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Go Local & Organic With Costa Rica’s Best Coffee: Hidden Gems of Costa Rica
Hidden Gems of Costa Rica

Go Local & Organic With Costa Rica’s Best Coffee: Hidden Gems of Costa Rica

Costa Rica and coffee are practically synonymous. The climate is ripe for growing coffee beans, with major corporate coffee plantations located all around the island. Sure, you can get good… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: The Final Day as a Yankee, Part 7
Adventure Travel & Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp: The Final Day as a Yankee, Part 7

Roy Berger and his brother’s Fantasy Baseball Camp experience with the Yankees comes to a close. For their final hurrah, campers get to play against former Yankees and then have… Read More…

Hands-On Foodie Experiences: Hidden Gems of Costa Rica
Hidden Gems of Costa Rica

Hands-On Foodie Experiences: Hidden Gems of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country literally named for its beautiful coastline. It’s known for its scenery, and is famous for outdoor adventures like zip lining and kayaking. Travelers come from… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Staying Out of Last Place, Part 6
Adventure Travel & Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Staying Out of Last Place, Part 6

As his week at Fantasy Baseball Camp begins to wind down, Roy Berger and his team takes their final turns at bat. Their stats throughout the week have been less… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Yankees’ Kangaroo Court, Part 5
Adventure Travel & Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Yankees’ Kangaroo Court, Part 5

Roy Berger’s Fantasy Baseball Camp experience is in full swing as he writes his fifth letter home. Here he faces the tradition of kangaroo court and fights through double-headers, win… Read More…

Grumpy Cat Went to Disneyland and Your Cat Can Too
Travel with Pets / Pop Culture Travel / Theme Parks

Grumpy Cat Went to Disneyland and Your Cat Can Too

This week everyone’s favorite Grumpy Cat took a trip to Disneyland. Needless to say, she was not amused. She and Grumpy, the dwarf, seemed to agree that the park’s reputation… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Playing like a Yankee, Part 4
Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Playing like a Yankee, Part 4

Roy Berger continues his week at the Yankees Fantasy Baseball Camp and he dives into double-header games. When his brother receives bad news about an injury, Roy has to continue… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Abu Dhabi–November 9, 2013
Guest List

Radio Guest List–Abu Dhabi–November 9, 2013

It’s not all wealth and opulence in Abu Dhabi. It’s also adventure and culture. This week, Peter went to the race track for the 2013 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu… Read More…

Machu Picchu, Ancient Incan City in Peru - photo credit: Gihan Tubbeh/PromPeru
Travel News / Trains / Travel Tools / Destinations / Adventure Travel & Sports / Hiking & Biking / South America

Exploring Machu Picchu and Peruvian Amazon Cruises

Sometimes, a great adventure begins by finding something new. Other times, it comes from following the footsteps of history’s greatest adventurers. Melinda Newman heads to the Peruvian Amazon on the… Read More…

Travel Industry Recovering But Boom Times Not Back
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / USA

Travel Industry Recovering But Boom Times Not Back

Recent studies indicate improvement in the travel industry, but not a full return to the industry’s 2007 peak. PhoCusWright, a travel industry market research firm, just released a study that… Read More…

WWOOF Founder Sue Coppard: Peer-to-Pier Interview
Travel News / Specialized Travel / Culinary Travel / Eco Travel / Voluntourism / Cultural Immersion

WWOOF Founder Sue Coppard: Peer-to-Pier Interview

In 1971, a London secretary with a dream of a different kind of vacation launched a global movement called World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF). It is now a… Read More…

Virginia’s Eastern Shore: Clamming, Kayaking, Wineries & More
Culinary Travel / Beach Vacations / South / Water sports

Virginia’s Eastern Shore: Clamming, Kayaking, Wineries & More

The narrow peninsula of Virginia’s Eastern Shore attracts cool breezes and a summer population seeking relief from the heat inland. The shore has all the standard beach activities but correspondent David… Read More…

Icarus sculpture by Charles Umlauf on the campus of the University of Kansas
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Icarus Award / Plane Crashes

Vote For The Icarus Award: Flying High & Falling Low

Welcome to the first Peter Greenberg Icarus Awards. Every week we’ll give out our Icarus Award to honor the travel entity that best embodies the enthusiastic, but questionably intelligent, spirit… Read More…

Travel Deals: Tropical Savings
Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Beach Vacations / Caribbean

Travel Deals: Tropical Savings

Want to know how to score a great deal this summer? Head to the tropics! Warm-weather destinations discount this time of year, so you can find island-wide promotions in Bermuda,… Read More…

TSA: 25,000+ Security Breaches, 0 Terrorists Caught
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Terrorism / USA

TSA: 25,000+ Security Breaches, 0 Terrorists Caught

A congressional inquiry into the TSA has identified more than 25,000 airport security breaches in the past 10 years. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) cited this statistic in opening the second… Read More…

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users
Travel Tools / Destinations / Accessible Travel / Europe / France & Belgium

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users

Though France presents certain challenges with accessible travel, correspondent Emma Verrill argues that the “je ne sais quoi” of French life outweighs any potential frustration. Her tips aim to make… Read More…

Heavy Storms Hit Chicago, Delay Flights
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Travel Safety / Natural Disasters

Heavy Storms Hit Chicago, Delay Flights

Heavy storms hit Chicago Monday morning which resulted in canceled flights, some airport damage and increasing the city’s flight-delay record. The severe thunderstorms produced winds of more than 60 mph… Read More…

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Travel News / Destinations / Asia / Ask the Locals / Southeast Asia

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Old City in Chiang Mai, Thailand is surrounded by a moat and the vestiges of a wall built to repel Burmese invaders. As the main tourist district, most stay… Read More…