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Archive for October, 2011

Travel News- Government Steps In Qantas Labor Dispute
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Travel News- Government Steps In Qantas Labor Dispute

Two days. 70,000 stranded passengers. 600 canceled flights. In one of the worst labor disputes in a decade, Qantas Airlines resumed flights as of mid-Monday after orders from the Australian… Read More…

Travel News- Did JetBlue And AA Violate The DOT’s Passenger Bill of Rights?
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Natural Disasters / Travel Insurance

Travel News- Did JetBlue And AA Violate The DOT’s Passenger Bill of Rights?

Taking a chapter out of the travelers’ handbook for most horrific experiences, hundreds of JetBlue and American Airlines passengers were left stranded on a tarmac for more than 7 hours… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Secret Flights
Travel Deals / Videos / Video Travel Tips

Video Travel Tip: Secret Flights

Ever wonder how Peter gets to so many destinations every year? Well one answer is secret flights. Peter took a secret flight via Air Tahiti Nui recently to get from… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–October 29, 2011–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–October 29, 2011–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome

Miss the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show this weekend? No worries, you can listen or download the podcast of the full show right here. Broadcasting from  the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Catacombs Open to the Public
Travel Tips / Culture

Travel Tip: Catacombs Open to the Public

For a truly spooky Halloween travel idea, why not skip all those haunted houses and go directly to a catacomb. Exploring these underground cemeteries is a relatively different way to… Read More…

Icarus Award: Happy Endings Edition
Icarus Award

Icarus Award: Happy Endings Edition

Many fail, but few are redeemed. This week’s Icarus Awards are for everyone who likes happy endings. Failures are reversed, a job is restored and a kitten found. Of course,… Read More…

Slideshow: A Fall Foodies’ Tour of New York
Travel News / Destinations / Culinary Travel / Slideshow

Slideshow: A Fall Foodies’ Tour of New York

New York is always changing and so too is the city’s restaurant scene. With big-name celebrity outposts opening and closing, restaurants from every ethnicity and region, and a growing underground… Read More…

Where in the World is Peter Greenberg?
Travel Trivia / Where in the World is Peter Greenberg?

Where in the World is Peter Greenberg?

Outdoor dining is always an adventure, especially when there’s a cannon aimed at you.  Some might say, however, that the most fun and the biggest challenge just might be traveling… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Currency Exchange
Videos / Money, Currency & Credit

Video Travel Tip: Currency Exchange

Whether you’re dealing with dinars, pesos, euros or dollars, handling money while abroad can be a challenge, especially when it comes to exchanging one currency for another. Peter Greenberg Worldwide… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome–October 29, 2011
Radio Show / Europe / France & Belgium

Radio Guest List–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome–October 29, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, Cruise Critic‘s Carolyn Spencer Brown shares something really spooky. Forget ghost stories. For a real fright, imagine the scariest things that have happen to cruises… Read More…

Travel Tip: Affordable Destinations
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Travel Tip: Affordable Destinations

If finding an affordable destination is your goal, you might be surprised by what information is out there. You just have to know where to find the data, and then… Read More…

Travel Deals: Cuba Tours, Legoland Florida & More Tropical Savings
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Travel Deals: Cuba Tours, Legoland Florida & More Tropical Savings

As fall starts to cool and winter weather is on the horizon, now is the time to plan a trip to warmer climates. This week’s deals feature a new tour… Read More…

Turkey Post Earthquake: Is Travel Safe? Will Tourism Be Disrupted?
Travel News / Middle East / Natural Disasters

Turkey Post Earthquake: Is Travel Safe? Will Tourism Be Disrupted?

Sunday’s 7.2 magnitude quake in Eastern Turkey has already killed hundreds and the search for survivors continues. The 7.2 quake is the largest to hit Turkey since the 7.6 earthquake… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Your Health on The Road Benefits From These Apps
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Travel Tip: How Your Health on The Road Benefits From These Apps

If you’ve ever dealt with health issues, you already know that technology can be a lifesaver. So why not use technology to help stay healthy on the road? A handful… Read More…

Jerusalem Now: Look Beyond the Old City for Secular Treasures
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Jerusalem Now: Look Beyond the Old City for Secular Treasures

Most people head to Tel Aviv for secular adventures in Israel, but there’s another side to the spiritual center, Jerusalem. Alison Brower goes outside the Old City to find the… Read More…

The Chilling and Thrilling List: Abacos, Bahamas
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The Chilling and Thrilling List: Abacos, Bahamas

A resort getaway may aim to keep you on property spending money, but Donna M. Owens heads to the Bahamas to find chilling and thrilling ways to relax like the… Read More…

Will Fliers Feel the Pinch as American Airlines Loses Money, Pilots and Capacity?
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Travel Safety

Will Fliers Feel the Pinch as American Airlines Loses Money, Pilots and Capacity?

American Airlines is losing money and pilots while its stock plummets. Terry Maxon, aviation writer for The Dallas Morning News, and Peter break down the origin and potential impact of… Read More…

Travel Tip – Navigating Rental Car Companies
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Travel Tip – Navigating Rental Car Companies

Regional locations, national companies, and a neverending list of fees … renting a car can be as confusing as airline travel. Here are a few resources to help make the… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–October 22, 2011–Grand Wailea, Hawaii
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–October 22, 2011–Grand Wailea, Hawaii

If you didn’t catch the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show this weekend, you can listen or download the podcast of the full show right here. Broadcasting from  the Grand Wailea, A… Read More…