An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

Archive for December, 2007

Ask Peter: Driving Vacations, Alaskan Cruises and Arizona Resorts
Alaska / Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Europe / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

Ask Peter: Driving Vacations, Alaskan Cruises and Arizona Resorts

CHEAPER EUROPEAN TRAVELS Dear Peter, I am a great fan of yours and watch you constantly. My husband and I have booked free award business-class tickets to Paris March 29… Read More…

Travel Tips

Helicopter Tours for Less

Helicopter tours are fun, but they’re usually very expensive. There now a couple of tours out there that won’t break the bank. From Hawaii to Manhattan, you can experience a… Read More…

A New Kind of Notebook
Travel Gadgets / Travel Gear / Travel News

A New Kind of Notebook

While today’s spiral notebooks and three-ring binders are much the same as they were 40 years ago, Levenger, a Florida-based company, has created a much-improved design, called Circa. It fits… Read More…

Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Interesting New Layover Activities at Airports

With record-breaking numbers of flight delays, travelers are spending more and more time at the airport. Well the airlines may not be getting any better about it, but the airports… Read More…

Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Using Frequent Flier Miles Now More Difficult

You thought it was difficult to cash in your frequent-flier miles before? Well it’s about to get even harder.

International New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Culture / Festivals / Travel News / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

International New Year’s Eve Celebrations

When you think of unforgettable New Year’s celebrations, you may think of reveling in Times Square or partying by the Eiffel Tower. But contrarian travelers know better than to get… Read More…

Luxury Travel / Travel Tips

Horse Racing Around the World

Many of you know about the Kentucky Derby in the U.S. and you may have heard of Ascot Racecourse in England. But if you want to see how the rest… Read More…

Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Culinary Adventures at the Farm

Many restaurants tout that they use fresh and organic ingredients, but here’s one way to prove that they’re telling the truth, and travel at the same time. Why not have… Read More…

Test Video Slideshow

Test Video Slideshow

Looking at a picture of one of the Ice Hotel rooms, a fairly dull shot, I decided to just have some fun and take some artistic liberty… Text & photos… Read More…

High-Intensity Holiday Travel Workouts
Health & Fitness / Travel News

High-Intensity Holiday Travel Workouts

It’s an age-old problem: Between holiday parties, family feasts and the well-meaning co-worker who loves to bake, the deck seems stacked against us when it comes to holiday weight gain…. Read More…

Travel Tips

Travel Cleaning & Stain Removal

Getting a stain on your clothes while traveling can be very inconvenient, and even potentially embarrassing. Here are some unexpected items that you might want to take along with you… Read More…