Archive for May, 2010
This summer, the topic of boating safety is once again on the radar. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that more people die every year in boating accidents than in trains or buses. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, in 2008, there were 4,789 accidents that involved 709 deaths and 3,331 injuries. Due [...]
Happy Memorial Day weekend fellow travelers. This week PeterGreenberg.com brought you news to inform your travel choices this holiday. From surcharges the airlines don’t want you to know about to trouble in paradise as gang-violence in Kingston, Jamaica causes airport disruptions, we kept you up to date about issues that might affect your travel plans. [...]
Don’t know the difference between Sichuan, Cantonese and Shanghai cuisine? Ever wondered where to find the best duck in Beijing? Check out our “Ask the Locals” travel guide to Beijing, China, where local ex-pats fill us in on everything from favorite restaurants to bars with the best views to live music joints that you don’t [...]
Jamaican police announced Thursday that 73 people have been killed in gang-related skirmishes since the attempted extradition of an alleged drug lord began four days ago. In that time, the scope of the conflict has spread from the Kingston and St. Andrew to other parts of the island, as opportunistic gang members and criminals use [...]
Dear Peter, As you know, I have been drinking my way through California’s Wine Country in the past year as I research Born to Shop California Wine Country (available at Amazon.com and other retailers in July). One of the things I’ve learned is that where there’s wine, there’s always good food.
It seems like everyone has hopped on the Facebook bandwagon to stay connected with people while on the road, and the social-networking applications keep on coming.
On Saturday, May 29, Peter will broadcast his radio show from in Beijing International Hotel in Beijing, China. Featured guests from the show include: – Arnie Weissmann, vice president and editor-in-chief for Travel Weekly, recapping the topics discussed at the WTTC summit; – Eileen Wen Mooney, author of Not Just A Good Food Guide: Beijing, [...]
If you’re just now thinking about heading to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, this guide is for you. Whether you’re a hardcore soccer fan, or just want a great excuse to visit South Africa, it’s not too late to make your plans to visit. So check out our complete guide for Americans [...]