Spring is here, which means that the high travel season for Europe is on the horizon. This week, Peter focuses on one of the best ways to navigate the continent: high-speed rail. Join him onboard the Eurostar this weekend, traveling between London and Brussels, as he talks with travel writers, rail managers, museum curators, and even a hotel executive about everything new for European travel in 2013.
Listen to Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Featured Guests Include:
Julie Falconer, travel writer and expat based in London, explores Brussels from the perspective of an American.
Jo Van Cutsem, train manager for Eurostar, describes the perks of European train travel and the evolution of Eurostar’s service.
Michael Beavan, VIP of Guests at The Goring Hotel, looks at the history of the London hotel, which was the first in the world to offer ensuite facilities and central heating in every bedroom.
Emma Thompson, freelance travel writer, author and photographer, introduces the Brussels spot where you can try some of the world’s best and rarest beers.
Peter Francis, head of communication for the Commonwealth War Grave Commission, explains the logistics of the commission’s work to care for WWI and WWII cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 153 countries.
Martin Harrison-Putnam, senior curator at the London Transport Museum, talks about the museum’s 150th anniversary and the special attractions visitors can expect this year.
Rose Schwartz, training manager for Rail Europe, Inc., looks at how US travelers can book and manage European travel at home and on the road.