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Archive for April, 2012

Travel Tip: Cruise Secrets
Travel Tips / Cruise Travel

Travel Tip: Cruise Secrets

Thinking about booking a cruise? Listen up because there may be some fine print hidden in that contract. Cruise lines have cancellation policies that are stricter than you think. Just… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Eurostar–April 28, 2012
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Eurostar–April 28, 2012

Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from London, Paris and everywhere in between this week. On board the Eurostar train, the show begins in London’s St. Pancras Station and ends in Paris… Read More…

Like a Local: Train Travel & London’s New Olympic Park
Trains / Travel Tools / Videos / Adventure Travel & Sports / British Isles / Like a Local

Like a Local: Train Travel & London’s New Olympic Park

Last week, Peter was in London preparing for the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcast from the Eurostar, traveling from London’s St. Pancras Station to Paris’ Gard du Nord. Don’t just… Read More…

How to Beat the Summer Airfare Hike: A CBS This Morning Report
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / CBS News

How to Beat the Summer Airfare Hike: A CBS This Morning Report

Airfares rose three times this year and as we head into the summer travel season, experts are anticipating another 3 percent jump. There are two main forces driving the fare… Read More…

Behind the Scenes of Like a Local Guides
Videos / CBS News

Behind the Scenes of Like a Local Guides

Want to know how a travel journalist investigates the most interesting activities and susses out the most useful travel advice? Watch as Peter introduces the new Like a Local guides… Read More…

Icarus Award: You Don’t Have Ebola & Other Fake Threats
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Travel with Pets / Icarus Award

Icarus Award: You Don’t Have Ebola & Other Fake Threats

Last week, the Icarus Award was stalled at security and this week we’re not going much farther. Trouble remains at the airport and on the airplane. There are three high-profile… Read More…

England Trains: Like a Local & Peter’s Top 4 UK Train Tips
Travel Gear / Trains / Travel Tools / Videos / British Isles / Like a Local

England Trains: Like a Local & Peter’s Top 4 UK Train Tips

Tomorrow, Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio will be broadcasting from the Eurostar en route from London’s St. Pancras Station to Paris’ Gard du Nord. Click here to listen to the show… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Bike Programs
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Adventure Travel & Sports / Health & Fitness / Hiking & Biking

Travel Tip: Hotel Bike Programs

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—in some cities, getting around by bicycle is the best way to immerse yourself while covering a lot more ground than on… Read More…

Savvy Souvenirs: Shopping in Japan
Videos / Asia / Cultural Immersion / Japan / Shopping

Savvy Souvenirs: Shopping in Japan

We all go shopping when we travel, but sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect souvenir that reflects a culture but is not sold on every street corner.  Travel correspondent… Read More…

Travel Deals: Mother’s Day Savings & Specials–Updated
Travel News / Budget Travel / Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Mother’s Day Savings & Specials–Updated

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you haven’t found the perfect gift, why not the perfect trip? Mark your calenders for Sunday, May 13.  This week we have… Read More…

Travel Contest: What YOU Need on the Road, Week 3 Challenge
Travel Contest / Passport, Visa & Customs

Travel Contest: What YOU Need on the Road, Week 3 Challenge

It’s the last week of the What YOU Need on the Road contest. We’ve covered flying etiquette, driving trips and this week we’re going abroad. Answer our travel process question… Read More…

Radio Guest List, Eurostar London to Paris, April 28, 2012
Radio Show / Guest List

Radio Guest List, Eurostar London to Paris, April 28, 2012

Peter Greenberg Worldwide radio is breaking the mold this week and coming to you from two travel destinations. The show is starting in London and ending in Paris, so how… Read More…

Travel Tip: Free Entrance Days
Travel Tips / Budget Travel / Culture / National Parks

Travel Tip: Free Entrance Days

When it comes to finding new experiences, the key word is often, “free!” So why not take advantage of activities that usually come with a price tag? Every May there’s… Read More…

WTTC Spotlight: Reviving U.S. Tourism post 9/11
Travel News / Travel Tools / Passport, Visa & Customs

WTTC Spotlight: Reviving U.S. Tourism post 9/11

Did you know that in the last 10 years, the U.S. lost a third of its international long haul travel? This past week Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from the World… Read More…

Like a Local Explained: A CBS Chicago Report
Travel Tools / Destinations / Videos

Like a Local Explained: A CBS Chicago Report

Peter’s Like a Local guides are in bookstores across the country. In Chicago, Peter joined the team at CBS 2 News this morning to introduce the new Michelin series and… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Visit London this Summer with Winant Clayton
Voluntourism / British Isles / Cultural Immersion / Europe

Voluntourism Spotlight: Visit London this Summer with Winant Clayton

In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, find out how to spend the summer in London, where there are more ways to give back beyond just preparing for the Olympics. Check back… Read More…

Travel Tip: 2012 Celestial Events
Travel Tips / Eco Travel

Travel Tip: 2012 Celestial Events

Listen up, stargazers. Venus is set to pass between the sun and earth between June 5 and 6 and this is a big event that won’t happen again until 2117…. Read More…

The Travel Detective Reviews the Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Videos

The Travel Detective Reviews the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

After a decade of delays, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, once jokingly referred to as the 7-late-7, is in flight. Peter went on board one of the first trips with ANA… Read More…

Ask Peter: Hotel Bed Bugs, Cuba Travel & More
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Ask Peter / France & Belgium / Health & Fitness / Restaurants

Ask Peter: Hotel Bed Bugs, Cuba Travel & More

This week, Peter is using his “Ask Peter” column to debunk some common travel myths. He’s answering your questions and showing: you can travel directly to Cuba as an American;… Read More…