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Cardiff, Wales: Like a Local
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. They come to see St. John the Baptist Church, the castles,… Read More…

What You Should Know About State Department Advisories and Terrorism
Travel Safety / Video Travel Tips

What You Should Know About State Department Advisories and Terrorism

In my book, there’s one really bad four-letter word that starts with “F” when it comes to travel, and that word is fear. Few things that fuel that fear more… Read More…

A Conversation with Gianni Onorato of MSC Cruises
Cruise Travel / Travel Industry Conversations

A Conversation with Gianni Onorato of MSC Cruises

We continue our series of special, extended conversations—interviews with the CEOs of the world’s major cruise lines. This week, Peter Greenberg has a conversation with Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC… Read More…

Irvine, California: Like a Local
California / Like a Local

Irvine, California: Like a Local

While some of you may have heard of Irvine, California, you may not necessarily know where it’s located. It’s in Southern California, nestled in the heart of Orange County. That’s… Read More…

A Conversation with Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio of Silversea Cruises
Cruise Travel / Travel Industry Conversations

A Conversation with Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio of Silversea Cruises

The global cruise industry is exploding. Right now, virtually every shipyard in the world is operating at capacity—more than 56 cruise ships of every size and pedigree are under construction…. Read More…

Like A Local: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Caribbean / Like a Local

Like A Local: San Juan, Puerto Rico

If you want to see Puerto Rico, chances are you’re going to start in San Juan—specifically, Old San Juan. Old San Juan is only seven blocks from the port, and… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Investigates Multiple Uses of Propane
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Peter Greenberg Investigates Multiple Uses of Propane

It’s one thing to say you have a viable alternative energy source. It’s quite another to make it available to the public in a widespread, affordable, and accessible way. Peter… Read More…

Travel to Hard-to-Reach Places with Drone and Time Lapse Videos
Videos / Apps & Technology

Travel to Hard-to-Reach Places with Drone and Time Lapse Videos

Are you feeling the itch to travel and discover a new and unknown part of the world but don’t have the money? Now with the technology of drones and time… Read More…

Tongue-in-Cheek JetBlue Flight Etiquette Videos School Bad Flyers
Airlines & Airports / Videos / Etiquette

Tongue-in-Cheek JetBlue Flight Etiquette Videos School Bad Flyers

When someone asks, “How was your flight?” we have a few different ways to respond. We can talk about turbulence or a flight delay, but let’s be honest: most of… Read More…

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local
Caribbean / Like a Local

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local

Dominica may have the beautiful beaches typical of the Caribbean, but the tiny island nation isn’t the tourist playground we typically associate with Caribbean tourism. Dominica is actually best known… Read More…

Catalina Island: Southern California’s Ecotourism Playground
Videos / Eco Travel / California / Like a Local

Catalina Island: Southern California’s Ecotourism Playground

Catalina Island is one of the best-kept secrets among Southern Californians. It was once the stomping ground of celebrities like Charlie Chaplin and John Wayne. Today, Catalina Island is the go-to… Read More…

One-Tank Trip: Los Angeles to Del Mar
Videos / One Tank Trips / The Travel Detective Exclusive

One-Tank Trip: Los Angeles to Del Mar

Ask someone for an easy drive out of Los Angeles and they may say Santa Barbara, Anaheim, or Palm Springs. But if you head south, and stop 20 miles short… Read More…

Video Christmas Card: The Travel Detective Is Coming to Town!
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Video Christmas Card: The Travel Detective Is Coming to Town!

Santa isn’t the only one making his list and checking it twice. The Travel Detective is, too! Watch as Peter and his staff, including canine mascots Jean Luc and Buttons, put… Read More…

How to Choose a Security Line
Airlines & Airports / The Travel Detective Exclusive / Video Travel Tips

How to Choose a Security Line

When you’re at the airport, how do you choose which security line to go through? Most people would pick the shortest line, but that’s not always the best tactic. The… Read More…

Know Before You Go: 5 Steps to Take Control of Your Travels
Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go: 5 Steps to Take Control of Your Travels

This week, TSA announced a major expansion for Pre-Check, but you don’t necessarily need to pay $85 to beat the crowds and travel like a pro. The secret is to… Read More…

Know Before You Go: 4 Steps to Better Packing
Travel Gear / Know Before You Go / Luggage & Packing

Know Before You Go: 4 Steps to Better Packing

How do you start the packing process? Do you make lists? Head to your closet for inspiration? Poor packing can derail a trip, but it’s one of the easiest bad… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Tip When You Travel
Videos / Know Before You Go / Money, Currency & Credit

Know Before You Go: How to Tip When You Travel

How much do you tip when you travel? For the average traveler, it probably depends on a number of factors: foreign or domestic travel? Hotel, restaurant or cruise service? No… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Get & Replace a US Passport
Videos / Know Before You Go / Passport, Visa & Customs

Know Before You Go: How to Get & Replace a US Passport

If you’re even thinking of traveling overseas, there’s one essential item: a passport. But right now, more than 60 percent of the U.S. population is ineligible to fly overseas because… Read More…

Know Before You Go: What to Do When Your Flight is Canceled
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go: What to Do When Your Flight is Canceled

Bad news travelers, you can’t count on your flight to take off and arrive on time. Delays and cancellations happen, perhaps more frequently than you might expect. In fact, according… Read More…