McCool Travel Tips: 5 Minutes With Pauline Frommer

McCool Travel is excited to present tips from travel experts in our 5 Minutes interview series featuring travel industry giants, super frequent travelers, and adventurous persons.
For the 14th profile, I am honored to present Pauline Frommer. Recognize the name? Her father is Arthur Frommer, a true travel industry giant. Pauline Frommer is blazing her own trail as the creator of the award-winning Pauline Frommer Guidebooks, radio talk show host, and travel blogger. She calls New York City home but is an insatiable wanderer. I was fortunate to talk travel with Pauline Frommer at the Washington D.C. Travel and Adventure Show last month.
Pauline Frommer
Always in my luggage…
a good book
3 favorite home-away-from-home places…
India, Ireland, Italy
A favorite travel memory is…
climbing the volcano in Guatemala (Pacaya) and toasting marshmallows
3 favorite travel brands…
Frommers, JetBlue,
3 money-saving travel tactics I use are…

  • alternative accommodations

  • deep airfare search / flexible schedules

  • shoulder season travel

3 ways that I have fun while traveling are…

  • meeting locals

  • challenging myself to try scary things

  • pigging out

8 word (or less) travel mantra…
Spend less, see more.
My favorite non-travel website…
New York Times
Most memorable souvenir…
a rug that I shouldn’t have bought in Turkey
Favorite cheap eat…
donuts/fried dough with sugar in Nice, France
I would like to meet …
Dalai Lama
Thank you, Pauline, for sharing your thoughts with McCool Travel and may you have countless more memorable travel adventures!
Join Pauline on Twitter (@PaulineFrommer), Facebook, and Pauline Frommer’s Travel Guides.
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