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

Archive for July, 2010

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Southwestern Ireland
Ask the Locals / British Isles / Europe

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Southwestern Ireland


Peter hopped across the pond and then some to get to his next radio show location: Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Although Ireland’s southwestern region is certainly on the… Read More…

Family/Kids Travel / Theme Parks

New Theme Park Attractions: Disney’s World of Color

Last week, producer Diane Panosian went behind the scenes of Universal Studios Hollywood’s new attraction, King Kong 360 3D. Now, she looks behind the curtains of the newest spectacle at… Read More…

New Law Boosts Pilot Training & Airline Accountability
Airlines & Airports / Plane Crashes

New Law Boosts Pilot Training & Airline Accountability

A little more than a year after 50 people died in a deadly crash over Buffalo, New York, Congress has responded by approving a wide-sweeping series of aviation safety laws… Read More…

Radio Guests – Dromoland Castle, Ireland – July 31, 2010
Radio Show / British Isles / Europe

Radio Guests – Dromoland Castle, Ireland – July 31, 2010

On Saturday, July 31, Peter will broadcast his radio show from Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Featured guests include: – Joe Sharkey, columnist for The New York Times, talking… Read More…

Pakistan Plane Crash Raises Safety Concerns
Asia / India & Central Asia / Plane Crashes

Pakistan Plane Crash Raises Safety Concerns

Pelted by monsoon rains, recovery crews ended their search Thursday night for the remains of the 152 people killed in Wednesday’s passenger plane crash in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad…. Read More…

National Park Family Camping Tips
Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel / Summer / National Parks

National Park Family Camping Tips

Sure, taking the kids camping in our national parks sounds like a great, affordable way to bond with the family. But the reality of preparing such a trip can be… Read More…

Travel Tip: Gay Friendly Hotels & Travel Portals
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / LGBT Travel

Travel Tip: Gay Friendly Hotels & Travel Portals

If you’re a gay or lesbian traveler, the hotel industry is finding more and more ways to attract LGBT travelers, so here are some helpful resources. Red Roof Inn recently… Read More…

Southwest’s Customer of Size Policy Stirs Controversy- Again
Airlines & Airports

Southwest’s Customer of Size Policy Stirs Controversy- Again

In a bizarre reversal of the drama that followed Southwest Airlines’ ousting of rotund director Kevin Smith for being too big to fly, a Sacramento woman is now claiming she… Read More…

Do Airlines Deserve Their Bad Reputation?
Airlines & Airports

Do Airlines Deserve Their Bad Reputation?

No one knows the pitfalls of air travel than frequent fliers. But maybe, just maybe, passengers don’t give the airlines enough credit when they pull off a relatively stress-free flight…. Read More…

Money, Currency & Credit

Credit Cards: Swipe & Sign Vs. Chip & PIN

When traveling abroad, you may find that your swipe-and-sign credit card isn’t accepted without a PIN code. More and more countries are going that direction—except the United States—so here’s what… Read More…

Airline Seat Comparisons & Improvements on The Early Show
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Airline Seat Comparisons & Improvements on The Early Show

Summer airfare may be skyrocketing, but on the bright side, airlines are working to improve cabin comforts for all passengers—from coach to first class. Airlines like American, Delta, Continental, and… Read More…

Dengue Fever Outbreak Hits Florida: South Up Next?
Natural Disasters / South / USA

Dengue Fever Outbreak Hits Florida: South Up Next?

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease that is endemic in tropical areas, has emerged in Florida, raising concerns that the disease could gain a foothold in the continental U.S. and spread… Read More…

Hiking & Biking

Travel Tips: Bike Safety Tips

Common sense will tell you that riding a bicycle in traffic is dangerous stuff if you don’t follow the rules. So whether you’re visiting a small island or a big… Read More…

Barry Manilow & Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
Entertainment / USA / West

Barry Manilow & Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On Saturday, July 24, Peter broadcast his radio show from Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featured guests from the first hour of the show include:… Read More…

Las Vegas Insider & Helpful Travel Web Sites – Hour 2 – PGW Radio
Budget Travel / USA / West

Las Vegas Insider & Helpful Travel Web Sites – Hour 2 – PGW Radio

On Saturday, July 24, Peter broadcast his radio show from Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featured guests from the second hour of the show include:… Read More…

Visiting the Gulf Coast & Las Vegas Spas – Hour 3 – PGW Radio
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Visiting the Gulf Coast & Las Vegas Spas – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

On Saturday, July 24, Peter broadcast his radio show from Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featured guests from the third hour of the show include:… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hidden Gems: Jamaica
Adventure Travel & Sports / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Water sports

Peter Greenberg’s Hidden Gems: Jamaica

What comes to mind when someone says “Jamaica?” Is it the white-sand beaches and crystalline waters? If so, you’re not alone. The sun, sand and surf are what makes Jamaica… Read More…

British Airways Strike Update: Battles Over Travel Perks
Airlines & Airports / British Isles / Europe

British Airways Strike Update: Battles Over Travel Perks

In another turn in the contentious battle between the trade union Unite and British Airways, the union announced on Monday that it would pursue legal action against the airline over… Read More…

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GPS-Guided Driving Tours

If you’re not one to join an organized tour group, it makes sense to use an audio tour to get around on your own. And these days, technology is making… Read More…