The new twist in credit card purchases is contactless payment—how does it work, and can you use your credit card on vacation?
Ever wonder why tourist traps are so popular? Sometimes, it’s as simple as name recognition, created by effective marketing, and a lack of knowledge about other choices.
What will Greece's ongoing financial woes mean for travelers? Follow these tips for safe and easy travel during Greece's economic troubles, including how to prepare yourself for any transit-related strikes.
Pauline Frommer joins CNN's Richard Quest to demonstrate how travelers can make the most out of New York City by spending less.
True, you can't visit the offices and workshops where millions of Parisians earn their daily bread, but there are a few places -- from auctions to open studios -- you can go to see them in action.
The entire world watched this week as jubilant Germans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For many it was a keen reminder of what a vital, unusual and eminently visitable city Berlin has become.
Though boutiques throughout Paris might seem uniformly expensive, there are a few discount-packed streets where those in the know go to stock their wardrobes and apartments with clothes and knickknacks at significantly reduced prices.
Is Belgium the most under-appreciated country in Europe? Pauline Frommer thinks so and in this week's CNN.com interview, she's looking to fix that.
On this week's CNN.com destination report, Pauline Frommer discusses the must-have experiences of a New England vacation.
Pauline Frommer joins CNN from Mexico City to share her insights on the city's food scene, must-see sights, and getting around one of the world's largest cities.
With its cultural richness and physical beauty, tiny Portugal is pulling in more visitors. Pauline Frommer visits CNN to explain how you can make the most of your next trip to the Iberian Peninsula's smallest sibling.
Has there ever been a better time to visit Thailand? Guided tour prices have dropped to as little as $36 per day, while the cost of independent travel can be even lower. Pauline tells you how to do it.
Why are the Swiss considered to be among the happiest people in the world? And how can you taste a bit of that bliss when you vacation there?
Where to find Naples' best pizza, how see Pompeii for less, and more tips on visiting the Amalfi Coast.
Want to see London for less? Pauline Frommer visits CNN to share saving tips like why you should say no to sightseeing pass and where you can sleep for £22 a night.
Melbourne has carved a niche as the hippest city in Australia -- with a European style that her rival Sydney can't match -- and possessing both elegance and edge in equal measure.
Pauline Frommer visits CNN to share things to do in Los Angeles for both movie and TV buffs and travelers who want nothing to do with the entertainment industry.
With a little bit of insider information, travelers can discover the affordable side of the French capital, while still enjoying its many pleasures.
Pauline Frommer visits CNN to share tips for exploring California wine country near San Francisco.
Travel expert Pauline Frommer visits CNN to talk about the business of travel based on a president's roots.
Want to get a writing assignment? Make a name for yourself by developing expertise based on geography and curiosity.
To get into the teenage mindset, I turned to probably the world's greatest expert on Icelandic tips for American teens, Nick Jr. star Julianna Mauriello.
When I learned I was going to be visiting the island of Dominica recently, I extended my trip to include a quick visit to its neighbor Martinique to see what goes into the making of its distinctive rum.
The Kingdom of Druk Yul is a tiny nation located in the Himalayan Mountains and one that remains perhaps the least-touched by outsiders and tourists.
This summer saw the worst forest fires in Greece in living memory. Lives and villages were lost, but there has been little
lasting damage to the country's ancient landmarks.