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.


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, 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...

The Best Cheap Hotels in New York City for 2023

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 07/28/2022, 1:00 PM

These New York City hotels are clean and affordable—we know because we've visited them all personally.


Do Your Own Bicycle Tour of the Route des Grands Crus Wineries near Dijon, France

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 07/22/2022, 3:00 PM

A cycling tour of wineries of Burgundy is a classic travel experience. Here's how to put together your own with minimal fuss....

What Aviation Pros Are Doing to Make the Future of Flying More Sustainable

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 07/21/2022, 3:00 PM

Pauline Frommer pays a visit to the Rolls-Royce factory in the U.K. to learn about innovations to make commercial jets greener and more fuel-efficient.


9 Ways You Can Save Money on Summer Travel in 2022

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/09/2022, 2:15 PM

Hard truth: Even if you follow every money-saving tip I'm about to give you in this article, you're still likely to spend more on your 2022 summer vacation than you did in 2021—and possibly in 2019. The sharp uptick in travel costs in just the last few months has been stunning. But that shouldn't keep you at home. If there's a lesson to be had from the pandemic, it's that life can change on a dime...

Pauline Frommer: I'm Often Asked How to Become a Travel Writer, And I Suggest This Event

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/03/2022, 9:00 AM

(Note: This post was updated July 12, 2022)Every year, I give about a dozen speeches on travel across North America. When I sign books afterwards, a familiar scenario inevitably will play out. I’ll hand back the book that I've just autographed and notice that the individual standing in front of me looks very, very nervous… and doesn’t want to move away from the table. She or he will chit-chat for a...

Instagram-Based Booking Account @hotel Debuts—And Its Prices Are Pretty Great

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/02/2022, 5:30 AM

Help has arrived for travelers hoping to book affordable hotel rooms. But people won’t be turning to a website for that aid. Surprisingly, they'll use Instagram. The trip-planning app Tripscout just launched what has potential to be a game-changing new social media business called @hotel. It’s rough around the edges—very—but for the most part, it seems to be able to deliver on its promise to signi...

How to Skip Long TSA Lines for Free—Without TSA PreCheck

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/31/2022, 4:00 PM

Last Sunday, more than 1,000 passengers missed flights at Ireland's Dublin Airport because of epic security lines caused by staffing shortages. Anyone who has waited in one of the seemingly endless TSA queues that have emerged on this side of the pond lately can easily imagine the same type of scenario happening in the U.S. Fortunately, there's a way around the lines. And I don't mean TSA PreChe...

What Are Viking's New Expedition Ships Like? A Tour of the Viking Octantis

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/25/2022, 4:00 PM

Viking is getting into expedition cruises, and the company's new ships have some striking innovations....

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