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Archive for August, 2008

Traveling Virtuously With Kids
Family/Kids Travel

Traveling Virtuously With Kids

Sure, travel with pint-sized travelers is a far cry from the carefree days of hitchhiking across the country after college. It brings with it its own challenges and rewards—and the… Read More…

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Recycled Hotels

You may have heard of hotels going green, but some hoteliers are taking it to the extreme by building overnight accommodations entirely out of recycled materials.

Best Bets for Gambling Getaways
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Best Bets for Gambling Getaways

These days, with airlines canceling flights, shifting schedules, and losing more bags than ever, travel can be something of a gamble. But as Peter Greenberg tells Natalie Morales, there are… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Yosemite National Park
Adventure Travel & Sports / Hiking & Biking / National Parks / USA

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Yosemite National Park

Can you imagine how conservationist John Muir felt when he famously came to the edge of a cliff and looked down upon the lush Yosemite Valley for the fist time?… Read More…

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This Week: August 30, 2008

Peter’s broadcasting from The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes at Myrtle Beach! Ann Malys Wilson, interpretive ranger at the Myrtle Beach State Park talks about the beautiful backdrop of Myrtle… Read More…

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Hotel Gas Giveaways

If rising fuel prices are putting a damper on your summer travels, why not stay at a hotel that helps ease the pain at the pump by paying for your… Read More…

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Dealing with Noisy Kids on Planes

Do you hate flying with noisy kids on board? Here’s how you can have some peace and quiet next time you fly.

Grateful Traveler: A Different Kind of Family Reunion
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Grateful Traveler: A Different Kind of Family Reunion

Every year, on the first week of August, my husband, daughter and I attend a family reunion in the central California beach town of Cayucos. All 12 families book into… Read More…

Plane Crash in Madrid and the Story Behind the Concorde
Airlines & Airports / Plane Crashes

Plane Crash in Madrid and the Story Behind the Concorde

Last week was that terrible plane crash in Madrid—the Spanair MD-82 flight where more than 150 people were killed. Miraculously, some people survived, and hopefully we might be able to… Read More…

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Dance Tourism

If you’re looking to get out on the dance floor the next time you travel, why not take a lesson right in your hotel?

Ask Peter: Mom in Japan, Cruising Russia and When to Book What
Asia / Cruise Travel / Japan

Ask Peter: Mom in Japan, Cruising Russia and When to Book What

Ever had a travel question that just left you perplexed? Were you not quite sure whose advice to trust? Wanted to know where to turn for the facts, without ignoring… Read More…