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Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's seminal Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer guidebooks have been America's most trusted travel source. This podcast, hosted by Arthur's daughter, and business partner, Pauline Frommer, gives listeners the low down on what's happening in the world of travel today. Expect guest appearances by some of the biggest names in travel today, including Arthur Frommer, Jason Cochran, travel journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications.

Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's seminal Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer guidebooks have been America's most trusted travel source. This podcast, hosted by Arthur's daughter, and business partner, Pauline Frommer, gives listeners the low down on what's happening in the world of travel today. Expect guest appearances by some of the biggest names in travel today, including Arthur Frommer, Jason Cochran, travel journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's seminal Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer guidebooks have been America's most trusted travel source. This podcast, hosted by Arthur's daughter, and business partner, Pauline Frommer, gives listeners the low down on what's happening in the world of travel today. Expect guest appearances by some of the biggest names in travel today, including Arthur Frommer, Jason Cochran, travel journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-544-7070


Episodes

S1E385 - When We'll Be Able to Travel Safely Again—a discussion with Frommer's EIC Jason Cochran. Plus Consumer Report's Bill McGee on the Death of Airline "Bumping"

1/17/2021
Episode Notes Consumer Reports Bill McGee was with us to talk about a major win for air travelers. Plus Frommer's Editor in Chief Jason Cochran looked at both scientific reports and governmental policies to predict when we'll be able to travel safely again, now that the vaccine is being rolled out.

Duration:00:35:01

S1E383 - Writer Diane Cardwell Discovers Surfing in Mid-Life, Plus a Look at the New Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

12/28/2020
Episode Notes New York Times reporter Diane Cardwell discusses how surfing changed her life, plus a conversation with producer Ross Corey about a spectacle coming to a city near you soon.

Duration:00:32:29

S1E382 - Frommer's Editors Discuss The Best Places to Go in 2021 List—Star Studded, All-American Edition

12/21/2020
Episode Notes Jason Cochran, Zac Thompson and Pauline Frommer talk about the places Gloria Steinem, David Sedaris, Daniel Okrent, Jodi Picoult, and other big literary names chose for this annual, but now reimagined, Frommer's tradition

Duration:00:33:38

S1E381 - Talking Aviation and Greece With Two Experts

12/13/2020
Episode Notes We answered questions sent in by Frommer's readers on aviation, plus took a look at the ancient technology, philosophy and life lessons that come to the fore when traveling through Greece.

Duration:01:10:42

S1E380 - Predictions for Travel in the Near Future. Plus Is Relocation Replacing Vacations As the Most Popular Travel Experience?

12/5/2020
Episode Notes Jason Cochran joined Pauline Frommer to discuss a number of new developments.

Duration:00:23:14

S1E379 - The Meaning of Travel (A Philosophy Prof & a Memoirist Weigh In) Plus a Look at Foodie Italy

11/23/2020
Episode Notes Our guests today were Professor Emily Thomas, Susan Spann (author of Climb) and Tony Perrottet on Emilia Romagna

S1E378 - The future of cruising, what it is like to move to Barbados, and pandemic-era Paris.

11/16/2020
Episode Notes With guests Gene Sloan (of the Points Guy), Kerry Cheeseboro (of Cheeseboro Kitchens), and Lily Heise (author of There's Only One Paris).

S1E377 - A Look at New York City Past and Present

11/8/2020
Episode Notes Today Chris Bonanos of the Encyclopedia of New York was the guest, plus Pauline Frommer and Zac Thompson discussed "New York City on $5 a Day"--what's the same and what has changed in Gotham over the decades

Duration:00:51:55

S1E373 - The New Frommer Travel Show with Pauline Frommer

10/15/2020
Welcome to the NEW Frommer Travel Show, now on podcast only. Today we discuss the history and emotional impact of souvenirs; the good news out of Venice, Italy; and where Americans can go for a warm weather vacation this summer. We end the show with a segment from our founder Arthur Frommer discussing the lesser known national parks in the United States.

Duration:00:30:37

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 27th, 2020, Hour 2

9/27/2020
The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 27th, 2020, Hour 2

Duration:00:37:17

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 27th, 2020, Hour 1

9/27/2020
A NEW PODCAST WILL BE COMING TO THIS SPACE SOON (custom made, and not done on radio). WE SHOULD HAVE THAT UP BY OCTOBER 9 AT THE LATEST. This episode was our last before our hiatus from Radio America, and started with Pauline and Arthur Frommer discussing the lessons they've learned from travel over the years. Guests included Jason Cochran discussing travel insurance, Lavinia Spaulding discussing this year's edition of Best Women's Travel Writing, and the Washington Post's Andrea Sachs...

Duration:00:37:17

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 20th, 2020, Hour 2

9/20/2020
The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 20th, 2020, Hour 2

Duration:00:37:16

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 20th, 2020, Hour 1

9/20/2020
Today's guest-packed show covered a number of topics, including resorts and destinations that are trying to lure families by offering distance learning opportunities (guest Laura Begley Bloom of Forbes.com discussed this topic); air travel in the time of Covid 19 (with Jason Cochran, Editor in Chief of Frommers.com); "regenerative travel" (with Elaine Glusac of the New York Times) and new options for finding campsites (with Melanie Kaplan, who wrote a piece on this topic for the Washington...

Duration:00:37:08

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 13th, 2020, Hour2

9/13/2020
The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 13th, 2020, Hour2

Duration:00:37:15

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 13th, 2020, Hour 1

9/13/2020
Today's show dealt with travel to New York City (a discussion by the Frommers), travel etiquette in this pandemic with Thomas Farley (AKA Mister Manners) and a discussion of cairns on hiking trails with Sunny Fitzgerald.

Duration:00:37:15

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 6th, 2020, Hour 1

9/6/2020
Rosemary McClure, author of Frommer's Yosemite and Neighboring Parks, started the show off today, talking about nature vacations in California. Then Frommers.com Editor-in-Chief Jason Cochran was on to chat about what one needs to know about travel insurance during these pandemic times. Chris Elliott was up next with info on consumer travel issues, and Mel Allen of Yankee Magazine discussed what to expect of fall foliage season in New England this year. The Frommers also discussed a contest...

Duration:00:37:14

The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 6th, 2020, Hour2

9/6/2020
The Frommer’s Travel Show For Sunday, September 6th, 2020, Hour2

Duration:00:37:15