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

Archive for January, 2008

More of America’s Best Alternate Airports
Airlines & Airports / Business Travel / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

More of America’s Best Alternate Airports

Frequent fliers know how tough flying can be these days. After all, delays are commonplace, especially at the nation’s largest and busiest airports. So what’s a traveler to do? Well… Read More…

Travel News

Millie Ball on Russia and New Orleans

Russia’s never been considered a particularly ‘easy’ destination, but with the recent boom of the Russian economy, it’s now an expensive destination according to travel editor Millie Ball. And as… Read More…

Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel News

Tim Leffel on Tourist Discount Cards

Travel writer Tim Leffel talked to Peter about the discount cards for individual destinations that offer for things like museum admissions and public transportation. Some of these cards may only… Read More…

Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Beware Foreign Currency Restrictions

Even if you’re not an avid coin collector, travelers often end up bringing home loose change or extra bills. But what you may not know is that some countries outlaw… Read More…

Travel Photo Essay: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg?
Photography & Photo Galleries / Travel News

Travel Photo Essay: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg?

Robert Landau is a Los Angeles-based photographer with a global archive of travel and location images. Robert began traveling and collaborating with Peter Greenberg more than 15 years ago. He… Read More…

Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Pod Hotels

If you don’t mind sleeping in a tiny hotel room, you could save a lot of money on your next trip. Something called a “pod hotel” offers small rooms with… Read More…

Vegas Fires & Dollar Rent-a-Car’s Nickel and Diming
Car Travel / The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel News

Vegas Fires & Dollar Rent-a-Car’s Nickel and Diming

January 26, 2008 From Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio… FIRE AT LAS VEGAS’ MONTE CARLO Only 17 people were injured, mostly due to smoke inhalation, in the fire at the Monte… Read More…


Matthew Calcara

Matthew Calcara is the New Media Manager for Peter Greenberg Worldwide. In addition to running, Matthew assists with writing and research for a variety of Peter’s outlets and projects…. Read More…


Lauren Van Mullem

Lauren Van Mullem is an unabashed foodie who blogs at Anglophile in LA when she’s not writing culinary travel articles for and the Santa Barbara Independent. Do’s and Don’ts… Read More…


Jamie Simons

Jamie Simons is the author and driving force behind the Grateful Traveler series on An Eskimo Showed Me the Way Two Worlds, One Child Voluntourism’s Rewards Trading in Dreams… Read More…


Neha Shah

Neha Shah is a travel writer based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and you can find more of her work at her Web site, Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Fort… Read More…


Alix Proceviat

World traveler Alix Proceviat mostly specializes in European destinations for Tis the Season for Escaping to Europe Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Barcelona, Spain Off the Brochure Travel Guide:… Read More…


Annette Lang

Annette Lang is a personal trainer and author of Morning Strength Workouts. For more information about Annette, visit her Web site at Make Travel Exercise Fun Again With These… Read More…


David Latt

David Latt is a television producer, world traveler and foodie who indulges in copious amounts of “cooking therapy.” See more of his musings on food, family and travel at…. Read More…