Hollywood may take years to create a film, but Shoot Out throws down the gauntlet with a challenge to make your own movie in 24 hours.

10 Epic Worldwide Events and Festivals

Don't miss these classic (and a bit wacky) events and festivals around the world.
Each winter surfers are chewed up by 60-foot swells at

Twenty Words Every Hawaii Visitor Should Know

By Marcie & Rick Carroll

You can get by with an "aloha" and a mumbled "mahalo," but to understand what's really going on, you need to know a few basic words.
Port on the island of Capri, Italy

Walking Tours That Put a Spring In Your Step

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Strap on your most comfortable shoes, and sign up for a walking vacation this spring.
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St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

5 Literary Walks Around the World

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Join one of these literary tours to discover how classic landscapes helped shape the stories we know and love.
A detail of the statue of Queen Boadicea near Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) in London.

Best Free Things to Do in England, Scotland and Wales

By Ben and Dinah Hatch

Discover how to get the most out of your free time in Britain without spending a pound.
Vineyard at sunset in Chianti, Tuscany

Favorite Sights and Experiences in Tuscany and Umbria

Get ready to discover some of the best of both known and hidden in Italy's Tuscany and Umbria.
A shot of the West side of the bay in San Sebastian (Donostia), Spain

Best Places in Spain: Our 15 Favorite Moments

Find out why Barcelona, San Sebastian, Grenada, and other Spanish cities keep forcing us to return.
Woman standing in Singapore

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore

By Jennifer Polland

Singapore is a mix of cultures, but everyone stops to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Leather goods are plentiful, well-crafted bargains in the San Lorenzo market.

7 Ways to Shop Across the World

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Where to find the best goods and how to get the best deals at seven global shopping destinations.
People sitting around a water feature in Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village.

Favorite New York City Experiences

8 great things to do that'll let you stretch a New York minute into a lifetime of memories.
The Griffith Observatory.

12 Favorite Los Angeles Moments

L.A.'s mystique truly does exist, and it's not hard to find. It's fitting that L.A. is home to the world's first amusement park because it regularly feels like one.
The Seine, Quai D'Orleans, Ile Saint Louis.

13 Favorite Paris Moments

From the Eiffel Tower to the streets of Montmartre: a baker's dozen worth of don't-miss sites for your next Paris trip.
Sunset at the Italian Gardens in Hyde Park.

How to See the Best of London

With London's abundance of sights, how much can you see in just one trip? Plenty. Here's a two-day tour that won't leave you exhausted.
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Oahu

Our top twelve memories of Oahu: Buy cheap leis, surf Waimea, sun on Waikiki, hunt down flea market bargains, and more.
The Forum, Rome- Italy

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Rome

Frommer's authors share their top memories of historic sights, restaurants, artists, and more in the eternal city.
Las Vegas New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Celebrations Around the World

Details and photographs of New Year's Eve festivals and events in Berlin, Rio, London, Sydney, Vegas, and more cities.
Sheep on a green pasture

Green New Zealand

By Jennifer Reilly

New Zealand is one of the most pristine places on earth, but it's also steeped in sophisticated cultural attractions.
A chic hotel room

The Heat Is on Miami

While in many parts of the world autumn is making itself known with cooler climes and falling leaves, in Miami, things are just heating up.
Small bush plane

On Safari in Namibia

By Anthony Woods, Mark Nadeau, and Olivia Lyons

A country of harsh deserts, dramatic dunes, and abundant parkland, it enthralls visitors not only with its wildlife, but with the quality of its experiences.
Early morning at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.

The World's Best Markets and Bazaars: 11 Top Cities

Where to shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs in Paris, London, Cairo, and eight other global destinations.
Bourbon Street at night in New Orleans.

New Orleans After Katrina: The Best Things Never Change

Five years after Katrina hit, New Orleans' hotels, jazz clubs, and restaurants are hitting their stride.
Wine bottles stacked at the Cascina Monsignore Farm

Exploring Italy's Piedmont Region

Piedmont offers a little bit of everything: Culinary delights, outdoor activities galore, a bounty of natural beauty, and history.
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On Location: Visiting Robin Hood's Nottingham

Robin Hood co-stars Britain's ancient oak forests and Wales unspoiled beaches. Here's how to visit.
The Eiffel Tower in the Paris sunset

How to See France in One Week

By Frommer's Editors

The title of this tour is a misnomer. There is no way you can see France in 1 week. But you can have a memorable vacation in Paris and see other highlights of France in a week if you budget your time carefully and are ready to explore.