Archive for April, 2009
Peter is broadcasting this Saturday live from the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Peter is welcoming a number of guests who will talk about the swine flu epidemic, how it’s affecting Mexico, and whether it’s safe to travel. They include: – NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman – Mexico City-based journalist Deborah Bonello – Kerry Sanders, [...]
In your travels you may have come across something called a city entertainment book, which usually costs at least $25 and promises thousands of dollars of savings in coupons. Are they worth it?
Is it an abundance of caution, or an abundance of panic and fear? An epidemic or an “infodemic?” What constitutes responsible action at a time when fear prevails? And is the action responsible in context of prudent preventive medical practices?
Even California locals may be surprised to discover that there is a vast desert state park nearly the size of Rhode Island only 90 minutes away from civilization in Palm Springs and San Diego. The permanently protected 650,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park retains its historical Wild West roots, with gold mines, old stage routes, and [...]
Peter has criss-crossed the country many times during his years as a travel journalist, and he’s seen all kinds of towns: big and small, depressed and prosperous, industrial and rural. Recently, Newsmax magazine asked Peter to name 25 “uniquely American” towns that embody America’s core values. You know the ones—they may not be the first [...]
You’ve heard of green hotels, green airlines, and maybe even green cruises. Now they’ve got something called green wineries.
As fears of swine flu (or H1N1 virus) grow, an increasing number of governments and travel companies are taking measures to prevent the spread of the disease while attempting to accommodate passengers who may wish to cancel or postpone their trips. On Tuesday Cuba became the first country to impose a travel ban on Mexico, [...]
At least five people have died and dozens were injured in a tour bus crash in California’s Central Valley on Tuesday. The crash occurred around 3:20 p.m. on the busy U.S. 101 highway, much of which runs along California’s coast. According to the California Highway Patrol, the bus was traveling south from San Francisco when [...]