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From the Back Cover
Frommer′s Dollar–A–Day guides show you how to travel in styler without breaking the bank. You′ll find inexpensive accommodations that don′t skimp on comfort. Affordable restaurants where locals go for a good meal. And all the best sightseeing and shopping values. Frommer′s Dollar–A–Day guidebooks. First–class travel on a budget. Everything You Need for an Unforgettable and Affordable Trip: Charming places to stay, from an antique–filled canalside home in Amsterdam to a Renaissance–era Florence palazzo many for less than $30 per person a night! Great dining at unbelievably low prices, from a Paris bistro with a $13 menu du jour to Athen′s best souvlaki for less than $5. A complete guide to Europe′s sights museums, castles, cathedrals, cemeteries, literary landmarks, garden, and much more plus the lowdown on what to do and see for free. Low–cost nightlife: Spanish tapas bars, Viennese coffeehouses, German beer gardens, British pubs, and more. Detailed, accurate city and transit maps.
About the Author
About the Authors Reid Bramblett is the author of Frommer's Tuscany & Umbria and Europe for Dummies as well as coauthor of Frommer's Italy from $70 a Day. He also helped found guidebookwriers. com (see chapter 2). When not on the road, he splits his time between his native Philadelphia and Columbia, Missouri. Londoner Richard Jones, author of Frommer's Memorable Walks in London, has been devising walking tours of his city since 1982. He has written the books Walking Haunted London and That's Magic, as well as the script for the drama–documentary Shakespeare in London. He has also written and presented drama documentaries about Shakespeare in London (1999) and Jack the Ripper (1997). All four of Joseph S. Lieber's grandparents emigrated from Eastern Europe at the turn of the 20th century, settling in New York City, where he was born and raised. Mr. Lieber lived in Hungary for several years in the early 1990s. He presently practices law in Boston and is the coauthor of Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary and Frommer's Europe. 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 coauthor of Frommer's Budapast & the Best of Hungary and Frommer's Europe. Herbert Bailey Livesey is a native New Yorker. After an early career as a university administrator, he decided to devote himself to writing full–time. He's the author or coauthor of 10 travel guides (including Frommer's New England, Frommer's Canada, and Frommer's Montréal & Québec City), a novel about deep–sea sport fishing, and several books on education and sociology. His articles have appeared in Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine, and Playboy. Nikolaus Lorey was born in Germany and has lived most of his life in Europe, from Austria to Italy; he now resides in Munich. A freelance writer since 1964, he has long contributed to this guidebook and writes detective stories as well. Sherry Marker's love of Greece began when she majored in classical Greek at Harvard. She has attended the American School of Classical Studies in Athens and studied ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. Author or coauthor of a number of guides to Greece (such as Frommer's Greece and Frommer's Greek Islands), she has published articles in the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Hampshire Life. She's also the coauthor of Frommer's Europe and has written books on a variety of subjects, including a history of London for young adults. John Mastrini is a former television news anchor from the United States who has lived in Prague since 1989, where he works as a journalist and media consultant. He's coauthor of Frommer's Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic. Hana Mastrini, a native of the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary, 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. George McDonald has lived in Amsterdam and Brussels as a former editor of the Sabena Belgian World Airlines and deputy editor of the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in–flight magazines. He's now a freelance journalist and travel writer and has written extensively about the Netherlands and Belgium for international magazines and guidebooks, such as Frommer's Amsterdam and Frommer's Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg. Mark Meagher, a resident of Boston, is currently pursuing graduate studies in architecture. He's coauthor of Frommer's Ireland, Frommer's Ireland from $60 a Day, Frommer's Portable Dublin, and Frommer's Greece. Haas Mroue is a freelance writer who grew up spending summers in the south of France. He lived in Paris while studying at the American University, then returned to the States to graduate from the UCLA Film School. His articles, poems, and short stories have been widely published, and he's coauthor of Frommer's Gay & Lesbian Europe. He currently divides his time among Southern California, Chicago, and France. Beth Reiber lived 4 years in Germany and 3 years in Japan, selling travel articles to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and many other newspapers. Now residing in Lawrence, Kansas, she's the author of Frommer's Japan, Frommer's Tokyo, and Frommer's Hong Kong and coauthor of Frommer's USA and Frommer's Southeast Asia. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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We traveled with this Frommer's, Rick Steves, Lonely Planet and Rough Guides through France, Belguim, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Italy. We liked Rick Steves' recommendations for lodging, Frommer's for restaurants and both for sightseeing. Lonely Planet and Rough Guides were not used if in a Frommer's city. If in a Rick Steve's city (but not Frommer's) we used Lonely Planet for restaurant recommendations (not as good a Frommer's but better than Rick Steves).
Background: Two travelers, professional, early 30s with enough money to stay out of the hostels, but did not want to blow the bank of 5 star lodging. Rick Steve's packing philosophy. Both traveler's love to eat!!