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Signature Dishes: Butternut Squash Soup with Scott Crawford
Culinary Travel / Signature Dishes / South / USA

Signature Dishes: Butternut Squash Soup with Scott Crawford

On air this morning on Peter Greenberg Worldwide, Chef Scott Crawford, executive chef at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, showcased one of his signature dishes for fall. Come back each Saturday… Read More…

Image Credit: Christine Hoyer
Travel News / Eco Travel / Voluntourism / National Parks / South

Vountourism Spotlight: Trail Rehab in The Great Smoky Mountains

Fall is one of the best times of year to check out our national parks, when the weather is still fine but the crowds have gone home.  Better yet, this… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Naples Equestrian Challenge
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Voluntourism / South / USA

Voluntourism Spotlight: Naples Equestrian Challenge

Volunteering does not have to be the focus of a whole vacation. In fact, it can be one of many activities. In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, we’re highlighting a program… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day
Travel News / Eco Travel / Voluntourism / National Parks / South / USA

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day

Two weeks ago we highlighted National Public Lands Day, which is running events across the country on September 29. In this week’s  Voluntourism Spotlight, we’re showcasing five of those events… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Traveling with Tots & Teens
Travel News / Adventure Travel & Sports / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Alaska / Mexico & Central America / South / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

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…

Loud & Proud Southern Style: 4 LGBT Parades Worth Visitng
Culture / Festivals / LGBT Travel / South

Loud & Proud Southern Style: 4 LGBT Parades Worth Visitng

June is LGBT pride month. While you might think of celebrations in New York or Los Angeles, some Southern states are fast becoming home to some of the most interesting… Read More…

Girlfriend Getaways: Searching for the Historic Past in Charleston, South Carolina
Destinations / Senior Travel / Women's Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Entertainment / Restaurants / South

Girlfriend Getaways: Searching for the Historic Past in Charleston, South Carolina

Tell someone you’re looking for a “girlfriend getaway” and they’ll probably come up with three activities: wine, shopping and spas. Not that there’s anything wrong with that! But we sent… Read More…

Travel Deals: Off-Season Value from the Mountains to the Beach
Hotels & Accommodations / Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Culinary Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Beach Vacations / Italy & Greece / Romantic Getaways / South / USA / West

Travel Deals: Off-Season Value from the Mountains to the Beach

School is out and summer is right around the corner. For added value this year, look beyond the common travel spots for some off season savings. Whether you’re traveling to… Read More…

BEA Preview: New Ways to Travel Like a Local
Travel Tools / Caribbean / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Mexico & Central America / South / USA

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: Texas Fossil Excavation
Travel Tools / Eco Travel / Voluntourism / South / USA

Voluntourism Spotlight: Texas Fossil Excavation

In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, together with Go Voluntouring we’re highlighting a different side of Texas.  Find out how you can help uncover an unexplored section of Cretaceous rock, approximately… Read More…

New Orleans Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Local Tips
Cultural Immersion / Like a Local / South

New Orleans Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Local Tips

Next week Peter Greenberg and Michelin’s Like a Local series will be on shelves at your local bookstore. Until then, we’re sharing just a few of Peter’s local secrets. This… Read More…

Miami: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Tips for Seeing Local Florida
Travel Tools / Destinations / Videos / Like a Local / South / USA

Miami: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Tips for Seeing Local Florida

We’re less than a month away from the launch of Peter Greenberg and Michelin’s Like a Local series, and to whet your appetite we’re sharing just a few of Peter’s… Read More…

Then and Now: St Petersburg, Florida
Travel Tools / Destinations / Beach Vacations / Museums / South / USA

Then and Now: St Petersburg, Florida

When Michelle da Silva Richmond first visited St. Petersburg, Florida the main draw of the retirement town was the  Fountain of Youth. Today there’s a thriving Gulf city. Richmond reports… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Emerald Coast, Florida–February 25, 2012
Radio Show / South

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Emerald Coast, Florida–February 25, 2012

The Obama administration is making it easier for foreign travelers to get visas, but what is the travel experience like for our guests at the border? Peter breaks down what… Read More…

Mardi Gras, Classic Cars and Power Boat Racing: Unexpected Activities in Biloxi, Mississippi
Travel News / South

Mardi Gras, Classic Cars and Power Boat Racing: Unexpected Activities in Biloxi, Mississippi

They may be shouting, “laissez les bons temps rouler!”  in New Orleans, but the party is also underway on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Peter recently sat down with the locals in… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Biloxi, Mississippi–February 18, 2012
Radio Show / South

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Biloxi, Mississippi–February 18, 2012

Mardi Gras – most people think of New Orleans, but did you know that Biloxi, Mississippi has one of the oldest Mardi Gras celebrations on the Mississippi Gulf Coast? Tune… Read More…

What’s New In Miami and South Beach
Hotels & Accommodations / Destinations / Beach Vacations / Festivals / South

What’s New In Miami and South Beach

When things happen in Miami it’s usually in South Beach and when things happen at South Beach it’s often at the Ritz-Carlton.  Amy Rennert talks to Peter about her recent… Read More…

In Pursuit of the Best BBQ: A West Texas Foodie Slideshow
Travel News / Culinary Travel / Restaurants / South

In Pursuit of the Best BBQ: A West Texas Foodie Slideshow

After taking a trip to Austen to check out the local food trucks, resident traveling foodie, David Latt, decided to go back to the Southern state to search for more… Read More…

Ask the Locals: Birmingham, Alabama with Ty Taylor of Pinches Tacos
Travel News / Culinary Travel / Ask the Locals / Restaurants / South

Ask the Locals: Birmingham, Alabama with Ty Taylor of Pinches Tacos

Most Birmingham residents share two all-consuming passions: the love of football and the love of food (really, really good food). Both shine, but it’s the restaurant scene that sets the… Read More…