Best food in Buenos Aires

The Dishes You Can't Miss in Buenos Aires, And the Best Places to Find Them

By By Richard Shpuntoff

A dozen of the delightful foods and dishes that define the Argentine culture—and the places serving the best versions of them in Buenos Aires.

What to Expect at L.A.'s New, First-of-Its-Kind Cannabis Cafe

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/01/2019, 11:30 PM

The USA's first restaurant where guests can openly consume cannabis debuts in Los Angeles this week. Operating under a new type of license issued by West Hollywood, Lowell Cafe lets you smoke marijuana inside the dining room—there's an air-filtration system, according to the Los Angeles Times—or out on the side patio. Aptly decorated with abundant greenery, the space employs pot sommeliers, ...

Tequila Tourism and Beyond: Get to Know Mezcal in Mexico

By Zac Thompson

Wanna see how tequila and mezcal are made? A leading agave evangelist shows us how to let the spirits lead in Mexico.

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Spit Take! Study Says Don't Drink the Water on Planes

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 09/12/2019, 3:00 AM

You should probably stick to bottled water in the skies. That's the conclusion of a new study measuring airline water safety, conducted by Hunter College's New York City Food Policy Center and DietDetective.com. Researchers analyzed the quality of the drinking water on 11 major airlines and 12 regional carriers, considering criteria such as reports of positive E. coli and coliform samples as...

Window shopping in Munich, Germany, at Christmastime

Europe in Winter: Where to Go in December, January, and February

By By Frommer's Staff

Try these wintertime getaways for off-season savings or events such as Christmas markets, Northern Lights tours, and cold-weather sports.

Near the Taj Mahal, A Cafe by Acid Attack Survivors That Shares Beauty with Tourists

By Pam Grout

In parts of rural India, disfiguring violence turns many women into reclusive outcasts. But at this cafe that serves visitors to the Taj Mahal, survivors are thriving.

Leonard's Bakery sign, Honolulu, Hawaii

Eat Like a Local: The Best Cheap Food in Honolulu, Oahu

By By Jason Cochran

If you know where to go, you can eat like the locals do—fresh ahi tuna, decadent one-of-a-kind pastries, and heaping portions of the famous Hawaiian "plate lunch" are all within easy reach of the beach.

Liquor and Spirits: San Diego to Get a Cemetery Speakeasy

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/19/2019, 12:00 AM

San Diego's El Campo Santo cemetery was established in the city's historic Old Town in 1849, and according to ghost hunters, the spirits residing there have been riled up almost ever since. A streetcar line was installed right through the middle of the burial site in the late 19th century, disturbing the eternal rest of those interred there (small brass markers in the street indicate gravesites ...

Yelp Listings Are Replacing Restaurants' Real Phone Numbers with Fee-Charging Numbers

By Jason Cochran

Businesses' real phone numbers are being swapped with ones run by the app's partners, so be careful if you use Yelp to research dining options and call for reservations.

Courtesy Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards

10 Best California Wineries with a View

By By Kristine Hansen

Savor the vineyard views from these top wineries in Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara, and other California wine regions.

How to Plan the Perfect Nantucket Vacation

A Nantucket Vacation: Making it Affordable and Easy, From Hotels to the Best Beaches

By By Pauline Frommer

Nantucket can be a tricky destination. Here's how to have the vacation of a lifetime without raiding the kids' college fund.

Living the Good Life (Affordably) In and Around Traverse City, Michigan

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 07/26/2019, 1:15 AM

In some ways, the Inn at Black Star Farms recalls Tara from Gone with the Wind. Guests are greeted in a marble-floored lobby embedded with a black star (hence the name) in front of a grand curved staircase wide enough for hoopskirted damsels to make a glam entrance. The property is not, however, from that era or located in the South. It's in Michigan's Leelanau County and was built in the 1980s...

Eating outside in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Brooklyn al Fresco: The Borough's Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining

By By Hannah Berman

When it's nice enough to eat outside, follow Frommer's to the best outdoor dining that Brooklyn has to offer.

