Synopses & Reviews
Quick to read, light to carry with expert advice in all price ranges, Frommer's EasyGuide to New York 2014
is the complete up-to-date reference for travelers who want to maximize their stay in the smartest, most efficient way. With Frommer's trademark candid and accessible expertise, this invaluable guide offers reviews in a wide array of choices available including lodging, sightseeing, shopping, dining and entertainment. It includes insider tips based on time constraints and interests, complete with practical advice and suggested itineraries. With user-friendly features it offers tips on saving time, money and avoiding crowds, special moments, traveling with kids, overrated experiences,and hidden gems. It also highlights the best burgers, pizza, bagels, barbecue, ethnic foods as well as walking tours of the city's best neighborhoods.
Selling for a lower price than any similar guidebook, and deliberately limited to a short 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an exercise in creating easily-absorbed travel information. It emphasizes the authentic experiences in each destination:the most important attractions, the classic method of approaching a particular destination; the best choices for accommodations and meals; the best ways to maximize the enjoyment of your stay. Because it is "quick to read, light to carry", it is called an "EasyGuide", and reflects Arthur Frommer's lifetime of experience in presenting clear and concise travel advice.
About the Author
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. She was the founding editor of Frommers.com, served as editor of the travel section of MSNBC.com for two years, created the award-winning Pauline Frommer guidebooks 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" on Clear Channel, 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. She dedicated this book to her darling, and very patient daughters, Veronica and Beatrix.