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

Archive for September, 2009

Post-Tsunami Recovery Efforts Begin in Samoan Islands, American Samoa
Natural Disasters / USA

Post-Tsunami Recovery Efforts Begin in Samoan Islands, American Samoa

Residents and relief workers in American Samoa and neighboring islands are starting their recovery efforts after Tuesday’s earthquake and tsunami. A series of tsunamis caused by an undersea earthquake rocked… Read More…

The Virtuous Traveler: Back to School in Yellowstone National Park
Family/Kids Travel / National Parks

The Virtuous Traveler: Back to School in Yellowstone National Park

As school starts back up, America’s national parks often empty out as visitors get back to their real-life routines.   Leslie Garrett, The Virtuous Traveler, reports on one organization that… Read More…

Airline News Roundup: London City Airport, Emergency Potty Break, Baggage Fees, Inflight Phone Calls
Airlines & Airports

Airline News Roundup: London City Airport, Emergency Potty Break, Baggage Fees, Inflight Phone Calls

With all the ongoing changes in the airline industry, sometimes there are just too many stories about airlines & airports to let them go by. So check out this roundup… Read More…

How Safe Is My Hotel? An In-Depth Look at Hotel Security
Terrorism

How Safe Is My Hotel? An In-Depth Look at Hotel Security

Peter appeared on The Early Show on CBS to discuss hotel security and how guests can be proactive in protecting themselves. Check out this follow-up report … No doubt about… Read More…

Olympic Bid Cities Vie for the Vote: Check Out the Contenders
Olympics

Olympic Bid Cities Vie for the Vote: Check Out the Contenders

President Obama is flying to Copenhagen today, and First Lady Michelle Obama will join him tomorrow to lobby the International Olympic Committee to choose Chicago as the host city for… Read More…

Cruise Travel

One-Way Cruises

If you thought all cruises were round-trip, think again. There are plenty of creative ways get from point A to point B, and still get the cruise-ship experience.

Solo Travel

Solo Women Travel Tips

If you’re a woman traveling solo, this one is for you. Don’t let anyone tell you it’s not safe to travel on your own. It’s entirely doable—if you pack a… Read More…

Touring Hidden Toronto, Travel News & Arctic Travel – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
Canada

Touring Hidden Toronto, Travel News & Arctic Travel – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On September 29, 2009, Peter broadcast from the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His guests for the first hour include: Mike Boyd of Boyd Group International talking travel news… Read More…

Fall Cruises, Fine Cuisine, & Toronto’s Art Scene – Hour 2 – PGW Radio
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Fall Cruises, Fine Cuisine, & Toronto’s Art Scene – Hour 2 – PGW Radio

On September 29, 2009, Peter broadcast from the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His guests for the second hour include: Mark McEwan, restaurateur, entrepreneur and host of Fine Living… Read More…

Frequent-Flier Tips, Airline Bladder Abuse & Toronto Tips – Hour 3 – PGW Radio
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Frequent-Flier Tips, Airline Bladder Abuse & Toronto Tips – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

On September 29, 2009, Peter broadcast from the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His guests for the third hour include: Tim Winship, editor at large for SmarterTravel.com, sharing tips… Read More…

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Avoid Waiting in Line at Major Attractions

There are generally two types of travelers: those who like to plan ahead, and those who go with the flow. But in some cases, planning ahead can help you avoid… Read More…