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Toronto’s Remarkable 'Classical Pursuits': Apply Early for A Memorable Vacation

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 09/15/2017, 5:30 PM

The "learning vacation:, a summer week or two of serious reading and discussions, is usually organized by a great, English-language university. Oxford, Cambridge, Cornell, and St. John’s are the names that normally come to mind. At each of these famous centers of learning, many hundreds of Americans now travel in July and August to live in a vacated student residence, attend classes presented by e...

Here's How to Use Air Canada to Stop in Toronto for Free on Your Way to Europe or Asia

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 01/27/2016, 6:30 PM

  The Canadian dollar has been dramatically sagging against the U.S. dollar—if you're carrying greenbacks, it can feel like the entire country is having a liquidation sale since everything is 40% off what it would cost you back home. So it's a perfect moment to fly to a major Canadian city for free. Wisely seizing the moment, Air Canada just extended its promotion that allows anyo...

Would You Believe That Bangkok Has Edged Out London as the World's Most Popular City?

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 06/03/2013, 1:30 AM

     Here's an assertion that will cause most observers (including myself) to rub their eyes in wonder.  According to the prestigious Global Insights Index, Thailand's Bangkok now receives more yearly visitors, more airline passenger arrivals, than London, and thus enjoys the title of "world's most popular city".       At first glance, I for one can't imagine how that can be.  For one thin...

Zipcar is Zipping Home From the Airport

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 05/07/2013, 1:30 AM

  Getting home from the airport may just have gotten cheaper and easier. Last week, car-sharing firm Zipcar (www.zipcar.com) announced that it will parking vehicles at major airports around North America. If you book in advance online, you can skip car rental lines and head directly to the parking lot. This new development could drop the cost of getting back from the airport significan...

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