Archive for January, 2008
Frequent fliers know how tough flying can be these days. After all, delays are commonplace, especially at the nation’s largest and busiest airports. So what’s a traveler to do? Well for starters, avoid the country’s busiest airports. We’ve told you about the best alternative airports in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco. [...]
Russia’s never been considered a particularly ‘easy’ destination, but with the recent boom of the Russian economy, it’s now an expensive destination according to travel editor Millie Ball. And as Peter points out, the days of being able to get a cab ride in exchange for a pack of American cigarettes are long gone. Millie [...]
Travel writer Tim Leffel talked to Peter about the discount cards for individual destinations that offer for things like museum admissions and public transportation. Some of these cards may only be appropriate for travelers “who like to run around like a chicken with your head cut off and go to three museums in one day [...]
Even if you’re not an avid coin collector, travelers often end up bringing home loose change or extra bills. But what you may not know is that some countries outlaw this practice.
Robert Landau is a Los Angeles-based photographer with a global archive of travel and location images. Robert began traveling and collaborating with Peter Greenberg more than 15 years ago. He has accompanied Peter on many foreign excursions as a still photographer for trips including The Royal Tour visits to Jordan, New Zealand and Jamaica. Recent [...]
If you don’t mind sleeping in a tiny hotel room, you could save a lot of money on your next trip. Something called a “pod hotel” offers small rooms with no frills, at low prices, and often in central locations.
January 26, 2008 From Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio… FIRE AT LAS VEGAS’ MONTE CARLO Only 17 people were injured, mostly due to smoke inhalation, in the fire at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas on Friday, and thankfully, no one died. Las Vegas had some of the worst fire codes in the world in 1981, [...]
Matthew Calcara is the New Media Manager for Peter Greenberg Worldwide. In addition to running PeterGreenberg.com, Matthew assists with writing and research for a variety of Peter’s outlets and projects. Amtrak’s Top 5, and Bottom 5, On-Time Train Routes Traveling When Currencies Crash: the Silver Lining of a Global Economic Meltdown Travel Joe Biden’s Delaware [...]