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Hidden Victoria: Inside Canada’s Most British City
Canada

Hidden Victoria: Inside Canada’s Most British City

A large number of people who visit Victoria, British Columbia for the first time, arrive on one of the many cruise ships that dock in the harbor almost every day in the spring and summer…. Read More…

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies
Canada / Culinary Travel / Trains

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies

One of the best ways to cover a lot of ground and take in the scenery is by riding the rails. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus shares a train trip she… Read More…

Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side
China

Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side

Hong Kong is a popular destination for travelers, but deciding what to see can be a bit tricky. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus explains why Kowloon, which is north of Hong… Read More…

The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace
Accessible Travel / Travel News

The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace

A Deaf couple from Texas has publicly shamed American Airlines for first losing their luggage, then returning it to them with a note attached reading “Please text–deaf and dumb.” Although… Read More…

Why You Should Consider Taiwan for Your First Trip to Asia
Asia

Why You Should Consider Taiwan for Your First Trip to Asia

A first trip to Asia usually focuses on well-known countries—China, Japan, Thailand—but that’s not always the best way to go. Lilit Marcus shares why Taiwan is a smart landing place… Read More…

Why Providence Is Worth a Second Look
Northeast

Why Providence Is Worth a Second Look

Most tourists find themselves in Providence, Rhode Island on the way to somewhere else. However, this little city is absolutely worth a visit of its own. Contributor Lilit Marcus looks… Read More…

Santa Fe: A City of Firsts
West

Santa Fe: A City of Firsts

It’s the first month of the year and one of the most affordable times to travel. If you want to start the new year with history, art, culture and, of… Read More…

Chile’s Atacama Desert: A Resort on Top of the World
Mexico & Central America

Chile’s Atacama Desert: A Resort on Top of the World

Chile’s Atacama desert is the highest desert in the world, and it’s also the driest. (Cue 1995-era Radiohead song.) This northern region of Chile, close to the Bolivian border, gets… Read More…

Image Credit: Sean C. Kelly
British Isles / Culture / Destinations / Europe

What to Do on Your Second (or Third!) Trip to London

The Royal baby watch is reaching a fever pitch, so it’s time to take a second look at everything that’s great about traveling to London. There’s more to get excited… Read More…

What to Do On Your Second (Or Third!) Trip to Paris
Culture / France & Belgium / Museums

What to Do On Your Second (Or Third!) Trip to Paris

Some of the world’s best cities are worth a second or third visit. If you’re headed over to Europe this summer, contributor Lilit Marcus shows how to escape the rookie… Read More…

El Salvador: Five Days in ‘The 30-Minute Country’
Beach Vacations / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Eco Travel / Mexico & Central America / Museums / Restaurants

El Salvador: Five Days in ‘The 30-Minute Country’

Most of the American tourist dollars going to Central America often end up in Costa Rica, where coffee junkies and surfing students like to hang out. But many of Costa… Read More…

I Only Cried Twice: A Beginner’s Account of Learning to Ski
Winter / Winter Sports

I Only Cried Twice: A Beginner’s Account of Learning to Ski

While East Coasters are still digging out from Nemo, ski resorts across the country are anticipating prime conditions this President’s Day weekend. But the reality is, only 5 to 10… Read More…

Alaska Travel: Avoiding the Big Cruises & Finding New Adventures
Alaska / Cruise Travel / Destinations / Eco Travel / Travel News / USA

Alaska Travel: Avoiding the Big Cruises & Finding New Adventures

Think Alaska is only accessible from a large cruise ship? Guess again. We sent contributor Lilit Marcus to Southeast Alaska to see if she can recreate the standard shore excursion… Read More…

Experience Nantucket Like a Native: 6 Off-Season Finds
Cultural Immersion / Northeast / Restaurants / Travel News / USA

Experience Nantucket Like a Native: 6 Off-Season Finds

September is truly the magic month for travel. For Peter, the magic is on Fire Island once the crowd leaves and the island reverts to what he remembers as a… Read More…

New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale
Culinary Travel / Culture / Entertainment / Northeast / Restaurants / Student Travel / Travel News / USA

New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale

Across the country, it’s back-to-school season and that also means back to college. You might think that campus greens are the main draw of well-known college towns, but from Cambridge… Read More…

Slideshow: What the Church of Scientology Will Let You See
Cultural Immersion / Destinations / Museums / Pop Culture Travel / Travel News

Slideshow: What the Church of Scientology Will Let You See

These days, it seems like you can’t go anywhere without seeing the word “Scientology’” in a headline….it always seems to be center stage — at least every time Tom Cruise… Read More…

God Save the Queen: Top 10 Kitschiest Diamond Jubilee Souvenirs
British Isles / Culture / Festivals / Shopping / Slideshow / Travel News

God Save the Queen: Top 10 Kitschiest Diamond Jubilee Souvenirs

At PeterGreenberg.com, we pride ourselves on having contributors all over the globe showing you how to travel smarter. However, sometimes when searching for savvy souvenirs, we find a few not-so-savvy… Read More…