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Archive for February, 2012

Peter’s Signature Dish Demo with Chicago’s Chef Christian Fantoni
Travel Tools / Videos / Culinary Travel / Restaurants / Signature Dishes

Peter’s Signature Dish Demo with Chicago’s Chef Christian Fantoni

Around the world there are a few dishes that keep Peter coming back to a restaurant and a city. Recently, Peter sampled Chef Christian Fantoni’s Butternut Squash Cappellacci and sent… Read More…

The Travel Detective: Why U.S. Customs and Border Protection Needs to Change
Travel News / The Travel Detective® Blog / Passport, Visa & Customs

The Travel Detective: Why U.S. Customs and Border Protection Needs to Change

The Obama administration is relaxing visa restrictions in an effort to attract more foreign visitors and boost the U.S. economy, but that is not enough. The Travel Detective lays out… Read More…

Travel Tip: Historic Voluntourism
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Historic Voluntourism

Think voluntourism can only mean working with kids or animals? Think again. There are some great ways to lend a helping hand and get a little history lesson along the… Read More…

Ask Peter: Lisbon in a Day, Venice Restaurants & More
Travel Tools / Culinary Travel / Ask Peter / Europe / Italy & Greece / Mexico & Central America / Restaurants / Spain & Portugal

Ask Peter: Lisbon in a Day, Venice Restaurants & More

If you’re in the midst of planning your spring travel and want to know how to find the best food, how to avoid the rainy season, and how to have… Read More…

Restaurant Spotlight―Chazz: A Bronx Original
Travel News / Destinations / Culinary Travel / Restaurants / USA

Restaurant Spotlight―Chazz: A Bronx Original

Baltimore might not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of celebrity restaurants, but Donna M. Owens heads to Chazz Palminteri’s new spot to see why… Read More…

Travel Deals (Updated): Leap Into Savings!
Travel News / Budget Travel / Travel Deals

Travel Deals (Updated): Leap Into Savings!

Leap year comes just once every four years so take advantage of February’s extra day with these travel bargains. Extra Day Savings The Leap Year is an event worth celebrating… Read More…

Travel Tip: Cruise Cancellation Rules
Travel Tips / Cruise Travel / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Cruise Cancellation Rules

You’ve head the news reports of people getting sick on cruise ships. Want to know one of the major reasons? It’s the cruise industry’s draconian cancellation policies! Here’s what I… Read More…

Destin: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Waterfront Activities
Adventure Travel & Sports / Like a Local / USA / Water sports

Destin: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Waterfront Activities

Peter travels all over the world for Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio and now he wants to take you with him! Don’t just hear about what the locals are doing on… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Emerald Coast, Florida–February 25, 2012
Radio Show / South

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Emerald Coast, Florida–February 25, 2012

The Obama administration is making it easier for foreign travelers to get visas, but what is the travel experience like for our guests at the border? Peter breaks down what… Read More…

22 Cruise Passengers Robbed in Mexico: A CBS This Morning Report
Travel News / Cruise Travel / Travel Safety / Videos / CBS News

22 Cruise Passengers Robbed in Mexico: A CBS This Morning Report

Mexico is back in the hot seat after 22 passengers from the Carnival Splendor were robbed on Saturday while in Puerto Vallarta on a nature excursion. No one was hurt,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Spring Travel Deals
Travel Tips / Travel Deals

Travel Tip: Spring Travel Deals

Would you believe it if I said early spring is a is a magical time to travel? I’m talking about travel deals, and there are plenty of them this time… Read More…

Icarus Award: Insanity to Linsanity
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Icarus Award

Icarus Award: Insanity to Linsanity

It’s not just Linsanity this week. Passengers, flight attendants, air traffic controllers and even an airline (yes, it’s Spirit Airlines)  are all going a little insane this week. Read about… Read More…

5 Things Airlines Don’t Want You to Know: A CBS This Morning Report
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Videos / CBS News

5 Things Airlines Don’t Want You to Know: A CBS This Morning Report

Last week Peter shared the 5 Things Hotel Don’t Want You to Know. Today, he returns to CBS: This Morning to follow up on his series with the top five… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hearing Loops
Travel Tips / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Hearing Loops

If you or someone you know has difficulty hearing, you know how challenging things can be on the road. Here’s what’s out there to help you out. Whether it’s hearing… Read More…

Travel Deals: Spring Break Savings in the Caribbean
Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Caribbean

Travel Deals: Spring Break Savings in the Caribbean

It may be high season in the Caribbean, but you still have a chance to score some great deals. With spring break right around the corner, check out these island… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Sierra Club on Merritt Island, Florida
Travel News / Destinations / Voluntourism / Women's Travel / Cultural Immersion

Voluntourism Spotlight: Sierra Club on Merritt Island, Florida

Once again, we’re adding to our listings of volunteer travel (a.k.a voluntourism) opportunities. Check back every Thursday for our voluntourism spotlight and tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio to hear… Read More…

Radio Show Guest List, Emerald Grande, Destin, Florida
Radio Show / Guest List

Radio Show Guest List, Emerald Grande, Destin, Florida

Ready for spring travel inspiration? How about tips on how to take the best travel photographs on the road? Peter shares advice on this and more as he broadcasts his… Read More…

Travel Tip: Alternate Accommodations for Business Travelers
Travel Tips / Business Travel

Travel Tip: Alternate Accommodations for Business Travelers

You may have heard a lot about vacation rentals as a way for families to save when traveling. But who else can benefit from this trend? Would you believe it… Read More…

Slideshow: Taiwan’s Regional Festivals
Asia / Culture / Festivals

Slideshow: Taiwan’s Regional Festivals

Taiwan keeps its folklore alive with a variety of exciting festivals, many of which take place during wintertime in honor of the Chinese New Year. Julie Alvin rounds up some… Read More…