Frommer's USA

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Wiley, Mar 9, 2009 - Travel - 1088 pages
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America’s #1 bestselling travel series

Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.

• More annually updated guides than any other series

• 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides

• Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries

• Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design

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About the author (2009)

Darwin Porter, a native of North Carolina, was assigned to write the very first edition of a Frommer’ s guide devoted solely to one European country. Since then, he has written many bestselling Frommer’ s guides to all the major European destinations. In 1982, he was joined in his research efforts by Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris bureau of the "New York Times," who has traveled and written extensively about Europe.

Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is a freelance travel writer and the former Europe Editor of "Travel Holiday" magazine. She has traveled extensively in Ireland, is married to an Irishman, and currently lives in County Dublin. She is the author of "Frommer’ s Ireland" and a co-author of "Frommer’ s Europe from $70 a Day."

Native New Yorker Joseph S. Lieber lived in Hungary for several years in the early 1990s. He presently practices law in Boston and is the co-author of "Frommer’ s Budapest & the Best of Hungary." Christina Shea served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Hungary and subsequently directed Peace Corps language-training programs in Lithuania and Kyrghyzstan. She’ s the author of the novel "Moira’ s Crossing" (St. Martin’ s) and a co-author of "Frommer’ s Budapest & the Best of Hungary."

George McDonald has lived and worked in both Amsterdam and Brussels as deputy editor of the KLM in-flight magazine and as editor-in-chief of the Sabena in-flight magazine. Now a freelance journalist and travel writer based in Germany, he is the author of "Frommer’ s Amsterdam" and "Frommer’ s Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg," and a co-author of "Frommer’ s Europe from $70 a Day."

Hana Mastrini is anative of the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary who became a veteran of the “ Velvet Revolution” as a student in Prague in 1989. She began contributing to Frommer’ s guides while helping her husband, John, better understand his new home in the Czech Republic.

Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright and travel writer. His play, "Beardsley," was produced in London. He is the author of "England For Dummies," which won the Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for Best Guidebook in 2002. He is also a co-author of "Frommer’ s Europe from $70 a Day." He has contributed travel stories to the "New York Times," National Geographic Books, and many other national publications.

New-York based Sascha Segan is a freelance journalist who has lived on three continents and spent quite a lot of time riding the rails of Europe. He has worked for "Expedia Travels" magazine,, and "The Guardian" in the U.K. He is currently a columnist at and is the author of "Frommer’ s Fly Safe, Fly Smart."

Born in Chicago, Theodora Tongas traveled around her parents’ native Greece many times as a child. After earning a master’ s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’ s Medill School of Journalism, she went to work as a reporter for the Associated Press in Athens, and has lived there ever since. With Athens as her base, she has toured the entire mainland— and many islands— by plane, train, and automobile.

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