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Travel Tip: The World’s Oldest Hotels

Most hotels market themselves by location, by rate or by amenities. But a number of hotels–with great stories to tell–are simply selling histories. And the older the better. In Freiberg,… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Granlibakken Hotel in Lake Tahoe, California–October 20, 2018
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Radio Guest List–Granlibakken Hotel in Lake Tahoe, California–October 20, 2018

This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the nearly century-old Granlibakken hotel in Lake Tahoe, California. Mike Schwartz, Fire Chief at the North Tahoe Fire Protection District, joins the program… Read More…

Travel Tip: Will Congress Pass Industry-Wide Rules for Emotional Support Animals?
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Travel Tip: Will Congress Pass Industry-Wide Rules for Emotional Support Animals?

A new bill in Congress, which has an excellent chance of passing, may finally result in industry-wide rules about emotional support animals flying on airplanes. More and more animals are… Read More…

Inside Travel: Puerto Rico
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Inside Travel: Puerto Rico

It’s one thing for a destination to recover physically from a natural disaster. But when a destination depends so much on travel and tourism for its economic well-being, how does it actually… Read More…

Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate
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Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate

Do you think your plane is crowded now? According to new research from Euromonitor International, travel arrivals will reach 2.4 billion people by 2030. And China, France and the U.S…. Read More…

Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018
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Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018

This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the first World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) European Leaders Forum — and from the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. Joining Peter is Greece Minister of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Helpful Translation Tools
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Travel Tip: Helpful Translation Tools

If you’re like most American travelers, “Donde esta el bano?”–or where is the bathroom?–may be the extent of your foreign language repertoire.   But now, there are a host of… Read More…

Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–October 11, 2018
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Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–October 11, 2018

Congrats to Yasmine, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com travel photo contest! Overlooking Lalibela, Ethiopia, she snapped this photo from the Asheton Maryam Monastery.   Each week, your photo has… Read More…

Travel Tip: Costs of Ground Transportation
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Travel Tip: Costs of Ground Transportation

Whenever I’m traveling out of town, whether it’s in a United States or foreign city, I’ve made the calculations about ground transportation.   And with few exceptions, it’s actually cheaper… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Saving Money With One-Way Tickets

Not that long ago, if you wanted a cheap, or perhaps cheaper flight, you’d book at least two weeks in advance and stay over that required Saturday night.   But… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Movie Based Destinations

Are you trying to pick your next travel destination?   A growing number of people are heading for their favorite movies–or at least where the movies were shot.   And,… Read More…

An Update on Thailand’s Maya Bay
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An Update on Thailand’s Maya Bay

Thailand’s Maya Bay, a popular tourist island in the Andaman Sea, was made famous by the 2000 movie The Beach starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The Beach became so popular that 200… Read More…

Travel Tip: A Look At Canceled Flights This Past Summer
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Travel Tip: A Look At Canceled Flights This Past Summer

It’s one thing to measure or try to measure an airline’s average on-time performance.   But the real defining metric is which airline does the best in bad weather. Which… Read More…

Travel Tip: American Accents That Appeal to Foreigners
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Travel Tip: American Accents That Appeal to Foreigners

Americans are often fascinated by foreign accents. Some might say we are seduced by them. I’ve often believed that someone using a soothing British or French accent can often be… Read More…

Radio Guest List – House of Rock in Santa Rosa, California – October 6, 2018
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Radio Guest List – House of Rock in Santa Rosa, California – October 6, 2018

You can’t visit Santa Rosa without making the pilgrimage to the Redwood Empire Ice Arena, otherwise known as Snoopy’s Home Ice. This week, Eye on Travel stops by the arena and then broadcasts… Read More…

Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–October 4, 2018
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Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week–October 4, 2018

Congrats to Diane, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com travel photo contest! This incredible shot was taken in Mongolia when she stopped for an overnight during her Siberian train trip… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Tour With Locals

It’s one thing to visit a destination and go on a guided tour. It’s quite another to be able to immerse yourself and explore your new location with a local… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Greeting Etiquette Around the World

It’s one thing to greet a close friend or family member with a kiss on the cheek . Let’s face it, Americans like to hug. We like to touch. But… Read More…

Corippo Foundation
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Corippo, Switzerland: The Entire Village Is Set to Become a Hotel!

Only 12 people live in Corippo Village in Switzerland–just 7.5 miles from Locarno and about 12.5 miles from the border with Italy–and the average age is 75.  It doesn’t take… Read More…