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Archive for October, 2008

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Storing Your Luggage During Layovers

If you have a short layover in a city, whether it’s between flights, waiting for a train, or waiting to board a cruise ship, here are some ways to store… Read More…

World’s Largest Airline is Born: Delta-Northwest Merger Approved
Airlines & Airports

World’s Largest Airline is Born: Delta-Northwest Merger Approved

The long-planned merger between Delta and Northwest airlines was officially approved Wednesday by U.S. Department of Justice officials, clearing the way for the two companies to team up to become… Read More…

Real-Life Ghost Hunters: In the Footsteps of Legendary Los Angeles Murders
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Real-Life Ghost Hunters: In the Footsteps of Legendary Los Angeles Murders

Los Angeles may be known for its movie stars and year-round sunshine, but there’s also a dark side to the city. Over the past century, many headline-grabbing murders have taken… Read More…

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This Week: November 1, 2008

November 1, 2008 Peter is broadcasting from the Big Easy this weekend! He’ll be talking travel from the Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel & Casino. Roger Dow, President of Travel Industry… Read More…

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October 25, 2008: Full Show

You listen to the full show from Peter’s broadcast on October 25, 2008 from Westfield, New Jersey. Guests include New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, authors Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman, Deborah… Read More…

Budget Travel

Road Trip Planning Help

Long road trips can be boring if you only get to see the side of the highway. So here are some resources to help you plan your trip in advance… Read More…

Mad About Museums in Rome
Culture / Museums

Mad About Museums in Rome

First there was the National Museum of Pasta, then there was the International Museum of Film & Entertainment (though a better Italian translation might be Cinema & Show Business). And… Read More…

Haunted Hotels: The Spookiest Stays in America
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Haunted Hotels: The Spookiest Stays in America

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to round up the USA’s scariest, spookiest, ookiest hotels. Peter took to the Today show to tell Amy Robach about… Read More…

Grateful Traveler: Color My World
Stories & Personal Journals

Grateful Traveler: Color My World

When Audrey and Billy Wilder, Henry Mancini, Anna and Rupert Murdoch, and Eileen and Peter Norton wanted an artist to paint their portraits, all of them commissioned Sylvia Shap. Known… Read More…

Airline Ambassadors: Global Compassion Ball Photos
Photography & Photo Galleries

Airline Ambassadors: Global Compassion Ball Photos

Peter was a co-chair at the recent 2008 Airline Ambassadors UN Global Compassion Ball. The event featured guests including Meredith Vieira and Hoda Kotb from Today, as well as UN… Read More…

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Pet Travel Laws

If you’re on the road with your pet, it’s important to know that some states and cities have strict regulations regarding dogs. It pays to know the rules so that… Read More…