Pauline Frommer's highly-personal guide to her own home city has, in previous editions, twice been named "Best Guidebook of the Year" by the North American Travel Journalists Association. It has been the best-selling guide to the city for the last three years. Though she deals with luxury choices as well as bargains, she makes a special effort to overcome New York's reputation for stratospheric prices, ferreting out scores of moderately-priced options in lodgings, meals, attractions, entertainment and more. Like all Easy Guides, this annually-researched and popular best-seller is "Quick to Read, Light to Carry"and colorfully written.
Fully updated yearly, and printed in large, easy-to-read type, the book contains:
-Handy pull-out map and bulleted maps throughout
-Self-guided walking tours
-Exact prices and subway directions for every listing in the book, so there are never any nasty surprises
-Opinionated advice on what to see and what to skip
-Insightful discussions of New York's history and culture
Pauline Frommer is a proud native New Yorker, who enjoys nothing more than exploring her home town. That being said, she's also traveled the world, first with her guidebook writing parents, Arthur Frommer and Hope Arthur, and later with her own family. Frommer was the founding editor of Frommers.com, served as editor of the travel section of MSNBC.com for two years and has written for numerous publications, from the Dallas Morning News to Weight Watchers to Nick, Jr. Currently, she co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio show "The Travel Show", pens an internationally syndicated newspaper column for King Features and is serving as the editorial director for the new Frommer guidebooks and the co-President of FrommerMedia LLC.
About the Author
Pauline Frommer started traveling with her guidebook-writing parents at the age of four months and hasn't stopped since. Her first job in travel was on the website Frommers.com, and eventually she worked her way up to Editor in Chief. Pauline also served as Travel Editor for MSNBC.com for several years, before working with John Wiley and Sons to create the award-winning Pauline Frommer Guidebooks, a 14-book series that won the coveted "Best Guidebook of the Year" title three years in a row from the North American Travel Journalists Association and once from the Society of American Travel Writers)
For four years, Pauline created weekly travel segments for CNN's Headline News and CNN's Pipeline. You may also have seen her talking travel on The Today Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, The O'Reilly Factor, NBC Nightly News and ABC World News, Good Morning America, FOX News and every local news station you can name. Her writings have been widely published in everything from Budget Travel Magazine to the Dallas Morning News to Nick, Jr. magazine. She resides in New York City with her husband and two daughters.
Series: Easy Guides
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 2017
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.1 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised