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Archive for November, 2009

Free and Low-Cost Spa Getaways for Travelers in Need
Budget Travel

Free and Low-Cost Spa Getaways for Travelers in Need

When times are tough, sometimes a little R&R is just what the doctor ordered to get your spirits up and your mojo flowing again. But it needn’t cost you a… Read More…

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Fire Lookout Towers

Here’s an off-the-beaten path travel idea: Stay in a fire lookout tower where you can really get away from it all and get some of the best views in town…. Read More…

The Best Cruises, Lake Tahoe Outdoors & Food Journeys – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
Cruise Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / Hiking & Biking

The Best Cruises, Lake Tahoe Outdoors & Food Journeys – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On November 28th, 2009, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from The Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Guests from the first hour include: Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor… Read More…

Naked Airline Scans, Climbing Tahoe and Lake Tahoe History – Hour 2 – PGW Radio
Adventure Travel & Sports / Golf / Hiking & Biking / Terrorism

Naked Airline Scans, Climbing Tahoe and Lake Tahoe History – Hour 2 – PGW Radio

On November 28th, 2009, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from The Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Guests from the second hour include: David Wilkening, North American… Read More…

Finding Budget Hotels, Travel Mouthwash, Cycling Tahoe & the Ecosystem of Lake Tahoe – Hour 3 – PGW Radio
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Finding Budget Hotels, Travel Mouthwash, Cycling Tahoe & the Ecosystem of Lake Tahoe – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

On November 28th, 2009, Peter was broadcasting his radio show from The Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Guests from the third hour include: Matt Gross, “Frugal Traveler”… Read More…

Bargain Shopping in Europe: Oxford, England
British Isles / Europe / Shopping / Stories & Personal Journals

Bargain Shopping in Europe: Oxford, England

Dear Peter, The rain in Spain stayed mainly at the mall and I escaped—off to London for an overnight and then onto Oxford, with its university, High Street and yup,… Read More…

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: South Lake Tahoe
Adventure Travel & Sports / Ask the Locals / Hiking & Biking / Winter Sports

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: South Lake Tahoe

This weekend, Peter is broadcasting his radio show from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe. Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, which straddle the border between California and… Read More…

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals
Budget Travel / CBS News

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings aren’t limited to Walmart and Best Buy shoppers. There are travel deals to be had, and now is the time to take advantage of… Read More…

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November 28, 2009: South Lake Tahoe

Peter is broadcasting his radio show from the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada come together in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains. Featured guests… Read More…

Video Tip: Art Hotels
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Video Tip: Art Hotels

It’s always nice to stay in a beautiful hotel. But what about one that also doubles as an art gallery? That’s right, a growing number of hotels are adding world-class… Read More…

Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel

Are You Fit Enough for Active Travel?

Going on an adventure tour can be a great way to get fit on the road, but are you prepared enough to handle it? Here’s what you should ask before… Read More…

Watch Your Wallet: These Monkeys Mean Business
Africa / Asia

Watch Your Wallet: These Monkeys Mean Business

Think you’re a savvy traveler? Then you’re probably wise to backdoor shenanigans like crooked money changers, unscrupulous cabbies and “good Samaritans.” But in India and South Africa, a new breed… Read More…

Where in the World is Peter Greenberg? Crossing Paths with Jimmy Carter
Airlines & Airports / Asia / South & North Korea

Where in the World is Peter Greenberg? Crossing Paths with Jimmy Carter

It’s been a whirlwind travel week for me, spanning just a few continents. It started in Korea, where we broadcast the radio show from Seoul, which coincided with President Obama’s… Read More…

Small-Ship Cruising Expeditions to Alaska and Beyond
Cruise Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel / Alaska / Hiking & Biking / Luxury Travel / National Parks / USA

Small-Ship Cruising Expeditions to Alaska and Beyond

If you enjoy floating casinos and Lido decks, a small-ship cruise may not be for you. On the other hand, if you enjoy access to harbors and coastlines where the… Read More…

Leapin’ Lizards! Reptile Smuggler Arrested at LAX
Airlines & Airports / Australia & New Zealand / Passport, Visa & Customs

Leapin’ Lizards! Reptile Smuggler Arrested at LAX

Federal officials have arrested a man who tried to pass through customs at Los Angeles International Airport armed to the teeth—with 15 live lizards. U.S. Customs agents detained the cold-blooded… Read More…

Holiday Travel Q&A With Peter Greenberg On “The Early Show”
Budget Travel / Family/Kids Travel / CBS News

Holiday Travel Q&A With Peter Greenberg On “The Early Show”

T-Minus 48 hours until Thanksgiving and one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. This morning, Peter Greenberg stopped by The Early Show to answer all your last minute… Read More…

Adventure Travel & Sports / Winter Sports

Scoring Ski-Season Deals

Here’s the deal on scoring affordable ski vacations: If you hit the slopes at the right time, you may be able to find some significant deals. If you see a… Read More…

Baby, Let’s Get Away: A Crib Sheet to Traveling with Tots
Family/Kids Travel / Luxury Travel

Baby, Let’s Get Away: A Crib Sheet to Traveling with Tots

When vacationing with baby, do you ever feel like there’s a party—and everyone is invited but the two of you? While many lodgings perform an admirable job of catering to… Read More…

Thanksgiving Forecast 2009: Air Travel Down, Road Trips Up
Airlines & Airports / Family/Kids Travel / Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Forecast 2009: Air Travel Down, Road Trips Up

More Americans are expected to hit the road this Thanksgiving compared to last year, according to AAA’s holiday travel report. Even though more travelers are opting to drive this year instead… Read More…