People Watching, Lit Legends and More of the Best of Paris Cafe Culture

By Margie Rynn

There must be thousands of cafes in Paris, and a thorough run down would easily fill a book. Though you could probably have a primal cafe experience in just about any corner operation, here are a few ideas for your own personal cafe tour.

Get an Education in ... Las Vegas?

By Pauline Frommer

Care to know how the residents of Sin City learn their trades, hone their skills and pursue their ambitions? In a city as weird as this one, those subjects can be more interesting than you'd think.

Why the Louvre and Musee d'Orsay are Paris' Best Museums

By Margie Rynn

There are scores of museums in Paris. But two are so grand in scope and ambition, so profound in their impact upon the visitor that they have to be counted as iconic experiences.


Drink Like Dickens: 15 Historic London Pubs You'll Love

By Jason Cochran

Be they truly ancient, stunningly beautiful, happily situated, or simply charming, these fifteen pubs are all authentic and won't let you down. All of them serve food of some kind (burgers, meat pies, and the like) and won't set you back more than £3 for a pint.

The Wisdom of the Markets: Last-Minute Deals for a Central European Christmas

By Carrie Havranek

Although we reported on this not quite two months ago, some last-minute deals have popped up, so consider this a reminder: if you want to go to Central Europe during the holidays and shop the Christmas Markets, now is the time to book.

An Ode to the Indian Head Massage

By Heidi Sarna

You can hardly help but fall in love with the place, but by the end of a long day, India will eat you and spit you out. You'll be wiped. There's no better way to detox, calm down, chill out and recover from a case of sensory overload than a trip to the local beauty salon for a humble head massage.

Get Behind the Scenes in Venice

By Keith Bain

In a city almost wholly devoted to the tourist trade, is it possible for the visitor to experience some of the life known to residents? It's not very easy, but we tell you how.

Take a Day or Two to Eat Your Way Through Singapore

By Heidi Sarna

If you're headed for Southeast Asia, chances are you'll wind up passing through Singapore at some point. One of the region's major transportation hubs, a great way to spend a day or two in Singapore is simply to eat.

How to Feel Like a Hawaii Family: The Best of What to See and Do

By Jeanette Foster

Breaking the Mold: Special Interest Vacations for Seeing Italy

By Reid Bramblett

Unbelievable Untours: Stay Like a Local with European Dream Deals

By Jason Sheftell

Staying Happy & Healthy on the Road

By Don & Barbara Laine

As parents, we're responsible for making sure our kids are healthy, rested and fed as well as providing challenges for their minds and bodies. With practice, it's not hard, even on the road. Here are a few ideas that work for us.

Family Fun and Learning in Parks Along the West Coast

By Don & Barbara Laine

All the parks have ranger programs for children and adults, and some will even take the kids off your hands for an hour or two; but for an in-depth learning vacation, consider joining a field institute or camp such as these in and around Point Reyes National Seashore or Olympic National Park.

Family Fun and Learning in Western Parks

By Don & Barbara Laine

Consider joining a field institute or camp such as these in and around Yosemite & Sequoia national parks.

Best Dining Bets in London on a Budget

By Donald Olson

No need to live on chips (hold the fish!) when in London. Our tips on affordable dining will let you eat like a king without becoming a pauper.

Seventy Two Tips for Planning an Affordable Trip to Washington, D.C.

By Elise Hartman Ford

Washington, D.C. is a destination which every serious tourist simply must visit. Our tips will show you how to make this trip affordable and enjoyable.

Fifty Tips for Planning an Affordable Trip to London

By Donald Olson

A trip to London shouldn't require a loan! Let us show you how to afford an enjoyable stay.

Best Dining Bets in Washington, D.C. on a Budget

By Elise Hartman Ford

Trying to see the most of capitol's attractions can make you hungry. Let us direct you to the best affordable table -- you choose the cuisine.

Himalay One on Me: Air, Hotel, Tours to Tibet and More

By Robert Haru Fisher

Unearth Ancient Japan in Kyoto

By Robert Haru Fisher

Escape hectic Tokyo for older and slower-paced Kyoto. We've got tips on what to see, what to eat, where to stay and more.

All the Views Fit to Print: Photo Safaris Across Africa

By Robert Haru Fisher

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Nashville & Memphis

By Linda Romine

Good ole Tennessee is changing. Here is the latest on Nashville & Memphis

Oh Tannenbaum: Christmas Markets across Germany

By Robert Haru Fisher

Christmastime in Germany: a great time of year to visit

Fifty Tips for Planning an Affordable Trip to Italy from $70 a Day

By Reid Bramblett

An exhaustive roster of money-saving advice and resources--including names, numbers and Web sites for a multitude of companies--for practical trips to Italy.