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Machu Picchu, Ancient Incan City in Peru - photo credit: Gihan Tubbeh/PromPeru
Adventure Travel & Sports / Destinations / Hiking & Biking / South America / Trains / Travel News / Travel Tools

Exploring Machu Picchu and Peruvian Amazon Cruises

Sometimes, a great adventure begins by finding something new. Other times, it comes from following the footsteps of history’s greatest adventurers. Melinda Newman heads to the Peruvian Amazon on the… Read More…

Travel Industry Recovering But Boom Times Not Back
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

Travel Industry Recovering But Boom Times Not Back

Recent studies indicate improvement in the travel industry, but not a full return to the industry’s 2007 peak. PhoCusWright, a travel industry market research firm, just released a study that… Read More…

WWOOF Founder Sue Coppard: Peer-to-Pier Interview
Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Eco Travel / Specialized Travel / Travel News / Voluntourism

WWOOF Founder Sue Coppard: Peer-to-Pier Interview

In 1971, a London secretary with a dream of a different kind of vacation launched a global movement called World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF). It is now a… Read More…

Virginia’s Eastern Shore: Clamming, Kayaking, Wineries & More
Beach Vacations / Culinary Travel / South / Water sports

Virginia’s Eastern Shore: Clamming, Kayaking, Wineries & More

The narrow peninsula of Virginia’s Eastern Shore attracts cool breezes and a summer population seeking relief from the heat inland. The shore has all the standard beach activities but correspondent David… Read More…

Icarus sculpture by Charles Umlauf on the campus of the University of Kansas
Airlines & Airports / Icarus Award / Plane Crashes / Travel News / Travel Safety

Vote For The Icarus Award: Flying High & Falling Low

Welcome to the first Peter Greenberg Icarus Awards. Every week we’ll give out our Icarus Award to honor the travel entity that best embodies the enthusiastic, but questionably intelligent, spirit… Read More…

Travel Deals: Tropical Savings
Beach Vacations / Budget Travel / Caribbean / Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Tropical Savings

Want to know how to score a great deal this summer? Head to the tropics! Warm-weather destinations discount this time of year, so you can find island-wide promotions in Bermuda,… Read More…

TSA: 25,000+ Security Breaches, 0 Terrorists Caught
Airlines & Airports / Terrorism / Travel News / Travel Safety / USA

TSA: 25,000+ Security Breaches, 0 Terrorists Caught

A congressional inquiry into the TSA has identified more than 25,000 airport security breaches in the past 10 years. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) cited this statistic in opening the second… Read More…

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users
Accessible Travel / Destinations / Europe / France & Belgium / Travel Tools

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users

Though France presents certain challenges with accessible travel, correspondent Emma Verrill argues that the “je ne sais quoi” of French life outweighs any potential frustration. Her tips aim to make… Read More…

Heavy Storms Hit Chicago, Delay Flights
Airlines & Airports / Natural Disasters / Travel News / Travel Safety / Travel Tools

Heavy Storms Hit Chicago, Delay Flights

Heavy storms hit Chicago Monday morning which resulted in canceled flights, some airport damage and increasing the city’s flight-delay record. The severe thunderstorms produced winds of more than 60 mph… Read More…

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Asia / Ask the Locals / Destinations / Southeast Asia / Travel News

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Old City in Chiang Mai, Thailand is surrounded by a moat and the vestiges of a wall built to repel Burmese invaders. As the main tourist district, most stay… Read More…