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Tel Aviv’s Shenkin Hotel: In a Class by Itself FROMMERLUXETRAVEL

Tel Aviv’s Shenkin Hotel: In a Class by Itself

By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer

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We had spent a couple of months in Tel Aviv, but had spent very little time in the center of this bustling city. Most of our days and nights had been spent interviewing for our new book IT HAPPENED IN ISRAEL (2017). So we decided to take a couple of days off. The decision was an intelligent one

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Added by Harvey frommer on July 17, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

AN ARTICLE ABOUT A WONDROUS PLACE IN NICE, FRANCE

On the Bay of Angels

Le Palais De La Méditeranée of Nice

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Added by Harvey frommer on July 15, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments

Madrid’s Golden Museum Triangle - -FROMMERLUXETRAVEL

Madrid’s Golden Museum Triangle

By Myrna Katz Ffrommer & Harvey Frommer

Mention the Golden Triangle in Los Angeles and they’ll think swanky shops in Beverly Hills. But say it in Madrid, and the three museums in the heart of the city will immediately come to mind. Collectively the Prado, Thyssen Bornemisza and Reina Sofia house perhaps…
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Added by Harvey frommer on July 10, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments

FAIRMONT PRINCESS, SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA





A Mexican Fiesta Every Night: At La Hacienda in the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess…

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Added by Harvey frommer on July 9, 2016 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Connecticut's Saybrook Inn & Spa - One Singular Sensation

             With the world a dangerous place and the pace of contemporary life so

frazzling, it was highly refreshing, rewarding and remarkable for us to spend a

couple of nights at the legendary Saybrook Inn and…

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Added by Harvey frommer on July 8, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Discovering the Jews of Argentina

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Added by Harvey frommer on July 6, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

JEWS OF ISTANBUL: frommerluxetravel

Over the past decades years, we have written about Jewish life and history in places we have visited ranging from Finland to Scotland to the Azores. But the resurgence of a Jewish consciousness and presence throughout Spain, a process of collective remembering we witnessed in eight journeys starting in 1993,…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 30, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Grace and Grandeur at the Grand del Mar -FROMMERLUXETRAVEL ARCHIVES

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Grace and Grandeur at the Grand del Mar

We walk into the lobby of this resort in northern San Diego and pass a table with a bouquet of roses and hydrangeas. It’s the size of a giant balloon; the flowers are fresh and glorious. But you’re too distracted to…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 27, 2016 at 2:49pm — No Comments

FROMMERLUXETRAVEL Matbah Restaurant, Ottoman Imperial Hotel:

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Matbah Restaurant, Ottoman Imperial Hotel: Dine Like a Sultan

By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer

The men who make Matbah happen: (left to right) F & B Manager Necati Yilmaz, Chef Kedar Yilmaz, General Manager Serdar Balta

Honeydew melon with chopped beef and “birth raisins”

From the outside, the Ottoman Imperial Hotel calls little attention to itself. It’s clearly a…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 27, 2016 at 2:41pm — No Comments

RE-IMAGINED GRITTI PALACE - FROMMERLUXETRAVEL

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 26, 2016 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Washington DC's Wonderful Willard Hotel: An American Treasure

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by Myrna Katz Frommer and…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 26, 2016 at 7:16am — No Comments

Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa -sensational

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 25, 2016 at 1:37pm — No Comments

COSTA RICA SPLENDOR -FLAMINGO BEACH RESORT

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 25, 2016 at 1:33pm — No Comments

MAHINDRA HOLIDAYS JUST SUPERB



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Added by Harvey frommer on June 21, 2016 at 5:21pm — No Comments

The Amazing Hilton Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv - Hilton Pool LOBBY

by Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer



It seems like this hotel has always been there. And in many ways this is a statement closer to the truth than one might imagine. Construction work was launched on September 13, 1962, just a few years after the founding of Israel itself.…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 16, 2016 at 6:13am — 1 Comment

SHULA'S IN NAPLES, FLORIDA

          Shula’s & Hilton Naples, Florida: A Home Away From Home

                              By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer

 

 

 

 

 

 

It had been a little more than a year since we'd been at the Hilton-Naples. The weather was warmer then, welcoming enough to spend the bulk of an afternoon in the broad spread of a larger neighboring property, taking in…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 7, 2016 at 10:32am — No Comments

ZUMA, MIAMI, FLORIDA - -JUST EXTRA SPECIAL

                             ZUMA MIAMI: Extraordinary!

                    By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer

          A couple of years back we had lived high up in the Viceroy condominium across the Miami River from Epic and saw the goings on at Zuma, the dining outside and the hustle and bustle inside.

 We were preoccupied with interviewing and meetings for our book in progress IT HAPPENED IN MIAMI (…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 7, 2016 at 9:27am — No Comments

Klima Restaurant an Out-of-This-World Miami Spaniard





by Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer





A balmy weekday night in Miami Beach. We enter Klima through heavy wooden doors that lead into an orange-and-red-dappled lounge. It is like entering another…

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Added by Harvey frommer on June 6, 2016 at 3:21pm — No Comments

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