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Daily Deal: Free Nights and More Savings in the Mayan World
Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Daily Deals / Mexico & Central America

Daily Deal: Free Nights and More Savings in the Mayan World

You have probably heard that December 21, 2012 is considered to be the end of the Mayan calendar (and perhaps the world)…so why not celebrate? Expedia has more than 100… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Traveling with Tots & Teens
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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Traveling with Tots & Teens

Struggling to find summer travel ideas that suit kids of all ages? In her Window Seat or Aisle Seat column this month Kerri Zane, author of It Takes All 5:… Read More…

Rosewood san Miguel art class
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Travel Tip: Art Concierges

Want to experience the local art culture without having to do a lot of legwork? That’s when it pays to stay in a hotel that’s immersed in in the art… Read More…

Like a Local: Top 5 Ways Off the Tourist Path in Cancun
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Like a Local: Top 5 Ways Off the Tourist Path in Cancun

Over the weekend, Peter traveled to Cancun for the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcast from the Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa. On air, he talked with locals… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Arts in Oaxaca with Adelante International
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Arts in Oaxaca with Adelante International

You might know that Oaxaca is a hub for art and artisans, but you probably didn’t realize that the city is home to more than 60 museums.  In this week’s… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: English Language Instruction in Mexico
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Voluntourism Spotlight: English Language Instruction in Mexico

This weekend Peter Greenberg Worldwide is coming to you from the Americas Summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). As Hilton CEO and WTTC board member Christopher Nassetta… Read More…

Like a Local: Islands of Loreto & Peter’s Top 4 Picks
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Like a Local: Islands of Loreto & Peter’s Top 4 Picks

This past weekend, Peter was on the islands of Loreto on the coast of the Baja Peninsula preparing for the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcast from the Villa del Palmar… Read More…

BEA Preview: New Ways to Travel Like a Local
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BEA Preview: New Ways to Travel Like a Local

There are many guide books to destinations, but in many cases they may be out of date before they are even published. Next week is the launch of BookExpo 2012… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Disaster Relief Training in Mexico
Travel News / Voluntourism / Mexico & Central America / Natural Disasters

Voluntourism Spotlight: Disaster Relief Training in Mexico

When disaster strikes we all want to be able to help, but few of us have the necessary training. In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, together with Go Voluntouring we’re highlighting… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Why I Travel to Mexico
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Travel Detective Blog: Why I Travel to Mexico

This past week Peter was down in Ixtapa, Mexico to prepare for his upcoming radio broadcast. Even passing through Mexico City’s 7.0 earthquake on Tuesday didn’t to dampen his enthusiasm… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Projects Abroad in Mexico
Eco Travel / Voluntourism / Mexico & Central America

Voluntourism Spotlight: Projects Abroad in Mexico

In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, we look at Project Abroad’s voluntourism opportunities in Mexico, where participants work on both environmental or community development projects. Check back every Wednesday for more… Read More…

The Travel Detective Blog: Earthquakes, Unscheduled Landings and Checked Bags
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The Travel Detective Blog: Earthquakes, Unscheduled Landings and Checked Bags

Peter earned his moniker the Travel Detective by flying over 400,000 miles a year, so he’s no stranger to earthquakes, unscheduled landings and checked (or lost) bags. But what happens… Read More…

Ask Peter: Lisbon in a Day, Venice Restaurants & More
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Ask Peter: Lisbon in a Day, Venice Restaurants & More

If you’re in the midst of planning your spring travel and want to know how to find the best food, how to avoid the rainy season, and how to have… Read More…

Slideshow: Secret Island Hopping
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Slideshow: Secret Island Hopping

You hear a lot about the road less traveled, but for the real deal head to the islands less traveled. Across the globe, there are small clusters of island where… Read More…

Disney Cruise Line Cancels Ships from the Port of Los Angeles
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Disney Cruise Line Cancels Ships from the Port of Los Angeles

It’s been a rough start to the year for the Port of Los Angeles. In 2010 the port had about 730,000 cruise passengers. In 2011, the numbers were down to… Read More…

Top Ten Medical Procedures You Can Do Abroad
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Top Ten Medical Procedures You Can Do Abroad

Half of travel planning is looking for the right deal. We seek out affordable airfare, car rentals, accommodations, even entertainment. Why not also “shop” for value with your healthcare? Josef… Read More…

Peter Greenberg: Why and How We Made “Mexico: The Royal Tour”
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Peter Greenberg: Why and How We Made “Mexico: The Royal Tour”

This week Peter releases the DVD of “Mexico:The Royal Tour” . This two-disc DVD set features the broadcasted version of the show, plus a bonus DVD full of never before seen… Read More…

Travel Deals: Bridal Bootcamps, Mancations, and More
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Travel Deals: Bridal Bootcamps, Mancations, and More

Whether you’re just falling in love, heading for the altar, read to hit the open road, or just want a weekend with the guys, this week’s deals have something for… Read More…

Travel News / Adventure Travel & Sports / Mexico & Central America

Is It Safe To Travel To Mexico Now?

Is it safe to travel to Mexico? How can you reconcile the great travel deals with the reports of drug violence? Robert Reid, U.S. travel editor for Lonely Planet, and… Read More…