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Archive for September, 2010

Radio Guests – Orlando, Florida – Oct. 2, 2010
Radio Show / Senior Travel / South / Travel News

Radio Guests – Orlando, Florida – Oct. 2, 2010

Radio Guests – Orlando, Florida – Oct. 2, 2010 On Saturday, October 2, Peter’s radio show comes to you from the 2010 AARP Orlando@50+ National Event & Expo Convention at… Read More…

Hong Kong Shopping Update: Postcard from Suzy Gershman
Asia / China / Destinations / Luxury Travel / Shopping / Travel News

Hong Kong Shopping Update: Postcard from Suzy Gershman

Dear Peter,  As every Old China Hand knows, Hong Kong is fondly referred to as “Honkers” by many of the foreigners who live here. Indeed, compared to other parts of… Read More…

Amtrak’s East Coast High-Speed Rail Plan
Trains / Travel News / USA

Amtrak’s East Coast High-Speed Rail Plan

Amtrak’s East Coast High-Speed Rail Plan A 220 mph, high-speed train may one day link Boston and New York under a $117 billion plan announced by Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman… Read More…

Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hard Hat Tours

Travel Tip: Hard Hat Tours If you enjoy seeing the process behind the product, taking a hard-hat tour of a building site is definitely the way to go. But these… Read More…

Estimating The Costs Of Your Next Vacation
The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel News / Travel Tips / USA

Estimating The Costs Of Your Next Vacation

Estimating The Costs Of Your Next Vacation Looking for a mid-range estimate of what your vacation might cost?   Peter recently chatted with Jane Engle, assistant travel editor for the… Read More…

Videos

Insider Videos: Post-9/11 Security

Travel and transportation security has been a big topic since the tragedy of 9/11. But have things really changed or it is all just window-dressing?

Continental Discontinues Free Food On Domestic Flights
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel News

Continental Discontinues Free Food On Domestic Flights

Continental Discontinues Free Food On Domestic Flights After years of being the sole holdout in the airline industry and as it prepares for its merger with United, Continental Airlines has… Read More…

Fall Foliage Travel 2010
Car Travel / Eco Travel / Festivals / Trains / Travel News / USA

Fall Foliage Travel 2010

Fall Foliage Travel 2010 Now that autumn is officially here, it’s time to plan the annual leaf-peeping pilgrimage. But this year, why not try something a little different? Viewing fall… Read More…

Budget Travel / Travel News

Travel Tip: Vacation Rental Property Resources

Travel Tip: Vacation Rental Property Resources If you’re not someone who enjoys staying in a hotel, there are plenty of alternate accommodations out there. Here are some of the sites… Read More…

Southwest Buying AirTran To Further Expansion Plans
Airlines & Airports / Budget Travel / Travel News

Southwest Buying AirTran To Further Expansion Plans

Southwest Buying AirTran To Further Expansion Plans In another example of the consolidating airline industry, two of the nation’s largest low-fare airlines, Southwest and AirTran, will combine in a $1.42… Read More…

Traveling the Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Culinary Travel / Destinations / South / Travel News / USA

Traveling the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Traveling the Kentucky Bourbon Trail If you thought you knew the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, think again. Kentucky’s higher-proof version of the Napa Wine Trail has spirited activities both in and… Read More…