Wisconsin cheese tour: How to begin

Invading Dairyland: The Perfect 3-Day Wisconsin Cheese-a-Palooza Tour

By By Andy Seifert

Use this 3-day road trip itinerary as a guide to Wisconsin’s best cheese and to dive into its distinctly dairy-centric culture.
Where to propose in New York City

Best Places to Propose in New York City

By By Pauline Frommer

You've got the ring. Now it's time to pick the perfect spot to pop the question in the Big Apple.

Belvedere Palace in Vienna

Europe in Autumn: Where to Go in September, October, and November

By By Frommer's Staff

For travelers averse to summer crowds and winter temperatures, autumn is an ideal season to visit many parts of Europe. Here are our favorite places to visit in September, October, and November.

In Wake of Cuba Ban, Norwegian Cruise Line Slashing Prices to Bahamas

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/10/2019, 12:00 AM

On the day that the Trump Administration abruptly banned all sailings to Cuba last week, some 800,000 travelers were left holding cruise reservations to the island nation for the coming months, according to the Cruise Lines International Association, an industry trade group.  The cruise lines quickly issued cancellation and change policies, followed as rapidly by pretty remarkable deals to fill...

Gálvez Passage in Valparaíso, Chile

How to See Chile When You Have Less Than a Week

By By Mark Orwoll

A five-day trip through three of Chile's cities—Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, and Santiago, the capital—makes for a superb introduction to the Land of Poets.

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14 Top Girlfriend Getaways

By By Frommer's Staff

From cooking classes to spa vacations, each of these inspiring trip ideas caters to groups of women traveling together.

This Year is A Great Year for Memphis. Our Frommer's Guide Writer Explains

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 06/07/2019, 1:00 PM

When we come out with a new guidebook at Frommer’s, we tap the best local journalists to write it. One such pro is Ashley Brantley, a native of Nashville who grew up in Memphis (and still has family there), making her the ideal person to write the newly released Frommer’s EasyGuide to Nashville and Memphis. I interviewed her on our national radio show about why 2019 is the ideal year to visit Memph...

L.A. Metro carriage in the subway

Los Angeles without a Car: 9 Superb Attractions

By By David Madsen and Elisa Makunga

The authors of L.A. Adventures celebrate the city with 9 authentic sights that, incredibly, don't require driving to reach.
The Citizens Trust cocktail bar in Columbus, Ohio

Cool Columbus: What to Do in the Midwest's Hippest City

By By Zac Thompson

Ohio's capital has trendsetting craft breweries, first-rank cultural institutions, and a seemingly endless supply of artsy neighborhoods bursting with hip bars, restaurants, boutiques, and coffee shops.

McEmbassy? Every Austrian McDonald’s Now Offering Travel Help for Americans

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/17/2019, 3:00 PM

Thanks to a unique and, for those concerned about commerce meddling in government, somewhat unsettling partnership between McDonald's Austria and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, all 194 of the fast food chain's outposts across Austria are now offering travel help for visiting Americans who need it.  According to the embassy's announcement on Facebook, U.S. citizens who "find themselves in distress" wh...

Learn About NYC's LGBTQ History—and Drink Beer!—on This New Walking Tour

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/09/2019, 8:00 AM

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion of June 1969, when gay and transgender bargoers resisted a police raid on the Stonewall Inn of New York City's Greenwich Village. Rioting lasted for days and launched the modern movement for LGBTQ rights.  Just in time for the big milestone, New York City Urban Adventures—part of a network of locally operated tour agencies under In...

Travel Podcasts: Food Worth Traveling For

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/07/2019, 9:00 AM

Each week, Frommer's brings you two fresh podcasts stuffed with travel tips, news, and inspiration. Recordings are made from our weekly call-in show on WABC-770AM in New York and our nationally syndicated radio program.  To start things off, hosts Pauline Frommer and Jason Cochran invite listeners to share special experiences—concerts, festivals, transporting restaurant meals—worth traveling f...