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How U.S. Citizens Can Travel to Cuba
The Travel Detective / Caribbean / The Travel Detective Exclusive

How U.S. Citizens Can Travel to Cuba

In 2014, Barack Obama announced that he and Cuban President Raul Castro had begun the process of normalizing relations between the two countries. Part of that agreement included lifting some… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel to the U.S. Continues to Drop
Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel to the U.S. Continues to Drop

The numbers are in, and if you’re in the U.S. travel industry, they are not uplifting. Inbound tourism numbers from overseas—foreign travelers coming to the U.S.—are down substantially. That’s due… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why A New Travel Law Isn’t Going Into Effect
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing

Travel Tip: Why A New Travel Law Isn’t Going Into Effect

Some of you might remember that Congress ordered a rule that required airlines to refund your checked bag fee if your luggage is late or lost. In fact, Congress passed… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines That Don’t Accommodate Peanut Allergies
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Airlines That Don’t Accommodate Peanut Allergies

Are you allergic to peanuts? This could be a serious medical problem if you’re flying on many commercial airlines that serve peanuts on board. The rules and policies as to… Read More…

Image Credit: The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
Winter / Luxe Lavs / Valentine's Day

Luxe Lavs: Romantic Hotels for Ski Lovers

This winter, colder-than-average temperatures have dominated a large portion of the country, resulting in an abundance of snow. It’s a great time for devout ski and snow lovers to take… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Airline Rules About Emotional Support Animals

It’s a travel scam that has literally gotten out of hand—the emotional support animal that flies on airplanes. For about $150, passengers can get their animal—not just dogs or cats—certified… Read More…

Crimson Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine’s Day
Luxe Lavs / Valentine's Day

Crimson Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine’s Day

Red, the color of blood, fire, and rubies, is frequently associated with love, passion, desire, longing, and romance. To honor Valentine’s Day, Luxe Lavs contributor Angela Fairhurst found four hotel… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Should Know if Your Flight is Overbooked
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: What You Should Know if Your Flight is Overbooked

The next time you’re either at a departure gate or even seated on your flight and you hear the announcement that the flight is oversold and they are looking for… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide—The Mall of America in Bloomington, MN—February 3, 2018
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide—The Mall of America in Bloomington, MN—February 3, 2018

This Super Bowl weekend, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from The Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. The original mega mall sits on 78 acres of land formerly occupied by the… Read More…

New Airline Restrictions for Emotional Support Animals
Airlines & Airports / Travel with Pets / CBS News

New Airline Restrictions for Emotional Support Animals

More and more airlines are reporting that the number—as well as the types—of emotional support animals flying on planes is reaching crisis proportions. We’re not just talking about dogs and… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Cruise Travel

Travel Tip: Things to Keep in Mind When Booking A Cruise Cabin

Are you thinking of booking a cruise? Destination and itinerary are important, not to mention the fare. Then there’s your cabin—almost everyone wants an outside cabin, or one with a… Read More…

Hidden Gems of Jordan
Hidden Gems / Middle East / The Travel Detective Exclusive

Hidden Gems of Jordan

Bordered by Israel and Palestine to the west, Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, and Saudi Arabia to the southeast, Jordan is a relatively small country—but it is… Read More…

Image Source: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Airports Add More Attractions to Keep You Entertained

When it comes to airports, I’m always the one to argue that the less time I spend there, the better. After all, the airport should only be the enabler—the place… Read More…

Image Credit: Stephanie Ervin
Travel Tips / Destinations / Cruise Travel

Travel Tip: Cruise Lines Expand to More Ports Around the World

It’s a big year for the cruise industry, with many new ships coming online. But it’s also a great new year for cruise ports of call. Currently, there are more… Read More…

Hotel With A Past: The Buccaneer in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Caribbean / Hotels With A Past

Hotel With A Past: The Buccaneer in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

It’s only ninety square miles, but St. Croix is a world away from most other Caribbean islands. Only 50,000 people live there, but it’s full of history. While visiting, we… Read More…

Cardiff, Wales: Like a Local
The Travel Detective / British Isles / Like a Local

Cardiff, Wales: Like a Local

It might surprise you to learn that about 20 million people a year come to Cardiff. They’re typically tourists who come to see St. John the Baptist Church, the castles,… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Some Hotels Are Changing Their Security Policies
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Safety

Travel Tip: How Some Hotels Are Changing Their Security Policies

In the wake of last year’s tragic shooting at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, a number of hotels are reassessing their security protocols. Disney Resorts has reevaluated its… Read More…

Travel Tip: Using Public Transportation to Get to the Airport
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Using Public Transportation to Get to the Airport

Getting to and from airports has always been a time-consuming challenge for most of us. But now, slowly but surely, a number of cities are concentrating on building well-designed links… Read More…

Where History & Cultures Blend: South Africa’s Eclectic Music Scene
Africa / Culture

Where History & Cultures Blend: South Africa’s Eclectic Music Scene

While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of South Africa, jazz and music are a large part of the country’s culture. Contributing… Read More…