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Mystic Aquarium Kicks off Titanic Tribute 100 Years Later
Culture / Museums / Northeast / Travel News

Mystic Aquarium Kicks off Titanic Tribute 100 Years Later

100 years ago today the Titanic sank. You might have missed out on some of the commemorative events, but a few exciting museums and exhibits are just opening. Michelle da… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Top 8 Destinations for 2012
Asia / Destinations / Europe / Northeast / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA / West

Peter Greenberg’s Top 8 Destinations for 2012

It’s the start of the year so tourism officials around the world are pushing hard to become the next big destination. Don’t be swayed by glossy brochures and snazzy websites…. Read More…

Travel Deals: Skiing, Snowboarding & More
Adventure Travel & Sports / Budget Travel / Northeast / Travel Deals / Travel News / USA / West / Winter Sports

Travel Deals: Skiing, Snowboarding & More

Snow is on the ground at ski resorts across the country. And it’s not just about skiing or snowboarding. There’s snowshoeing, dog sledding, snow kite-boarding and more. Check out these… Read More…

Travel Tip: Bog Tours
Adventure Travel & Sports / Northeast / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Bog Tours

You’ve heard about fall foliage tours, but what about touring a bog in the fall. What’s cool about bogs is that the land is acidic and nutrient poor, so the… Read More…

After 7-Hour Tarmac Delay, Who is to Blame?: A CBS Early Show Report
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Natural Disasters / Northeast / Travel News / Travel Safety

After 7-Hour Tarmac Delay, Who is to Blame?: A CBS Early Show Report

This past Saturday was one of the largest violations of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Passenger Bill of Rights. Due to a massive and unexpected snowstorm, JetBlue Flight 504… Read More…

False Terror Threats Abound on the 10-Year 9/11 Anniversary
Airlines & Airports / Northeast / Terrorism / Travel News / Travel Safety / Travel Tools / USA

False Terror Threats Abound on the 10-Year 9/11 Anniversary

With New York and Washington, D.C on a heightened terror alert for the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, army fighter jets, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the Transportation Security Administration… Read More…

Radio Guest List – Fire Island, New York– September 10, 2011
Destinations / Northeast / Radio Show / USA

Radio Guest List – Fire Island, New York– September 10, 2011

This week’s episode of Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio is dedicated to remembering 9/11. Peter is joined by some very special guests, many of whom reported from New York on September… Read More…

Travel Tip: U.S. Bike Sharing Programs
Adventure Travel & Sports / Health & Fitness / Midwest / Northeast / Travel Tips / Travel Tools / USA / West

Travel Tip: U.S. Bike Sharing Programs

Bike sharing programs are no longer just a European phenomenon. They’re popping up in cities around the United States. In Denver, B-Cycle has 500 bikes you can rent from 50… Read More…

Image Credit: VA State Parks, via Flickr Creative Commons
Fall / Natural Disasters / Northeast / Travel News

New England Works to Rebound from Hurricane Irene for the Fall Travel Season

Hurricane Irene was one of the most costly storms in memory, but businesses throughout New England and the East Coast still hope to revive the fall travel season. Nearly 200… Read More…

Travel Tip: Birding Trails
Adventure Travel & Sports / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Northeast / South / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Birding Trails

Believe it or not, at least 30 states have birding trails, and you don’t necessarily have to be an birdwatching enthusiast to get something out of it. The Great Texas… Read More…

Icarus Award: Snakes on a Plane, Bombs at Check-In, Nudists on a Mountain
Airlines & Airports / Australia & New Zealand / British Isles / Hiking & Biking / Northeast / South / Terrorism / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

Icarus Award: Snakes on a Plane, Bombs at Check-In, Nudists on a Mountain

Hurricane Irene may have pre-empted last week’s Icarus Awards, but that only gave us an additional week to seek out the most outrageous travel failures. And what a week it’s… Read More…

Radio Guests – Affinia Manhattan – September 3, 2011
Destinations / Guest List / Northeast / Radio Show / USA

Radio Guests – Affinia Manhattan – September 3, 2011

When you set out to explore the world, it’s hard to imagine visiting every single sovereign nation, but global adventurer and travel writer Lee Abbamonte became the second youngest person… Read More…

Hurricane Irene Sparks Evacuations Along East Coast
Adventure Travel & Sports / Airlines & Airports / Beach Vacations / Natural Disasters / Northeast / Trains / Travel News / Travel Safety / Travel Tools / USA / Water sports

Hurricane Irene Sparks Evacuations Along East Coast

With meteorologists claiming that Hurricane Irene has the potential to be the worst hurricane to hit the Northeast since Hurricane Gloria in 1985, travel plans and end of summer vacations… Read More…

Travel Deals: Last-Minute Labor Day and New Fall Adventures
Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Destinations / Northeast / South / Travel Deals / Travel News / Travel Tools / USA

Travel Deals: Last-Minute Labor Day and New Fall Adventures

As summer draws to a close, we have two last-minute deals for those who have been holding out on booking a Labor Day vacation. Don’t think it pays to procrastinate…. Read More…