Travel Guide Book Review: ASK Arthur Frommer

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Ask anyone who has ever traveled, and they have of COURSE heard of Arthur Frommer. In 1957, Arthur Frommer revolutionized American travel with the publication of his first travel guide, Europe on $5 a Day. Today, he remains one of the most knowledgeable and influential experts in travel, sharing his advice that comes from nearly 80 years of travel experience in his newspaper column, radio show, and daily blog.

In his long-awaited book, ASK ARTHUR FROMMER: And Travel Better, Cheaper, Smarter, Arthur Frommer packs decades of travel experience into one essential guide.  Throughout the book, Frommer shares strong, honest, uncompromising opinions in his characteristically forthright style, offering smart, affordable, and often surprising travel options.

ASK ARTHUR FROMMER is a condensed encyclopedia of travel, answering every major question and concern that travelers have about planning and enjoying a trip. The topics include:

Airfares, airlines, and airports
Sleeping better and cheaper at hotels, hostels, & homes
Planes, trains, and automobiles
Adventure tours, safaris, camping, and trekking
Affordable travel and vacations in the US
Learning vacations, brainy tours, and cerebral cruises
From singles to senios, from nudists to vegans
Arthur's top tips for his favorite spots

The book deals with a plethora of destinations, ranging from Orlando to Las Vegas and New Orleans, from the Caribbean to China, from Capetown, South Africa to Charleston, South Carolina. There are over 500 pages, and 15 chapters laid out in a logical and concise manner. This encyclopedia of travel is an excellent resource for any traveler, to peruse over and over again.

Whether readers are planning a trip or looking for travel ideas, staying close to home or traveling around the world, ASK ARTHUR FROMMER is the travel guide - and reading resource - of a lifetime.

TRULY, this is, as proclaimed, the 'ultimate travel guide that answers every major question' - and then some. I can't put it down.




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