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Archive for January, 2011

Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Fear Of Flying Workshops

If you’re afraid of flying, don’t worry … you’re not alone. The good news is there are fear of flying workshops to help conquer phobias–and in many cases, it’s happening… Read More…

Southeastern Utah Travel: Moab, Canyonlands And Arches National Park
Travel News / Car Travel / Destinations / Adventure Travel & Sports / National Parks / USA / West

Southeastern Utah Travel: Moab, Canyonlands And Arches National Park

In southeastern Utah, just a four-hour drive from Salt Lake City, visitors can experience an otherworldly landscape within the United States. David Latt explores the ways to experience the great… Read More…

U.S. Begins Voluntary Evacuation of Citizens from Egypt
Travel News / Travel Safety / Middle East

U.S. Begins Voluntary Evacuation of Citizens from Egypt

As the political protests in Egypt enter a seventh day, tourists, business people and students are crowding Cairo International Airport, hoping to find a spot on one of the few… Read More…

Travel Tips / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Dealing With Addiction When Traveling

If you’ve ever dealt with addiction issues, you know that traveling can pose some real concerns. But that doesn’t mean you have to be limited in your lifestyle—you just have… Read More…

Road Trip: English Pub Crawl
Travel News / Car Travel / Culinary Travel / British Isles / Europe / Restaurants

Road Trip: English Pub Crawl

It used to be said that people in the England were never more than 5 miles away from a local pub. Yet for various reasons many of England’s venerable pubs… Read More…

Foreign Tourists Flee Egyptian Protests, Riots
Travel News / Travel Safety / Middle East

Foreign Tourists Flee Egyptian Protests, Riots

As political unrest in Egypt’s major cities continues, foreign tourists are still faced with uncertainty over their personal safety. Throughout the week, demonstrators crowded Cairo, Alexandra and Suez, protesting November’s… Read More…

Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports

Travel Tip: Outdoor Activities … Indoors

If you’re a fan of the outdoors, but aren’t so into braving the elements, you’re in luck. I’ve got some activities that typically take place outside which you can experience… Read More…

Manhattan Travel: Times Square Hotels & Shopping
Travel News / Luxury Travel / Northeast / Shopping / USA

Manhattan Travel: Times Square Hotels & Shopping

Dear Peter, I know you are a part-time New Yorker, or a real New Yorker in your soul, but I’ve been hanging out for the last few days in the… Read More…

Travelers And Human Trafficking
Travel News / The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel Safety

Travelers And Human Trafficking

Peter Greenberg: A few weeks ago, I traveled to Luxor, Egypt to give a speech at a UN-sponsored event hosted by the First Lady of Egypt on Human Trafficking. It’s… Read More…

Radio Guests – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Punta Cana – Jan. 22, 2011
Travel News / Radio Show / Caribbean

Radio Guests – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Punta Cana – Jan. 22, 2011

Want to learn how expert travelers deal with bad weather and major delays? Peter will sit down with The Wall Street Journal‘s travel editor to talk strategy. Looking for more information… Read More…

Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Entertainment

Travel Tip: Hotel Theaters

Seeing a performance inside a hotel isn’t just reserved for Las Vegas extravaganzas. In fact, there are hotels with theaters around the country, so you don’t have to go far… Read More…

Cruise Critics Review The Disney Dream
Travel News / The Travel Detective® Blog / Cruise Travel

Cruise Critics Review The Disney Dream

No one knows cruise ships better than CruiseCritic.com’s Carolyn Spencer Brown. While broadcasting from the Disney Dream, Peter sat down with Carolyn to learn about the good, the bad, and… Read More…

Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Winter Sports If You Don’t Ski

If you associate ski resorts with orthopedic surgery then, like me, you’re probably not a big skier. But there are some new experiences for those folks who still enjoy winter… Read More…

Jamaican Restaurants: Jamaica Beyond The Sun And Surf
Travel News / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Luxury Travel / Restaurants

Jamaican Restaurants: Jamaica Beyond The Sun And Surf

Everyone knows of Jamaica’s tropical climate, famed beaches and bright blue sea, but when the weather doesn’t cooperate, it pays to plan a different sort of island itinerary. Donna M…. Read More…

TripAdvisor Names America’s Dirtiest Hotels for 2011
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Health & Fitness

TripAdvisor Names America’s Dirtiest Hotels for 2011

It’s back! TripAdvisor’s notorious Dirtiest Hotels list has been released, and this year’s choices have some surprises, as well as the return of some old favorites. Part of the annual… Read More…

Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Natural Disasters

Travel Tip: Alternatives To The Worst-Weather Airports In America

The impact of weather can really make or break a travel experience. So if you can anticipate which airports are more likely to be affected, the better your chances of… Read More…

Suicide Bomber Detonates Device in Russia’s Busiest Airport
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Eastern Europe / Terrorism

Suicide Bomber Detonates Device in Russia’s Busiest Airport

A terrorist attack in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport has killed at least 35 people and injured 130 more after a suicide bomber detonated a homemade bomb in a busy area near… Read More…

Returning To Fantasy Baseball Camp: Attrition Day
Travel News / Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel / Health & Fitness / South / USA

Returning To Fantasy Baseball Camp: Attrition Day

It’s down to the final two games before the playoff, and this group of campers is feeling the pain. Roy Berger reports on his week at Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp,… Read More…

Returning To Fantasy Baseball Camp: Night And Day In Lakeland, Florida
Travel News / Adventure Travel & Sports / Luxury Travel / South / USA

Returning To Fantasy Baseball Camp: Night And Day In Lakeland, Florida

Morning came early in Lakeland after a late night at the ballpark. But with a new baseball glove in hand, Roy Berger may have just experienced the game of a… Read More…