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Archive for November, 2010

Foreign Airlines’ Superior Service Shows In Zagat Survey Of Customer Satisfaction
Travel News / Airlines & Airports

Foreign Airlines’ Superior Service Shows In Zagat Survey Of Customer Satisfaction

Foreign Airlines’ Superior Service Shows In Zagat Survey Of Customer Satisfaction Foreign airlines soared to the top of the pack in the annual Zagat survey of customer satisfaction toward airline… Read More…

Gadget Guy: Privacy Is Dead, Let Google & Facebook Take Over
Travel News / Travel Gear / Travel Safety

Gadget Guy: Privacy Is Dead, Let Google & Facebook Take Over

Gadget Guy: Privacy Is Dead, Let Google & Facebook Take Over For TSA As we look toward the new year, it’s also time to look back at some of the… Read More…

Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Culture

Travel Tip: Hotel Historians

Travel Tip: Hotel Historians Many hotels are so much more than brick-and-mortar—they’re actually embodiments of America’s history. And many of them have access to historians who can take you on… Read More…

CBS News: Avoiding Travel Disasters
Travel News / Videos / CBS News / Natural Disasters / Travel Insurance

CBS News: Avoiding Travel Disasters

CBS News: Avoiding Travel Disasters Travel disaster can happen at any time, but the best way to avoid them is to recognize possible pitfalls before they happen. From keeping detailed… Read More…

Culinary Scene & Shopping in Marin County & Mill Valley, California: Postcard from Suzy Gershman
Travel News / Destinations / Culinary Travel / California / Restaurants / Shopping

Culinary Scene & Shopping in Marin County & Mill Valley, California: Postcard from Suzy Gershman

Culinary Scene & Shopping in Marin County & Mill Valley, California: Postcard from Suzy Gershman Dear Peter, During the fall wine harvest season, I went to an event called Paso… Read More…

CBS Sunday Morning: Volunteer Firefighters
Travel News

CBS Sunday Morning: Volunteer Firefighters

CBS Sunday Morning: Volunteer Firefighters Every 23 seconds a firefighter answers a distress call in the United States, but what you probably didn’t know is that three-quarters of all firefighters… Read More…

Travel News

Travel Tip: Safe Driving Tips for Travelers

Travel Tip: Safe Driving Tips for Travelers Even if you’re a daily driver who is confident behind the wheel, remember that traveling in unfamiliar terrain or weather conditions can be… Read More…

Video: Genealogy & Heritage Tours
Travel News

Video: Genealogy & Heritage Tours

Video: Genealogy & Heritage Tours Of course, travel is a great way to learn more about yourself.  But it can also be a way to learn more about your past…. Read More…

Travel News / Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / Hiking & Biking

Travel Tip: Rating The Difficulty Level Of Tours & Treks

Travel Tip: Rating The Difficulty Level Of Tours & Treks When you’re booking a tour or trek, it helps to be aware of the physical difficulty level so you’re not… Read More…

The Darwinian Tourist: Travel With A Biologist’s Perspective
Travel News / Eco Travel / Culture

The Darwinian Tourist: Travel With A Biologist’s Perspective

The Darwinian Tourist: Travel With A Biologist’s Perspective Of course, travel opens our eyes to the diversity of cultures and experiences around the world. But not everyone looks at travel… Read More…

Travel News / Travel Tips / Accessible Travel

Travel Tip: Wheelchair Accessible Rides

Travel Tip: Wheelchair Accessible Rides Being in a wheelchair doesn’t mean you have to forgo visiting big cities. While public transit in these places might be difficult to maneuver, there… Read More…

Radio Guests – La Quinta, California – Nov. 27, 2010
Travel News / Radio Show / California

Radio Guests – La Quinta, California – Nov. 27, 2010

Radio Guests – La Quinta, California – Nov. 27, 2010 On Saturday, November 27, Peter will broadcast his radio show from La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, California. … Read More…

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals On Hotels & Cruises Worldwide
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Cruise Travel / Budget Travel / Travel Deals

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals On Hotels & Cruises Worldwide

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals On Hotels & Cruises Worldwide The Friday after Thanksgiving isn’t just for holiday gift shopping anymore.  Hotels and resorts are rolling out deals… Read More…

Travel Tips / Culture

Travel Tip: Literary Destinations

Travel Tip: Literary Destinations If you’re a literature lover, you could get a lot out of following in the path of a favorite book or author. In Dublin, fans of… Read More…

Pilot Screenings To End Amid TSA Privacy Clashes
Travel News

Pilot Screenings To End Amid TSA Privacy Clashes

Pilot Screenings To End Amid TSA Privacy Clashes Transportation Security Administration (TSA) chief John Pistole confirmed on Friday that U.S. airline pilots will not be required to undergo physical checks… Read More…

Tips on Photographing a Glacier
Travel News

Tips on Photographing a Glacier

Tips on Photographing a Glacier Whether it’s a ski vacation or an expedition to the Arctic—or even just a trip to the local park on a wintery day—ice and snow… Read More…

Travel News

Travel Tip: Dealing With Dental Issues When Traveling

Travel Tip: Dealing With Dental Issues When Traveling Nothing can derail a trip faster than a bad toothache. Dental issues can develop quickly, so here’s how you can deal with… Read More…

Videos

Insider Videos: Hawaii’s Rainforests, Waterfalls & Hiking Trails

Hawaii’s rainforests, waterfalls and trails are well-known to veteran guide and owner of Hawaii Forest & Trail, Rob Pacheco. In this interview, Pacheco shares some the most unsung natural treasures… Read More…

Radio Guests – Ocho Rios, Jamaica – Nov. 20, 2010
Travel News / Radio Show

Radio Guests – Ocho Rios, Jamaica – Nov. 20, 2010

Radio Guests – Ocho Rios, Jamaica – Nov. 20, 2010 On Saturday, November 20, Peter will broadcast his radio show from The Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in… Read More…