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Archive for August, 2011

Credit: Michael Hancock
Ask the Locals / Destinations / Travel News / West

Denver: Through the Mayor’s Eyes

Michael Hancock, the mayor of Denver, joins Peter to offer his insights on the city, its best features and how it’s changed since he was growing up there…. Peter Greenberg:… Read More…

New DOT Passenger Rights Rules: Progress or Bureaucracy?
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

New DOT Passenger Rights Rules: Progress or Bureaucracy?

Are the new DOT rules a real step forward or just more bureaucracy? Mark Orwoll, international editor for Travel + Leisure, and Peter break down the implications of the rules… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Health Clinics
Health & Fitness / Travel Safety / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Travel Health Clinics

If you’re planning to travel, it’s always a good idea to be up to date on what immunizations or inoculations are required. We’re not just talking about third-world destination. The… Read More…

Hurricane Irene-Related Cancellations Snarl Travel Nationwide
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Natural Disasters / Travel Tools / Videos

Hurricane Irene-Related Cancellations Snarl Travel Nationwide

With thousands of flights having been cancelled and airports up and down the East Coast having had their operations impacted by Hurricane Irene, it’s going to take some time for… Read More…

This Summer’s Most Helpful and Most Unusual Road Trip Gadgets
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Health & Fitness / Specialized Travel / Travel Gear / Travel News / Travel Tools

This Summer’s Most Helpful and Most Unusual Road Trip Gadgets

Summer is the main season for road trips, but with Labor Day around the corner, now is the moment to stop and ponder what we have learned from our summer… Read More…

Travel Tip: Family-Friendly Fossil Digs
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / Specialized Travel / Travel Tips / West

Travel Tip: Family-Friendly Fossil Digs

Dinosaur digs aren’t just for students or professionals. In fact, there are actually hands-on programs around the country where families can set out to hunt for ancient fossils. U-Dig Fossils… Read More…

Full Show – Aug. 27, 2011 – Ritz-Carlton Denver, Colorado
Radio Show / USA / West

Full Show – Aug. 27, 2011 – Ritz-Carlton Denver, Colorado

If you didn’t get the chance to tune into Peter’s radio show this weekend, we have the podcast of the whole show right here on PeterGreenberg.com. The latest broadcast of… Read More…

Bombing of the Army Math Research Center: CBS Sunday Morning
CBS News / Midwest / Terrorism / The Travel Detective® Blog / USA / Videos

Bombing of the Army Math Research Center: CBS Sunday Morning

Forty-one years ago this week, America was struck by a domestic terror attack in the name of peace. An explosion rocked the Army Math Research Center on the campus of… Read More…

Mozzarella cheese is a typical Italian appetizer, shown here at Marche Locanda Ca’ Andreana restaurant.  Photo credit: Bob Cooper
Culinary Travel / Destinations / Europe / Italy & Greece / Specialized Travel / Travel News

Food & Wine of Italy’s Adriatic Coast: Exploring Marche, Pt. 2

Tuscany is renowned for its food and wine, but the culinary traditions of the Marche region just next door have yet to be discovered by international tourists. While naturally delicious,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Vacation Rental Precautions
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Vacation Rental Precautions

Renting out your home or vacation home is not as simple as it may seem. Before you hand over your keys, there are a few necessary precautions. Remember an online… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Bermuda, Off The Beaten Path
Adventure Travel & Sports / Beach Vacations / Destinations / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hiking & Biking / Videos

Hidden Gems: Bermuda, Off The Beaten Path

Bermuda is an archipelago of more than 120 small islands, which have some of the country’s richest national resources. There’s Nonsuch Island, the whole of which is a wildlife sanctuary…. Read More…