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Tough Travel “Hot” Spots on The Early Show

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The Early show logoAre there travel hotspots you think are off-limits? Maybe places like Iraq, Cuba and North Korea come to mind?

Guess what? You can travel to all of them.

These days, there’s almost no part of the planet that’s completely off-limits to intrepid travelers.

On The Early Show Friday, Peter discussed visiting Iraq, North Korea, Cuba and Mexico (where many travelers are still afraid to go thanks to swine flu and drug violence).

You can watch the segment here on

For more information on traveling to these destinations, check out the article that accompanies the story.

For more on destinations like these, don’t miss this excerpt from Peter’s Travel Detective Bible on Tough Travels in destinations like Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Liberia, and North Korea.

For more on Iraq, check out this slideshow of The Other Iraq: Americans in Kurdistan.

For more on travel to North Korea, don’t miss Autumn in North Korea: A Travel Guide to the Hermit Kingdom.