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The Boating Industry After Hurricane Sandy: A CBS Evening News Report
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The Boating Industry After Hurricane Sandy: A CBS Evening News Report

Currently, Hurricane Sandy has accounted for roughly $62 billion in damage. With that destruction came an unexpected boost to one business: recreational boating. More than 65,000 boats were damaged or… Read More…

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town
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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…

Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More
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Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More

We’re looking ahead this week with advice on 2013 travel. Find out the hottest Caribbean islands, the evolution of  river cruising, and the factors to consider when buying travel insurance… Read More…

4 New Adventures in Australia’s Gold Coast
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4 New Adventures in Australia’s Gold Coast

Last week, Peter shared his Hidden Gems of Sydney and tomorrow he heads to Tasmania for another Australia adventure. While the beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast are well-known, arts and… Read More…

Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy
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Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy

Don’t confuse Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada, with St. John’s in Newfoundland. Saint John is the largest city in the province, the oldest incorporated city in Canada and the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Boating Courses
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Travel Tip: Boating Courses

Every summer, I remind people the importance of safe and responsible boating—and for anyone going out on the water–that includes getting proper training. The scary statistic is that boating fatalities… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating

Summer’s here and if you’re anything like Peter, that means it’s time to get on the water. For Peter, any time that he can get out on the water he… Read More…

Swimming in Robert H. Treman State Park.  Photo credit: New York State Office of Parks and Historic Preservation
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Travel Tip: Swimming Vacations

If you’re an avid swimmer, going on a trip doesn’t mean you’re stuck doing laps in the hotel pool. In fact, there’s a whole trend of open-water experiences where swimming… Read More…

Travel Tip: Boating Apps
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Travel Tip: Boating Apps

You always want to have reliable communication devices when heading out in a boat. But these days, your mobile phone can do a lot more than just make emergency calls…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Boating Safety
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Travel Tip: Boating Safety

It is a topic I talk about every year and for good reason: It’s boating season and that means it’s time to pay attention to some safety basics. First there’s… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Whitewater Rafting
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Whitewater Rafting

Memorial Day is right around the corner so it’s time to start planning summer activities. This week’s Best Places for Everything slideshow is getting you out on the river for… Read More…