An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

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Travel Tip: One Way to Find Out if You Need Travel Insurance
Travel Tips / Travel Insurance

Travel Tip: One Way to Find Out if You Need Travel Insurance

Recent natural disasters, such as earthquakes in Mexico and hurricanes in the Caribbean, raise the issue of travel insurance. What do you need? When you should you buy it? Is… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: New Rules for Driver’s Licenses at Airports

If you’re like most U.S. travelers going through airport security, you show what you think is a government-issued ID—your driver’s license. But starting early next year, you may be in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Should Know What Your Bag Tag Code Means
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing

Travel Tip: Why You Should Know What Your Bag Tag Code Means

The next time you check your bags, pay particular attention to the three-letter code the counter agent puts on those bag tags. MAD does not mean Madison, Wisconsin. It means… Read More…

Radio Guest List—Best of Florida—November 4, 2017
Radio Show / Guest List

Radio Guest List—Best of Florida—November 4, 2017

This September, the Category 5 storm Hurricane Irma devastated Florida and left over 75,000 people seeking refuge, clothing, and food. While the storm—and the corresponding news coverage—has blown over, the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Warnings About the United States
Travel Tips / Travel Safety

Travel Tip: Travel Warnings About the United States

The U.S. State Department has issued travel warnings, bulletins, and bans for decades. These alert U.S. travelers to potential or real danger zones around the world. Well, things have finally… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: The RiSE Lantern Festival in the Mojave Desert
Ask A Concierge / California

Ask A Concierge: The RiSE Lantern Festival in the Mojave Desert

Have you ever watched one of those small hot air luminary ceremonies on YouTube and suddenly wanted to be a part of one? Me too. It’s so funny how the birth… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps to That Can Help You While You’re Traveling
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Apps to That Can Help You While You’re Traveling

If necessity is truly the mother of invention, then these three travel apps are worthy of your attention. First is something called Jetradar. Very few low cost airlines are displayed… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary
Canada / Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs: Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary

This year marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the formation of the Canadian Confederation. Counties, cities, and provinces across Canada are celebrating the 150th birthday. In honor of this anniversary, Luxe… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Airfares May Be Low, But Don’t Forget About Ancillary Fees

Many airlines will argue that—when adjusted for inflation—the airfares you’re paying today for domestic flights are a lot lower than they were 40 years ago, before the deregulation of the… Read More…

Radio Guest List—Special Museum Broadcast—October 21, 2017
Radio Show / Guest List

Radio Guest List—Special Museum Broadcast—October 21, 2017

According to the Institute of Museum and Library Services, there are over 35,000 operating museums in the U.S. For a little perspective, that’s more than double the number of Starbucks… Read More…

How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters & Shootings
Travel News / Voluntourism

How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters & Shootings

The natural disasters over the past two months and the recent shooting in Las Vegas have been catastrophic. It started in August, with Hurricane Harvey in Houston, which has left… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Up Close & Personal With the Cabazon Dinosaurs
Ask A Concierge / USA

Ask A Concierge: Up Close & Personal With the Cabazon Dinosaurs

For years, Sarah Dandashy of Ask A Concierge drove by the Cabazon Dinosaurs. If you’ve ever driven to or from Palm Springs on the 10 freeway, you’ve likely passed them… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Much Airlines & Hotels Make Off Your Added Fees
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: How Much Airlines & Hotels Make Off Your Added Fees

It’s a safe bet to describe our airline and hotel experience as living in the home of the brave and the land of the fee. The latest numbers are out,… Read More…

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country
Halloween / Luxe Lodgings / USA

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country

With fall upon us, the weather is cooling off, the leaves are changing, the days are shortening, and creatures begin restlessly stirring for the Halloween season. Luxe Lodgings contributor Angela… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps You Can Use When You’re Traveling in Other Countries
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Apps You Can Use When You’re Traveling in Other Countries

The numbers are, to say the least, staggering. By the end of this year, 30 percent of all travel sales in the U.S. will be made on mobile devices. There… Read More…

Radio Guest List—Special Rebroadcast from Omni Homestead Resort—October 14, 2017
Radio Show / Guest List

Radio Guest List—Special Rebroadcast from Omni Homestead Resort—October 14, 2017

This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show features a special rebroadcast from the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia that originally aired on August 27, 2016. The Omni Homestead Resort… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Travel Deals

Travel Tip: Why International Travel to the U.S. is Dropping

First it was Brexit. Then it was the strength of the U.S. dollar against many foreign currencies. Then it was the President’s executive orders concerning travel bans directed at certain… Read More…

Travel Tip: Help Puerto Rico & Places Impacted by Natural Disasters
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Help Puerto Rico & Places Impacted by Natural Disasters

The recent devastating natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and the Caribbean have created an unprecedented crisis. In places like Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, and St. Thomas, that… Read More…

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Travel Scams / Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Watch Out For This Wheelchair Scam at Airports

It’s become one of the larger travel scams out there. It’s about requesting wheelchairs at the airport. If you have a mobility issue, you can legitimately request a wheelchair to… Read More…