Asked to Recommend a Batch of "New Destinations" for 2016, I Like to List Locations that Aren't Really "New" but Simply Under-Visited

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 01/07/2016, 11:30 PM

       Travel writers are often asked to name a few "new destinations" for vacationers who like to travel differently.  And dutifully, they respond by naming places of which you've never heard.        I don't like that approach.  In my experience, "new destinations" are often that for a reason--they deserve their lack of notoriety.  North Korea is a "new destination", but you would...

As Travel Destinations Jockey for Position, It Becomes Necessary Periodically to Revise Our List of 10 Favorites

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 09/11/2015, 1:45 AM

      Which, currently, are the ten-or-so most-promising  destinations for your own next vacation?  Though any such list is unusually subjective (to put it mildly), I'm willing to give the selection a try.  Here they are, in no particular order:        (1)  Colonial Williamsburg, in Williamsburg, Virginia:  This re-created state capital of the 1700s is like an historical Disne...

Colonial Williamsburg, in Virginia, Comes Close to Being an Indispensable Place to Visit for Americans of All Ages

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 09/10/2015, 11:45 PM

     Travel is a constant process of self-education.  As we visit more and more destinations, we adopt new favorites, replace former cities and resorts with new and more pleasant ones.  I've been surprised to enjoy recent vacations at places I had never before considered, beginning with America's most historic experience, in the State of Virginia:         Colonial Williamsburg...

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