Archive for July, 2008
The term “eco-friendly” gets thrown around a lot in the travel industry, but here’s how you can know that you’re staying in a truly green hotel.
Remember those nearby destinations that you’ve been meaning to visit? Many of the South’s beaches and mountains can be far away, busy, booked, and pricey, so consider some alternatives that are a little closer to home. Neha Shah reports on one of her favorite one-tank road trips departing from Raleigh to Mount Airy (139 miles), [...]
Taking a family vacation can be a trying experience, especially if your family includes a moody teenager or two. While teenagers have a reputation as being difficult to please, it’s really a matter of having appropriate activities for each age group. Some hotels are finally starting to notice that keeping teens happy can make a [...]
August 2, 2008 Be sure to catch the show this Saturday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. ET. Click here to find a station near you. And if you missed the show on Saturday you can listen to segments we’ve highlighted from the show – right here, each week! In the first segment, caller Ellen asks about [...]
A lot of people want to know, when is the best time to book a cruise? If you know where you want to cruise and on which ship, book as far ahead as possible.
If Eskimos are the people who make the road—and life for that matter—gentler, kinder and a hell of a lot more fun, one has to ask, where do they come from? Are certain people born with a magical gene that has them meeting adversity (theirs as well as yours) with a smile, a helping hand [...]
If you’re going to Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games in August, you’re probably flying there. Before you go, you might want to familiarize yourself with the experience. As with all things Beijing, flying is an adventure all its own. First, how long is the flight? It depends on where you depart from, how many [...]
Before hitting the road, it’s always a good idea to be prepared. Whether you need a super-portable video camera to capture your memories, or a dirt-cheap way to call home, Peter Greenberg’s got the scoop. So check out some devices that could be a big help on your next trip.