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Radio Guest List–Bonaventure Resort & Spa–May 11, 2013

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Fort Lauderdale may be known as the home of the first spring break party, but the city has evolved beyond beer mugs and college kid parties. Hear about the growing arts, culture and wildlife activities going on year-round when Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcasts from the Bonaventure Resort & Spa.

Listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Have a travel question? Then ask Peter. Call 888-88-PETER (888-887-3837), email him at, or tweet your questions to@petersgreenberg (include #askPeter)

Featured Guests Include:

Patrick Smith, airline pilot and founder of, debates the 787 battery fixes and the airworthiness of the aircraft.

Robert Burr, rum expert and author of Robert Burr’s Rum Guide, shares the best cocktails to make this summer.

Matthew Kepnes, author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, offers money-saving, budget travel hacks.

Tony Fins, board of directors of the Guy Harvey Foundation, describes the foundation’s work to encourage scientific research, education and conservation for sustainable marine environments.

Courtney Scott, senior editor for, talks about the surprising deals for the 2013 summer travel season, where you’ll find savings overseas in Europe and throughout the U.S.

Timothy Schwartzman
, owner of Everglades Tours at Sawgrass Recreation Park, explains his eco-tour offerings that go far beyond the old airboat rides.

Susan Van Allen, author of Letters from Italy: Confessions, Adventures & Advice,  looks at how the new Pope is changing tourism to Italy this year.

Betty Cobb, chairman of Broward County Historical Commission, shares how visitors can experience the history of Florida and railroad’s impact on Fort Lauderdale.

Melanie Bloom, national patient spokesperson for the Coalition to Prevent DVT, breaks down her flying strategies and tools for preventing DVT in long flights.

Amber Nolan, creator of the Jet Hiking Project, talks about her successes and failures attempting to travel the world by “hitchhiking” on general aviation planes and private jets.

Matt Gross, author of The Turk Who Loved Apples, explains how he came to terms with the pitfalls of life on the road, and emerged a savvier, smarter, more independent traveler.

Bob Axenfeld, executive chef for the Bonaventure Resort & Spa, explores the local produce of Florida and how he incorporates his favorites into menu planning.

By Lily J. Kosner for