Archive for August, 2008
Sure, travel with pint-sized travelers is a far cry from the carefree days of hitchhiking across the country after college. It brings with it its own challenges and rewards—and the chance to see the beauty of the world through fresh eyes. Virtuous Traveler Leslie Garrett shares her travel tips from a mom’s perspective… I admit [...]
You may have heard of hotels going green, but some hoteliers are taking it to the extreme by building overnight accommodations entirely out of recycled materials.
These days, with airlines canceling flights, shifting schedules, and losing more bags than ever, travel can be something of a gamble. But as Peter Greenberg tells Natalie Morales, there are now some travel gambles you might actually want to take. As the economy heads south, America’s major gambling destinations Las Vegas and Atlantic City are [...]
Can you imagine how conservationist John Muir felt when he famously came to the edge of a cliff and looked down upon the lush Yosemite Valley for the fist time? Well, you can put yourself in his shoes when you visit the “grandest of all special temples of Nature,” as named by Muir himself. When [...]
Peter’s broadcasting from The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes at Myrtle Beach! Ann Malys Wilson, interpretive ranger at the Myrtle Beach State Park talks about the beautiful backdrop of Myrtle Beach, and shares hints on how to live and play in this scenic destination. www.southcarolinaparks.com Jack Thompson, local historian/photographer tells the story of how he [...]
If rising fuel prices are putting a damper on your summer travels, why not stay at a hotel that helps ease the pain at the pump by paying for your gas?
Do you hate flying with noisy kids on board? Here’s how you can have some peace and quiet next time you fly.
Every year, on the first week of August, my husband, daughter and I attend a family reunion in the central California beach town of Cayucos. All 12 families book into the same motel. We eat every meal together. We help the kids fly kites, build kelp-adorned sand castles and boogie board in the bone-chilling waters [...]