Are flight attendants the original American feminists? Want to know what’s lurking within the old shipwrecks around Bermuda? This weekend, Peter heads to Bermuda to learn what sets this island culture apart beyond its pink-sand beaches. And he talks travel news with editors of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, including end-of-summer discounts, airport lines and high-end hotel amenities. Join him this weekend to hear about it all!
Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, August 10, 2013.
Featured guests include:
Scott McCartney, travel editor for The Wall Street Journal and writer of “The Middle Seat,” discusses long wait times for U.S. customs, and give insight into which airports have the longest lines.
David LaHuta, freelance journalist and co-host on Outside Television, talks about how life on Bermuda has changed since he was last on the radio show 3 years ago, and what he’s learned as an expat.
Kristine Solomon, senior editor at YourTango.com, explains why more couples are taking road trips, how it can make or break a relationship, and the dos and don’ts of traveling as a twosome.
Dale Butler, member of the Progressive Labour Party, looks at the history of Bermuda and its first inhabitants, along with some of his favorite places on the island.
Ed Hewitt, features editor for Independent Traveler, shares tips on how to save big for end of summer travel with discounts on airfare, hotel and car rentals.
Tina Evans Caines, manager of on-island communications for Bermuda, offers up the best of the island from late summer into fall.
Graham Maddocks, operator at Triangle Diving, describes how you can plan diving trips among Bermuda’s famed shipwrecks.
Joe Sharkey, blogger and columnist for The New York Times, explains how flight attendants blazed a trail for feminism, and why a cherished amenity is likely to stay at high-end hotels.
Peter Frith, museums manager at the Bermuda National Trust, analyzes the architecture and culture of Bermuda, and shares the best places to visit and learn about Bermuda’s history.
Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone, owner of the perfumery Lili Bermuda, shares how she got her start, how her scents capture the essence of a specific location, and the importance of keeping her company on the island.
By Stephanie Ervin for PeterGreenberg.com