An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

Archive for May, 2009

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Atlanta, Georgia
Ask the Locals / Olympics / Restaurants / USA

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Atlanta, Georgia

Peter broadcast his show from the new Hotel Palomar, a Kimpton hotel in Atlanta Midtown. We checked in with some of his local guests to find out their favorite hangouts and… Read More…

Family/Kids Travel

Transform Your Next Family Road Trip Into a History Lesson

Taking a scenic drive is one thing, but why not travel a route that has some history? Check out these planning tools for your next historic family road trip.

New Airline Offering $9 Fare Headlines Airline News Roundup
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Passport, Visa & Customs

New Airline Offering $9 Fare Headlines Airline News Roundup

Whether it’s new airline startups or the radical changes in older airlines, PeterGreenberg.com has the air news you can use. A new startup airline called Jet America has announced plans… Read More…

Vivid Sydney Light Show Brings New Dimension to Opera House
Australia & New Zealand / Culture / Entertainment / Festivals

Vivid Sydney Light Show Brings New Dimension to Opera House

It’s probably a safe bet that when the late Danish architect Jorn Utzon first conceived of the multi-sailed structure that would become the Sydney Opera House, he never imagined that… Read More…

Online Radio Show Roundup for the Atlanta, GA Broadcast
USA

Online Radio Show Roundup for the Atlanta, GA Broadcast

On May 30th, Peter broadcast his radio show from the new Hotel Palomar in Atlanta Midtown. If you’d like more information about the guests, as well as details on their… Read More…

Unusual Stays with a Unique Past at Historic Hotels in the US and Europe
Budget Travel

Unusual Stays with a Unique Past at Historic Hotels in the US and Europe

Sure, hotel options range from high- to low-end, from cookie-cutter to unique digs in almost every city. But for those who prefer some history with their stay, why not check… Read More…

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Cheap and Useful Travel Gadgets for Less Than $50

Useful travel gear can save a lot of hassle, but they can also be pricey. But it’s actually possible to find handy gadgets for $50 or less.

3 Cruise Shipmates Worth Knowing: Captain, Cruise Director and Hotel Manager
Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel

3 Cruise Shipmates Worth Knowing: Captain, Cruise Director and Hotel Manager

While sailing in Europe, cruise columnist Robert W. Bone tracked down the three people on board that are definitely worth getting to know. (Hint: It’s not the bartender.) Find out… Read More…

Vivid Sydney Arts Festival Features Australia’s Talent and Creativity
Australia & New Zealand / Culture / Festivals / Photography & Photo Galleries

Vivid Sydney Arts Festival Features Australia’s Talent and Creativity

“Lost Girl” Amanda Pressner recently took a 26-hour marathon flight from New York to Sydney, Australia, to be one of the first to experience Vivid Sydney—a three-week music and light… Read More…

Luminato Arts Festival Happening in Toronto
Canada / Culture / Festivals

Luminato Arts Festival Happening in Toronto

Can’t get to Australia for the Vivid Sydney festival? Well, there’s an affordable option a little closer to home! The Luminato Festival, the largest multi-disciplinary arts festival in North America,… Read More…

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Online Radio Show Broadcasting From Atlanta, Georgia

Peter is broadcasting his radio show this weekend from the new Hotel Palomar, a Kimpton Hotel in Atlanta Midtown. Scott McCartney, “Middle Seat” columnist for the Wall Street Journal, will talk about… Read More…

International Cruise Travel News Roundup
Cruise Travel / Australia & New Zealand / Natural Disasters

International Cruise Travel News Roundup

There’s a drama going on in the seas off the east coast of Australia, as authorities try to figure out what to do with a P&O cruise ship that is… Read More…

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Travel Tips for a Happy Season of Vacations

It seems like every time we turn on the news about the travel industry, it’s doom and gloom. And that may be with good reason, but how about some happier… Read More…

Competition Results in Cheap Trans-Pacific Fares with Australian Airlines
Airlines & Airports / Budget Travel / Australia & New Zealand / Beach Vacations / Culture / Festivals

Competition Results in Cheap Trans-Pacific Fares with Australian Airlines

“Lost Girl” Amanda Pressner recently took a 26-hour marathon flight from New York to Sydney, Australia, to be one of the first to experience Vivid Sydney—a three-week music and light… Read More…

Travel Detective Investigates the Swine Flu Fuss In Mexico
Budget Travel / Mexico & Central America

Travel Detective Investigates the Swine Flu Fuss In Mexico

I broadcast my radio show last weekend from the El Dorado Royale Spa Resort in the Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. I’m happy to report that I am not frothing… Read More…

Airlines & Airports

Airlines, Airplane Seats and Overweight Passengers

If you’re a plus-sized traveler, you know that traveling on an airplane can be difficult. So which airlines are more helpful than others in dealing with this issue?

Dispatch from Dubai, Part Five: Beyond the Borders In Oman
Adventure Travel & Sports / Beach Vacations / Culture / Etiquette / Luxury Travel / Middle East / Stories & Personal Journals

Dispatch from Dubai, Part Five: Beyond the Borders In Oman

As our SUV bounced and jostled up the winding dirt road, I tried to keep my eyes on the hilltop in order to quell the rising tide of nausea that… Read More…

Mexico Tourism Uses Huge Discounts to Lure Back Travelers
Cruise Travel / Budget Travel / Mexico & Central America / Natural Disasters

Mexico Tourism Uses Huge Discounts to Lure Back Travelers

After being battered and beaten down by the swine flu epidemic for almost a month, Mexico is fighting back in an attempt to lure Americans (and other foreign visitors) in… Read More…

American River Rafting Trips and River Cruise Vacations
Cruise Travel / USA

American River Rafting Trips and River Cruise Vacations

Quick, how many American rivers can you name? Offhand, I can name about three. Well, as it turns out, there are more than 250,000 rivers in the United States alone. Sure, you… Read More…