Program 486: Greek Fun; Frommer's Guide to Disney World; Frommer's NYC
Release Date: 06-03-2017
Hear what's new at the two most popular destinations in the US as the author of the Frommer's guidebook to Disney World shares tips for making the most of your time there, and Pauline Frommer updates us on the best things to do and see in New York City. Plus, a tour guide from Greece tells us how to enjoy an authentic taste of Hellenic culture while out for a night on the town in Greece.
- Anastasia Gaitanou, tour guide based in Thessaloniki, Greece
- Jason Cochran, editor-in-chief of Frommer's Travel Guides, and author of "Frommer's Easy Guide to Disney World, Universal, and Orlando"
- Pauline Frommer, author of "Frommer's Easy Guide to New York City"
- Anastasia Gaitanou is a member of the World Federation of Tourist Guides Association.
- There is a discussion of food tour options in Athens on the Fodors website.
- Jason Cochran writes Frommer's Easy Guide to Walt Disney World, Universal, and Orlando.
- It includes sections on each of the four Disney theme parks: the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom.
- Jason provides a slide show with 12 ways to find discounts for the Disney theme parks in Florida.
- The Frommers.com website includes blog postings from Pauline's father, Arthur Frommer.
- The National September 11 Memorial and Museum requires ticketed admission to its museum. It's one of the attractions included with the New York Pass.
- Advance reservations are required for visiting the crown of the Statue of Liberty.
- The National Immigration Museum on Ellis Island has staff to help you trace your European immigrant genealogy.
- The MMuseumm is in an abandoned elevator shaft in Chinatown, and open between Noon and 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays. It's described in the Atlas Obscura directory.
- The Museum of the American Gangster is located in a former speakeasy.
- The New York City Highline is an elevated park that leads to the new Whitney Museum of American Art.
- The Neue Galerie is in an old mansion on Fifth Avenue at 86th Street in New York, and specializes in German and Austrian painters.
- The recently-opened subway station at the World Trade Center is called The Oculus.
- Katz's Delicatessan still serves kosher-style fare on the city's Lower East Side.
- Pauline recommends BroadwayBox.com and TodayTix for discounted Broadway and off-Broadway theatre tickets.
More with Pauline Frommer - Rick tells Pauline Frommer about his visit to Ellis Island, where the staff at the newly opened National Immigration Museum can help visitors learn about the arrival of their European ancestors. (runs :53)