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The Best National Parks to Visit in the Fall

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 07/11/2024, 5:00 PM

Which U.S. national parks are at their best the fall months? Frommer's chooses the top picks.

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A Home Rental Exec Reveals His Best Hack for Finding Cheap Vacation Rentals

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/13/2024, 7:00 AM

Sick of the high vacation rental fees on Airbnb and VRBO? A guy who founded one of the big home rental sites shares a huge tip for getting around them....

This Airline Is Mining Your Personal Information to Sell Things to You In Flight. Stop That!

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/12/2024, 7:30 AM

Welcome to the spammy skies. United Airlines has launched a new ad serving platform that will exploit the personal travel information of its customers gathered from bookings, and the use of its app to allow a wide array of companies to peddle their wares to flyers. The platform is called Kinective. In a chilling, up-is-down and black-is-white statement, a representative of the carrier told indust...

What's It Like to Fly SATA Azores Airlines? Our Review

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/10/2024, 8:15 AM

Pauline Frommer's review of a Portuguese airline making transatlantic travel more affordable, especially to the Azores, Madeira, Porto, and Milan.

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Find Vacation Rentals—But From Someone You Know: Meet Trustr, A New Rental Site

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/05/2024, 6:00 AM

According to the National Association of Home Builders, there are 7.5 million second homes in the United States, which is 5.11% of the total number of homes. Yet even in this age of busy rental platforms like Airbnb, 65% of them are never listed on the major rental sites, mostly because their owners would rather not rent to strangers. But that could soon change for some of them thanks to a new web...

What to Do in Marseille—and Planning Pitfalls to Avoid

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/30/2024, 7:15 AM

Marseille has moved from gritty to great. Here's how to make the most of your time in France's historic port city.

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Book Passage 2024: Learn How to Be a Travel Writer or Photographer

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/29/2024, 2:15 PM

Whenever people ask me what my favorite destinations are, I have to fudge the answer. The truth is I'd rather go somewhere new than revisit a place, and every destination is as unique as a fingerprint, with its own pleasures and disappointments. But even though I go to many travel conferences in the course of a year, there's only one I look forward to all year: the Book Passage Travel Writers and ...

What Is It Like to Fly French Bee? Our Airline Review

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/03/2024, 1:30 PM

This budget carrier now flies daily from a dozen U.S. cities to France. Are the low prices worth the savings? Pauline Frommer gives her unvarnished review.

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A Two-Fer Trip to New Zealand and Tahiti, with Hotels, That Costs the Same As Airfare Alone

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 02/28/2024, 1:30 PM

A good deal saves you money.A really good deal does that, but also solves a problem.I'll put the surprisingly generous deal I found today in the second category. It's for travel from Los Angeles (LAX) or Seattle (SEA) to Auckland, New Zealand, including a 4-night layover in Tahiti. Prices start at $1,496, close to the average cost round-trip airfare between the West Coast of the U.S. and Auckland ...

Vienna Travel: How to Plan Your First Trip to Austria's Awesome Capital

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 02/13/2024, 6:00 PM

Vienna is packed with artistic, architectural, historic, and culinary wealth. Here's how to approach the city's vast riches if you've never been before.

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