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This Rolling Hotel Moves to Wherever the Surf's Up

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 04/09/2019, 7:15 PM

A new hotel makes traveling among the beaches of southwestern Portugal super-easy—because it's the hotel that does the traveling. The Truck Surf Hotel is just that: a cargo truck that has been converted into a surf hotel. The double-decker B&B on wheels features a kitchen, living area, bathroom, and large sliding doors on the lower level. Upstairs, hydraulic arms extend to make space for fiv...

Today's Eurail Pass: A Conversation on What Travelers Need to Know

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/24/2016, 4:30 PM

The Eurail Pass is not new, but it’s still not as well known among first-time travelers to Europe as it should be. The pass, which has a number of different iterations, allows vacationers to hop on and hop off European trains within a set number of days each month, for one reasonable rate. It allows those who wish to see a number of different destinations on the continent to do so in a conveni...

Michael Moore's "Where to Invade Next" is Very Much a Travel Film, Introducing Americans of All Political Persuasions to Provocative European Practices and Beliefs

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 03/03/2016, 5:45 PM

         On the eve of massive publicity for his new documentary movie, "Where to Invade Next", film-maker Michael Moore was struck down with a severe case of pneumonia.  Hospitalized for several days and then required to stay in bed at home for additional time, he was unable to appear on several of the most heavily-viewed, national television shows, ranging from The Today Show, to Lat...

And Now: Here are Three New Possibilities for Your Next Vacation

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/23/2015, 4:00 PM

Convento do Carmo, Lisbon      Tired of the same old trip? The travel industry is constantly creating the means for an entirely new vacation experience, as witness the following newly-popular destinations and a newly-revived form of European lodgings:        Portugal and Colombia are the hot new destinations, attracting a great many smart travelers. Both are cheap: Portugal is...

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