At its best, travel should challenge our preconceptions and most cherished views, cause us to rethink our assumptions, shake us a bit, make us broader minded and more understanding.

— Arthur Frommer

The most heartwarming Arthur Frommer quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

Nicaragua is becoming the least expensive Caribbean destination.

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I'm somewhat antagonistic towards these various projects that charge $250,000 per person for the ability to be weightless for 3 minutes after being brought up from earth. I think there are such better uses for that money that i seriously question the ethics of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on space flights for extremely wealthy people.

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Once abroad, I eat one meal a day picnic-style: Ive learned that no mature stomach can tolerate an endless routine of rich restaurant meals.

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I've always found that the best travelers are the very same people who are intensely interested in the history and culture of their own home city.

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I find, on my own travels, that the most depressing form of culture shock is experienced when you go into a country that is under the thumb of a dictator.

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I always feel depressed when I go into a country under dictatorial rule.

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Tourism does not go to a city that has lost its soul.

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My favorite place in the whole world is the city of Paris.

to me, Paris stands at the frontier of every major category of travel - in food, art, theater, history, in so many different areas that I simply don't get tired of it.

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In general, my advice is to seek out people and new ideas when you travel.

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Luckily you cannot get to the Golden Triangle in a bus. You can only access it on your own two feet!

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What a treasure of awesome sights and attractions our country has.

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If I tell a hotel I'm a travel writer, I can't get out of there without spending a few hours looking at every single room!

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About Arthur Frommer

Quotes 19 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday July 17, 1929

You avoid the overcrowding of tourist locations by traveling in off-season.

That is now one of the major rules of smart travel - go when the tourists are NOT there, and even though you may have to don an extra layer of clothing, you will enjoy the sights and the experiences at the destination in the way that they were enjoyed before they became so well-known.

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To travel best requires some time preparing for your visit to a particular location - that you don't travel anywhere without spending a few nights reading about the culture and history of the place you are visiting. This is what most of us don't do - we fling ourselves on an exotic destination hoping that someone will tell us what we are looking at, but by that time it's too late, and all the lectures and tour guides simply add to our confusion.

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My favorite place that I've been to that most people haven't been to is the Golden Triangle in the northeast of Thailand, which is inhabited by people as if in the Stone Age, without any form of power, without running water, simply living in huts on stilts.

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Dubai,I think is a big bore - a city deliberately built to appeal to tourism, and only built for that purpose, and not possessing a valid culture or history of its own.

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In all of America, there is no more promising an urban area for revitalization than your own Over-the-Rhine. When I look at that remarkably untouched, expansive section of architecturally uniform structures, unmarred by clashing modern structures, I see in my mind the possibility for a revived district that literally could rival similar prosperous and heavily visited areas.

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I regard Paris as a feast for the eyes, the senses and brain. It is a phenomenal city.

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