If you’re visiting New York, how easy, fast and affordable will you find the city’s new bike-sharing program? The Frugal Traveler goes pedaling for answers.
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36 Hours in Queens, N.Y.
If you want an alternative New York experience, something with grit and spice, consider Queens, where a splintered world collides in a jumble of diversity.
Frugal Traveler: An Insider’s Itinerary on Sweden’s Eastern Coast
On a trip devised by a Times reader, the Frugal Traveler camps in a questionable spot and solves a mystery.
Restaurant Report: Restaurante da Dona Liceia in Arapeí, Brazil
You have to work to get to this farmhouse restaurant, and it’s only open for lunch. But if you make it there, be prepared to eat a lot, and pay only a little.
36 Hours in Oxford, England
In this town, it starts with learning. Centuries of it. But if that’s too tweedy for you, don’t worry. You can also find Harry Potter, Michelin-starred dining, live music and more.
Frugal Travler: Tips From the Times Travel Show
From Maine to Uzbekistan, advice gleaned from representatives at The New York Times Travel Show.
36 Hours in Brasília
Brazil’s capital is drawing visitors to its Niemeyer-designed buildings, samba hot spots, first-rate restaurants and awe-inspiring sunsets.
36 Hours in Downtown Manhattan
The financial district is bustling, Chinatown is as enticing as ever, and TriBeCa is bursting with new restaurants and bars — visitors hardly need venture north of Canal Street for a complete New York weekend.
Frugal Travler: Off the Beaten Path, History in Philadelphia
Visitors don’t often make it to Germantown Avenue, which makes for a great low-cost historic detour if you’re in town from elsewhere, or an economical day trip from as far away as Washington or New York.
36 Hours in São Paulo, Brazil (2010)
In this sprawling metropolis that anchors Brazil’s booming economy, the flaws — which include high prices and persistent drizzle — are no match for its teeming energy, which infuses everything from art to business to the city’s relentless…