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Mileage Credit Cards: A Warning

For years, there’s been a major marketing push for travel credit cards–offering cashback, mileage and other perks. The key is the bonuses they’re offering, up to 100,000 miles just for… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels That Promise Total Isolation
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Travel Tip: Hotels That Promise Total Isolation

There’s getting away for a vacation, and then there’s really getting away to hotels that promise total isolation. Check out the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland. It’s located 155 miles… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries with the Most Forests
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Travel Tip: Countries with the Most Forests

Every country wants to promote itself as being green, but which country actually has the most forests? The world’s most forested country is Suriname in South America, where 98% of… Read More…

Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–December 6, 2018
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Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–December 6, 2018

Congrats to Marianne, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com travel photo contest! This stunning photo was taken at La Residence in Franschhoek, South Africa.    Each week, your photo has the… Read More…

Travel Tip: How an Atlas Can Be Deceiving
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Travel Tip: How an Atlas Can Be Deceiving

Each year, my favorite Christmas present to give friends is an Atlas. I always want to encourage them to have a better sense of place.  But sometimes, the maps don’t… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Where to Vacation Like World Leaders and Royals

If you can’t decide where to take your next vacation, just play “Follow the Leader.” For years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has spent her vacations at the same fisherman’s village… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Conrad Hotel in Cairo, Egypt–December 8, 2018
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Radio Guest List–Conrad Hotel in Cairo, Egypt–December 8, 2018

  This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts on the banks of the Nile, from the Conrad Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. Joining Peter, with an update on all the new archaeological… Read More…

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6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Techie Travelers

In the world of planned obsolescence, nothing annoys more than yesterday’s technology. At the same time, especially during the holidays, nothing excites more than the latest gadgets. And if you’re… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Most Peaceful Countries in the World–A New Study

The Institute for Economics and Peace ranked 163 countries according to how peaceful they are. The study was based on three criteria–safety and security, the presence of ongoing conflict and… Read More…

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Digital Detox Resorts

If you really want to get away from it all, there are resorts that will not only help you do that, they’ll make you do that! It’s the latest in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Do These State Slogans Make You Want to Visit? 
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Travel Tip: Do These State Slogans Make You Want to Visit? 

In case you didn’t know, every state has its own promotional or patriotic slogan.    Virginia “is for lovers.”     Texas has, “Go big or go home.”   And of… Read More…

Ōtsuka Museum of Art, 
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Travel Tips: Museums with Fake, Famous Art

Next time you go to a museum, be warned that a growing number of museums are now announcing that some of their collections are…fakes. And in some cases, some museums… Read More…

Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–November 29, 2018
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Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–November 29, 2018

Congrats to Dorothy, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com travel photo contest. Dorothy had woken up early and noticed the beauty of the fog around the sunrise in… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Southwest Airlines Is Attempting to Improve the Boarding Process
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Travel Tip: How Southwest Airlines Is Attempting to Improve the Boarding Process

I’ve always found the airplane boarding process tedious, inefficient and slow.    And it’s every time, and motion study has proven it, as airlines grapple with how to improve the how and when we… Read More…

Radio Guest List–World Travel Market Ministers’ Summit and The Savoy Hotel in London–December 1, 2018
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Radio Guest List–World Travel Market Ministers’ Summit and The Savoy Hotel in London–December 1, 2018

  This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the legendary Savoy Hotel in London. We’ll update all the latest news, including the continuing investigation into the Lion Air crash in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Drip Pricing and What You Can Do About It
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Travel Tip: Hotel Drip Pricing and What You Can Do About It

This year, hotels in the U.S. will reap nearly $3 billion in fees from travelers. This is 8% higher than last year, and it’s only going to get worse.   … Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Airline Ticket Change Fees
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Travel Tip: How to Avoid Airline Ticket Change Fees

No matter how the airlines try to explain or justify it, ticket change fees are nothing but pure profit.     We’re talking about $200-$300 a ticket, and some international flight… Read More…

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Mumbai Terror Attacks: 10 Years Later

Hard to believe it’s been 10 years, but in 2008, over the Thanksgiving weekend, terror hit hard in India. And it gripped the world for three days.   I covered… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Travel Agents and How to Successfully Work With One

For those of you who think the days of the travel agent are gone, you might want to think again. New research by AAA confirms what many of us already… Read More…