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A Local’s Guide to Milan
Europe / Italy & Greece

A Local’s Guide to Milan

New York Fashion Week is drawing to a close just as Milan Fashion Week is gearing up. But you don’t have to be fashionista to get the most out of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Pick Up Phone to Get Hotel Rates
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips / Travel Tools / USA

Travel Tip: Pick Up Phone to Get Hotel Rates

Next time you make a hotel reservation put in a little extra work and you’ll get farther than the “guaranteed” lowest rates. I recently did an experiment where I checked weekend hotels… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Fall Foliage Spots for 2013
Adventure Travel & Sports / Destinations / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Hiking & Biking / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: New Fall Foliage Spots for 2013

New England doesn’t have a monopoly on fall foliage. Across the country there are different ways to experience the changing seasons. How about watching the leaves turn from the tree tops?… Read More…

Boomers, Find Bargains on Gulf Coast Beaches This Fall
Beach Vacations / South

Boomers, Find Bargains on Gulf Coast Beaches This Fall

It’s back-to-school season for kids, which means it’s back-to-the-beach season for boomers. Fall is the sweet spot for exploring surprisingly uncrowded beaches and resorts. Boomer travelers Barbara and Jim Twardowski… Read More…

How Berlin Has Changed Since 1961
Cultural Immersion / Culture / Germany & the Netherlands / Personal Travel Journals

How Berlin Has Changed Since 1961

When you travel back to a city you call home, often see it with fresh eyes. This happened to Alexandra (Sandy) Gleysteen, the senior producer for CBS This Morning. The… Read More…

Temecula Valley: Not Just for Wine Travel
California / Travel News / USA

Temecula Valley: Not Just for Wine Travel

Lately, the Southern California region of Temecula Valley has been gaining ground as a wine-lover’s destination. But there is more to this area than vineyards and tastings. Ashleigh Whelan explores… Read More…

Is Romantic Fiji Also Fit for Families?
Beach Vacations / Destinations / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel

Is Romantic Fiji Also Fit for Families?

Mention the name Fiji and what comes time mind? Honeymoons, anniversary trips, romantic escapes. With blue water and remote soft-sand beaches, Fiji screams romance. Can this country, seemingly designed for… Read More…

Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013
British Isles / Guest List / Radio Show

Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013

The Royal Princess is the newest member of the Princess Cruises fleet, just recently christened by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge. Broadcasting from the cruise ship in Southampton, Peter… Read More…

Travel Tip: Visiting Sacred Native American Sites
Cultural Immersion / Midwest / National Parks / South / Travel Tips / USA / West

Travel Tip: Visiting Sacred Native American Sites

When someone refers to sacred Native American sites, you might think only of burial grounds or closed-off archeological areas. But the fact is, there are a number of important sites… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London
British Isles / Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London

Peter’s antidote to the Prince George fever that’s hit London this summer is to go local. And we don’t just mean hitting the pub. One great option is to volunteer…. Read More…

Don’t Freak Out About Travel Alerts! Fear is a 4-Letter Word
Middle East / Terrorism / Travel News / Travel Safety

Don’t Freak Out About Travel Alerts! Fear is a 4-Letter Word

Every time the State Department posts a travel advisory, a travel bulletin or—as happened last week—a global travel alert, I get hundreds of emails from people wondering if it’s safe… Read More…