The world has changed drastically since Arthur Frommer launched the Frommer guides in 1957. Tourism winners have emerged since then, including these 10—places the average traveler in 1957 would likely never have considered visiting.
We're not saying we had anything to do with it, but Frommer's recomended these hotels and restaurants in our earliest guide books, and despite a turbulent travel landscape, they have managed to survive a half century.
The act of travel has changed radically in the decades that Frommer's has been publishing. Here's a look back on all the things that used to be commonplace that are now just anthropology of travels past.
The cost of food in the Caribbean can be stratospheric, but St. Croix has something its neighbors don't: plenty of arable acreage. Fresh ingredients are propelling this U.S. Virgin Island as a gourmet culinary destination.
Where are the quietest spots to vacation? Human noise pollution has made it harder to find the undisturbed rhythm of nature. An expert shares where you can still find peace and natural sounds undisturbed by man.
Love 'em or hate 'em, millennials make up a quarter of the U.S. population, and they love to hit the road. Hotels, tour operators, cruise ships, and home-sharing services are going out of their way to court customers in their 20s and 30s—and it could permanently change the world of travel.
Ise-Shima may not be well known outside Japan, but this national park is full of surprises: the country's most important Shinto shrine, coastal cliffs, a fascinating pearl-cultivating tradition, a quirky theme park, and more.
Beijing's iconic sites are legendary. But be sure to get off the beaten path, too, especially if you're interested in contemporary Chinese culture. Here are our picks for experiences both classic and kooky.