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Archive for April, 2009

Online Radio Show Broadcasting From Palm Beach, Florida
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Online Radio Show Broadcasting From Palm Beach, Florida

Peter is broadcasting this Saturday live from the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Peter is welcoming a number of guests who will talk about the swine flu epidemic, how… Read More…

Budget Travel

How To Use Coupons in City Entertainment Books and Save Money on Your Travel Vacation

In your travels you may have come across something called a city entertainment book, which usually costs at least $25 and promises thousands of dollars of savings in coupons. Are… Read More…

The Travel Detective Responds to Joe Biden and His Panic-causing Swine Flu Advisory
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The Travel Detective Responds to Joe Biden and His Panic-causing Swine Flu Advisory

Is it an abundance of caution, or an abundance of panic and fear? An epidemic or an “infodemic?” What constitutes responsible action at a time when fear prevails? And is… Read More…

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, a Quiet Alternative to Palm Springs
Adventure Travel & Sports / Golf / USA

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, a Quiet Alternative to Palm Springs

Even California locals may be surprised to discover that there is a vast desert state park nearly the size of Rhode Island only 90 minutes away from civilization in Palm… Read More…

The Travel Detective Names 25 Uniquely American Towns That Embody America’s Core Values
USA

The Travel Detective Names 25 Uniquely American Towns That Embody America’s Core Values

Peter has criss-crossed the country many times during his years as a travel journalist, and he’s seen all kinds of towns: big and small, depressed and prosperous, industrial and rural…. Read More…

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LEED Certified Wineries Spawn a New Generation of Green Wine

You’ve heard of green hotels, green airlines, and maybe even green cruises. Now they’ve got something called green wineries.

More Governments, Travel Companies React to Swine Flu Outbreak, Travel Bans In Effect
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More Governments, Travel Companies React to Swine Flu Outbreak, Travel Bans In Effect

As fears of swine flu (or H1N1 virus) grow, an increasing number of governments and travel companies are taking measures to prevent the spread of the disease while attempting to… Read More…

California Tour Bus Crash Kills at Least Five, Injures Dozens
Bus Travel / Travel News / USA

California Tour Bus Crash Kills at Least Five, Injures Dozens

At least five people have died and dozens were injured in a tour bus crash in California’s Central Valley on Tuesday. The crash occurred around 3:20 p.m. on the busy… Read More…

Grateful Traveler: Tanzanian Refugee Returns to Africa as a Global Citizen
Africa / Stories & Personal Journals

Grateful Traveler: Tanzanian Refugee Returns to Africa as a Global Citizen

When Amin Khan was 9 years old, his parents packed four suitcases—one for each member of the family—and left for the airport in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania with all the casualness of… Read More…

The Travel Detective’s Travel Tips and Advice on Swine Flu
Mexico & Central America / Natural Disasters

The Travel Detective’s Travel Tips and Advice on Swine Flu

As reports continue to come in about the swine flu (or the H1N1 influenza virus) and travel, it’s important to remind you that there’s a great deal of difference between… Read More…

World Health Organization Raises Pandemic Alert Level Due to Swine Flu Outbreak
Mexico & Central America / Natural Disasters

World Health Organization Raises Pandemic Alert Level Due to Swine Flu Outbreak

With swine flu spreading around the globe, the World Health Organization (WHO) decided Monday to raise its pandemic alert level a notch, from level three to four. The highest level… Read More…