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New York City's Top Christmas Attractions

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/28/2022, 3:45 PM

The Big Apple goes big for the holidays. Here are the best ways to celebrates Christmas in New York City. 

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Disney Prices Are Climbing Again: Strategies for Making the Parks Cheaper

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/15/2022, 3:00 PM

If you’ve ever read anything about D-Day, you know about the intense planning, subterfuge, and calculation that went into pulling off that epic World War II landing. With Walt Disney World’s recent announcement that ticket prices are rising to their highest levels ever, families attempting to create an affordable Disney vacation in Florida will have to strategize just as carefully as Eisenhower and...

New Study of Millions of Airfares Reveals the Best Days to Purchase and to Fly

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 10/19/2022, 9:00 AM

For the fourth year in a row, a study by the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) and Expedia has named Sundays as the best day of the week to book travel—if saving money is your goal.I know, I know: You heard a decade ago that Tuesdays are the best day to purchase travel, and ever since then you've seen talking heads on local news chuckle as they say, "There is no best day." It's all superstition, ...

I Stayed At the World's Most Accessible Hotel. Here's What It Was Like

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 10/05/2022, 7:00 AM

Every guest room at West Virginia's Schoolhouse Hotel is accessible, and so are all of the public spaces. Which leaves me to wonder: Why aren't more lodgings taking the needs of travelers with disabilities seriously?...

You Can Hire Someone to Escort You Through Airport Terminals with SkySquad

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/29/2022, 6:00 PM

A little over a decade ago, Julie Melnick was trying to wrangle her rambunctious 3-year-old at the airport when she had a realization that many of us in the same situation have had: Air travel with a toddler is utter and complete hell. That was part one of her revelation. The second part was that perhaps there was a business idea there. She decided to create a company that would assist travelers,...

New York City Opens the First Singaporean Hawker Food Hall in the Americas

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/27/2022, 1:30 PM

New York City's Urban Hawker is the first Singaporean-style food hall in the United States....

Fall Family Fun at Orchards and Farms Across the United States

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/21/2022, 4:15 PM

Corn mazes, hay rides, you-pick-it pumpkins and apples, thrill rides—we're counting down the best autumn farm experiences in America....

The Largest Immersive Digital Arts Center in North America Opens in New York City

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/19/2022, 1:15 PM

New York City has more art galleries than any other city on the planet. It is also home to 43 dedicated art museums, many of which have world-class collections. So why does it need another art-centric venue? The short answer would be: It doesn't. And yet . . . French import Hall des Lumières, which opened on September 14 in Manhattan's Financial District, brings a deeply satisfying experience to ...

High-Tech Lenses Let Color-Blind Travelers See Art and Nature in Full Color

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 08/30/2022, 9:00 AM

Assistive devices for color-blind travelers are coming to parks and museums across the nation.

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What Will Fall Foliage Be Like in 2022? Predictions from an Expert

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 08/23/2022, 11:00 AM

We've got encouraging news for leaf peepers—and it comes from a real expert. Aimee Tucker, the digital editor of Yankee magazine and NewEngland.com, told me on this week's edition of the Frommer's Travel Show podcast that the publication's chief meteorologist and tree expert, Jim Salge, has been using the word "spectacular" to describe what the fall foliage will be like in most of New England thi...

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