean islands in Puerto Rico, the Grenadines, the Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas, and more....

Lights, Cameras, Dolphins: Clearwater, FL Gets Ready for Its Close-Up

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 08/17/2011, 8:00 PM

A stop in at Clearwater Marine Aquarium brings visitors face-to-face with an inspirational dolphin tale -- and the silver screen....

Hurricane Season: 5 Caribbean Travel Tips

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 08/25/2010, 8:00 PM

Traveling to the Caribbean in the summer or fall always sounds like a good idea -- until you remember that hurricane season lasts from June to November. Keep these 5 travel tips in mind before you book that Caribbean beach vacation....

New York City: The 7 Best Restaurants for Kids (and Grown-Ups)

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 08/16/2010, 8:00 PM

Don't be shy about taking your children to these seven kid-friendly restaurants, which are a culinary treat for adults, too....

How to Do Charity in the Caribbean: Don't Send Money, Bring Crayons

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 07/25/2010, 8:00 PM

Sometimes making a big difference is as easy as stuffing a box of crayons in your carryon. ...

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Portable St. Maarten/St. Martin, Anguilla & St. Barts

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 04/15/2009, 8:00 PM

The islands rebuild and refresh after Hurricane Omar's visit in the form of new and spruced up hotels, restaurants, and services....

Mo Better Mohonk: The Last, Best Old-Time Resort (in Upstate New York)

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 03/03/2003, 7:00 PM


Willing Castaways on a Caribbean Honeymoon

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Posted on 07/31/2002, 8:00 PM

Little visited Petit St. Vincent might just turn out to be the best wedding present for our travel editor, Alexis Lipsitz Flippin....

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