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Archive for December, 2012

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio – Revel – December 29, 2012
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Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio – Revel – December 29, 2012

The effects of Hurricane Sandy are still far-reaching on the Jersey Shore. While Atlantic City casinos and resorts sustained little damage, tourism is down and nearby communities are still picking… Read More…

Daily Deal: Family Ski Deal in Sierra-at-Tahoe
Adventure Travel & Sports / Daily Deals / Specialized Travel / Travel Deals / Winter Sports

Daily Deal: Family Ski Deal in Sierra-at-Tahoe

Aston Lakeland Village has family deals on skiing and accommodations: Stay Sunday through Thursday nights in a one-bedroom Pinegrove Townhome starting from $229 per night, including breakfast, two adult and… Read More…

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Eco Travel / Videos / Water sports

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town

Want to add extreme travel to your bucket list? The region outside of Cape Town, South Africa, is known for adventure experiences, from soft to majorly adrenaline-fueled. That’s right, we’re talking… Read More…

Hot Destinations 2013: Finding the Locals’ Istanbul
Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Destinations / Europe / Luxury Travel / Middle East / Shopping / Travel News

Hot Destinations 2013: Finding the Locals’ Istanbul

We can do better than the old cliche of Istanbul as “East meets West.” Instead, Courtney Crockett seeks out the vibrant local experience–the real hamam culture, Türk kahvehane and the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Fees
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Fees

It’s no surprise that hidden fees lurk in every corner of the travel industry, but some are sneakier than others. If you have to cancel your non-refundable airline ticket, you… Read More…

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair
Accessible Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Northeast

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair

New York draws crowds for the New Year’s Eve, but how accessible is the environment?  Accessible travel experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski, RN, explore New York City to determine whether… Read More…

5 Ways to Save at Least $100 on International Travel
Budget Travel / Travel Tools

5 Ways to Save at Least $100 on International Travel

International travel offers a slew of benefits that domestic vacations just don’t— new cultures, ancient ruins, unfamiliar foods, and natural wonders, to name a few. But  broadening your horizons isn’t… Read More…

Dealing with Air Travel Delays: A CBS Saturday Morning Report
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Tools / Videos

Dealing with Air Travel Delays: A CBS Saturday Morning Report

The past year hasn’t been kind to travelers, between bad weather, fewer flights and higher fees. But things could be worse. After the DOT ruled that airlines have to pay… Read More…

Wild and Wacky New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Destinations / Festivals / Photography & Photo Galleries / Slideshow

Wild and Wacky New Year’s Eve Celebrations

What do a drag queen named Sushi and a marshmallow Peep have in common? They’re the stars of New Year’s festivities this year. Forget about navigating the crowds of Times… Read More…

Alternative New Year’s Celebrations: A CBS Saturday Morning Report
CBS News / Destinations / Family/Kids Travel / Festivals / Videos

Alternative New Year’s Celebrations: A CBS Saturday Morning Report

Everyone knows about the Big Apple drop in Times Square, but there are plenty of alternatives around the country. Peter stopped by CBS Saturday Morning to share some of the… Read More…

January Sale on Adventure Travel Tours
Daily Deals / Travel Deals

January Sale on Adventure Travel Tours

Book your adventure tour with Tucan Travel in January and save on travel to destinations such as Cuba, Sri Lanka, Peru, Uganda, Burma, and Borneo. Save up to 20 percent… Read More…